Religions and Spirituality

March 26, 2018

EDISON, NJ - After lauding Edison Township Public Schools (ETPS) in New Jersey for declaring Diwali a holiday for township students, Hindus are now calling for all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in New Jersey to close on their most popular festival Diwali. ETPS ...

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EDISON, NJ - A young man from Edison has set out to help needy veterans. Harrison Sussman, 12, will have his bar mitzvah on Dec. 14. His bar mitzvah project entails collecting goods that will go to homeless vets. "I am going to be receiving donations to fill up duffel bags with socks and ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Union Catholic’s Janessa Mendoza was recognized this past Sunday by the Pastoral Musicians of the Diocese of Metuchen for her 10 years of dedicated service for the promotion of vibrant liturgical celebrations. Mendoza, who lives in Edison, has been an altar server and a ...

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - Two Indonesian immigrants are taking refuge in the Reformed Church of Highland Park, amidst worries they could be deported and sent back to Indonesia. Arthur Jemmy and Silfia Tobing, both of Edison and both unauthorized immigrants, fled Indonesia as Christians, fearing ...

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CRANBURY, NJ – The bells of St. David’s Episcopal Church on South Main Street tolled 60 times at noon Tuesday in remembrance of the 59-people murdered in Las Vegas, Nevada, Sunday night, and once for their slain killer. “At noon (Tuesday), 14 people gathered to pray for and acknowledge the 60 ...

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Joachim Prinz was a prominent Newark rabbi, a refugee from Hitler’s Germany, and a Civil Rights activist, who was an organizer of the August 28, 1963 March on Washington.  Rabbi Prinz marched alongside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as an ally. On Sunday, Sept. 17, Social Justice Matters, Inc., in ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Willow Grove Presbyterian Church in Scotch Plains invites children and parents to experience a newly created multi-faceted opportunity for elementary children on Sunday mornings.  These learning opportunities enable elementary age children to experience faith in different ways ...

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