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Houses of Worship in Franklin Township - Buddhist Vihara Meditation Center

February 14, 2017

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Do you have questions about Buddhism or wanted to learn how to meditate? If so, the New Jersey Buddhist Vihara and Meditation Center may have answers for you.

"The basic philosophy of Buddhism is to do good, not evil, and improve your mind," center member Ravi Karunaratne said.

The New Jersey Buddhist Vihara and Meditation Center was established in ...

Hillsborough Reformed Church Hosts 17th-Century Music Performance

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - A performance of 17th century music on harpsichord and organ by Gavin Black will help Hillsborough Reformed Church at Millstone continue to celebrate its 250th anniversary.

Black, former HRC music director/organist, will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26.

As an outreach of the Worship and Music Ministry of Hillsborough Reformed Church, the ...

Candlelight Vigil Supports Immigrants and Muslims

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Dr. Alex Kharazi, president of the Franklin Township Interfaith Coalition and director/vice president of Masjid-e-Ali Mosque, is one of the featured speakers at Saturday's rally in support of immigrants and Muslims at the Somerset County Courthouse.

State Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker, D-16th, will also be speaking.

The event is sponsored by the Young Democrats of ...

Before Assaulting Newark Bishop, “The Fightin’ Preacher” Makes Divisive Political, Religious Beliefs Known

NEWARK, NJ — Charles Miller, who was charged with punching the auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark during a Saturday afternoon Mass, is a former professional boxer who calls himself “The Fightin’ Preacher,” according to his Facebook profile.

EXCLUSIVE: Video Footage of Attack on Auxiliary Catholic Bishop of Newark During Mass in ...

Activists Gather at Somerville Church to Send Message About Bigotry, Hate and Divisiveness

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Central Jersey Community Coalition, an emerging local grassroots social action network whose mission is to “educate, advocate, inspire, and act,” will host a gathering of concerned citizens and activist organizations on Saturday, Jan.21 from 2-6 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Somerset Hills, 123 E. Cliff St.

“We are facing a ...

Saint Peter’s to Celebrate MLK Jr. Day

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — For 26 years, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System has celebrated Martin Luther King Jr., his role in the civil rights movement and impact on the U.S.

This year will be no different in New Brunswick.

Saint Peter’s is hosting an interfaith event honoring the reverend and civil rights leader at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16 in the Sister Marie De Pazzi ...

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