Religions and Spirituality Top Stories

April 18, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The mystery surrounding all of those "God Loves You" painted rocks appearing in Essex County Brookdale Park over the last month has been solved. They are a part of a greater message about sharing God's love shared by members of Brookdale Reformed Church. TAPinto Bloomfield first ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - It is hard to believe, but this Sunday, April 14, (April 21 in the Eastern Church) we celebrate Palm Sunday.  You may ask "What is Palm Sunday?"  No longer in American society should we assume that all know the significance of the Holy Day on the Christian Calendar. Palm Sunday is ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Join Temple Ner Tamid for an intergenerational Megillah reading to celebrate the festival of Purim on March 20. It will  begin at 6 p.m.with crafts for the youngest members followed by an Intergenerational Megillah Reading at 6:30 p.m.. Afterward, everyone will break out into ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Lent is a time of reflection and soul searching. The Labyrith is a perfect prayer experience to help us accomplish this. As a part of the Lenten Season, Brookdale Reformed Church is hosting a labrynth walk on Monday March 18 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. What is the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Vincent Church will be presenting a song and sermon series based on the Broadway musical “Godspell” for Lent this year startng Sunday March 10 and continuing every Sunday throughout the Lenten season.   “Godspell” is a musical written by Stephen Schwartz telling the story of the ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- The Vatican announced on Saturday that Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, formerly the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, has been defrocked. It is believed to be the first time an American archbishop has been removed from the ministry following accusations of sexual ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The 6th annual Interfaith Music Festival will take place on February 10, 2019 at 4pm. Hosted by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Montclair, the event will be located at 67 Church Street. The annual event will feature musical selections from several local ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – A few days after his 34th birthday, a Baptist minister and the president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) was invited to deliver the Friday night Shabbat sermon to the Jewish congregation of Temple Sha’arey Shalom in Springfield, New Jersey. The Rev. Dr.

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Bloomfield residents and local officials gathered at a celebration of Martin Luther King and the Reverend's legacy on Monday afternoon at New Light Baptist Church in Bloomfield.   The theme of the service, ‘A Knock at Midnight: a Community Answers,’ featured remarks from ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy has signed bipartisan legislation sponsored by Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-Somerset/Hunterdon/Middlesex/Mercer) that will offer grants to nonprofits, including houses of worship, to increase security and keep families safe from violence, and threats of bias and ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was in Paterson for two hours at most. It was the third stop of a long day, and he was so exhausted he almost had to be propped up as he stood and spoke.  Still, 50 years later, those who were there remember the energy of his speech, and see it as a ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield residents and local officials will hold a celebration of Martin Luther King Day and the Reverend's legacy on Monday, Jan. 21 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m at New Light Baptsist Church,. The theme of the service is “A Knock at Midnight: a Community Answers,” and will ...

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