Page 8 Thursday, July 9, 1998 The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION
– Directory to Houses of Worship –
ALL SAINTS' EPISCOPAL CHURCH 559 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains
(908) 322- 8047
Reverend Robert Griffiths
BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH 539 Trinity Place, Westfield
(908) 232- 4250
Reverend Kevin Clark
THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER- DAY SAINTS 1781 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains
(908) 889- 5556
Bishop Kirk Bristol
COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Deer Path & Meeting House Lane,
Mountainside (908) 232- 9490
Reverend Christopher R. Belden
CONGREGATION ARI YEHUDA 1251 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains
(732) 541- 4849
(Rear entrance of Assembly of God Church) (Rear entrance of Assembly of God Church) (Rear entrance of Assembly of God Church) (Rear entrance of Assembly of God Church) (Rear entrance of Assembly of God Church)
CONGREGATION BETH ISRAEL 1920 Cliffwood Street, Scotch Plains
(908) 889- 1830
Rabbi George Nudell
ECHO LAKE CHURCH OF CHRIST 419 Springfield Avenue, Westfield
(908) 233- 4946
Dr. Ellis Long
EVANGEL CHURCH 1251 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains
(908) 322- 9300
Reverend Kevin M. Brennan
FANWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Martine Avenue & La Grande Avenue,
Fanwood (908) 889- 8891
Reverend Stephanie Miller- McLane
THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 170 Elm Street, Westfield
(908) 233- 2278
Dr. Robert L. Harvey
FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST 257 Midway Avenue, Fanwood
(908) 322- 8461 FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST
422 East Broad Street, Westfield (908) 233- 5029
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH United Church of Christ 125 Elmer Street, Westfield
(908) 233- 2494
Reverend Dr. John G. Wightman
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 1171 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains
(908) 322- 9222
Reverend Sam Chong
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 1 East Broad Street, Westfield
(908) 233- 4211
Reverend David F. Harwood
GRACE ORTHODOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1100 Boulevard, Westfield (908) 233- 3938 or (908) 232- 4403
Reverend Stanford M. Sutton, Jr.
HOLY TRINITY GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH 250 Gallows Hill Road, Westfield
(908) 233- 8533
Reverend Dimitrios Antokas
HOLY TRINITY ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Westfield Avenue & First Street, Westfield
(908) 232- 8137
Reverend Joseph Masielio
IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY RC CHURCH 1571 South Martine Avenue, Westfield
(908) 889- 2100
Reverend John F. Kennedy
METROPOLITAN BAPTIST CHURCH 823 Jerusalem Road
(908) 233- 2855
Reverend Clement Griffin
MOUNTAINSIDE CHAPEL 1180 Spruce Drive, Mountainside
(908) 232- 3456
Reverend Dr. Gregory Hagg
OUR LADY OF LOURDES RC CHURCH 300 Central Avenue, Mountainside
(908) 232- 1162
Reverend Patrick J. Leonard
THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN WESTFIELD 140 Mountain Avenue
(908) 233- 0301
Reverend Dr. William Ross Forbes
REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH 229 Cowperthwaite Place, Westfield
(908) 232- 1517
Reverend Paul E. Kritsch
ST. BARTHOLOMEW THE APOSTLE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 2032 Westfield Avenue, Scotch Plains
(908) 322- 5192
Reverend Michael A. Merlucci
ST. HELEN'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 1600 Rahway Avenue, Westfield
(908) 232- 1214
Reverend Monsignor James A. Burke
ST. JOHN'S BAPTIST CHURCH 2387 Morse Avenue, Scotch Plains
(908) 232- 6972
Reverend Kelmo C. Porter, Jr.
