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[Daily Record] Sensei Ray Cicetti of The Empty Bowl Zen Community and the Rev. Cynthia Black of Church of the Redeemer led members of the community in a brief meditation and raising of prayer flags on Tuesday to call attention to the plight of the people of Nepal following the devastating earthquakes.

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All Saints’ Parish in Hoboken created the All Saints Community Service and Development Corporation in 1995 to help meet the social and economic needs of children and families. Our mission is to equip children and families with the tools not only to survive, but also to overcome the many barriers they face. We believe that all people deserve a fair chance at creating a fulfilling life based on self-esteem, self-reliance, personal accountability and respect for others.

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On Sunday, May 31, 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 St. Peter’s, Morristown, following a 3 p.m. reception. Diocese of Newark seniors are recognized annually at this Senior Ministries evensong for their many significant contributions of time and talent to an Episcopal church or diocese. The awards are named in memory of a man who was a tireless advocate and innovator in matters of retirement and aging.

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This article was originally published by the Episcopal Church Foundation as part of the Vestry Papers issue on Facing Leadership Challenges (May 2015).

This is an exciting time in the life of the church. It is a time of hope and promise, of new life, yet it is also a challenging and frightening time to many of us. As leaders, we are charged with leading in this time of transition from the “way it has always been” into, well, we have no idea. But, here’s the thing: In the messiness and chaos of our lives and in the life of the Church, and even when things are unraveling in this transition, the Spirit of God is at work. Where is the Spirit of God at work? Everywhere. And if that is true, the Spirit of God is not only at work among the people in our church community but among the people in our neighborhoods – in the places where we work, play, study, and live.

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On Sunday, May 3, members of Christ Church, Teaneck biked and hiked during Family Promise of Bergen County's annual fundraising event. Christ Church's team participated by biking a 15 mile course, or walking 3 miles for this worthy cause.

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[Northern Valley Suburbanite] The city's Health Department aims to continue its efforts in proclaiming Englewood as one of New Jersey's "Healthy Towns" by offering a new walking program that connects residents with local leaders.

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Jeannette has a story that could have had many tragic endings: drugs, depression, homelessness and tragic loss. But, to quote a popular song, Jeannette wasn't “going out like that.” She had a desire for more. The main reason for her fighting spirit was that she had a teenage daughter who needed her to keep it together.

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[Morristown Green] It was the Lord’s Prayer… but with an updated introduction:

“God, our mother and father ….”

And there were a few other little changes in Saturday’s Catholic Mass in Morristown.

For starters, the priests were women.

Which is why the service was celebrated in the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, not a Catholic sanctuary.

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The Second Annual NJ Royal School of Church Music America Choral Festival was held at Christ Church in East Orange on Saturday, April 25, 2015. More than 30 children from around New Jersey, as well as from New York City, participated.

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Kenneth (Ken) Boccino is scheduled to be ordained to the Vocational Diaconate at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May, 16, 2015 at St. Peter’s Church in Morristown. All are welcome to attend.