A lot of the Methodist Churches have had a few names. If you can't find the one you are looking for use the find button in your browser to search the page. All years are approximate, do not use this information as your sole source.
The Methodist Episcopal Church was organized in Newark on October 1, 1808 when "The Trustees of the Methodist Wesley Chapel in the Town of Newark" were elected. But the Methodist Episcopal Churches roots in Newark go back further. Francis Asbury came to America in 1771 and preached in New Jersey while traveling from Philadelphia to New York City. The Methodist Episcopal Church was organized in New York City on December 24, 1784 with sixty reverends. Francis Asbury was ordained as deacon and elder at this meeting. Newark was the site of the first conference. Trenton had its first chapel in 1773 with Richard Sause of NYC as a trustee. The minutes of a Philadelphia Conference said that in 1786 there was a mission in Newark with fifty members.