ST. LUKE'S AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL ZION CHURCH 500 Downer Street, Westfield
(908) 233- 2547
Reverend Leon E. Randall
ST. PAUL'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 414 East Broad Street, Westfield
(908) 232- 8506
Reverend Richard W. Reid
SCOTCH PLAINS BAPTIST CHURCH 333 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains
(908) 322- 5487
Reverend Linda Hart
TEMPLE BETH O'R/ BETH TORAH 111 Valley Road, Clark
(732) 381- 8403
Rabbi Shawn B. Zell
TEMPLE EMANU- EL 756 East Broad Street, Westfield
(908) 232- 6770
Rabbi Charles A. Kroloff
TERRILL ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH 1340 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains
(908) 322- 7151
Michael C. Seaman
TERRILL ROAD BIBLE CHAPEL 535 Terrill Road, Fanwood
(908) 322- 4055 WILLOW GROVE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
1961 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains (908) 232- 5678
Reverend Kenneth G. Hetzel
WOODSIDE CHAPEL 5 Morse Avenue, Fanwood
(908) 889- 2375
Jennifer Garner Ordained At Presbyterian Church
Jennifer Lyndon (Jenna) Garner, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Garner of Westfield, was ordained to the Ministry of Word and Sacra- ment on June 28 in the sanctuary of The Presbyterian Church in West- field. A gathering of friends and relatives attended the ordination.
The Ordination Commission of the Presbytery of Elizabeth, which conducted the ceremony, included the Reverend Dr. William Ross Forbes, Senior Pastor of The Presby- terian Church in Westfield; Elder Christine R. Treger, and the Rever- end Helen M. Beglin of the Second Presbyterian Church of Rahway.
A native of Westfield and a 1991 graduate of Westfield High School, Reverend Garner has been active in The Presbyterian Church in West- field since childhood.
She attended the nursery school there, and early on became an active participant in the church's many choirs and fellowship programs. As a teenager, she was involved in vari- ous youth groups and youth mission programs.
After graduating from Grove City College in Pennsylvania with a teach- ing degree in English, Reverend
Garner entered Princeton Theologi- cal Seminary in the fall of 1995. She received her Master of Divinity De- gree from the Seminary this past May.
Reverend Garner begins her min- istry this month as Associate Pastor of Education and Nurture at the First Presbyterian Church of Morrisville, Pennsylvania. She and her fiancé, Rory Goggins, plan to be married this December.
YOUNG CONFIRMANDS...The 1998 Confirmation class at Saint Paul's Epis- copal Church sponsored an Easter Egg Hunt and Party for members of the Westfield Community Center (WCC). Using funds raised by the confirmands themselves, they filled and hid over 300 candy eggs, gave away prizes, handed out goody bags and served a hot supper to the 25 WCC kids. The confirmands were Laurette Partridge, Sean Devaney, Chris Thayer, Lawrence Kao, Greg Kivitz, Wade Anthony and Stephanie Finn.
Faith Lutheran Church Helps Feed the Hungry
The Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence works with St. John's Roman Catholic Church in Newark to feed the hungry at the latter's soup kitchen.
Food is served to individuals rang- ing from the homeless to the working poor to single mothers and their chil- dren.
On the second Saturday of every month, approximately 30 volunteers from Faith Lutheran provide, pre- pare, and serve meals for 500 people.
Representatives of King's Super- market in Berkeley Heights sliced
ham for sandwiches which were served free of charge on June 13.
Donations of food, clothing, or funds to St. John's Soup Kitchen may be made by calling (973) 623-0822.
Any community member interested in joining representatives of Faith Lutheran Church on their next trip to the soup kitchen, or who would be willing to bake desserts for distribu- tion there, may call the church office at (908) 464-5177 for more informa- tion.
FEEDING THE HUNGRY…Area residents prepare food at St. John's Soup Kitchen in Newark. Pictured, left to right, are: Treva Bohning, Daniel Rosenkrantz, and Pam Burns, all of Scotch Plains, and Lisa Brenskelle of New Providence.
