Religions and Spirituality

June 2, 2020

SOMERSET, NJ - While the struggle of African-Americans for equality has continued for centuries, the unjust and inhumane murder of George Floyd underscores the urgency to address the deeply rooted racism that is still endemic in American society, especially towards people of color and, in ...

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Since Sunday, March 22, Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence has been conducting its 10 a.m. Sunday service online rather than in its sanctuary at 524 South Street.  Previously, Faith had two services each Sunday, one at 8:30 a.m. and a second at 11 a.m. The liturgy of each online service is ...

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St Teresa of Avila is happy to announce that Cardinal Tobin of Archdiocese of Newark has given directives for the gradual reopening of the Church, which will happen in three phases, as outlined below. PHASE ONE: The specific date for the commencement of Phase One is May 17, 2020.

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(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) - More than 50 cities participated in program to host local virtual Interfaith Iftar events this past Saturday The nation’s oldest Muslim organization hosted a Virtual Iftar events across the country Saturday, May 9, as a commemoration of Ramadan amid its historical ...

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National Day of Prayer to Be Held Virtually via Facebook Live Join us at our annual ceremony to be held virtually via Prospect Park, NJ and Mayor Mohamed T. Khairullah Facebook pages on Thursday, May 7th at 6:30PM in observance of the National Day of Prayer. Prospect Park is proud to join ...

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Westminster Presbyterian Church in Berkeley Heights invites everyone to their Online Worship Service on Sunday, May 3, 2020. Pastor George Betz will be leading the Sunday Service with a Proclamation titled “Another Boat Story: Jesus Calling You to Get Out of the Boat!” and text “Matthew ...

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During this time of crisis and uncertainty many rely on faith for support and stability. The community is invited to join Deacon Laverne S. Williams, CSW, Union Baptist Church in Montclair, on a free Zoom.us session, entitled “Thankful Tuesdays.” During these sessions, Deacon Williams and her ...

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CARDINAL JOSEPH W. TOBIN, C.SS.R. TO CELEBRATE EASTER SUNDAY MASS VIA LIVESTREAM Archdiocese and News 12+ to livestream and broadcast Mass beginning at Noon On Sunday, April 12, Cardinal Tobin will be the main celebrant of Easter Sunday Mass livestreamed at noon from the Cathedral Basilica of ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Westminster Presbyterian Church invites you to join in the celebration of Christ’s resurrection this Easter Sunday. Enjoy special music and a message from Pastor George Betz entitled “Out of Captivity and Into the LIght.“ Just open your smart phone, I-pad or desktop ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – As communities around the globe continue to endure this time of uncertainty and relative discomfort, Westfield Houses of Worship are coming together — virtually — for a Community Interfaith “Power of Prayer” Service. On Monday, March 30, at 3:30 p.m., the entire community is ...

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  BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- New Jersey has been hit hard by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Non-essential businesses are closed, people are working from home, schools switched to remote learning, and those who aren't staying home, are observing social distancing, as they try to flatten the curve.  Houses ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Faith Lutheran Church of New Providence invites all to attend its online worship service at 10 a.m., on Sunday, March 29. The service will be conducted by Faith’s pastor, Rev. Jane McCready. In response to NJ Governor, Phil Murphy’s directive and the advice of health ...

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Montclair Synagogue Stays In Touch, Holds Virtual Events to Limit COVID-19 Impact March 20, 2020--Hoping to help limit the impact of COVID-19, staffers and leaders of Bnai Keshet in Montclair have taken a series of steps to assure that the congregants stay safe, take care of each other, and ...

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PARKLAND, FL- As of this morning, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to temporarily close the Chabad of Parkland Campus, including all its services and any communal events. (Exception: Weekday services in the morning from 7:30am-8:15am (approx.) will take place outdoors on the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Union Catholic's Students for Human Dignity began its Refugee Simulation Camp presentations to the junior Religion classes on Wednesday.  The camp, called "Walk a Mile in My Shoes," was created by Jesuit Refugee Services to promote the education of the refugee ...

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PISCATAWAY – Facing the rapidly evolving coronavirus pandemic, the Most Rev. James F. Checchio, Bishop of Metuchen, announced today that while Masses in the Diocese of Metuchen will continue to be celebrated, the faithful are not obligated to attend until the weekend of April 4 – 5, when the ...

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Holi Dhuleti Celebration by Gayatri Mandir of Piscataway, NJ Inspired by Pandit Shriram Sharma Achrya who is the patron founder of All World Gayatri Parivar, the local chapter Gayatri Chetna Center, Piscataway performs Hindu rituals and cultural activities for the upliftment of ...

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​Grace and peace in the name of Jesus Christ. We know that uncertainty is in abundance right now in the face of COVID-19. In this time of great anxiety, we understand the importance of allowing our space to be open for those who seek comfort in their community of faith. I had a Zoom call with ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --Union Catholic’s Jillian Jacinto was recently honored as a recipient of the Saint Timothy Award by the Diocese of Metuchen. The award honors high school teens for their outstanding faith and service to their community, school, and or parish, and for serving as a role model ...

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The entire community is invited to celebrate the second night of Passover at Temple Shalom, 5 Ayrmont Lane in Aberdeen.  The Seder will begin at 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 9th.   This year’s seder includes a charoset contest so bring your best batch. If you reserve by March 27th, the cost is $45 ...

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Corpus Christi Girls 5th/6th grade CYO basketball team won the Morris County CYO Championship with a 32-23 win over neighboring St. Patrick’s on Sunday at Oratory Prep.  The game was a rematch from a thrilling regular-season game which St. Patrick’s won 19-18 in Double OT. Both teams had ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, a Reform Synagogue in Short Hills, is excited to welcome Amanda Berman, the Founder and Executive Director of Zioness, a new initiative empowering and activating Zionists on the progressive left to stand proudly in social justice spaces as Jews and ...

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