Religions and Spirituality

May 22, 2020

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - After the school petitioned The Archdiocese of Newark to keep their school open, The Academy of Our Lady of Peace in New Providence will remain open.  In a press release issued by the Archdiocese of Newark on May 7, 2020, they announced the consolidation and closure of 10 ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Now is a great time to do some spring cleaning. Maybe there is a bike taking up space in the garage, shed or basement. Maybe it is an old model, a bit worn, in need of repair, or just something you or your kids have outgrown. Pedals for Progress (P4P) has a great ...

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Westminster Presbyterian Church in Berkeley Heights invites everyone to their Online Worship Service on Sunday, 10th May 2020. Pastor George Betz will be leading the Sunday Service with a Proclamation titled “Man Overboard: The Challenge and Joy of Radical Discipleship” and text “Matthew ...

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New Providence Presbyterian Church, in partnership with Boxes of Hope, is collecting and distributing food and supplies to anyone in the community who has been impacted by COVID-19. The contents of the boxes will vary somewhat based on the needs of the family or individual, but some basics include ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Faith Lutheran Church of New Providence invites all to attend its online worship service on Sunday, May 10, at 10 am.  The service will be conducted by Faith’s pastor, Rev. Jane McCready. The sermon will be given by Rev. Markus Vaga, pastoral associate of Faith. In response ...

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Westminster Presbyterian Church in Berkeley Heights invites everyone to their Online Worship Service on Sunday, 10th May 2020. Pastor George Betz will be leading the Sunday Service with a Proclamation titled “Man Overboard: The Challenge and Joy of Radical Discipleship” and text “Matthew ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Faith Lutheran Church of New Providence invites all to attend its online worship service on Sunday, May 3, at 10 am. The service will be conducted by Faith’s pastor, Rev. Jane McCready. The message will be, “Hope Found Here.”   In response to NJ Governor, Phil ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - 100 Blessing Bags were packed and delivered to senior citizens in Plainfield by volunteers from the Asian Indian Christian Church, located at 172 Springfield Avenue Berkeley Heights.  The Church and its parishioners pride themselves on service. On March 26th a request went ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Faith Lutheran Church of New Providence invites all to attend its online worship service on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 10 am.  The service will be conducted by Faith’s pastor, Rev. Jane McCready.  The sermon will be given by Faith’s pastoral associate, Rev. Robert ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Berkeley Heights Volunteer Fire Department had to say goodby to one of their own on Tuesday. Retired Fire Captain Paul Imbimbo passed away on Friday, April 17, 2020 at Morristown Memorial Hospital after complications due to heart surgery. He ...

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GILLETTE, NJ - Francine Desmelyk (nee Santore) passed away at her Gillette home on April 10, 2020 at the age of 80.  According to her obituary, (https://www.ippolitofuneralhomes.com/obituaries/Frances-Marie-Desmelyk?obId=12676027#/obituaryInfo)  Frances was raised in Berkeley Heights, and spent ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Faith Lutheran Church of New Providence invites all to attend its online worship services during this Holy Week. The services will be conducted by Faith’s pastor, Rev. Jane McCready. In response to NJ Governor, Phil Murphy’s directive and the advice of health care ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Faith Lutheran Church of New Providence invites all to attend its online worship service on Palm Sunday, April 5, at 10 am.  The service will be conducted by Faith's pastor, Rev. Jane McCready. In response to New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s directive, and the advice ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On the evening of Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, the first of the eight days of Hanukkah, Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence and the three synagogues of Summit: Temple Sinai; Congregation Ohr Shalom-Summit Jewish Community Center, and Congregation Beth Hatikvah lit the first ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- On Saturday, Nov. 23, more than 100 members of Faith Lutheran Church and the New Providence community gathered at Faith to sort and pack into boxes more than $53,000 of canned and packaged food, designated for the needy. The food had been collected by Boy and Cub ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The thirteenth annual New Providence-Berkeley Heights Interfaith Thanksgiving Service occurred on Monday evening, Nov. 25, at Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence. The participating worship communities were the Congregation Ohr Shalom-Summit Jewish Community ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Church of the Little Flower held a groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday, December 8, for the start of the "Going Home" construction project to expand the "Little Church" to accommodate 500 worshipers, add new gathering spaces and create a memorial garden. "It was seven ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Michael “Mickey” Allocco of New Providence passed away at his home on Wedneday, December 4, 2019 at age of 94. The visitation will be held at Paul Ippolito Summit Memorial, 7 Summit Ave., Summit, NJ on Sunday, Dec. 8th, from 2-6 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to go ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Longtime resident of New Providence, Alan Neuwirth, an icon and pioneer in the tool and rental business, passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019 in Port St. Lucie, Florida at the age of 86.  Alan and his wife Marcia opened Taylor Rental in the old Berkeley Lanes bowling ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Kurt Steiner, 107, of Cranford, passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Overlook Hospital in Summit. A service will be held on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at B'nai Abraham Memorial Park, 2600 Route 22 East, in Union, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Chandler (Chan) Coddington of New Providence passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the age of 87. Chan, a life-long resident of New Providence, was a dedicated volunteer who has helped many organizations carry out their missions to improve lives and build stronger ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Undaunted by the heavy rain, 72 walkers and volunteers conducted the 2019 New Providence Crop Walk on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 20. Their exceptional effort has earned $5,000 to fight hunger.  Matching funds and other contributions are still arriving.   Since 1974, this ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Church of the Little Flower offers a three session men’s support group journey on Loss, Grief and Healing.  Monday Evenings: 7-8:30 PM  June 10, June 17, June 24 Bernauer Parish Center of the Church of the Little Flower Upper Level Multipurpose Room, 290 ...

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It is the loss of a man who stamped both the floor of his pool and the surrounding community with a reminder of values key and fleeting: Accountability, Perseverance, Commitment, Integrity, Humility, Courage, Respect, and Pride. NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Jim Wood, the founder of Berkeley Aquatic Club ...

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