Terrill Road to Offer Instrumental Camp
Terrill Road Baptist Church will of- fer a week- long Christian Instrumental Music Camp for students with a mini- mum of one year's music experience this Monday through Friday, July 13 through the 17.
Daily group lessons and large band and orchestra experience begins at 6:30 p.m., and ends at 8:30 p.m., at the church, located at 1340 Terrill Road in Scotch Plains.
Students are requested to bring their own instrument and music stand. The Music Camp is under the direction of Music Director Ted MacVicar.
Interested students may call the church at (908) 322-7151 or Mr. MacVicar at (732) 574-0572 to regis- ter. On site registration will also be available at the church on Sunday, July 12, from 3 to 5 p.m. There is no fee for the camp.
SP Baptists Begin "Peacemaker" Series
Terrill Road Baptist Church an- nounced a new Bible study series for July on "Being a Peacemaker." Con- flict resolution in workplaces, fami- lies and neighborhoods are exam- ined through scripture.
Terrill Road Baptist has Sunday morning Bible study classes for all ages, infant to senior adult, each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. The following events are "How to Accept Responsi- bility" on July 12, "Confrontation With a Purpose!" on July 19, and "How to Reconcile after Conflict" on July 26.
The church is located at 1340 Terrill Road on Scotch Plains and can be reached by calling (908) 322- 7151.
RED DOGS COACHING...St. Helen's Boy Scout Pack No. 273 were visited by the New Jersey Red Dogs defense line coach Jeff Hoffman and sales manager Pete McShane, pictured here standing. The pros showed the boys some practice maneuvers and spoke about good sportsmanship. The Red Dogs Arena Football web site is www.njreddogs.com. If you are interested in joining the scouts, call 232-9167.
La Leche Announces Meeting for July 16
The La Leche League of West- field/Cranford, a breastfeeding in- formation and support group, meets on the third Thursday of the month. Meetings are held at the Cranford Public Library, 224 Walnut Avenue in Cranford, at 10:15 a.m.
The next meeting will be held on Thursday, July 16. For more infor- mation, please call (908) 301-1339, or (908) 755-3545.
Shirley Farkas Displays Pressed Flower Pictures
Shirley Farkas, an artist with the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Arts Asso- ciation, is currently displaying her original pressed flower picture ar- rangements at the United National Bank in Fanwood.
The show, entitled "The Victo- rian Art of Dried Pressed Flow- ers," will be on display through Wednesday, September 16. Mrs. Farkas is a lecturer and authority on the Victorian art of dried pressed flowers.
She has received numerous awards and ribbons, the most re-
cent being the first and second place awards for pressed flower pictures in the New Jersey Flower and Gar- den Show in February of 1997, and the first place award for Mixed Media at the Scotch Plains Fanwood Art Association Show in February of this year.
I am now a man with the ability to dial a telephone number and, while the phone is ringing, forget whom he is calling.
— Bill Cosby
Parent-Teacher Council Awards $17,500 in Grants To Nine WHS 1998 Seniors
The Westfield Parent-Teacher Council (PTC) this year has awarded $17,500 in one-year grants to nine Westfield High School se- niors. The scholarships are awarded to seniors who plan to further their education and who demonstrate academic achievement, service to the school and/or community, and financial need.
Each year, funds for the Parent- Teacher Council Scholarship are collected through the Parent- Teacher Associations and Parent- Teacher Organizations at all of Westfield's public schools. Since the money is collected from the school community for the school community, the scholarships are awarded to a broad spectrum of students, a spokesman for the PTC explained.
Among this year's recipients are Margaret Diggory, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Diggory, who will attend Union County College
and enroll in the two- year honors p r o g r a m . She was co- editor of the y e a r b o o k this year and has been a key staff mem- ber in previ- ous years. She is a member of the Italian Club and an active volunteer at her church, Woodside Chapel in Fanwood, where she serves as a Bible instructor and public rela- tions secretary.
