Religions and Spirituality

May 10, 2021

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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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --  Union Catholic continued its longstanding tradition with the May Crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary during a ceremony in the main foyer of the school on Wednesday morning. The ceremony, attended by UC's Class of 2021 and several faculty members, was conducted by senior ...

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Thursday, May 6 is the National Day of Prayer. People of all faiths are invited that day to spend some special time in prayer for our world, our country, and our leaders. The Nutley Clergy Fellowship will hold a short Prayer Service at 12 noon in front of Nutley Town Hall. All are invited.

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Township of Nutley is mourning the 64th resident to succumb to COVID-19. The most recent death was announced in the daily County of Essex coronavirus report issued May 3, 2021.  Today's announcement marks the 21th resident lost to COVID-19 in 2021.  Collectively, 2611 Essex ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The East Brunswick Human Relations Council and the Township of East Brunswick will sponsor the First Annual Lighting Ceremony to celebrate the end of Ramadan, the holy period of fasting for Muslims worldwide, on Sunday, May 2 at 8:45 pm. The event will be held outside near ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - St. John's Episcopal Church will host two fund-raising events in May, with a plant sale on the front lawn of the church May 1 and 2, followed by a virtual art auction May 15.   Just in time for spring planting and Mother's Day, a variety of plants - begonias, marigolds, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The East Brunswick Human Relations Council and the Township of East Brunswick will sponsor the First Annual Lighting Ceremony to celebrate the end of Ramadan, the holy period of fasting for Muslims worldwide, on Sunday, May 2 at 8:45 pm. The event will be held outside near ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Muslim officers in the Newark Police Department will be able to wear a hijab as part of their uniform in what Newark Public Safety Director Brian O’Hara is calling a “slight change, but very impactful.”  “This change, which allows our Muslim female officers to wear the hijab in ...

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Vincent United Methodist Church will gather for worship this Sunday morning, May 2 at 10:00 a.m. on the Fifth Sunday of Easter. 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 available for Call In. There ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Muslim officers in the Newark Police Department will be able to wear a hijab as part of their uniform in what Newark Public Safety Director Brian O’Hara is calling a “slight change, but very impactful.”  “This change, which allows our Muslim female officers to wear the hijab in ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Muslim officers in the Newark Police Department will be able to wear a hijab as part of their uniform in what Newark Public Safety Director Brian O’Hara is calling a “slight change, but very impactful.”  “This change, which allows our Muslim female officers to wear the hijab in ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The musical choices of the Seton Hall University radio station were protested again yesterday. A crowd of about 35 standing beside the University gateway at South Orange Avenue and Centre Street called for the end of WSOU.  The press release for an unnamed “growing coalition ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The musical choices of the Seton Hall University radio station were protested again Monday. ar The press release for an unnamed “growing coalition of New Jersey Catholics” said that their aim was that WSOU, the university’s noncommercial radio station, “be shut down ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Rev. Dr. Ronald Slaughter has delivered virtual sermons from his empty church in Newark since the COVID-19 pandemic began. During that time, he has been trying to address not only his community's spiritual needs but also his flock's mental and physical health. Slaughter said ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Rev. Dr. Ronald Slaughter has delivered virtual sermons from his empty church in Newark since the COVID-19 pandemic began. During that time, he has been trying to address not only his community's spiritual needs but also his flock's mental and physical health. Slaughter said ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Public Library is pleased to host the second of a two-part interview series with select residents to discuss Sikhism in Parsippany. Local resident Nishka Singh, is working toward her Girl Scout Gold award by informing the public about Sikhism and its importance to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Around the world – and right here in the Borough of South Plainfield – Muslims are currently celebrating Ramadan. Taking place in 2021 from April 13 through May 12, the month-long spiritual event serves to bring those of the Islamic faith closer to God through fasting, ...

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Vincent United Methodist Church will gather for worship this Sunday morning, April 25 at 10:00 a.m. on the Fourth Sunday of Easter. 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 available for Call In. There ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Township of Nutley is mourning the 63rd resident to succumb to COVID-19. The most recent death was announced in the daily County of Essex coronavirus report issued April 23, 2021.  Today's announcement marks the 20th resident lost to COVID-19 in 2021.  The county also ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Joe Vella, a resident of South Plainfield for the past decade, turned 100-years young on April 22.  "It's kind of baffling in a way," Vella told TAPinto South Plainfield. "In one way, I tend to wonder how come I was so fortunate to arrive at this age when so many don't, ...

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