Diocese of Newark

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April 25, 2010

The vestry of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Paterson, New Jersey, won't decide whether to accept an anonymous collector's $2 million offer to buy 13 of its stained-glass windows until it sees the report of a newly created Stewardship Resource Committee in September.

Famed artisan Louis...

April 25, 2010

Diana Wilcox approached the dragon-shaped sculpture lurking beside the wooden pulpit at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Morristown, New Jersey. Black fabric trailed from the mouth of its TV-screen head, mounted on a chicken-wire body with a black-hose tail spiraled with green duct tape...

March 28, 2010

The vestry of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Paterson, New Jersey, is scheduled to vote March 31 on whether to accept an anonymous collector's $2 million offer to buy 13 of its stained-glass windows.

The collector, who first made the offer about a year ago, also would pay for removal,...

December 7, 2009

Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey Bishop George Councell, Episcopal Diocese of Newark Bishop Mark Beckwith and other Episcopalians joined more than 1,000 others in Trenton Dec. 7 to urge the New Jersey state Senate to pass a marriage equality bill.

Some of those supporters packed a Senate...

October 27, 2009

Christians are a subversive lot, biblical scholar the Rev. Walter Brueggemann recently told a gathering in the Episcopal Diocese of Newark. "Every time the church prays, 'Thy kingdom come, they will be done, on earth as it in heaven,' it is praying for a new order. And from time to time in the...

October 8, 2009

Students donned aprons over their school uniforms and went to work Thursday evening, October 8, in the new teaching kitchen at St. Philip's Academy, an Episcopal school in Newark, New Jersey.

Part of the school's EcoSpaces program, the new facility will provide a place for learning about...

September 30, 2009

Church Warden Paul Shackford can still picture the first Girl Scouts who arrived to help feed the homeless people his parish was housing overnight in Harrington Park, New Jersey. "They were petrified."

One of the homeless guests at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church worked to put them at ease...

August 13, 2008

They came wearing bright, fluorescent-lime and neon-orange Spandex; they came in their everyday jeans. They came with their high-tech bicycles and their tandem bikes. They even came on their tricycles.

They came to enjoy a pleasant ride — and, more importantly, to make a difference. And...

June 27, 2008

Seeking to combat declining church attendance and rising crime among teenagers, the Diocese of Newark has established a music and dance program to help build self-esteem and develop valuable life skills among inner-city youth.

"The steady decline in youth attendance at churches and...

May 19, 2008

The Rev. Sandye A. Wilson has been installed as honorary canon of Trinity and St. Philip's Cathedral in Newark, New Jersey and the Diocese of Newark.

Wilson, rector of St. Andrew and Holy Communion in South Orange, New Jersey, is a member of Diocesan Council, the Commission on Ministry...

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