Jesus is Lord Fellowship

For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self discipline.

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Core Values

God’s Presence

We value God’s presence for as we encounter God, we encounter change.

Authority of the Scripture

We embrace the inerrant and infallible word of God as the absolute standards by which we live.

Passionate Prayer

We prioritize a lifestyle of passionate communication with God through prayer and fasting.

Faithful Giving

We believe in faithfully bringing our tithes and offerings as an act of obedience to God and as an expression of our gratefulness and reliance upon our God who provides.

Servant Hood

We are free to serve people joyfully and sacrificially with a pure heart as Jesus Christ exemplified.

Family Culture

We promote a place of unity where every person, generation, and culture is given opportunity to grow.


We honor those who fellowship and labor among us through open communications, respecting their time, acknowledging their gifts, and fulfilling our commitment.

audacious faith

We cultivate an atmosphere of expectancy of God’s unlimited power through signs, wonders, miracles, and dreams.

holy spirit empowerment

We desperately seek the power of the Holy Spirit to empower us to reach the lost.


“that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and under earth”

Philippians  |  2:10

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In the Philippines, in 1992, God gave Pastor Nestor a dream. In that dream he saw people with different colored hair. After much prayer and seeking, the Lord led him to come to the United States. Jesus is Lord Fellowship was born in 1992 and started with a small all Filipino group that gathered at Pastor Nestor’s apartment. The ministry was then called the Philippine Christian Fellowship and became affiliated with the Assemblies of God. Within a couple years, JILF evolved into a multi-cultural, community-oriented and multi-generational church serving Lakewood, Brick, Ocean Gate, Bayville, Beachwood, Barnegat, Manahawkin, Manchester, Jackson and Toms River.


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