Religions and Spirituality

March 23, 2019

On Sunday morning, April 7, the Festival Chorus of the First Congregational Church of Westfield will present Théodor Dubois’ dramatic cantata "The Seven Last Words of Christ" during the 10 a.m. worship service. This beloved work, originally published in 1899, is a highlight of choral music from ...

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Livingston, NJ,  – Have you ever been caught unprepared for the questions your children ask or wondered what they talk about when they think you’re not listening? The newest NCJW/Essex project, Carpool Conversations, aims to provide parents with the tools necessary to engage in conversations with ...

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On Wednesday, March 13, volunteers from the Sisterhood of Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains prepared gift bags with masks, treats and traditional hamentashen cookies to be delivered to the entire congregation before the Jewish holiday of Purim.  Sixth and seventh-grade students in ...

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On Sunday morning, April 7, the Festival Chorus of the First Congregational Church of Westfield will present Théodor Dubois’ dramatic cantata "The Seven Last Words of Christ" during the 10:00 a.m. worship service. This beloved work, originally published in 1899, is a highlight of choral music ...

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On Sunday morning, April 7, the Festival Chorus of the First Congregational Church of Westfield will present Théodor Dubois’ dramatic cantata "The Seven Last Words of Christ" during the 10 a.m. worship service. This beloved work, originally published in 1899, is a highlight of choral music from ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The 2019 annual Lenten adult spirituality program, Faith Quest, will be held Wednesday evenings March 20, March 27, April 3 and April 10 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Notre Dame Church at 359 Central Avenue in North Caldwell, New Jersey.  The program is open to the public and ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- For the last year or so, Monika Wlodarski has been searching for a way to give back. The senior at Union Catholic had a family member receive treatment at the Goryeb Children's Center at Overlook Medical Center Hospital in Summit, and she's been wanting to do something to ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- For the last year or so, Monika Wlodarski has been searching for a way to give back. The senior at Union Catholic had a family member receive treatment at the Goryeb Children's Center at Overlook Medical Center Hospital in Summit, and she's been wanting to do something to ...

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On Sunday, March 10, First Congregational Church of Westfield, 125 Elmer Street, will sponsor its annual “Souper Sunday” event to its congregation and the public, following the morning’s worship service. We are all aware that our environment and climate change are major issues globally. Many of ...

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On Sunday, March 10, First Congregational Church of Westfield, 125 Elmer Street, will sponsor its annual “Souper Sunday” event to its congregation and the public, following the morning’s worship service. We are all aware that our environment and climate change are major issues globally. Many of ...

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It was a chilly day, but the sun shone brightly through the room’s windows as the newly installed hardwood floors gleamed. In the center of the pristine floor there was a new emblem in huge blue cursive letters that read “Saints.” After a long-awaited few months, the Holy Trinity School event ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- The Saint Joseph High School Fathers Club has made it easy to enjoy a meatless dinner on Friday nights during Lent. Join us on March 8, 15, and 22 in the Saint Joseph High School Catanzaro Dining Hall for our annual Fish Fry hosted by the Fathers Club. The menu features fried ...

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Westfield will present a special Choral Evensong on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 4 p.m..  All New Jersey residents are cordially invited to attend.  St. Paul’s Rector, the Rev. Dr. Duncan Johnston advises that, “People have been praying Evensong for many hundreds of ...

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Westfield will present a special Choral Evensong on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 4 p.m.  All New Jersey residents are cordially invited to attend.  St. Paul’s Rector, the Rev. Dr. Duncan Johnston advised that, “People have been praying Evensong for many hundreds of ...

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Westfield will present a special Choral Evensong on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. All New Jersey residents are cordially invited to attend.  St. Paul’s Rector, the Rev. Dr. Duncan Johnston, advises that, “People have been praying Evensong for many hundreds ...

