CYAN YELLOW MAGENTA BLACK
– 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
SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS… A presentation of scholarships by First United Methodist Church in Westfield was made during the worship service on June 13. Pictured, left to right, are: Doug Keeton, Hal Warwick, Michelle Klimek, Lauren Blalock, Jacquelyn Klimek and Jessica Brendler. Not pictured are Joe Keeton and Allison Breidenstein whom also received scholarships.
First United Methodist Church Awards Scholarships at Service
WESTFIELD —Scholarships were given by First United Methodist Church in Westfield to various members during the worship service on June 13.
Two Charles S. and Lou Willie Smith Scholarships for outstanding Christian discipleship were awarded to Lauren Blalock and Allison Breidenstein.
Lauren will attend Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, where she plans to major in International Studies and continue studying for a graduate degree.
Allison will attend Kean University in Union, where she plans to work toward a Master’s degree in social work as well as a Bachelor’s degree in psychology.
The Philip and Jane Dietterich Scholarship was awarded to Jessica Brendler. Jessica plans to attend Cook College, Rutgers University, and will major in environmental biology and
hopes to go on to practice environmental sciences. Jacquelyn Klimek has earned the Robert Farley Scholarship and is attending the University of Delaware. She is majoring in physical therapy.
United Methodist Scholarships were awarded to Douglas Keeton, Michelle Klimek and Joseph Keeton.
Douglas will be attending Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio, where he plans to explore various programs which will help him decide on his career.
Michelle is attending Rutgers University, New Brunswick where her major will be in communications.
Joseph is attending the University of Richmond at Richmond, Virginia and is working toward an undergraduate degree in history and communications.
Hal Warwick also received Special Recognition from the Education Ministry.
First Congregational Church To Present Dixieland Service
WESTFIELD — The First Congregational Church in Westfield will host a Dixielandstyle service in its airconditioned sanctuary this Sunday, July 25, from 9 to 9: 45 a. m.
The “Good Times Dixieland Jazz Band,” under the direction of Neal Acito, will perform “When the Saints Go Marching In,” “Amazing Grace”
and other spirituals. The Reverend Dr. Harry Taylor will lead the service. Casual dress is welcome and visitors are invited to attend.
Adults and children from third grade and older are invited to the family worship. Child care is available for infants and younger children.
For further information, please call the church office at (908) 2332494.
Westfield Y Trip to Israel Still Has Spaces Available
WESTFIELD — There are a few remaining spots for the Westfield Y’s Interfaith Trip to Israel and the Holy Land from Sunday, October 24, through Wednesday, November 3. The trip is open to anyone, age 18 or older. Y membership is not re quired.
The interfaith trip itinerary will include historical and religious sites important to Judaism, Christianity and lslam. One night will be spent in Netanya, two nights in the Galilee, one night at the Dead Sea and five nights in Jerusalem.
While in Jerusalem, participants will stay at the centrally located Jerusalem International YMCA’s Three Arches Motel, directly across the street from the King David Hotel and a 10minute walk from the Old City.
Special lectures are planned as well as home visits while in Jerusalem. There will also be an option to see an ArabIsraeli folklore show at the Jerusalem Y.
The price of the trip is $2,495 per person, based on double occupancy. Included in the package is comprehensive touring with a professional guide including entrance fees; breakfast daily, seven dinners and one lunch; nine nights at select firstclass hotels; airfare (from Newark Airport) and airport taxes.
For a detailed itinerary and more information, please call Karen Simon at (908) 2332700.
Terrill Baptist Church Sets Bible School, ‘Mount Extreme’
SCOTCH PLAINS — Terrill Road Baptist Church has announced that it will hold a Vacation Bible School entitled, “Mt. Extreme: The Ultimate Good News Challenge” from Sunday, August 1, to Friday, August 6.
A free dinner will be provided from 6 to 6: 30 p. m., followed by Bible School until 8: 30 p. m.
Children will explore Bible stories, create crafts, discover mission sites and experience special Mt. Extreme music. The focus will be “Climbing to New Heights with Jesus.”
To register for the program, please call the church office at (908) 3227151.
Diabetes Association Seeks Unwanted Cars
To Help Raise Funds
The American Diabetes Association, New Jersey Affiliate is looking for your unwanted vehicle.
In a program designed to raise funds for the Diabetes Association, arrangements have been made to pick up unwanted cars anywhere in New Jersey.
To donate a car, please call (888) 2129900. The Diabetes Association will tow the car free of charge. The 888 number can be called at any time. Pick up of the vehicle will be in just a few days.
A tax deduction for making a charitable contribution may be received.
Fanwood Library to Present Youngsters in Dragon Play
FANWOOD — More than 20 youngsters, ages 9 to 14, have been meeting every Tuesday and Thursday this summer from 3 to 4: 30 p. m. for The Dragon Tales Drama Workshop.
