Religions and Spirituality

August 20, 2018

The Mothers Helping Mothers Prison Ministry Group, a monthly support group for mothers who have or have had incarcerated children, is now looking for new members. The group, which holds meetings on the second Friday of each month at the Triumphant Community Church of Jesus Christ, is meant to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - First Baptist Church of South Plainfield will be holding their annual Vacation Bible School program the week of August 6-10 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. This free VBS program is open to children entering Kindergarten through entering 6th grade. Children will participate in this ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ:   There's a saying we've all heard, 'you can choose your friends, but not your family members'.  Well for the Field family in Holmdel, they have a different tale to tell. It's a story about family, the selfless love of two mothers, and about dreams coming true. Holmdel's Darlene Field ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Somerset Presbyterian Church will hold its popular Spring Flea Market on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the front lawn of the church (there will be no rain date).   SPC holds two flea markets every year one during the Spring and another during the Fall. The ...

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Happy Easter and Passover to all who celebrate from the staff at TAPinto Franklin Township.

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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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  SOMERSET, NJ - Members of Masjid-e-Ali invited the public to attend a celebration honoring African Americans, for Black History Month, on Feb. 23. The event featured guest speaker Abdul-Alim Mubarak Rowe, an educator, journalist and community leader from Maplewood. Rowe discussed the first ...

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - If you hadn’t been following the news of the past week, Sunday morning at the Reformed Church of Highland Park almost looked like normal weekend business. Between two and three dozen congregants prayed in the pews on either side of the main aisle, while different church ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ - The United Reformed Church, 100 West Main St., hosts the annual Central Jersey Twelfth Night-Boar’s Head Festival on Sunday, Jan. 7, at 4 p.m. All are welcome to come and revel in the celebration of the Twelve Days of Christmas, as they did in Elizabethan times. A cast ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – With the arrival of cold weather, all outer coats for both women and men will be only $5 at the St. John’s From The Heart Thrift Shop on Dec. 7. Clothes for women, children and men are available at discount prices and slashed sales. The St. John’s From the Heart Thrift Shop ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Willow Grove Presbyterian Church is hosting its Christmas Festival Fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 26, 12-4 p.m. The featured event will be an extensive silent auction, featuring many types of gift baskets, gift cards from national companies as well as local eateries and shops, fine ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Members of the Baha'i faith and supporters gathered for the bicentennial celebration of the birth of Baha'u'llah on Sunday, Oct. 22, at Fair Bridge Hotel in Somerset.  Baha'u'llah was born in Tehran, Persia, modern day Iran, in 1817. Baha'u'llah gave up a life of wealth ...

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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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