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December 11, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] This piece was published as an op-ed in the Star-Ledger on December 12, 2012.

The world’s attention recently has been drawn to violence in Syria, Gaza, Iraq — and supportive, and increasingly threatening, language from Iran and Israel. In October, an interfaith...

November 30, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of Newark] Once again the Christian Formation Commission will offer daily meditations during the season of Advent, which begins December 2. Each day you will receive a scripture reading, a reflection on that reading and a short prayer. Join us as we journey together...

November 1, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Crossroads Camp and Retreat Center (Diocese of Newark) is located in Port Murray, northwestern New Jersey. The following is a request for volunteers from its executive director, Anthony Briggs.

Greetings from Crossroads,

I sincerely hope this e-mail finds...

November 1, 2012

[Diocese of Newark] Power outages are still widespread and communications across our diocese are still spotty. Nevertheless, reports are starting to come in from our churches of the work they are doing to help their neighbors in need.

New reports will be added here as they come in.

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October 31, 2012

[Diocese of Newark] Oct. 31, 2012

Our state has sustained enormous devastation through the violence of Hurricane Sandy. As of 2 pm on October 31, we have heard of no injuries to any of our members. So many of our churches and homes are without power – but not one of our churches...

October 3, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Diocese of Newark Bishop Mark Beckwith recently told readers of the Newark, New Jersey, Star-Ledger newspaper that society needs to “move beyond arguments about unfounded threats to the flourishing of families and focus our attention on the real threats, such as...

March 7, 2012

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles ENS is publishing during Women’s History Month.

Marge Christie and her granddaughter, Caroline Christie, at the Episcopal Diocese of Newark's annual convention in January. In July, they will attend General...

August 28, 2011

[Episcopal News Service] Linda Ellis and Bill Lynch skirted downed trees and power lines in and around the graveyard behind All Saints Memorial Church in Navesink, New Jersey, on Aug. 29, surveying the damage done by Hurricane Irene.

Three "ginormous" trees fell out from the graveyard...

February 28, 2011

George Bogart used to walk past St. John's Episcopal Church in Boonton, New Jersey, on his daily trips to and from the bar down the street. He'd notice the church's sign, welcoming all, and tell himself he ought to check it out sometime. "I knew there was something missing from my life."

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May 9, 2010

More than 150 people came from all over the country to attend a Domestic Poverty Conference held recently in Newark. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori came and gave an eloquent and comprehensive overview of the various dimensions of economic poverty -- and challenged us to respond....

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