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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...
Tabernacle

Spotlight House of Worship: Montclair has a new bishop in town

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.By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.newsThe Right Rev. Keith...

Christmas worship in Montclair

Christmas in Montclair is celebrated throughout the township at many different houses of worship. Here are some local pageants, choir concerts and other holiday events: United Church of Christ, 40 South Fullerton Ave., is holding...
Community Seder

Montclair’s Bnai Keshet holds Community Seder

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsThis year’s Community Seder at Bnai Keshet will feature a theme of immigration.It’s particularly timely, with the president’s Muslim bans being fought in the courts.And two Bnai Keshet members, Melina Macall and...
Race Amity Day

In brief: Montclair Baha’i faith community held Race Amity Day observance

The Montclair Baha’i faith community held Race Amity Day observation on Sunday, June 9.On June 3, the mayor and council issued a proclamation declaring the second Sunday in June as Race Amity Day in...

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel feast downgraded, then canceled due to heat

Due to extreme heat conditions predicted for this weekend, the Mt. Carmel feast and procession have been canceled.

Montclair Sanctuary Alliance forms, Hanukkah celebration Thursday

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

Culture in brief: Abby Stein, transgendered women, to speak at Montclair’s Bnai Keshet

Abby Stein will speak about her journey from the Hasidic rabbinate to her life as a trans-woman at Bnai Keshet’s first Kaplan Minyan of the New Year on Saturday morning, Oct. 14. The Kaplan...
Tisha B'Av

In brief: Community Tisha B’Av service honors immigrants

On Sunday, Aug. 11, 10 a.m., congregations in Montclair will commemorate Tisha B’Av, at the Federal Building, 972 Broad St., Newark (ICE Headquarters).