Religions and Spirituality

May 15, 2021

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday called allegations of human trafficking and labor abuse made against the  BAPS Temple in Robbinsville horrific and disturbing and indicated that individuals who may be victims are receiving medical care.  Murphy's comments came a day after ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday called allegations of human trafficking and labor abuse made against the  BAPS Temple in Robbinsville horrific and disturbing and indicated that individuals who may be victims are receiving medical care.  Murphy's comments came a day after ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - One Hasbrouck Heights church will welcome back parishioners to in-person services in early June. According to Rev. Susan Nelson-Colaneri, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will return to in-person worship on Sunday, June 6. The church hasn't been open for in-person services ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD – The South Plainfield Elks Lodge #2298 held their annual Mother’s Day brunch on May 9 with a twist this year. Instead of a sit-down breakfast with made-to-order eggs, the Elks offered a Mother’s Day Drive Up breakfast to go, hosted by Past Exalted Rulers, complete with scrambled ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday called allegations of human trafficking and labor abuse made against the  BAPS Temple in Robbinsville horrific and disturbing and indicated that individuals who may be victims are receiving medical care.  Murphy's comments came a day after the ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Federal law enforcement officials descended on the BAPS Temple in Robbinsville on Tuesday to execute court orders on the property where workers say they were victims of human trafficking and labor abuse. Six plaintiffs have filed the lawsuit on behalf of approximately 200 other ...

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    NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J. — Faith Lutheran Church, 524 South Street in New Providence, gives a substantial “Thank You” to the persons who donated 402 second-hand bikes, which will be used by needy persons in rural communities of African countries.   The parking lot of Faith, on Saturday, ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - Federal law enforcement officials descended on the BAPS Temple in Robbinsville on Tuesday to execute court orders on the property where workers say they were victims of human trafficking and labor abuse. Six plaintiffs have filed the lawsuit on behalf of approximately 200 other ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday called allegations of human trafficking and labor abuse made against the  BAPS Temple in Robbinsville horrific and disturbing and indicated that individuals who may be victims are receiving medical care.  Murphy's comments came a day after the ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Federal law enforcement officials descended on the BAPS Temple in Robbinsville on Tuesday to execute court orders on the property where workers say they were victims of human trafficking and labor abuse. Six plaintiffs have filed the lawsuit on behalf of approximately 200 other ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday called allegations of human trafficking and labor abuse made against the  BAPS Temple in Robbinsville horrific and disturbing and indicated that individuals who may be victims are receiving medical care.  Murphy's comments came a day after ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Federal law enforcement officials descended on the BAPS Temple in Robbinsville on Tuesday to execute court orders on the property where workers say they were victims of human trafficking and labor abuse. Six plaintiffs have filed the lawsuit on behalf of approximately 200 other ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), Mercer Street Friends, and NORWESCAP today announced the selection of 292 partner food pantries, soup kitchens, and other local food assistance charities to receive grants through a $3.5 million investment in network capacity. Awards ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Federal law enforcement officials descended on the BAPS Temple in Robbinsville on Tuesday to execute court orders on the property where workers say they were victims of human trafficking and labor abuse. Six plaintiffs have filed the lawsuit on behalf of approximately 200 other ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - There will be a Community Covid Memorial tonight, May 12 at New Providence Presbyterian Church parking lot at 7 p.m. The event honors "our lost, affected and our First Responders," said Mayor Al Morgan.Please wear a mask and maintain social distance.  "Please continue to ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — Federal law enforcement officials descended on the BAPS Temple in Robbinsville on Tuesday to execute court orders on the property where workers say they were victims of human trafficking and labor abuse. Six plaintiffs have filed the lawsuit on behalf of approximately 200 other ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Federal law enforcement officials descended on the BAPS Temple in Robbinsville on Tuesday to execute court orders on the property where workers say they were victims of human trafficking and labor abuse. Six plaintiffs have filed the lawsuit on behalf of approximately 200 other ...

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SOMERSET, NJ – As the Muslim holy month of Ramadan nears its end, religious leaders and local officials gathered at the performance gazebo on Demott Lane for the township’s first Ramadan lighting ceremony. Amid the state’s recovery from COVID-19, spiritual leaders from various faiths reflected on ...

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LINDEN, NJ — Linden Public Schools is bringing awareness to its students and staff members by educating them about Ramadan — a month-long spiritual event that serves to bring those of the Islamic faith closer to God through fasting, prayer, and reflection.  In a video posted on the ...

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Vincent United Methodist Church will gather for worship this Sunday morning, May 16 at 10:00 a.m. on Ascension Sunday and our 192nd Anniversary Sunday. The service will be held in the sanctuary which is open to worshippers, will be broadcast live on the church Facebook page, and will be ...

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Morris Plains resident Carl Loutzenheiser receives Boy Scouts of America’s God and Service Award The Presbyterian Church of Morris Plains observed Scout Sunday on February 21, 2021. During their worship service, Morris Plains resident Carl Loutzenheiser was recognized by Scouts BSA Troop 39 of ...

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MADISON, NJ - The community is invited to gather in Remembrance of Ajay Sah. The event will begin online, tonight (05/08) at 7 pm EDT, on the Drew Theological Chapel YouTube channel. The link can be found in our bio. At 7:45 pm EDT, we will be gathering in-person on the EC Patio where chai will ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Gurudwara hosted an outdoor prayer vigil Wednesday to commemorate the lives lost and those wounded in the FedEx Indianapolis shooting. The vigil was well-placed on the eve of National Prayer Day which was commemorated on Thursday, May . Several speakers from area ...

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PROSPECT PARK, NJ - Historically, the borough of Prospect Park has always been a community with a strong sense of faith--from the Dutch Reformed and Baptists of its early days to the myriad of religions which are found in the small but proudly diverse town. "National Day of Prayer was ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Media reports say a Rutgers professor and doctor with expertise in infectious diseases has died while helping family in India, which is being ravaged by Covid-19. According to social media and local records, Dr. Rajendra Kapila was a resident of South Orange. New York’s ABC7, ...

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LINDEN, NJ — Linden Public Schools is bringing awareness to its students and staff members by educating them about Ramadan — a month-long spiritual event that serves to bring those of the Islamic faith closer to God through fasting, prayer, and reflection.  In a video posted on the ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Media reports say a Rutgers professor and doctor with expertise in infectious diseases has died while helping family in India, which is being ravaged by Covid-19. According to social media and local records, Dr. Rajendra Kapila was a resident of South Orange. New York’s ABC7, ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Media reports say a Rutgers professor and doctor with expertise in infectious diseases has died while helping family in India, which is being ravaged by Covid-19. According to social media and local records, Dr. Rajendra Kapila was a resident of South Orange. New York’s ABC7, ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Gurudwara hosted an outdoor prayer vigil last evening to commemorate the lives lost and those wounded in the FedEx Indianapolis shooting. The vigil was well-placed on the eve of National Prayer Day, May 6. Several speakers from area houses of worship spoke of ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Gurudwara hosted an outdoor prayer vigil last evening to commemorate the lives lost and those wounded in the FedEx Indianapolis shooting. The vigil was well-placed on the eve of National Prayer Day, today, May 6. Several speakers from area houses of worship spoke ...

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