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Buddhist Monk Must Wait To Hear Fate Of Proposed Temple On Hamilton Street

Buddhist Monk Must Wait To Hear Fate Of Proposed Temple On Hamilton Street

A Buddhist monk will have to wait until at least July to find out if he’ll be able to convert his Hamilton Street home into a temple. In the meantime, the monk’s planners and attorney will confer to see if the proposed 2,677-square-foot, two-story building can be trimmed down a bit. That’s because members of […]

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National Day Of Prayer Observed At Township Veterans Memorial

National Day Of Prayer Observed At Township Veterans Memorial

Representatives from at least seven of the township’s houses of worship gathered May 1 at the township Veterans Memorial on DeMott Lane to observe the National Day of Prayer. During the observance, prayers and responsive readings from a wide variety of faith traditions were presented, according to  release about the event. “Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession were […]

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Somerset Mosque Holds Fundraiser For Afghan School Construction

Somerset Mosque Holds Fundraiser For Afghan School Construction

Information submitted by Sajida Bandali Comfort Aid International (CAI) is a USA registered non-profit 501(c)(3) entity that is involved in global humanitarian assistance, especially education of poor and destitute children. CAI is constructing a girls elementary school for 300 and an orphanage for 60 destitute girls in Kabul, Afghanistan. This $410,000 school/orphanage facility will commence construction […]

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FR&A Pictorial: Franklin Christians Observe Good Friday, Prepare For Easter Weekend

FR&A Pictorial: Franklin Christians Observe Good Friday, Prepare For Easter Weekend

Like their fellow believers around the world, congregants of Somerset Presbyterian Church and St. Matthias Catholic Church observed Good Friday April 18. The Presbyterian Church held a special “Seven Last Words of Jesus” program starting at noon. The church invited ministers from six local congregations to speak on each of the seven sentences said to […]

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Somerset Presbyterian Church To Present ‘The Seven Last Words Of Jesus’ On Good Friday

Somerset Presbyterian Church To Present ‘The Seven Last Words Of Jesus’ On Good Friday

A special presentation of “The Seven Last Words of Jesus” will be held from noon to 3 p.m. April 18 at the Somerset Presbyterian Church, 100 John F. Kennedy Blvd. in Somerset. The program will be an ecumenical service, with ministers of various area congregations delivering the messages. The presenters will be: Rev. John Potter, […]

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Actor, Author Hill Harper To Keynote FBCLG ‘Arts In The Afternoon’ Program

Actor, Author Hill Harper To Keynote FBCLG ‘Arts In The Afternoon’ Program

Actor and author Hill Harper will be the keynote speaker for the “Arts in the Afternoon” program presented at 1 p.m. April 13 at the First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens, 771 Somerset St. in Somerset. Hill will do a book signing of his latest release, “Letters to an Incarcerated Brother” during the program, which […]

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Proposed Buddhist Temple Hits Snag At Environmental Commission

Proposed Buddhist Temple Hits Snag At Environmental Commission

A proposal to build a Buddhist temple on Hamilton Street ran afoul of the township Environmental Commission at its March 4 meeting. That’s because the developers, the Phuoc Duyen Buddhist Association of New Jersey, want to take down a number of mature trees on the property. The approximately 20,000-square-foot lot is located a few properties […]

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First Baptist Church Of Lincoln Gardens, RCDCU Team Up To Offer Auto Loan Refinancing

The Renaissance Community Development Credit Union (RCDCU) and the First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens (FBCLG) have teamed up to offer an auto loan “Refinance and Save” program. According to a press release about the program, it is “designed to encourage borrowers to take advantage of lower interest rates, which will result in lower monthly […]

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Video: Middlebush Reformed Church Living Nativity

Video: Middlebush Reformed Church Living Nativity

The Middlebush Reformed Church held its 10th annual Living Nativity the weekend of Dec. 13, 2013 in the park across the street from the church on Amwell Road. Luminarias lighted a path through the park, at which various reading stations were set up and readings from the Christmas story were presented. At the end was […]

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Christ the King Lutheran Church Sets Advent, Christmas Eve Services

Christ the King Lutheran Church, 3330 Route 27, Kendall park, has set its Advent and Christmas services schedule. Advent services will be held 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Dec, 1, 8, 15 and 23, 2013. Christmas Eve services will be held at 5 p.m., 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. Dec. 24, 2013. For more […]

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