Unitarian Universalist

Spotlight House of Worship: UUCM welcomes married ministers to Montclair

Religion spotlight: Universalist Unitarian Congregation at Montclair has a pair of married ministers.

Holy days: Ramadan amplifies good deeds

Ramadan is a time when Muslims strengthen their faith. Ramadan continues until June 14.

Montclair resident joins Temple Ner Tamid as new rabbi

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMarc Katz is barely a month into his new role as rabbi of Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield. And the Montclair resident knows that he has some very big shoes to fill.“Following...

Prayers for Pittsburgh: Community meets at B’nai Keshet

By Elizabeth Oguss and Jaimie Julia Winters oguss@montclairlocal.news, winters@montclairlocal.newsExtra chairs had to be brought into the sanctuary at Bnai Keshet, Montclair’s Reconstructionist synagogue to accommodate latecomers to the impromptu vigil held there on Saturday night,...

Holy days: Eid al-Fitr brings Muslims together

Local Muslims look forward to Eid al-Fitr, observed on June 4. The holiday marks the end of Ramadan, and will be celebrated with food and a carnival.

Save Mount Carmel committee meets with Newark Archdiocese

By LINDA MOSSmoss@montclairlocal.newsParishioners of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church said that earlier this week they met with representatives of the Archdiocese of Newark to make the case for the survival of their parish,...

PHOTOS / VIDEO: Montclair celebrates the start of Hanukkah

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duVx5qqhjH8 Photos by Kate Albright, video by Rick Gearhart Chabad of Montclair held a Grand Menorah Lighting on Sunday Dec. 2, at the Hinck Building Atrium in Montclair. Guest were treated to a Hanukkah Wonderland with latkes, doughnuts...

Spotlight House of Worship: Unity celebrates 95, prepares for 100

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news The “Houses of Worship” series spotlights local religious organizations. General information about the church is below. If you have religion news you think we should spotlight, please send to religion@montclairlocal.news and culture@montclairlocal.news. “Ain’t No Stopping...

Spiritual Drumming: Keeping the pulse with the beat of many drums

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Both women and men lugged giant drums behind them and headed up the ramp into a church on a Sunday afternoon. Richard Reiter, who is an Emmy-award winning composer, a jazz...

Culture in brief: religion and science at Bnai Keshet

Columbia Biology Professor Robert Pollack, will speak on “Religion and Science” at Bnai Keshet, 99 South Fullerton Ave., on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 10:30 a.m. in the main sanctuary. From 1999-2012, Pollack was director of...