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Free Public Workshops On Dealing With Substance Addictions, Including Heroin, Being Presented by Community In Crisis

October 12, 2017

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Free workshops to assist the families and friends of those struggling with addiction - and coping strategies for those seeking to break the chain of addiction - are being offered throughout October and into November at two Bernards Township churches.

Basking Ridge-based Community in Crisis, established in response to drug overdose deaths and continuing heroin and ...

Somerville Church Service Oct. 5 Encourages People to Come Together

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Rev. Paul Jannsen, pastor of United Reformed Church, 100 W. Main St., invites members of the congregation, folks heading home from work in Somerville and other guests to come together Thursday, Oct. 5 at 5:30 p.m.for a simple community gathering to reflect upon the Las Vegas shootings with prayers, Scripture readings, and perhaps a song or two. 

"We'd ...

Symposium on Race, Hatred and Bigotry Held at Faith Lutheran Church

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On Saturday, Sept. 23, representatives of the Garden State Equality organization, the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge and the Sikh Coalition participated in a symposium on Race, Hatred and Bigotry.  The event, held at Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence, was held to provide education, answer questions and have open discussion about these stirring social ...

Yankee Matt Holliday Speaks About Baseball, Faith at the Presbyterian Church at New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Yankees designated hitter Matt Holliday came to New Providence on Saturday morning and spoke to a gathering at the Presbyterian Church.

Holliday sat in front of a packed sanctuary in the church, which included seating in the balcony, and talked about his career, his family life and his religious faith. 

He also answered questions from the audience, and ...

Somerville Church Hosts Community Dialogue on Mental Health Stigmas

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Central Jersey Community Coalition, African American Community Mental Health Outreach and the North Plainfield Stigma Free Zone Campaign are partnering to sponsor a community dialogue on how the stigma so often associated with having a mental health diagnosis reveals itself within different cultures.

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), “A ...

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