newark

Religions and Spirituality

July 29, 2022

NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Coalition of Latino Pastors and Ministers’ Vice President Rev. Bolivar Flores will host a book signing and presentation about civic engagement in the Latinx community and the Black Lives Matter movement at the Newark Museum of Art on Thursday, August 4 at ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Memorial Day Parade’s grand marshal is another first for the township. Not only is the Nutley Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Post 493 commander the first female, but she is also the first woman grand marshal. The Nutley VFW elected Maria Hamlin commander in ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Pillar College community celebrated Dr. Rupert A. Hayles, Jr. inauguration as the institution’s new President, replacing the previous President and now current Chancellor of Pillar College, Dr. David E. Schroeder on Apr. 28. Chancellor Schroeder in his speech quipped “I am ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Robert L. Bowser, the 12th Mayor of the City of East Orange passed away.  Mayor Bowser held the distinction of being the first African American in the history of the City to have been elected to serve a third term, serving four terms in total, from 1998 - 2014.  He ...

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When The Rev. Dr. Ronald Slaughter, pastor of Saint James A.M.E. Church in Newark, resumed his position in the pulpit for the first time in two years in front of a live gathering, the mood in the pews soon shifted from anticipation to exaltation.  "God, I've been waiting twenty-four months for ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Stephen K. Jones, a titan in the health care field in New Jersey and a driving force in the merger that created RWJBarnabas Health, has died. Mr. Jones, who passed away at his home in the Kendall Park section of South Brunswick on Monday, was 74. He also served as the ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Pillar College is offering a new concentration under the Masters of Arts in Ministry Leadership (MAML) program that will train women leaders and those that work in this arena. The Women in Ministry concentration is geared to help women lead in ministry, corporate America and other ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Eighth Annual Pastor’s Appreciation Breakfast was celebrated at the Robert Treat Hotel Thursday, October 14. Pastors from around the state took part in the event with nearly 300 people in attendance. This was the first time the event was hosted in person since the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Barbara Gorman, widow of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Officer Tom Gorman, will always remember Sept. 11, 2001, as the day of her husband's death. Her spouse of nearly 20 years, a past president of the New Jersey Ancient Order Of Hibernians (AOH), sacrificed his ...

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Newark, N.J. – 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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