Religions and Spirituality

July 30, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A prominent religious leader who heads one of the largest black churches in Newark has been nominated to the state Parole Board by Gov. Phil Murphy. The Rev. Dr. Ronald Slaughter, the pastor of St. James AME, was tapped to fill a six-year term on the board. “I’m both honored and ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Church dignitaries and ministry leaders from across Essex County will gather for its 48th Annual Business Meeting and Rally on Saturday, June 9th, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at New Hope Baptist Church of East Orange, located at 144 Norman Street in East Orange, NJ. The theme for ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Clergy Association is hosting a city-wide Holy Week Service on Wednesday March 28th, 7:00 PM at Messiah Baptist Church 13-17 Oak Street in East Orange. This year’s celebration of Holy Week holds special meaning for the organization in light of the passing of two ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – The New Jersey Haitian Pastors Association (NJHPA) announced it will hold a press conference to address President Trump’s recent comments.  “In order to help ensure that America’s Immigration Reform works for all people including the Haitian Community, we are holding this press ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Please note that due to a personal emergency, Rev. Dr. Marvin McMickle is unable to speak at the December 8 training event on “Deacons in Today’s Black Baptist Church” at New Hope Baptist Church of East Orange. The event will still occur as scheduled at the church which is ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – Rev. Dr. Marvin A. McMickle, president of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School and distinguished novelist, will present a lecture on “Deacons in Today’s Black Baptist Church,” based on his latest book which covers the same topic. The event is scheduled for Friday, December ...

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