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Willow Grove Church Sponsors Worship and Picnic in the Park

September 17, 2016

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Willow Grove Presbyterian Church is hosting an outdoor worship service followed by a picnic on Sunday, Sept. 25, starting at 10:00 am at LaGrande Park in Fanwood. For this come-as-you-are service, the community is invited to worship under the pavilion on the picnic benches. People are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item (no glass) or paper ...

Support Group for the Divorced and Separated to Launch on Weds, Sept. 14

BERKELEY HEiGHTS, NJ - Are you separated or divorced?  Do you know someone who is?  The Divorced and Separated Ministry of the Church of the Little Flower in Berkeley Heights is offering a twelve week support group designed to provide comfort and healing before, during, and after the divorce process. The group will begin meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 7:30  to ...

Meet The New President of St. Joseph High School

METUCHEN, NJ - When Dr. Gregory Brandao arrived on the campus of St. Joseph High School, he said it was the young men that attend the school that impressed him immediately. Brandao, came to New Jersey from Louisiana this summer to become the school’s new president. 

Brandao is charged with managing the school’s infrastructure, finances and fundraising. To this role ...

Westfield Church to Host Third Annual Union County Day of Prayer

WESTFIELD, NJ -- The third annual Union County Day of Prayer ("Day of Prayer and Reflection: Honoring People of All Faith Communities") will be held Wednesday, Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Parish Community of St. Helen at 1600 Rahway Avenue in Westfield.

The annual Day of Prayer is an interfaith gathering of the faith-based, nonprofit and government ...

Local Humanitarian Group to Help Syrian Family; Informational Meeting to Take Place at Temple Sholom in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- A Syrian refugee family will be arriving in this local area in the next few months. The devastating war in Syria has led many families to risk their lives to leave their homes and seek safety. They have been waiting for two years or longer while being vetted, undergoing rigorous security screening. The federal government is supporting the resettling of 10,000 ...

St. Bart's Festival Takes Place in Scotch Plains This Weekend

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- It's arrival brings both sadness and joy.

The annual Labor Day Italian Feast hosted by the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Chapter of UNICO, St. Bartholomew's Church and St. Bartholomew's Academy, marks the end of summer, but at the same time is a highlight of the local calendar that produces memories that folks young and old cherish for decades.

The festival ...

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