Mission Statement and Goals

Mission Statement
Mission Statement

3455 W. Bangs Avenue
Building #2
Neptune, NJ 07753

The Upper Room is a spiritual and educational center rooted in a contemplative and holistic approach that supports and nourishes the spiritual growth of laity, religious, and clergy.  Sponsored by the Diocese of Trenton, the Upper Room serves women and men within and outside the diocese through on-site and outreach programs.

The Center:

  • Provides an atmosphere of prayer, hospitality and ministry to others
  • Facilitates deeper spiritual growth through the ministry of spiritual direction and retreats
  • Conducts initial training and on-going development programs for spiritual directors
  • Educates and offers experiences on prayer, spiritual development, holistic living and ecological spirituality
  • Teaches skills for ministerial and spiritual development for those in professional ministry