A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood Thursday, August 12, 1999 Page 11
A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood Thursday, August 12, 1999 Page 9
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– Directory to Houses of Worship –
ALL SAINTS’ EPISCOPAL CHURCH 559 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains
Reverend Thomas Laws
BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH 539 Trinity Place, Westfield
Reverend Kevin Clark
THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTERDAY SAINTS 1781 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains
Bishop Linden Slaugh
COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Deer Path & Meeting House Lane,
Mountainside (908) 2329490
Reverend Christopher R. Belden
CONGREGATION ARI YEHUDA 1251 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains
(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
Rabbi George Nudell
ECHO LAKE CHURCH OF CHRIST 419 Springfield Avenue, Westfield
EVANGEL CHURCH 1251 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains
Reverend Kevin M. Brennan
FANWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Martine Avenue & La Grande Avenue,
Fanwood (908) 8898891
Reverend Robert T. Snell
THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 170 Elm Street, Westfield
Dr. Robert L. Harvey
FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST 257 Midway Avenue, Fanwood
(908) 3228461 FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST
422 East Broad Street, Westfield (908) 2335029
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH United Church of Christ 125 Elmer Street, Westfield
Reverend Harry Taylor Reverend Pamela Gilchrist
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 1171 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains
Reverend Sam Chong
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 1 East Broad Street, Westfield
Reverend David F. Harwood
GRACE ORTHODOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1100 Boulevard, Westfield (908) 2333938 or (908) 2324403
Reverend Stanford M. Sutton, Jr.
HOLY TRINITY GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH 250 Gallows Hill Road, Westfield
Reverend Dimitrios Antokas
HOLY TRINITY ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Westfield Avenue & First Street, Westfield
Reverend Joseph Masielio
IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY RC CHURCH 1571 South Martine Avenue, Scotch Plains
Reverend John F. Kennedy
METROPOLITAN BAPTIST CHURCH 823 Jerusalem Road
Reverend Clement Griffin
MOUNTAINSIDE CHAPEL 1180 Spruce Drive, Mountainside
Reverend Dr. Gregory Hagg
OUR LADY OF LOURDES RC CHURCH 300 Central Avenue, Mountainside
Reverend Patrick J. Leonard
THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN WESTFIELD 140 Mountain Avenue
Reverend Dr. William Ross Forbes
REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH 229 Cowperthwaite Place, Westfield
Reverend Paul E. Kritsch
ST. BARTHOLOMEW THE APOSTLE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 2032 Westfield Avenue, Scotch Plains
Reverend Michael A. Merlucci
ST. HELEN’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 1600 Rahway Avenue, Westfield
Reverend Monsignor James A. Burke
ST. JOHN’S BAPTIST CHURCH 2387 Morse Avenue, Scotch Plains
Reverend Kelmo C. Porter, Jr.
ST. LUKE’S AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL ZION CHURCH 500 Downer Street, Westfield
Reverend Leon E. Randall
ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 414 East Broad Street, Westfield
Reverend Richard W. Reid
SCOTCH PLAINS BAPTIST CHURCH 333 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains
Reverend Gary Rothwell
TEMPLE BETH O’R/ BETH TORAH 111 Valley Road, Clark
Rabbi Shawn B. Zell
TEMPLE EMANUEL 756 East Broad Street, Westfield
Rabbi Charles A. Kroloff
TERRILL ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH 1340 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains
Michael C. Seaman
TERRILL ROAD BIBLE CHAPEL 535 Terrill Road, Fanwood
(908) 3224055 WILLOW GROVE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
1961 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains (908) 2325678
Reverend Kenneth G. Hetzel
WOODSIDE CHAPEL 5 Morse Avenue, Fanwood
First United Methodist Group Repairs Homes in Addison, NY As Part of Community Project READY TO HELP…Members of the Risingville Intercommunity Service
Effort (RISE) team at First United Methodist Church of Westfield prepare to leave on their trip to Addison, N.Y., where they spent a week making repairs to area homes. More than 20 church members participated.
WESTFIELD — Members and friends of First United Methodist Church of Westfield recently completed a week long community service project through the Risingville Intercommunity Service Effort (RISE).
The project took place in Adrian, N.Y., with more than 20 church members participating.
Among the projects accomplished during the week were demolition of barns, reconstructing a porch, building wheelchair ramps and building stairs for Addison area homes in need of repair. The team also painted,
put up siding and worked on roofs, among other jobs.
The adult leaders in the group were Dr. Dan Bottorff, Sue Bottorff, Angelo Gadia, Kevin Dresely, Ed Armstrong, Lynnda Warwick, Reverend Herb Brynildsen, Carl Andreassen, Caryn Warwick, David Bercaw, Nonoy Gadia, Juanita Foley, Cathy Kujawa and Eric Briedenstein.
The youth attending were Melissa Tourjee, Jennifer VanDeroef, Jennifer Howell, Kristi Williams, Bethany Dresely, April Sweet, Hal Warwick, Lauren Blalock and Sheryl Heine.
