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Religions and Spirituality

November 20, 2021

RAHWAY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway was very pleased to receive some wonderful news about a community member and local leader whose good work we've highlighted in our pages previously. Ms. Chantel Robinson, the wife of Rev. Dr. Marti Robinson, the pastor of Rahway's Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal ...

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NEW JERSEY — All flags will be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, October 19, announced Governor Murphy during today's press conference.  All U.S. and New Jersey flags will be flown at half staff at all state buildings and facilities on Tuesday in honor of the late four-star US Army General Ray ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s law enforcement leaders gathered Wednesday at the Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex in Trenton to unveil the state’s first permanent memorial honoring police officers and other law enforcement professionals who died during the COVID-19 pandemic. The memorial honors the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway's Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church's September 18th outdoor event of Family, Friends, and Fun was a great success and delivered just what it described. Family, friends, and fun. You get the idea. We might throw in, just for some alliterative consistency, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — As the nation continues to reckon with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the seventh annual Union County Day of Prayer will serve as “A Memorial Service to Those in Our Memory” on October 6. The event will be held at 7 p.m. at Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church in ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Those who lost family members, colleagues, and friends to COVID-19 gathered in Westfield Wednesday night at a memorial service hosted by the Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council (UCICC). Pastor Carmine Pernini, of Rahway's Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, called the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Pastor Carmine Pernini, of Rahway's Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, reached out to TAPinto Rahway to inform us of an interfaith event being held on Wednesday, September 29 at 7 p.m.  The Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council (UCICC) is hosting a "Tribute in Prayer and ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Reverend James Hayer of St. Thomas the Apostle Byzantine Catholic Church (affectionately and more commonly called "Father Jim") is known for a question he humorously poses to his parishioners. "Besides prayer," he often asks, "what is our favorite thing to do at St. Thomas?" To which ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Saturday, September 18, Rahway's Ebenezer AME Church will celebrate the African American History & Heritage Learning Center with an event it's calling an afternoon of "Family, Friends, & Fun." It will take place outdoors at the church, 253 Central Ave., beginning at 11 ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — It was more than just a food distribution over at Rahway's Zion Lutheran Church on Elm Avenue on Saturday, September 4. Among the many things offered, along with produce and food of all kinds, were lemonade (made by the children of the church's pastor, Reverend Carmine Pernini), ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway just spoke with Pastor Carmine Pernini of Rahway's Zion Lutheran Church, located at 215 Elm Avenue. We had a few minutes to talk with him about the church's "Blessing of the Backpacks and Free Food" event, taking place Saturday, September 4, from 2-3 p.m. in the church ...

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GARWOOD, NJ — When Larry Platt, the Department Executive Committeeman of the Union County American Legion, reached out to TAPinto Rahway and told us that a World War II veteran from Garwood, who had been a member of the WASPs, was being laid to rest and asked if we could cover the funeral and ...

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NEW JERSEY — All flags in New Jersey were already ordered to be flown at half-staff on August 27, even prior to the Presidential Proclamation. Governor Murphy ordered that flags be flown at half-staff starting Friday, recognizing and mourning the death of Norman V. Inferrera, III, a lifeguard of ...

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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 August 14. All proceeds from the collection will benefit ...

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Memorial Day, as the name implies, was established to create a day of remembrance to honor soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the U.S. Civil War. Our culture today, however, associates the holiday with the start of summer activities, like barbecues and going to the beach. How did this once ...

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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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RAHWAY, NJ — The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), Mercer Street Friends, and NORWESCAP today announced the selection of 292 partner food pantries, soup kitchens, and other local food assistance charities to receive grants through a $3.5 million investment in network capacity. Awards ...

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RAHWAY, NJ—For the past 11 years, the Divine Mercy Kitchen and Pantry, part of Divine Mercy Parish in Rahway (the result of the merger of Rahway’s St. Mary’s and St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Churches), has never missed a Sunday serving food to the hungry and those in need. Through snow storms and ...

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