June 19, 2019

The ritual of becoming a Bat Mitzvah usually takes place at age 13, and celebrates becoming a “daughter of the commandment,” marking full ownership of the rights and responsibilities that come with being part of the Jewish community.

On June 29, eight women will become...

May 7, 2019

Passersby may witness a procession of pets, everything from dogs and cats to hamsters, and horses, in front of the Griggstown Reformed Church on Canal Road on Saturday, May 18 from 5 pm to 7 pm.

Pastor Jeff Knol of the Griggstown Reformed Church and Blawenburg Reformed...

November 4, 2018

As I write this, our church gym is filled to overflowing with people from the Montgomery area to celebrate “Night In India.”

We were blessed to partner with local Indian groups to celebrate Gandhi Jayanti, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi.

Throughout the night, we learned...

“Now to him who by the power at work within us is able to accomplish abundantly far more than all we can ask or imagine, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen,” (Eph. 2. 20-21, NRSV). 

On behalf of Pentecost Interna...

September 2, 2018

Rabbi Jacob Best Adler, 32, joined Congregation Kehilat Shalom this summer, shortly after graduating from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Philadelphia.

The Montgomery News caught up with Rabbi Jake as he was preparing for the High Holy Days, the ten days bet...

“Let your life be your message.” — Mahatma Gandhi

This quote from Gandhi is rich, especially in a time when we are confronted with many pressures to conform to a certain look, lifestyle, and conflicting values.

Go into any bookstore and you will likely be greeted with bo...

July 2, 2018

Congregation Kehilat Shalom Rabbi Susan L. Falk is moving to Brooklyn to live with her partner and to begin a new chapter in her life sure to be steeped in tikkun olam, meaning “the repair of the world” — the idea that Jews (and human beings, in general) bear responsib...

Every Sunday morning, a group of very special women meet at Montgomery United Methodist Church on Sunset Road in Belle Mead. They are part of a mentor-based, reward and recognition program teaching them about God’s love.

Pastor Tony Godlefski and Stacy Ladyman


April 1, 2018

“There is no place like home…” 

       —  L. Frank Baum

The Wizard of Oz, authored in 1899 by L. Frank Baum, is arguably one of the most famous American children’s fables ever written.

It details the adventures of Dorothy and the characters she meets i...

March 2, 2018

Every faith has a time of reflection — a time to step back and evaluate your life, your actions, and your purpose on this planet. It is an opportunity to slow down and assess what is working well and what needs improvement. As the Christian faith moves towards Easter (...

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