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Yankee Matt Holliday Speaks About Baseball, Faith at the Presbyterian Church at New Providence

September 16, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Yankees designated hitter Matt Holliday came to New Providence on Saturday morning and spoke to a gathering at the Presbyterian Church.

Holliday sat in front of a packed sanctuary in the church, which included seating in the balcony, and talked about his career, his family life and his religious faith. 

He also answered questions from the audience, and ...

Congregation Beth Israel Kicks Off School Year at Rocko's Ice Cream

FANWOOD, NJ -- Rabbi Howard Tilman, of Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains, was a “celebrity scooper” at Rocko’s Ice Cream in Fanwood on Wednesday, Sept. 6.

The back-to-school social was sponsored by the synagogue’s Religious School, which offers instruction for students in pre-kindergarten through high school. 

First-grader Nate ...

Pastor 'Mac' Remembered For His Good Works, Compassion and Commitment to Social Justice

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – When news of the death of Pastor Murdoch “Mac” MacPherson reached the residents of the borough, the reaction was swift and heartfelt. The long-time pastor of Faith Lutheran Church, Pastor Mac not only was loved by many, his absence leaves a hole in not just the borough, but in the lives of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of lives, from all over the ...

Resurrection Liturgy for Pastor Mac Sunday, August 20th at 3 p.m.

Rev. Dr. Murdoch MacPherson–Pastor Mac–passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 13, 2017, surrounded by his family and pastor at Morristown Memorial Hospital. He was 74.  The Resurrection Liturgy will be on Sunday, August 20th at 3 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 524 South Street, New Providence. Please see website for directions and parking information. Overflow seating ...

'Lights of Love for Charlottesville': Christ Church Hosts 'Vigil for Peace' Aug. 14

SUMMIT, NJ - In a program that will see "little candles of love lit to combat the torches of hate," The Summit Interfaith Council will host 'Lights of Love for Charlottesville,' a "vigil for peace," August 14, from 7:30 - 8:15 p.m. at Christ Church in Summit.

The Virginia city was the site of a August 12 "Unite the Right" ...

'Lights of Love for Charlottesville': Christ Church Hosts 'Vigil for Peace' Aug. 14

SUMMIT, NJ - In a program that will see "little candles of love lit to combat the torches of hate," The Summit Interfaith Council will host 'Lights of Love for Charlottesville,' a "vigil for peace," August 14, from 7:30 - 8:15 p.m. at Christ Church in Summit.

The Virginia city was the site of a August 12 "Unite the Right" ...

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Healing the Grieving Heart: The Journey After the Death of a Loved One

September 23, 2017

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A free of charge 8-week bereavement support group is offered by the Bereavement Ministry of the Church of the Little Flower in Berkeley Heights. Meetings will be held in the evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. on  Mondays, starting September 25th through November 13th in room 1 H of the Parish Center School Building (except session 7, which will meet Sunday, November ...