Temple Sholom Announces Holy Day Services, Activities
Temple Sholom will welcome Rosh Hashanah on Friday, September 10, with worship services to celebrate the High Holy Days conducted by the
temple’s spiritual leader, Rabbi Joel Abraham. Observance of Rosh Hashanah will continue through Sunday, September 12.
Temple Sholom has planned several worship services, including interactive age appropriate services for children.
Temple Sholom will continue its holy day observance on Sunday evening, September 19, with its traditional Kol Nidre service for Yom Kippur. A series of worship services throughout Monday, September 20, including discussion groups, a musical meditation, special children’s services and a memorial service will also be available.
Babysitting is available during most worship services for each of the High Holy Days.
As a special welcome to new member families, Temple Sholom is offering a 25 percent discount on membership dues for families joining the congregation prior to Tuesday, August 31.
For more information about membership or any of the temple’s programs, please call Temple Sholom at (908) 756-6447 or visit www.uahc.org/nj/sholomplainfield.
Faith Lutheran Church To Collect Books to Aid Plainfield School Pupils
NEW PROVIDENCE — Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence is collecting books until Friday, October 1, for a literacy program at Evergreen Elementary School in Plainfield which will begin in the fall.
The church is seeking new or gently-used books appropriate for kindergarten through third grade. Books may be dropped off at the church office at 524 South Street in New Providence.
The church’s office hours are currently Monday to Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. After Monday, September 6, office hours will be Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will also be a drop box located outside of the office for after hours or weekend donations of books.
For more information about the program, please call (908) 464-5177.
Parenting Pathways Seeks Used Children’s Clothing
FANWOOD – Parenting Pathways is currently accepting donations of gently used children’s fall and winter clothing (sizes newborn through 14), maternity clothing, toys, games, books and baby equipment.
All items will be sold at Parenting Pathways’ fall and winter consignment sale in September. Several dropoff points are available and the agency will be taking donations through Friday, September 3.
The income from this sale is used to offset the agency’s operating expenses in order to provide discussion groups and workshops for parents at nominal cost. All unsold items are donated to families and organizations in the immediate area.
Parenting Pathways is a nonprofit organization and as such, donations are tax deductible. For more information, please call (908) 889-5826.
Aneesa Sataur to Participate In Girls Career Institute
FANWOOD — Aneesa Sataur, the daughter of Janet and Aleem Sataur of Fanwood, was selected by the Woman’s Club of Fanwood to participate in the 53rd Annual Girls Career Institute (GCI) held from June 21 to 24 at Douglass College. The event was sponsored by The New Jersey Federation of Woman’s Clubs.
The purpose of the GCI is to provide training in good citizenship, encourage awareness of political and social problems and encourages the delegates to consider their role in coming decades.
Participants experience a sampling of college life, living in a dormitory, eating in a cafeteria, meeting delegates from all over the state and taking responsibility for their free time. It also provides them with the opportunity to learn of career options available to young women.
Aneesa is enrolled in accelerated classes at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School and is a member of the French Club and the National French Honor Society, Muse, the school’s literary magazine and the varsity tennis team.
She has also received many achievement awards, documenting her accomplishments in academics, attendance and creativity. She has been on the Honor Roll and High Honor Roll and has been recognized for perfect attendance.
Aneesa won the Golden Hammer Award in a technological contest. She has won a national poetry contest and has had an honorary mention in another contest.
Aneesa takes tap dance lessons, flute and piano lessons. She is a junior volunteer at Saint Barnabas Medical Center and received her 200hour pin in April.
Community Invited to Attend Shabbat at Temple Emanu-El
WESTFIELD – Temple EmanuEl in Westfield will hold Shabbat services for new and prospective members on Friday, August 20. Participants will have an opportunity to meet the temple’s spiritual leaders at 7:30 p.m., with Shabbat services to begin at 8 p.m.
Temple Emanu-El, which was established 50 years ago, is one of the largest congregations in the state. Its
members are among the leaders of the Reform Movement, and services combine English and Hebrew.
The temple, located at 756 East Broad Street, offers religious services as well as a nursery school, religious school, youth and Adult Learning programs. Members of the congregation also participate in various community service projects throughout the year.
Gwendolyn Schundler Earns First Honors At Mt. Saint Dominic
WESTFIELD – Gwendolyn Schundler has received First Honors from Mount Saint Dominic Academy in Caldwell for the fourth quarter of the marking period. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schundler of Westfield.
New Self-Help Groups Set By Women for Women
GARWOOD — Women for Women of Union County, which is headquartered at 511 North Avenue in Garwood, has announced that it is forming new self-help groups to begin this September.
“Emotional Eating” will examine the self-defeating relationships women may have with food. “Menopause Support” will offer information and support in coping with before, during and after menopause.
“ABCs of Aging” will allow women to share concerns about the aging process and ways to achieve the best possible health and happiness after mid-life. “Caring for Aging Parents” will focus on the “sandwich generation” — those raising young children while coping with aging parents issues.
