Religions and Spirituality

December 9, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church will host their annual Blue Christmas Worship Service Thur. Dec. 20 . The holidays can be a difficult time for anyone who is suffering from loss, hurt, or despair. "We understand that these feelings occur and we invite you to a worship service that ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - A festive and happy moment was shared by hundred of visitors as they experienced the excitement of lighting the menorah with Chabad Jewish Center of Holmdel and host Bell Works. Rabbi Shmaya Galperin and his family welcomed everyone and shared the good news of the season. See video ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church on Bellevue Avenue invites the community to gather with friends for 'Pasta with a Side of Christmas Carols' this Saturday afternoon starting at 4 p.m. and continuing into the evening  This Saturday's gathering is a part of a series of food-centric ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Hanukkah celebrations begin at Temple Ner Tamid with a festive TOT SHABBAT for young children and their families from 6:00 p.m.to 6.30 p.m. Friday Dec. 7 Sing and dance with Rabbi Katz and Cantor Meri.  Bring your Hanukkah menorah from home with seven candles.  Stay for a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Let's take a look back at Vincent United Methodist Church's annual presentation of the Living Nativity in 2017. The 2018 event takes place on Sunday December 2 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.  The living nativity has been a Nutley tradition for about 30 years, several years ago the church ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Vincent United Methodist Church invites the community to their annual presentation of the Living Nativity on Sunday December 2 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The living nativity has been a Nutley tradition for about 30 years, several years ago the church made the decision to present the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Hanukkah celebrations begin at Temple Ner Tamid with a festive TOT SHABBAT for young children and their families from 6:00 p.m.to 6.30 p.m on Friday Dec. 7.  Sing and dance with Rabbi Katz and Cantor Meri.  Bring your Hanukkah menorah from home with seven candles.  Stay for a ...

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On Monday, the Anti Defamation League (ADL) recognized the achievements of The Honorable Gurbir Grewal, who has been named the 2018 ADL Blum-Kovler Nation of Immigrants Award, which he will receive at the Annual Summit on Anti-Semitism and Hate, Never is Now, on Monday, December 3 in New York ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Hundreds of residents came together in Spiotta Park on Sunday evening to stand together against hate and remember the victims of the Jewish Tree of Faith Synagogue and other victims of hate crimes. The speakers at the rally, which included community leaders, clergy and elected ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – In response to the deadliest attack on Jews in United States history, more than 2,200 people from throughout northern and central New Jersey came together at Temple B’nai Abraham in Livingston on Sunday to mourn the deaths of 11 people who were murdered at the Tree of Life ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Residents hosting parties and events can host up to 135 in one of two rooms at Vincent Church in the center of town. Vincent Church, on Vincent Place, has two large rooms available for use by groups and families.  Fellowship Hall is a 2500 square foot room with table seating for up ...

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Indigenous Peoples' Day occurs every year on the second Monday of October, a day traditionally celebrated as Columbus Day, but in recent years have shifted focus to illuminate the experiences of Native Americans and Indigenous People, who were nearly exterminated in parts of what was known as "the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church on Bellevue Ave in Bloomfield NJ will host 'A Taste of the Caribbean' on the afternoon of Sunday October 7.  The event is a part of the congregation's celebration of their faith community with food and music from the homeland of the members. The ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The local Jewish community came out in spades earlier this month to celebrate the opening of the new Chabad at Short Hills Center for Jewish Life, located at 650 South Orange Avenue where Livingston and Short Hills meet. Among the local dignitaries at the grand opening event and ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Chabad of Montville presents a first-hand story of courage and faith from Tuky Treitel, a survivor of the Holocaust, presented Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Montville Township Public Library. Tuky Treitel is a survivor. At the tender age of six, she was entrusted with the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Holy Family Roman Catholic Church’s Annual Italian Festival continues this weekend with the midway open 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. The feast, in celebration of Our Lady of Sorrows, will honor Maria Santissima Addolorata. On Saturday Mass will be ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Holy Family Roman Catholic Church’s 27th Annual Italian Festival kicks off tonight at 6 p.m. continues through 9 p.m. Sunday September 24. The feast, in celebration of Our Lady of Sorrows, will honor Maria Santissima Addolorata. Thursday September 20: Feast is 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - on Friday  September 14, 2018 family and friends  gathered at St. Paul Baptist Church in Montclair to celebrate the life for Wallace "Wally" Choice, Sr., who passed away on September 9, 2018. Officiating, Bernadette Glover, Senior Pastor of St.Paul, began the processional to, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Holy Family Roman Catholic Church’s 27th Annual Italian Festival will run four nights starting Thursday September 20 at 6 p.m. and continuing to 9 p.m. Sunday September 24. The feast, in celebration of Our Lady of Sorrows, will honor Maria Santissima Addolorata. Thursday September ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church on Bellevue Ave in Bloomfield NJ will host 'A Taste of the Caribbean' on the afternoon of Sunday October 7.  The event is a part of the congregation's celebration of their faith community with food and music from the homeland of the members. The ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Wallace (Wally) Choice, Sr., longtime Montclair resident, has passed away on Sunday evening. After word of the sad news broke, many Montclairions immediately took to social media to pay their respects to the man who has devoted much of his life to improving the lives of many ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Preparations are underway for St. Valentine Church's annual Family Festival. Carnival rides re currently being set up along what will be the midway in the parking lot along East Passaic Ave. The stands for food and biergarten are being set up in the main church parking lot. St.

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NUTLEY, NJ - Vincent Methodist Church will host 'Rally Day' on Sunday September 9. Rally Day is when the congregation re-gathers after the summer to begin a new church year.  The Chancel Choir will sing, the Sunday School teachers will be dedicated for their ministry, there will be a Blessing of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Holy Family Roman Catholic Church on Brookline Avenue will hold their 27th Annual Italian Festival from Thursday September 20 through Sunday September 23 in the church parking lot.  The feast, in celebration of Our Lady of Sorrows, will honor Maria Santissima Addolorata. The ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Criminal charges have been dropped against six people, including four clergy members, who were arrested at a sit-in to support “dreamers” Feb. 6  at Congressman Leonard Lance’s Westfield office, according to Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz of B’nai Abraham in Livingston. Dantowitz, ...

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VERONA, NJ - Our Lady of the Lake School and parish are gearing up for another eventful Kinderfest and Oktoberfest weekend this coming fall.  The 9th annual fall festival will kick off with Kinderfest on Friday, September 28, from 4 to 8 p.m. and then conclude with Oktoberfest on Saturday, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Residents hosting parties and events can host up to 135 in one of two rooms at Vincent Church in the center of town. Vincent Church, on Vincent Place, has two large rooms available for use by groups and families.  Fellowship Hall is a 2500 square foot room with table seating for up ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: On Tuesday, August 7th, the entire community is welcome to join Kevin's Walk; 'Walk the Walk and Pray With Kevin Kret,' - an annual event to gather in prayer, and show support for Kevin and his family, as Kevin continues to recover from a traumatic brain injury (TBI),  as a result ...

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A prominent religious leader who heads one of the largest black churches in Newark has been nominated to the state Parole Board by Gov. Phil Murphy. The Rev. Dr. Ronald Slaughter, the pastor of St. James AME, was tapped to fill a six-year term on the board. “I’m both honored and grateful for ...

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Puerto Rico--Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 hurricane, hit Puerto Rico in September of 2017, killing many and displacing even more people. In response to the tragedy, high school students representing Bloomfield High School's Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Skyline Church of Bloomfield traveled ...

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