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Religions and Spirituality

May 16, 2022

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Several parishioners gathered after 11:30 a.m. mass on Sunday for the Dedication of the Memorial Prayer Garden at the Church of the Little Flower.  "This is the crowning glory of our project," said Reverend Andrew Prachar. "And I hope that all of you will get the ...

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    NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On Good Friday, April 15, at 12 noon, the Clergy Association of New Providence and Berkeley Heights conducted an ecumenical service for the community at Faith Lutheran Church, 524 South Street, New Providence.   The clergy leading the service were Rev. Jane ...

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    NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On Good Friday, April 15 at 12 noon, the Clergy Association of New Providence and Berkeley Heights will conduct an ecumenical service for the community at Faith Lutheran Church, 524 South Street, New Providence.   The name of the service is, "The Nails of the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Prayer Vigil planned to be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13, in New Providence, has been postponed to a yet to be determined date.  The statement issued by the Clergy Association of New Providence and Berkeley Heights stands.  

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At the Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township (PCCT), Holy Week is filled with a number of distinctive worship services to reflect on and prepare for one of the most meaningful times of the Christian year, Easter. There is something for everyone, and all are welcome to attend these events at 240 ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -The statement issued by the Clergy Association of New Providence and Berkeley Heights stands, but the prayer vigil planned for Wednesday, April 13, has been postponed. The statement issued last week by members of the Clergy Association follows: "We believe that God ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence invites area residents to each of its liturgical services during Holy Week.   On Passion or Palm Sunday, April 10, two Eucharistic liturgies will be conducted, a spoken liturgy at 8 a.m. and a festival liturgy at 10 a.m.  The ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council (UCICC) will hold a special event for Women's History Month, entitled "Celebrating Women Leading Through the Storm." The evening will include a panel of speakers who work in and around the county in a variety of contexts and ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On Ash Wednesday, March 2, Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence will begin the Lenten Season, a period of repentance and renewal, with two Eucharistic services.    The first, at 12 noon, will be a Spoken Liturgy, with the optional Imposition of Ashes.  The ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Embrace the winter freeze and get outsize for great outdoor fun and exercise at Oakwood Park for family fun skating. With the recent stretch of cold weather, the pond is up and running and will be open on a day-to-day basis depending on the conditions, and will remain open as ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A Celebration of Life ceremony is planned in remembrance of Tom Barton on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 12 noon at the Church of the Little Flower located at 290 Plainfield Ave. in Berkeley Heights. Barton, the beloved former Berkeley Heights Recreation Director, passed ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - All it takes is a great cause, passion, and a lot of donated dresses. Girls empowering girls across the world while promoting sustainability equals huge success.  Dress Express Boutique is gearing up for their second event offering donated, gently-worn formal and semiformal ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Adhering to its annual tradition, Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence contributed Christmas gifts to persons served by local social service agencies in the community and St. Stephan’s Grace Community Church in Newark. The following organizations received the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - When news of former Recreation Director Tom Barton’s death on Sunday reached residents, it spread like wildfire. Despite it being the holiday season, a pall fell over the township as his friends, former and current volunteers, officials, and participants in the township’s ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ---On November 30 members of the Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence gathered alongside Jewish members of the community to celebrate the third night of Hanukkah for the 15th annual Menorah Lighting Celebration. Rabbi Glaser of Temple Sinai, Rabbi Avi Friedman of the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Everyone is welcome and invited to the annual Interfaith Menorah Lighting on the lawn at Faith Lutheran Church located at 524 South Street, New Providence on Tuesday, November 30 at 7 p.m.  "Come share and enjoy this wonderful and heartwarming community Festival of Lights ...

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"Let the greatest love of our God flow through us so we become so appreciative, so grateful for the lessons we have. -- Be grateful for the gifts, the graces, the blessings." ~ Rev. Andrew Prachar, Pastor of The Church of the Little Flower BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Church of the Little Flower ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On Monday evening, November 22 at 7:30 p.m., the 14th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service will occur. The service will be at The Church of the Little Flower, Plainfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights, whose pastor is Reverend Andrew Prachar. The initial service was ...

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The family of Justine Gross invites the community to join them at a candlelight vigil at Investors Bank Field at Tatlock Park on Friday night, November 19, at 7 p.m. The family will provide LED flameless candles for the vigil.

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Justine Marie Elizabeth Gross of Summit, NJ, passed away tragically on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at the age of 19. Justine was born on June 11, 2002, to Francoise Owarish-Gross and Jawanza Gross. She grew up in Summit with her parents, older sister Jasmine Owarish-Gross, and younger brother, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — On Saturday, September 11, the twentieth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States, the Rev. Jane McCready, pastor of Faith, will conduct a live-streamed service at 7:30 a.m. in Faith's sanctuary.To participate in the service, click on the link:  The service ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — On Saturday, September 11, the twentieth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States, the Rev. Jane McCready, pastor of Faith, will conduct a live-streamed service at 7:30 a.m. in Faith's sanctuary.To participate in the service, click on the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Rev. Jeff Lee will be installed as the 31st Senior Pastor of New Providence Presbyterian Church on Sunday, September 12, 2021, following a year-long search process to replace the Rev. Dr. Jeff Ebert, who retired in August after more than 20 years of service. Everyone is ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Parishes within the Archdiocese of Newark have been invited to take up a special collection during Masses this weekend to help those affected by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that devastated the southwestern region of Haiti on Aug. 14. All proceeds from the collection will benefit ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Dozens of young Archdiocese of Newark parishioners volunteered some of their vacation time this summer to assist with maintenance projects at sites throughout Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties. Their efforts were part of “Days in the Diocese,” a new program presented by the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence Presbyterian Church will hold a special celebratory service to honor retiring Senior Pastor Dr. Jeff Ebert on July 11th at 7:00 pm in the sanctuary. Everyone is invited to join us. Dr. Jeff Ebert has been leading the New Providence Presbyterian Church for 22 ...

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When surrounded by a strong community with eternal resilience and unfaltering faith -- anything is possible ~ Aidan Fahy, AOLP Class of 2021 NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Academy of Our Lady of Peace eighth grade graduating class of 2021 was recently celebrated at a traditional Commencement Exercise ...

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COLONIA and RAHWAY, NJ — The Archdiocese of Newark just announced that Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, will celebrate a Mass commemorating Memorial Day within the new Chapel Mausoleum of the Resurrection at St. Gertrude Cemetery and Mausoleum in Colonia, NJ, on Monday, May ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Academy of Our Lady of Peace (AOLP) recently celebrated The Early Chidhood Center expansion with a ribbon cutting ceremony. AOLP Principal Dr. Kelly Hart welcomed the crowd of dignitaries that included Mayor Al Morgan, Police Chief Theresa Gazaway, Councilman Rob Munoz, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Neighborhood Beacon, a program of Summit's Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation, will hold 'Sunday Supper', a virtual fundraiser on June 13, from 5:30 - 7 p.m. The event invites folks to gather on Zoom to cook and dine together in support of local north-central New Jersey ...

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