Bombs in Seaside and Elizabeth. Thank God no one was hurt. Dumpster bombs in Chelsea. Thank God no one was killed. These incidents are close to home, and some of the highly reactive political rhetoric only ramps up the fear – and a common response is to either seal oneself off in a silo or hide under a rock.
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.
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.
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.