Religions and Spirituality

August 3, 2018

GREEN BROOK, NJ - The Green Brook Flood Control Commission (GBFCC) will hold its annual memorial service at 9:30 a.m., at Miller Park, 111 Greenbrook Road on Saturday, Aug. 4. Miller Park is located behind the Green Brook Municipal Building.  Due to ongoing flood project construction in Middlesex ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events.  There's something for everyone! MONDAY Boys volleyball:  an away match vs. Scotch Plains-Fanwood at 4 p.m. Baseball:  a 4 p.m. home game. A Prevent ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – In a quaint white house near the border of Cranford and Garwood, 105-year-old Kurt Steiner sat at his dining room table, surrounded by cabinets that held his collection of Viennese glass and antique Limoge plates. At his table, he had his carefully taped together passport and exit ...

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A religious pilgrimage to celebrate a new movement within their church in Plainfield PLAINFIELD, NJ - Oliver Corona and Christian Menjivar, both 16 and students at Plainfield Public School’s Barack Obama Academy for Academic & Civic Development (BOAACD), will meet Pope Francis in ...

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EDISON, NJ - After lauding Edison Township Public Schools (ETPS) in New Jersey for declaring Diwali a holiday for township students, Hindus are now calling for all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in New Jersey to close on their most popular festival Diwali. ETPS ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - On Sunday night at Temple B'nai Abraham in Livingston, five survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shared their hearts and minds, telling a standing room only crowd of more than two thousand men, women and children, that it is time to end gun violence now.  The rally ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Black History Month celebrations continue in Plainfield on Sunday at Grace Episcopal Church. Those in attendance will be treated to gospel music with Ray & Emerson, and a piano recital.    The Rev. Ricardo Sheppard, born in Trinidad & Tobago, will be the guest speaker ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Six protesters, including four clergy members, who were holding a sit-in at Congressman Lance’s office in Westfield to support dreamers were arrested Monday, according to Westfield police. The Rev. Ann Ralosky and Rev. John Rogers of First Congregational Church in Montclair, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Holy Savior Academy of South Plainfield will join with schools throughout the country on Sunday, Jan. 28 in celebration of Catholic Schools Weeks 2018. The focus of the week long event, celebrated annually during the last year of January, is to shines a light on Catholic ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ -  The Mount Olive Baptist Church in Plainfield is having a community breakfast on Christmas morning from 7:00 to 10:30 a.m., and you're invited. The breakfast is sponsored by Another Chance Ministries. The church is located at 216 Liberty Street.  For more information, call ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield, NJ news and events.  MONDAY The Plainfield Girls Varsity Basketball team will play a home game vs. Union Catholic High School at 4:00 p.m. Union County C.L.E.A.R.

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The annual Christmas Concert at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church in Scotch Plains will take place on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 7:00 p.m.  More than 40 members of the music ministry of St. Bartholomew Parish will perform a blend of familiar carols, contemporary songs, and ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Bernice Paglia:  Plainfield Cabinet Salaries A Mixed Bag Academy of Continuing Education for adults with disabilities enrolling for January classes Rutgers suffers ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Back by popular demand, Temple Sholom, at 1925 Lake Avenue, will host a Chanukah-themed version of its popular “Lego Night” on Thursday, Dec. 14, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. “We’re pleased to once again host this very special event,” said Suzanne Lyte, chair of Temple Sholom’s ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Reverend Lynn Santulli of Plainfield's Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church invites you to come join in the fun to celebrate this season of joy. All are welcome to this nativity event on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. that is designed to be fun for all ages. Watch as ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Here's a look at what's on TAP this week in and around the city.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield, NJ news and events.  It's going to be a busy week! Also, be sure to check out our EVENTS calendar page.  New events and activities are always being added, and you, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: A Stroll Through Echo Lake Park Franklin Township Police Officer Arrested by State Troopers for Armed Robbery HOPES CAP, Inc. to Further Adult Education in ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The temperatures are frigid, but if you dare to venture out, here are nine things to do around Plainfield this weekend. SATURDAY 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Union County Adopt-a-Park program and members of the North Plainfield Shade Tree Advisory Board are holding a clean ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Calvary Baptist Church in Plainfield is celebrating its 120th Anniversary with a series of events this month. Rev. Clinton Parker III, Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church announced a lineup of influential religious leaders who will participate in the church's anniversary that will ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – Hundreds joined the Union County Day of Prayer hosted at The Parish Community of St. Helen in Westfield on Tuesday evening. The event was sponsored by the Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council and Community Access Unlimited. According to the event’s program, the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Friends of Sleepy Hollow, or FOSH, will hold its 18th Annual Celebration of Animals event Leland Avenue Park at Cook School in Plainfield. Join them on Sunday, Oct. 1st, starting at 1:30 pm,  with blessings starting at 2:00 pm.  “Anatole France’s quote ‘Until one has ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Yankees designated hitter Matt Holliday came to New Providence on Saturday morning and spoke to a gathering at the Presbyterian Church. Holliday sat in front of a packed sanctuary in the church, which included seating in the balcony, and talked about his career, his family ...

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FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Willow Grove Presbyterian Church invites everyone from the community to come to the Annual Fall “Worship in a New Key” service and Picnic in the Park on Sunday, Sept. 24, under the pavilion at La Grande Park in Fanwood. The day begins with an informal contemporary ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Monday, Mayor Adrian O. Mapp and the City of Plainfield are extending an invitation to all Plainfield residents to observe the 16th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Gather at City Hall Plaza, located at 515 Watchung Avenue, at 8:30 a.m. for the city's ...

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Joachim Prinz was a prominent Newark rabbi, a refugee from Hitler’s Germany, and a Civil Rights activist, who was an organizer of the August 28, 1963 March on Washington.  Rabbi Prinz marched alongside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as an ally. On Sunday, Sept. 17, Social Justice Matters, Inc., in ...

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Elizabeth, NJ – A Day of Remembrance to honor prisoners of war and those missing in action will be held Friday, September 15, at 11:00 a.m. The ceremony is being held at the plaza in front of the Union County Courthouse. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites all residents and ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield community came together on Monday evening for a candle lighting ceremony at City Hall to remember the victims of the violence that took place in Charlottesville, and to unite against hate. Council President Rebecca Williams welcomed the crowd, introduced members ...

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