Relationship Ministry

                 Nadege Allwaters (Director)
Nadege Allwaters (Director)
Relationship Ministries
At First SDA Church, Relationship Ministries is the umbrella department overseeing Singles Ministry and Family Life Ministries.
Here are some of the services presently being offered by the Relationship Ministries Department of our church:
1. Couple’s discussion group meets every other Sabbath (Saturday) from 4:30-5:15
2. Couple’s enrichment group with marriage counselor Pastor Alphod Sinclair meets every other Sunday from 10:00am-11:30 am
3. Mental Health Seminar is once a month from 5:30-7:00. The issues being addressed are:
a. Overcoming emotional baggage
b. Suicide
c. Depression & Anxiety
d. Bipolar disorder
e. Overcoming emotional baggage
f. Split personality disorders


Christian Mental Health Professionals



Godfried Banning, Psy D., Ph.D. Min., DAPA, FAPA, AMS, LPC, NCC, Multifaith & Multicultural Counseling Center of NJ (732) 354-0647



Dr. Vashonna Etienne, DSW, MSW, LCSW (201) 345-4430 The Center for Counseling and Holistic Services 

642 Eagle Rock Suite 2 West Orange, NJ 07052 


Renai Kraytem, MSW, LCSW, Psychotherapist 


Lynn Libby EdS, LPC, MA, 2 Tree Farm Rd, Suite A-210, Pennington, NJ 08534

Journeys Counseling (609) 333-8588


Glenn Murphy M.A. LPC, BCPCC, 31 South Finley Avenue, Suite 201, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920, (908) 249-3159,


Patrick Yates MA, LPC,16 Merry Lane, East Hanover, NJ 07936 (862) 368-7152


Denise Wegeman MSW, LCSW Brook 35 Plaza 2150 Hwy 35, Suite 250(732) 359-0240


Dr. June Smith 

NY Licensed Mental Health Counselor

NY Licensed Marriage Counselor and Family Counselor 

NY Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor

tel: 516-851-4548



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