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Asbury Park Corps

The Salvation Army Asbury Park Corps
605 Asbury Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 
Phone:  (732) 775-8698

Hello!  Welcome to The Salvation Army in Asbury Park serving the communities of Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Avon by the Sea, Deal, Interlaken, Loch Arbor, Neptune, Oakhurst, Ocean, Ocean Grove, Wanamassa and Wayside.  We trust the few minutes you spend visiting us on-line will lead you to visit us in person at our Corps building.

You'll see from our weekly activity schedule that The Salvation Army has a variety of programs for you to attend.  Together, these activities and services help the Army fulfill its mission in our communities.  For over 125 years in Asbury Park, The Salvation Army has marched with brass bands to trumpet the good news of God's love.  To continue this legacy of witness, we remain on our knees in prayer seeking His will and His mercy on behalf of all we serve.

Come and join us - there's a warm welcome waiting you at The Salvation Army.



Majors Norma and Stanley Newton, Corps Commanding Officers

Lieutenants Adriana and Brandon Gonzalez-Cottrell, Associate Corps Officers

Click the image above to apply to volunteer with us in Asbury Park!

Corps Mission Statement

To lead people into a saving relationship with Jesus Christ through worship, personal relationships and life changing human service.

Corps Vision Statement

To be a lighthouse of worship, hope and service in Asbury Park and the Greater Monmouth County area by ...

  • Attracting new people through meaningful relationships (Christians sharing their faith with friends and family), proclaiming the Gospel in inspirational worship, and modeling Biblical Christian faith and principles in all of our relationships and in all facets of our ministry.
  • Embracing every person as a valued part of our church family by creating an atmosphere of love, hope and acceptance and providing family-centered programs that teach Christian values, build health relationships and enrich the lives of all family members.
  • Equipping every believer with the tools necessary to grow in his/her faith.
  • Serving God by using the talents and spiritual gifts He has given every believer to share the Gospel, build up the body of Christ and meet human needs without discrimination


9:30 am Sunday School (Christian Education for all ages)
10:45 am Morning Worship
11:15 am Children's Church
9:00 am - 11:00 am Food Pantry
4:30 pm

Troops - Girl Guards,  Sunbeams , Explorers & Rangers – (Scouting type program for boys and girls from grades 1 – 12) 

6:00 pm Basketball (Boys 8 – 13 yrs.)
7:00 pm Basketball (Boys 14 – 20 yrs.)
10:00 am Bible Study & Prayer Meeting
4:30 pm

Jr. Soldiers (Discipleship/leadership classes for Salvation Army members: ages 7-10)

Corps Cadets (Discipleship/Leadership classes for Salvation Army members: grade 7-12)

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Youth Music Program
7:00 pm Sr. Band (Music activity for Salvation Army members: 14 & up)
12:30 pm Lunch Bunch (bring your lunch)
1:30 pm Adult Fellowship (Fellowship/service/education/worship for  Adults ages 16+)
9:00 am - 11:00 am Food Pantry

Seasonal Programs

Christmas Food Basket Distribution
Christmas Toy Distribution

Youth Councils (weekend retreat for teens & young adults)
Men's Camp
Memorial Day Remembrance at Monmouth Memorial Park, Tinton Falls

Children's Overnight Camp (at Camp Tecumseh, Hunterdon County)
Vacation Bible School (supported by Child Evangelism Fellowship)
"Salvation Army Day" at Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association, Ocean Grove

Women's Retreat
Thanksgiving Food Basket Distribution

Advisory Board

The Salvation Army is blessed to have a team of local business people lending volunteer support and oversight to local activity in Asbury Park.  Bi-monthly meetings provide the Advisory Board with timely information, and with their advice and spirited cooperation, they collectively work to develop and strengthen Salvation Army services for local residents

For more information about the Asbury Park Advisory Board, please contact Major Stanley Newton by phone (732-775-8698) or by e-mail at

Current Advisory Board Roster:

Roger Stein, Chairman Roger K. Stein, CPA
Thomas Hayes, Vice Chairman   NJ Natural Gas Company
Carol Palkowetz, Secretary Retired (Secretary)
Richard Sherman, Treasurer Retired (Treasurer)
John C Conover John C Conover Real Estate Agency
Jason Hutzley Kepwel Spring Water
Robert Johnson Johnson Restaurant Equipment
Alice Kavanagh Attorney
The Honorable Sean T. Kean State Senator
Penny McDaniel Investor Savings Bank
Craig Montero Retired
Hunt Parry Attorney
Charles F. Shaw, III Attorney
Clyde Jay Stratton Retired
Ronald J. Troppoli Attorney
Eugene Paduano Member Emeritus
Howard L. Ely Life Member
Michael Ely Ely Funeral Home


Major Stanley Newton, Corps Commanding Officer

Major Norma Newton, Corps Commanding Officer

Lieutenant Brandon Gonzalez-Cottrell, Associate Corps Officer

Lieutenant Adriana Gonzalez-Cottrell, Associate Corps Officer

Ms. Diana Clark, Office Manager

Mr. Leonel Contreras, Case Worker

Mr. Donald Van Koppen, Maintenance Coordinator