Religions and Spirituality

Running with a Mission: Local Church Helps to "Speed the Light" with Color Fun Run

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The faith family from Lighthouse Christian Fellowship unites for a cause. Credits: Lighthouse Christian Fellowship
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Councilman Sterley Stanley gets pinked. Credits: Lighthouse Christian Fellowship
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Some buddies at the Color Fun Run Credits: Lighthouse Christian Fellowship
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A feeling of victory while doing a good deed. Credits: Lighthouse Christian Fellowship
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Getting purpled close to the finish line at the Color Fun Run Credits: Lighthouse Christian Fellowship
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Moms and snacks - an unbeatable combination Credits: Lighthouse Christian Fellowship
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And the winner is... Credits: Lighthouse Christian Fellowship
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Going blue for Speed the Light Credits: Lighthouse Christian Fellowship
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Council candidate Sharon Sullivan takes it all in stride. Credits: Lighthouse Christian Fellowship
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A barrage of color Credits: Lighthouse Christian Fellowship
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Making it through... Credits: Lighthouse Christian Fellowship
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Orange you glad to have participated? Credits: Lighthouse Christian Fellowship
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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The sky was blue.  The grass was green. The people were purple, orange, pink, and yellow.

Last week's Color Fun Run, hosted by the Lighthouse Christian Fellowship of East Brunswick, showed a local faith community at their colorful best as dozens of folks ran and walked a course that began at Playhouse 22 and continued through Heavenly Farms. 

All of the proceeds from the Color Fun Run were donated to Speed the Light. This organization provides essential equipment and transportation for missionaries around the globe. According to the event flyer, "Many of these missionaries work with refugees, those in extreme poverty, and victims of sex-trafficking.  

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The initiative to support Speed the Light came from several teenagers in the church community.

This year, the event was sponsored by Carpets and More of East Brunswick; Remax Dreams of Sayreville; and Anthony's Home Improvements.

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