Franklin Township: Interfaith Council Holds Community Vigil to Stand Against Hate

August 21, 2017

SOMERSET, NJ - Hundreds of people attended a community vigil hosted by the Franklin Township Interfaith Council at St. Mathias Church Sunday night, to show support for Charlottesville, and to stand in solidarity with one another. 

Franklin Township is home to more than 60 different spiritual houses of worship, and more than 60 different languages are spoken by its public school ...

Franklin Township Interfaith Council to Host Community Vigil (UPDATE Speakers Announced)

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Franklin Township Interfaith Council will have local, county and state officials speaking at this Sunday's community vigil at St. Mathias Aug. 20, from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Local religious leaders will also speak at the vigil. Each speaker is expected to speak for three minutes.  

1-Welcome and opening remarks-- Dr. Alex Kharazi

2-Fr. Doug, St. Mathias ...

Franklin Township Interfaith Council to Host Community Vigil

SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin is home to many different voices, and some of them will gather to speak out against hate and violence this weekend. 

The Franklin Township Interfaith Council is sponsoring a vigil to be held Sunday, Aug. 20, at St. Mathias Catholic church, from 8-9 p.m.

"We are deeply saddened and concerned by emboldened hatred and violence that is taking place ...

Franklin Township: Z Mud Run 5k Obstacle Course for All Ages

SOMERSET, NJ - Pillar Missions and Pillar of Fire International will host the 5th annual Z Mud Run August 19, at 591 Weston Canal Road in Somerset. 

"The Z Mud Run is a family-friendly, insanely-muddy, totally fun event for all ages," run organizer, Margaret Collier said. "Right here in Somerset county, this 5K race through mud, stream, and obstacles will challenge ...

Franklin Township: Opportunity New Jersey Sets 'Affordability Summit' for September at First Baptist Church

SOMERSET, NJ - Opportunity New Jersey will host its first ever "Affordability Summit" at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset, September 18. 

"You will have the chance to hear from some very prominent speakers and be part of the discussions about how our state leaders should address the key issues still facing our state," Opportunity New Jersey said in a ...

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