Violence and Pain Led Minister to Pulpit

June 26, 2017

BETHLEHEM TWP., NJ - The route to becoming a church minister was not a straight line for the Rev. Carmela Vuoso-Murphy, minister at Unity Spiritual Center in Asbury.

Instead, it was a diverse set of experiences that led her here.

“I had no intention of being a church minister,” she admits. Growing up as the daughter of a strict Italian Catholic father - who was prone to violence ...

Or Chadash Holds Community Outreach Day

RARITAN TWP., NJ – The Jewish congregation Or Chadash recently held its Annual Community Outreach Day.

More than 150 people – including the young and young-at-heart – participated in hands-on activities that supported organizations both here and across the country.

The effort began with a social action blessing given by Rabbi Joseph M. Forman.

“Mitzvah Day is an ...

Got a Motorcycle? Get it Blessed

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Reverends bless many things, including marriages, children, animals and musical instruments.

But a blessing for a motorcycle? That’s a tradition, too, according to Rev. Seth Fisher of the First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon, which is located on Route 519 in Baptistown.

The bike blessings were an integral part of Cycle Billy Bash, a bi-annual ...

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