Features & Media Coverage

In the News

[Glen Ridge Voice] It was a packed house in the auditorium at Christ Episcopal Church Thursday night in Glen Ridge and Bloomfield, as Glen Ridge's police department hosted a community forum for area residents and law enforcement.

In the News

[Observer-Tribune] Syrian refugee families soon to arrive in New Jersey will benefit from clothing and kitchen ware donated by the thrift shop at the Church of the Messiah.

Feature & Photo Gallery

Newark Shared Ministries, an alliance of urban and suburban congregations and other partners, is launching its most ambitious effort to date: a program helping adults in Newark prepare to earn their high school equivalency diplomas.

Church News & Photo Gallery

The Parish Choir of Christ Church in Short Hills recently returned from a week-long trip to the United Kingdom, where they were choir-in-residence at Bristol Cathedral in the Cumbria section of England.

Church News

Is there enough freshwater in the world for others to live as Americans do? What is life like for kids in a water-scarce place like Mozambique? What role can faith play in how we view water and our responsibility toward conserving it? These are a few of the topics explored at a week-long Water Science day camp sponsored in August by House of Prayer in Newark.

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[Observer-Tribune] After their 80 mile pilgrimage over six days, the Rev. Margaret Otterburn, Julie Crawford and Merica Gellerman felt a renewed sense of grace.

Senior Ministries

When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia, it can be life-changing for the entire family. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disease that destroys memory and thinking skills and eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks of daily living. It is the most common cause of dementia and impacts over 500,000 New Jerseyans.

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[New Jersey Herald] For too long, there has been a natural tendency for people to place the pieces of themselves that call for attention into their own separate boxes, each guarded over by whatever caregiver is best suited to the job. Physical ailments are treated at the hospital by doctors and nurses, mental troubles are seen to by a psychiatrist, and issues of faith are handled by a member of the clergy in a house of worship. Faith Community Nurses like Beth Batastini, of Newton, are changing the way that people think by bridging the gap among these three areas to create a bigger picture of whole-self health.

In the News

[Hudson Reporter] On the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, the city will host its annual 9/11 Interfaith Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11 at Pier A Park.

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[NorthJersey.com] Saint Thomas Episcopal Church, located at 307 Route 94 in Vernon, is permanently closing. The last official service will be held on Oct. 30, at 3 p.m.