Religions and Spirituality

December 14, 2018

STAFFORD - Come see 100 handcrafted, one-of-kind, exquisitely detailed nativity sets from around the world, have milk and cookies with Santa, make Christmas crafts and listen to carolers at All Saints Regional Catholic School. The cost is $8 per person, children under 12 are free, and ...

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My hope for every person this December is that all would willingly come to the table and experience fully the power of the Christmas present of presence. The promise of God as far back as the Book of Isaiah was that the virgin would conceive and bring forth a child, and that the holy and ...

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FORKED RIVER - “Come and Experience Bethlehem the night Jesus was born! Come see the child that would change the world forever. Night in Bethlehem has become a holiday tradition for many. Enjoy historic census, visit the marketplace, sample the foods of the time, and interact with the Roman ...

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CAPE MAY - I grew up loving “bubblegum music.” This was the title given to songs like “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies and “Simon Says,” by the 1910 Fruitgum Company. My favorite band of this infectious genre was “The Partridge Family.” Oh, how badly I wanted to be a member of the Partridges. I got ...

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STAFFORD and LONG BEACH ISLAND - Thanksgiving Day is upon us and here are the words of Abraham Lincoln and the words are appropriate for our day.  This is from the Collective Works of Abraham Lincoln, edited by Roy Basler, et al.  President Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation It is the ...

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What have been some of the toughest realities of your life that you have had to deal with? How has God given you what you needed to battle through? In my own dozen-year war dealing with issues that have included but not limited to anxiety, depression, and OCD; I can honestly tell you that the ...

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STAFFORD - Spend the holiday with the Main Street Alliance Church family.  The menu includes all the great Thanksgiving favorites.....Turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed taters and all the fixings! The dinner takes place on Thanksgiving Day from 5 to 8 p.m.  Main Street Alliance Church is located ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ - Over this past weekend the City on Our Knees prayer event united members of different congregations and denominations so that they could collectively worship God. It was a perfect opportunity to show the Ocean County community that churches can and will work together. A City ...

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STAFFORD - Main Street Alliance Church, at 1000 N. Main Street (Route 9) Manahawkin is holding a free summer camp for kids ages newborn to 11.  The camp will be held Tuesday through Friday this week, August 21-24 from 9 a.m. to noon.  There will be games, crafts, music, fun, and opportunity ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- We have endured our share of natural disasters in New Jersey over the past decade.  So, the selflessness displayed by young local heroes to travel halfway across the country to assist others struggling to recover is truly inspiring.   From July 22 to 28, Nutley Fellowship of ...

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BRANT BEACH - Everyone enjoys the excitement of a summer carnival.  It brings out the child in all of us.  Since 1975, St. Francis of Assisi Parish has been hosting the Festival of the Sea Carnival, annually.    The Festival of the Sea begins Wednesday, August 8, and continues through Sunday, ...

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BARNEGAT - Registration now open for the Bayside Chapel in Barnegat Vacation Bible School  You can register your child at  https://baysidechapel.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/132/responses/new VBS 2018 will be August 6 through August 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day.  The school is open to youth ...

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BRANT BEACH - Everyone enjoys the excitement of a summer carnival.  It brings out the child in all of us.  Since 1975, St. Francis of Assisi Parish has been hosting the Festival of the Sea Carnival, annually.   The Festival of the Sea begins Wednesday, August 8, and continues through Sunday, August ...

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STAFFORD - Main Street Alliance Church at 1000 Main Street, Route 9 in Manahawkin is hosting a Hotrod & Motorcycle BBQ this Saturday, June 16, 2018.  The event will be held from 4 to 8 p.m.  The church is inviting anyone from the area to come and celebrate Father's Day. There will be pony ...

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BRANT BEACH - An ecumenical blessing for all LBI and mainland beach and pool lifeguards will take place on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 4:45 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the St. Francis Aquatic Center, 4700 Long Beach Boulevard, Long Beach Township, NJ. All Island and Mainland Lifeguards are welcome ...

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STAFFORD - Haven/Beat the Streets is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to helping the homeless and marginalized in Ocean and Atlantic counties.  The organization is hosting a fundraising breakfast at the Applebees restaurant in Manahawkin on Sunday, April 22.   The fundraiser will be ...

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STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - Many people in Stafford and Long Beach Island will be attending worship services on Easter Sunday.  There are a number of sunrise services on Long Beach Island scheduled. 6:30 AM at 19th Street Beach in Ship Bottom.   Conducted by a number of evangelical, ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - It is hard to believe, but this Sunday, March 25 we celebrate Palm Sunday.  You may ask "What is Palm Sunday?"  No longer in American society should we assume that all know the significance of the Holy Day on the Christian Calendar. Palm Sunday is the day Christians celebrate ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - Retro Fitness club member and Long Beach Township resident Craig Fasler was escorted by a member of the Stafford Township Police Department out of the gym because an employee accused him of sharing his faith in public.  TAPinto Stafford-LBI was contacted by a Stafford Township ...

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STAFFORD - All are invited to Main Street Alliance Church's FREE St. Patrick's day dinner which is on Wednesday March 14 at 6pm.  Come hungry and ready for fun. The pastor of the church is Pastor Bob Nash. You can preregister at their website at https://www.msachurch.com  

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Living the Christian life is a continuous trusting of God. Stafford Township resident Lisa Padula has been teaching the Word of God for over 35 years.  Lisa has been called by God to share the Word of God to encourage others. This is what is called "Living the Obvious" This message is about ...

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