The workshop is part of the annual Summer Reading Club in the Fanwood Memorial Library’s Children’s Department, under the direction of Susan Staub, Children’s Librarian.
Adult advisors Mary Everson, Ann and Les Minski, Joan Costello, Janice Haer and Sloan Scully have provided guidance in acting techniques, and in making costumes and scenery.
The children work together to perform many tasks, usually done by adults, including costumes, props and
scenery, publicity, sound and light effects, and music.
At the same time, many of the children are learning their parts for the play The Tomboy and The Dragon
by Helen Louise Miller, and directed by Mary Everson.
The play will be presented on Wednesday, July 28, with performances at 4 and 7: 30 p. m. at the Patricia M. Kuran Cultural Arts Center, 290 Watson Road in Fanwood.
The play will be held outdoors on the adjacent lawn – attendees are urged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. In the event of rain, the play will be held inside the center, although only ticket holders (parents and family) will be able to attend in this case.
IN REHEARSAL… Youngsters involved in The Dragon Tales Drama Workshop, part of the annual Summer Reading Club in the Fanwood Memorial Library’s Children’s Department, are shown rehearsing for their upcoming play The Tomboy and the Dragon. The play will be presented on Wednesday, July 28, with performances at 4 p. m. and 7: 30 p. m. at the Patricia M. Kuran Cultural Arts Center, 290 Watson Road, Fanwood. Pictured, left to right, are: Samantha Loschiavo, Marc Rosenberg, Heather Mills, Diane Fitzpatrick, advisor Janice Hare and Kate Kosenick.
RAZZLE DAZZLE, AND OH SO CUTE… People for Animals, a nonprofit animal welfare organization serving New Jersey, will sponsor a “Paws in the Park” pet adoption event this Saturday, July 24, from 11 a. m. to 3 p. m. in Nomahegan Park, next to the main parking lot off of Springfield Avenue, in Cranford. Dogs, cats and kittens will be available for adoption. On the same date and during the same hours, there will also be a catsandkittensonly adoption event at the PetsMart store, 1022 Route 22, East, at West End Avenue in North Plainfield. Among the pets at this event will be Razzle Dazzle, an eightweekold kitten. He has his distemper shots and is wormed. To adopt or for information, please call (908) 6881073, or visit the organization’s Web site at w w w .p e t f i n d e r .o r g /s h e l t e r s / NJ17. html. For low cost spay/ neuter information, please call the People for Animals Clinic at (908) 9646887. Westfield Rotary Club Learns
Union County K9 Techniques
WESTFIELD – During a recent meeting, members of the Rotary Club of Westfield were treated to a demonstration by German Shepherds Johnny and Bonnie from the K9 Unit of the Union County Sheriff’s Office.
They displayed their skills under the supervision of their respective handlers, Sheriff’s Officers Brian Way and Chris Aversa.
The dogs and handlers spend a 16week course together, as the animals are trained to use their superior sense of smell to locate narcotics no matter where they are hidden. The dogs live
SPECIAL VISITORS… German Shepherds Johnny and Bonnie recently gave demonstrations, under the supervision of their respective handlers, at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Westfield. They are members of the K9 Unit of the Union County Sheriff’s Office. Pictured, left to right, are: Johnny; Officer Brian Way; Rotarian Jane Sentivan, Program Chairwoman; Rotary President Dr. William B. Bonsall; Officer Chris Aversa and Bonnie.
with their handlers and become strongly attached to each other, the Rotarians were told.
Johnny demonstrated a K9 Unit technique by biting Officer Aversa’s arm sleeve, for which the dog received a favorite towel on which to chew.
Bonnie is an expert at locating explosives and is on call throughout New Jersey when required. She was born and trained in the Netherlands, making it necessary for Officer Aversa to learn commands in Dutch. Bonnie is rewarded with a tennis ball when she “sits” after a find. Westfield Library Plans
Internet Training Class
WESTFIELD — The Westfield Memorial Library, 550 East Broad Street in Westfield, will hold a class on Internet searching techniques on Thursday, August 5, from 9: 15 to 10: 30 a. m.
This basic course for beginners is oriented toward using the Internet as a tool for research and browsing. It also includes an introduction to the EBSCO magazine index. However, it does not include use of email, newsgroups or listserves.
Some experience with a computer mouse is a prerequisite. Individuals with no mouse experience are asked to come to the library prior to the day of class for instruction and practice.
Participants may register in person or by telephone beginning on Wednesday, July 28, at the Circulation Desk. A valid Westfield Library card is required to attend. Class size is limited to eight individuals.
For more information, please call (908) 7894090.
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