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[Parsippany Life] The Whippany River Watershed Action Committee and Saint Gregory's Episcopal Church conducted a rain barrel workshop at the church on Saturday, May 3.

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[Morristown Green] How could white Christians condone the persecution of blacks for centuries in America?

And how were African Americans able to persevere and survive such oppression?

James Cone, a scholar known as the founder of black liberation theology, spent a decade researching those complex subjects for his 2011 book, The Cross and the Lynching Tree.

The author pulled no punches in a recent talk at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Morristown, where he delivered a powerful and passionate analysis of racism, faith, love and hope as guest lecturer in the Christine Mary and John Shelby Spong Lecture Series.

Alleluia Fund for Outreach

Since 2005, Haven of Hope for Kids has provided cost-free country retreats for more than 250 urban families caring for a child with a life threatening illness. Visiting families stay for up to six days in our fully equipped, handicap-friendly cottage. All costs for these visits, including food and transportation, are provided by our mission.

Many of our guest families are sharing a first and last family vacation with their terminally ill child. We would like to share Tierra’s story.

Alleluia Fund for Outreach

This is the house that Janice built. It has four rooms to shelter her four children, ages 5-15 years. Strings stretch wall to wall on which clothing hangs. Reed mats for sleeping are neatly stowed away beneath a hanging anti-malaria bed net. In the front room she stores a bicycle.


On Sunday, June 22, Senior Ministries of the Diocese of Newark will present the David P. Hegg II Lifetime Achievement Awards at a 4 p.m. Evensong service at Christ Church in East Orange, following a 3 p.m. reception. Award recipients are recognized annually for their many significant contributions of time and talent to an Episcopal church or diocese. Who was David P. Hegg II, and why do we honor seniors in his name?

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[The Express-Times] For the fifth year in a row the Phillipsburg Ministerial Alliance, convened by the Rev. Thomas Mathews, rector of St. Luke's Church in Phillipsburg, celebrated National Day of Prayer on May 1.

Alleluia Fund for Outreach

The Apostles’ House in Newark turned 30 years old last January. Founded by six area Episcopal Churches (House of Prayer, Newark; Trinity Cathedral and St. Phillip’s, Newark; Christ Church, Short Hills; St. Luke’s, Montclair; and St. George’s, Maplewood), the agency’s continuing mission is to provide comprehensive social services to homeless and “at risk” families in an environment that enables and encourages self-sufficiency.

Alleluia Fund for Outreach

We in the Diocese of Newark joyfully celebrate the Easter season by sharing our gifts through the Alleluia Fund for Outreach. Our donation connects us to God's work not only in the familiar confines of our congregations, but also as God is at work in our neighborhoods and communities.

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“Darkness and danger – they’re not the only things that live here,” said the Rt. Rev. Mark Beckwith, Bishop of the Diocese of Newark, after praying the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday at 14 sites of violent crimes in Jersey City.

Jersey City’s three Episcopal congregations – St. Paul’s Church in Bergen, Church of the Incarnation and Grace Church Van Vorst – organized the procession, which drew more than 80 participants. Worshipers included members of neighboring churches, city officials and local police, who spent nearly two hours walking, praying and singing together along the 2.25 mile route.