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Tikkun for Erev Shavuot to be held at Temple Ner Tamid

Temple Ner Tamid will host this year’s Tikkun for Erev Shavuot on Tuesday evening, May 30.For more than 20 years, four synagogues — Bnai Keshet and Shomrei Emunah in Montclair, Temple Sholom of West...

Mount Carmel collects 250 boxes of goods for hurricane victims

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsParishioners at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church over the past week or so collected 250 boxes of goods, such as clothing and toiletries, that have been shipped to victims of Hurricane...
Bishop

Bishop to preach at St. Mark’s on March 4

Lead pastor, the Rev. Jevon Caldwell-Gross and the members of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, invite the community to worship on Sunday, March 4 at 10 a.m. and welcome Bishop John R. Schol as...
Robert L. Smith

Volunteer Spotlight: Robert Smith helps the homeless with a personal touch

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Robert L. Smith of Montclair is one of many of his congregation at Presbyterian Church of Upper Montclair who recently gathered and sent gifts to 25 children of incarcerated parents this...

Montclair clergy plead not guilty following DREAM Act sit-in

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThree Montclair clergy members had their first day in court on Tuesday, but it’s not over yet.Rabbi Elliott Tepperman of Bnai Keshet and Revs. Ann Ralosky and John Rogers, both of First...

Montclair Sanctuary Alliance forms, Hanukkah celebration Thursday

Montclair Sanctuary Alliance has formed to protect undocumented immigrants. Its physical space will be at Bnai Keshet.
Halloween

Halloween: Traditional customs, frightful fun

Halloween customs in different traditions, and some new ones, too.
Unity

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...