Brianne Dowd will attend Labo- ratory Institute of Merchandising in New York to pursue a career in fashion merchandising. She is an active member of the St. Helen's Roman Catholic Church Youth ministry in Westfield and serves as a religious instructor there. She also is a member of the art club and has played field hockey. She is the daughter of Patricia Dowd.
Alice Kelman, the daughter Mr. and Mrs. Marc Kelman, will attend Brown Uni- versity in Providence, Rhode Is- land. She is a National Merit Final- ist and a member of the National Honor Soci- ety. Alice also was Editor-in-Chief of Folio,
the high school's literary magazine and has served as Art Editor.
She was a drum major in the Marching Band and a member of the Latin Club. She also has par- ticipated in College Bowl Club, Saturday Science, Senior Sena- tors and Knowledge Masters. She is a Sunday school teacher at the First Congregational Church and is active in Youth Fellowship there.
Corinne Liebrich, the daughter of Bernardine and the late Robert Liebrich, will attend American Uni-
versity in Wa s h i n g - ton, D.C. She is a member of the National Honor Soci- ety, and was i n v o l v e d with the Spanish and Key Clubs. Last year, she earned her Gold Award, the highest honor bestowed on a Girl Scout.
Corinne has appeared as a fea- tured dancer in the high school musicals and other local produc- tions. She also has worked as a
choreographer for two middle school productions. She is a Youth Minister at St. Helen's Church and has volunteered at numerous com- munity events.
Tracy Lynn Masino, the daugh- ter of Susan Masino, will attend the College of St. Eliza- beth's. She was captain of the bowl- ing team and a mem- ber of the S p a n i s h Club. She also served on the Prom Committee, the Leadership Com- mittee and is a member of the Di- versity Club. She is active in her church youth group and has volun- teered in the community.
Erica Nielsen, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Nielsen, will attend Mount Ida College in Bos- ton. Erica was a mem- ber of the Art Club. Last year she com- pleted a 12- week course at the Fash- ion Institute of Technol- ogy and re- ceived a merchandising certificate. She is an active member of St. Helen's Youth Ministry and teaches religious education classes to chil- dren.
Victoria Nusse will attend the College of New Jersey in Trenton. She has served as Tri-Editor of the
Hi's Eye, the student-operated newspaper. She also served as Presi- dent of the National Honor Society. Victoria was Captain of the varsity soccer and basketball teams. She was a member of the German Club and has participated in peer assis- tance projects.
Victoria is a member of the St. Helen's Youth Ministry and has volunteered as a counselor at Sr. Pat's Cancer Camp for Kids. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Nusse.
Genghis Niver, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edip Niver, will attend the University of Califor- nia at Ber- keley. He was a mem- ber of the N a t i o n a l Honor Soci- ety. He also served as President of the Velo Club, played in the Jazz Band, and was a member of the Key and French Clubs. He has volunteered for many community service projects, includ- ing the MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Bike Tour and the Pedals for Progress.
Jacqueline Sherry, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Sherry, will attend the College of St. Elizabeth's in Convent Station. She has served as a tutor at a pre-Kindergarten special education class and has been involved in helping others learn through tutoring and advocacy ac- tivities.
RECOGNIZED FOR EFFORTS...Youth Consulting Service (YCS), the long- established social service organization serving New Jersey children and families in crisis, honored some of its many volunteers recently. Pictured at YCS's Volunteer Recognition Reception at the Van Vleck House and Gardens in Montclair, left to right, are: YCS Director of Community Relations Mary Novello, volunteer Joellen Natale of Fanwood and YCS Volunteer Coordinator Kimberley Griffiths. Ms. Natale is outgoing President of the Parents Association at the YCS Virginia Harkness Sawtelle Learning Center in Montclair and was a volunteer coordinating YCS's annual sale of holiday greens.
Jennifer Garner Margaret Diggory
Alice Kelman Corinne Liebrich
Erica Nielsen Genghis Niver Tracy Masino