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​Armed with a clear purpose, prospective gardeners can quickly learn needed techniques and achieve remarkable results . For the last three years, gardens at FUMC have produced over 400 pounds of vegetables annually for the Westfield Food Pantry. This year we are aiming to double production, and ...

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At the Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township (PCCT), the season of Lent is filled with a number of distinctive worship services to reflect on and prepare for one of the most meaningful times of the year, Holy Week and Easter. There is something for everyone, and all are welcome to attend these ...

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Registration is now open for the 4th Annual Saint Cassian 5K & Kids Fun Run on Saturday - April 13, 2019 at Brookdale Park in Bloomfield, New Jersey.  The Fun Run begins at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K begins at 9:00 a.m. The entry fee for the 5K is $25 until March 20th and $30 afterwards.  The ...

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Registration is now open for the 4th Annual Saint Cassian 5K & Kids Fun Run on Saturday - April 13, 2019 at Brookdale Park in Bloomfield, New Jersey.  The Fun Run begins at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K begins at 9:00 a.m. The entry fee for the 5K is $25 until March 20th and $30 afterwards.  The ...

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Registration is now open for the 4th Annual Saint Cassian 5K & Kids Fun Run on Saturday - April 13, 2019 at Brookdale Park in Bloomfield, New Jersey.  The Fun Run begins at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K begins at 9:00 a.m. The entry fee for the 5K is $25 until March 20th and $30 afterwards.  The ...

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Registration is now open for the 4th Annual Saint Cassian 5K & Kids Fun Run on Saturday - April 13, 2019 at Brookdale Park in Bloomfield, New Jersey.  The Fun Run begins at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K begins at 9:00 a.m. The entry fee for the 5K is $25 until March 20th and $30 afterwards.  The ...

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​Armed with a clear purpose, prospective gardeners can quickly learn needed techniques and achieve remarkable results . For the last three years, gardens at FUMC have produced over 400 pounds of vegetables annually for the Westfield Food Pantry. This year we are aiming to double production, and ...

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​Armed with a clear purpose, prospective gardeners can quickly learn needed techniques and achieve remarkable results . For the last three years, gardens at FUMC have produced over 400 pounds of vegetables annually for the Westfield Food Pantry. This year we are aiming to double production, and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Commuters and area residents are invited to take part in a "Drive-Thru Ashes" event on Ash Wednesday, March 6 at St. Andrews Church in New Providence. Last year more than 200 people received drive-thru ashes.  Father Daniel Gunn will be available to administer ashes from 7 a.m.

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Seats available, first come first serve at Saint John Vianney! Grow Your Faith With Movie Night at St. John Vianney, March 1 Join together for an evening of film and reflection on Paul, Apostle of Christ St, John Vianney High School, Holmdel 7:00 pm

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Commuters and area residents are invited to take part in a "Drive-Thru Ashes" event on Ash Wednesday, Mar. 6th at St. Andrews Church in New Providence.  Last year more than 200 people received drive-thru ashes.  Father Daniel Gunn will be available to administer ashes from 7:00am until 7:00pm in ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Commuters and area residents are invited to take part in a "Drive-Thru Ashes" event on Ash Wednesday, Mar. 6th at St. Andrews Church in New Providence. Last year more than 200 people received drive-thru ashes.  Father Daniel Gunn will be available to administer ashes from 7 ...

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Even you’re in a rush on Ash Wednesday, you can still get your ashes on the go. The Chelsea at Fanwood is offering an Ashes-to-Go Drive-Through from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6. Just drive up to the Chelsea’s breezeway at 295 South Avenue, roll down the window and receive ashes from ...

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A key component of Westfield’s Master Plan Reexamination is hearing from the community. We are all a part of this community, and as we envision the future of Westfield for the next ten years, it’s necessary that we have conversation with each other. When we’re all involved in the planning, we are ...

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First United Methodist Church Westfield seeks to affirm that our church is open and welcome to all LGBTQIA people following the decision of the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference of the United Methodist Church. We believe that all of us are fearfully and wonderfully made in the image of ...

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