Fanwood Presbyterian Church Hosts Jewish-Christian Faith Dialogue

March 16, 2014 at 9:00 AM

The Fanwood Presbyterian Church and Temple Sholom welcomed about 40 Jews and Christians who broke bread, had fellowship, and watched and discussed the interfaith PBS documentary "Jews and Christians - A Journey of Faith" on Thursday, Mar. 13.

"This program will help Christians better understand and revere the Jewish religion of our Rabbi Jesus and those who practice it,” said Rev. David Jahnke, who expressed much excitement about this bridge-building program at Fanwood Presbyterian Church. “We expect that the dialog will bear fruit for every individual involved and increase the cooperative community service of Jewish and Christian leaders in our area."  

"The Fanwood Presbyterian Church has been a generous host to our congregation over the past 10 years.  We have studied together as the pastors of the Church and I have guested on each others' pulpits, and visited each other in worship,” said Rabbi Joel N. Abraham of Temple Sholom.  “Pastor Jahnke and I wanted to take the next step and have our congregants study together.  That other members of the community have joined us is a greater blessing.  We look forward to this being the beginning of a new stage in our congregations' relationship."

Sign Up for E-News

The gatherings will continue for the next four weeks on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:45 p.m. (soup) and 7:30 p.m. (movie and discussion).

Upcoming topics will be: Messiah and the Kingdom of God; Resurrection and Afterlife; Passover, Easter and Eucharist; and Sin, Repentance and Atonement.  

Fanwood Presbyterian Church and Temple Sholom share space at 74 South Martine Ave. 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Free Public Wi-Fi at Ponderosa Park, Scotch Plains and Other Union County Facilities

January 21, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced that free public Wi-Fi access is available now in six new parks throughout the county. There are now a total of 11 county parks and facilities that offer free Wi-Fi.

“We are committed to ensuring that our recreation facilities are up to date and welcoming to a broad range of activities,” said Chairman ...

New Jersey Wins Under Lance Mental Health Law

January 13, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. ---  Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) announced that New Jersey has been selected to participate in a demonstration program to expand access to community mental health services and strengthen the quality of care for those living with mental and behavioral health issues. The demonstration program was created under Lance’s Excellence in Mental Health Act, which was ...

5 Questions to Ask at an Open House

When you go to your next open house, ask the listing agent these key questions to help you make an informed decision. When a property is hot, a public open house may be your best opportunity for due diligence before submitting an offer. While the hosting agent may not be able to answer all of your questions, there is a lot you can learn.

1. How long has it been on the market?  You may ...

Congresswoman, Your Attendance Is Mandatory, Not Optional.

January 18, 2017

To the editor:

I sent this letter to Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman on her failure to represent us at the Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2017. To date, she has not taken the time or extended me the decency to respond.

This makes one wonder, if she and those wo do not want to attend, should resign from their offices, since they refuse to the job we are paying them to ...

Homes That Sold This Week in Scotch Plains-Fanwood

January 15, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Brought to you by Keller Williams Realty, the following is a list of homes that have sold this week in the towns of Fanwood, Scotch Plains and Westfield. (See table below.) This information includes sales that were listed in the Garden State MLS.

Check this weekly update to stay informed about your local real estate market.

The Sold Sisters are a real estate ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_c77deabf5338e067dc11_df43b39a239951b4c973_img_3609

Sun, January 22, 10:00 AM

Camp Riverbend, Warren

Camp Riverbend Open House

Arts & Entertainment

Sun, January 22, 4:00 PM

Grillestone Restaurant Bar Private Events, Scotch Plains

Grillestone Prime Rib & Dinner Buffet

Food & Drink