Religions and Spirituality

December 30, 2019

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The public menorah lighting the eighth and final night of Hannukah felt as much somber vigil against violence as spirited community holiday celebration. Some 80 people stood shoulder to shoulder in rainy, cold Spiotta Park to let light into what has been a dark week: Every day of ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Monday evening, December 23, at Ricalton Square in the center of Maplewood Village, there was a sizable gathering of friends and members of Congregation Beth Ephriam-Maplewood Jewish Center. They were present for the lighting of the candles for the second night of Chanukah. Rabbi ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Because pouring rain moved what was supposed to be an outdoor vigil indoors, the Community Coalition on Race's observance of the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery was warm and dry inside the First Baptist Church of South Orange. The October 16 event opened ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Former Diocese of Newark Bishop Theodore Cardinal McCarrick sexually harassed Seton Hall University seminarians during his time with the Diocese, according an independent report released by the University’s Board of Regents on Tuesday afternoon. Patrick M. Murray, Chairman of ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Morrow Church will welcome a new pastor on July 1. The Rev. Janice Sutton Lynn comes to Maplewood from the UMC in Sparta and brings a wealth of energy and experience to the worship space. The Rev. Lynn looks forward to serving in a diverse community and a progressive location ...

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