Directions - First Methodist Church in Newton, NJ


Directions to First United Methodist Church, Newton, NJ

Newton is located at the junction of US Highway 206 and State Route 94.

Persons coming from either the South or North should follow one of these two routes to Newton.

Persons coming from eastern New Jersey, and New York can follow Interstate 80 West, State Route 23 North or Interstate 287 North.

From Pennsylvania follow Interstate 80 East to the Route 94 Exit.


From Rt. 206 North

  • After entering the town of Newton (you will see a large Entering Newton Sign) watch for a blinking yellow light. Bear left hear (following Rt. 206/Main Street).
  • After the blinking yellow light turn left at the first street that you come to (you should see a sign for the Methodist church on a pole at the corner)
  • Follow this street to a STOP sign. Newton High School will be right in front of you and Ryerson Avenue is the street in front of you
  • Turn left onto Ryerson Avenue. Travel approximately a quarter mile.
  • The church is on the left side of the street.
  • Turn left into the driveway and park.


From Rt. 94 North and South and Rt. 206 South

  • These roads meet in the center of Newton at the "County Park"
  • At this point follow Rt. 206 South. This is a right hand turn at the traffic light by the Newton Post Office.
  • Follow Rt. 206 South approximately 1 mile. You will go past Christ Episcopal Church and the Newton Baptist Church.
  • Look for the Iliff-Ruggieri Funeral home. This is a large white building about halfway down the hill.
  • Bear right at the Funeral Home onto Ryerson Avenue. (Also look for the sign pointing you to the Newton Methodist church.)
  • The Church is approximately one-half mile on the left. (You will go past Newton High School)
  • Turn left into the driveway and park.