The mission of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church is to love, welcome, nurture, and serve all people
by following the example of Jesus Christ.

Directions


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Parking:
Street parking is often available within a block, but be careful to observe street parking regulations.

From the Grove Street PATH Station:
At the corner of Grove Street and Columbus Blvd, turn left onto Grove Street. Walk one block to Wayne Street and turn right. Walk one block to Barrow St, continue ahead ½ block to St. Matthew’s, in the middle of the block on the left.

PATH & Bus service:
From the Grove Street PATH station, walk one block south (past the Subway shop), and turn right onto Wayne Street. St. Matthew's is 1½ blocks ahead on your left (past Barrow St, next to the Barrow Mansion). A number of local bus lines pass close to St. Matthew's. The NJ Transit #80 and #87, Montgomery & Westside, and Newport Mall buses all stop at the Grove Street PATH station.

From NJ Transit Light Rail:
See NJ Transit schedule. Take either the Yellow (Westside Ave) or Blue (Bayonne) line. Exit at the Jersey Ave station (at Jersey City Medical Center). Walk towards Grand Street and the Brownstone Diner. After crossing Grand St (please observe the lights, dangerous intersection) continue 5 blocks (past Bright St, York St, Montgomery St, Mercer St), and turn right onto Wayne St. The church is in the middle of the block on the right.

From the NJ Turnpike South:
At Newark Airport, take the Turnpike Extension to Exit 14C. Do not go all the way to the Holland Tunnel, but take the Jersey City / Columbus Blvd exit. Upon exiting Turnpike, continue through light, past the school, to the end of the road, which turns to the right and becomes Christopher Columbus Blvd. Follow this about 4 lights and turn right onto Jersey Avenue. Make first left onto Wayne St. The church is in the middle of the block on the right.

From the NJ Turnpike North:
Take Exit 15E. Continue across the bridges and into Jersey City. As you cross Route 440 the road becomes Communipaw Ave. Continue approx 1.5 mi on Communipaw past Westside Ave, John K Kennedy Blvd, Bergen Ave, Monticello Ave. As you go down the hill, turn left onto Grand St. Continue approx 1mi to the Jersey City Medical Center. Turn left at the light onto Jersey Ave (at the Brownstone Diner). Continue 5 blocks (past Bright St, York St, Montgomery St, Mercer St), and turn right onto Wayne St. The church is in the middle of the block on the right.

From North Hudson County:
Take John F. Kennedy Blvd to Newark Ave (just before Journal Square). Turn left on Newark and go approx 1.2 mi into downtown Jersey City. Turn right onto Jersey Ave. Go one block and cross Columbus Drive. Make first left onto Wayne St. The church is in the middle of the block on the right.

From South Hudson County:
Take Garfield Ave north until it ends at Grand Street. Turn right onto Grand Street. Continue approx 1mi to the Jersey City Medical Center. Turn left at the light onto Jersey Ave (at the Brownstone Diner). Continue 5 blocks (past Bright St, York St, Montgomery St, Mercer St), and turn right onto Wayne St. The church is in the middle of the block on the right.

From NYC by car:
Take the Holland Tunnel. Make a left at the very first light coming out of the tunnel. Go 4 traffic lights (past Newport Mall and Shoprite on your left). Make a right turn onto Columbus Drive. Go to the 3rd traffic light (past Grove St, Barrow St). At the 3rd light, make a left onto Jersey Ave (you'll see Wonder Bagels & Carolina's Lavanderia on the corner). At the first street, go left onto Wayne St. St. Matthew's is in the middle of the block on your right.

From Delaware Water Gap:
Route 80 to 280 East (exit on left). Follow 280 through Newark, and take exit 17A to the right following the sign to Jersey City. This becomes Route 7 and crosses a lift bridge. After the bridge, bear to the right and continue straight, following the railroad tracks on your right. This becomes Newark Ave. Follow Newark Ave past John F. Kennedy Blvd, bearing right past Summit Ave, past the Courthouse, and down the hill (less than 2miles). Turn right onto Jersey Ave. Go one block and cross Columbus Drive. Make first left onto Wayne St. The church is in the middle of the block on the right.

From Wastern NJ using Route 78:
Route 78 East to Newark Airport. Follow signs for NJ Turnpike Extension (Exits 14A/B/C). Take exit 14C. Do not go all the way to the Holland Tunnel, but take the Downtown Jersey City exit. Upon exiting Turnpike, continue through light, past the school, to the end of the road, which turns to the right and becomes Christopher Columbus Blvd. Follow this about 4 lights and turn right onto Jersey Avenue. Make first left onto Wayne St. The church is in the middle of the block on the right.