“Business Networking” will aim to enhance confidence and explore techniques for coping with and conquering the workplace. “Investment Group” will offer women hands-on experience to learn about the stock market.
“Attracting Prosperity” will explore new methods to enhance and attract greater personal prosperity. “Adopted Children” for children ages 9 and 10 will provide an opportunity to share questions and concerns among peers. “Scrapbooking Group” will demonstrate how to document and preserve photos for generations to come.
To provide feedback about the topics and groups or to sign up for one of the groups, please call (908) 2325787. The September session will be finalized according to community response.
Women for Women of Union County offers one-to-one counseling with a staff of trained therapists, support groups for self-esteem, separation and divorce as well as support groups for children of families experiencing divorce.
This non-profit agency offers shortterm, low cost individual counseling and self-help support groups for women undergoing transitional or developmental crisis in their lives.
THAT’S THE TICKET!…Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Principal Dr. David Heisey draws the winning ticket in the 50/50 fundraiser held by the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Alumni Association. Bill Miller, Class of 1955, was the winner of $958. Proceeds from the raffle will be used for various projects. Pictured with Dr. Heisey is Alumni Association President Elena Harper. For more information on membership to the association, please call (908) 789-2206 or visit www.spfhs.spf.k12.nj.us.
Registration for Child Care Available at Local YMCA
SCOTCH PLAINS — The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Child Care Center at Grand Street and Union Avenue in Scotch Plains is now registering infants and children for the Fall session.
The state-licensed center accepts children from 3 months to 5 years
old. The center is open from Monday to Friday from 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The center’s curriculum is based on the theme “play time is learning time.” Within a play-based curriculum, academics are absorbed through formal and informal learning, according to center spokeswoman Diane Werner. Preschool and Prekindergarten programs include swim lessons.
The trained staff is comprised of over 30 individuals whose average length of service to the center is nine years.
For a personal tour or a brochure about the facility, please call (908) 322-7600.
SAGE Posts Calendar Of Upcoming Events
SUMMIT — SAGE, Inc., a Summit-based agency which provides community resources for eldercare, has announced its slate of upcoming events.
For senior citizens, “Understanding and Avoiding Drug Interactions,” a free seminar, will be presented by registered pharmacist Mary DiTore at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 17, at the Senior Citizen Club of Berkeley Heights. The event will be sponsored by SAGE, Inc. and the Berkeley Heights Municipal Alliance.
“People Responsible for Elderly Persons (P.R.E.P),” a support group sponsored by SAGE, Inc., will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday. August 18, at the SAGE Spend-aDay Center, located at 550 Springfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights.
“Come Read with Me!,” a story hour for preschoolers, will take place on Wednesday, August 25, from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. at the SAGE Spend-aDay Center.
To attend, please call Elizabeth Nolan at (908) 522-9563 a day ahead. For information on the other programs, please call (908) 273-4598.
Temple Beth O’r/Beth Torah Announces Open House Events
Temple Beth O’r/Beth Torah, 111 Valley Road, Clark will host open house events after its Friday night services on August 20 and 27 at 8:30 p.m. for families and individuals interested in joining the conservative egalitarian synagogue.
“At Temple Beth O’r/Beth Torah, we infuse the spirit of family and community into all that we offer our congregants,” said President Howard Spialter. “Wherever our 400-plus member families come from in our region – and they come from Colonia, Clark, Cranford, Edison, Elizabeth, Linden, Kenilworth, Metuchen,
Plainfield, Rahway, Roselle Park, Scotch Plains, Springfield, Summit, Union, Westfield, Woodbridge and other towns – they feel the warmth and camaraderie that transforms a diverse array of towns into a vibrant community, imbued with menschlichkeit and yiddishkeit.”
The temple offers Religious School with computer and music classes; Hebrew High School and special Teen Shabbat Services for post Bar/Bat Mitzvah students; adult education with Ulpan, a book club, Bible and Yiddish classes with the Rabbi, lectures and trips; sisterhood, a Men’s Club; activities for young couples and a senior citizens group.
Other activities offered by the temple include youth groups for grades 3 to 12; family programming, Torah for Tots; Junior Congregation; Bar/Bat Mitzvah Classes with the Cantor; Send-a-Kid-to-Israel; special dues arrangement with the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County and Daily Minyon.
High Holiday tickets are also included with membership to the temple.
For more information about the temple and the open house events, please call (732) 381-8403; fax at (732) 381-1389; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Luncheon, Discussion Set by Technical Firm
FANWOOD — The Central New Jersey SBT User Group will hold its monthly meeting next Thursday, August 19, at 12:30 p.m. at LPS Consulting Company, Inc. in Fanwood.
A roundtable luncheon discussion of technical issues with SBT Accounting Systems and related products is planned. Pre-registration is required.
For more information or reservations, please contact the Central New Jersey User Group Coordinator at LPS Consulting Company, Inc. at (908) 889-6300, Option No. 5, or email email@example.com.
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