Religions and Spirituality

May 22, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ - Six days after it donated Shoprite gift cards to Roxbury Social Services, the Roxbury Rotary Club was at it again; this time giving a bunch of the cards to a group representing the township's houses of worship. On Thursday, Roxbury Rotary Club President Steve Alford presented 43 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Temple Shalom in Succasunna on Friday unveiled a glass sculpture depicting a "tree of life" crafted in memory of the 11 people shot to death Oct. 27, 2018 at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pa. The sculpture, created by Bedminster artist Maggie Green, depicts a colorful ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - On  Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. the Succasunna United Methodist Church, located at 91 Main Street in Succasunna, will offer its annual Service of Hope / Longest Night / Blue Christmas service. The service is a community effort led by Succasunna UMC, The First Presbyterian Church of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – When Derek Dougherty, a member of a Roxbury Boy Scout troop, needed an Eagle Scout project, he asked his church pastor for an idea. It just so happened that the Rev. Stan Barron of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Roman Catholic Church in Flanders had one: He thought it would be nice if the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Hillside Church in Succasunna is hosting a "Rise Against Hunger" event next month at which volunteers will package meals to be sent to the hungry. The event will take place Oct. 26 at 9 a.m. at the church, which has been hosting a number of pre-event fundraisers to raise money for ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Tradition is great, but change can also be good. Theresa Solazzo hopes change can increase greatness when it comes to the annual charity event she organizes: The Talent Show of HOPE. The change, in this case, starts with a new venue: For the first time in a decade, the talent show ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The priests at St. Therese Church in Succasunna will have a new place to live if a plan receives approval from Roxbury officials. The Catholic church is hoping to build a rectory on its property at 145 Main Street, the site of the church and the St. Therese School. It wants to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Young members of The First Presbyterian Church of Succasunna are keeping their missionary efforts close to home this summer, pursuing good deeds in and near Roxbury while spending their nights in the church. It’s what the church’s pastor, the Rev. Carie Morgan, called a ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – As always, the Rev. Marc Mancini was on hand today when the gates for the annual St. Therese Carnival opened at 6 p.m. But always doesn’t always last forever. Unless he makes a special trip from Totowa next year, Mancini won’t be strolling the Horseshoe Lake Fairgrounds for the ...

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