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[The Record] St. Paul’s Episcopal Church of Paterson, looking ahead to its 200th year and the start of its third century in the gritty city that is its home, celebrated the anniversary Sunday with a proclamation vowing to continue its mission into future.

In the News

[Clifton Journal] St. Peter's Episcopal Church hosted on May 15, an interfaith conference on Hagar, a mother of faith by women of faith. Rabbi Ziona Zelazo, Rev. Lynne Weber, an Episcopal priest and Dr. Nuray Yurt, a Muslim scholar presented the perspective of their community of faith on Hagar.

Bishop Beckwith's Blog

A friend of mine, who has been working on gun violence prevention for thirty years, has repeatedly told me that the engagement of faith groups is critical to the growing movement to reduce gun violence. This is not about gun control; it is about gun safety.

Feature

On April 15 and 16, two of our young adults, Janelle Grant of St. Paul’s, Paterson and Ben Miller of St. Paul’s, Englewood attended the Missional Voices 2016 Conference on the campus of Virginia Theological Seminary.

Church News

The New Jersey Governor's Council on Mental Health Stigma has awarded Christ Church in Hackensack its 2016 Ambassador Award. This year's recipients are faith-based organizations and clergy committed to “Reducing Stigma Through Faith-Based Service: Promoting Wellness and Recovery.”

Announcement

On May 11, Diocesan Council approved the ACTS/VIM grant board’s 2016 recommendation for awards totaling $155,000. These grants will help support eighteen different programs offering basic necessities including food, shelter, and education to our neighbors throughout the diocese, of which the food pantry at Church of the Holy Spirit in Verona is just one example.

Feature

How often do we take the time to recognize individuals who have provided years of support to the ministries in our congregations? We are referring to our seniors, who are among the Diocese of Newark’s most active and productive volunteers. Now is the time to honor these individuals for their leadership and wisdom and for the countless gifts of time and talent they have shared with their congregations and the community.

Announcement

The Bishop’s Church Emergency Fund (BCEF) provides financial support for church buildings in the diocese needing repairs and renovation, usually with a special focus on emergency and unforeseen needs. Through the BCEF, you can support the critical needs identified by the Bishop. The second BCEF call of 2016 is for an access ramp at the Church of the Holy Communion in Norwood.