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Religion

Dear Annie: Prepare for prayer

When you first hear the words “prepare for prayer,” you might think, “what?” Let me ask a few questions. If you received an invitation to the White House, the very Oval Office, would you prepare? Or an invitation to meet with the queen, would you prepare? Or to have dinner with your ...

Local Church Briefs

St. Luke’s Fall Fair FLEMINGTON — St. Luke’s United Church of Christ in Flemington will hold a Fall Fair on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The fair will feature an indoor yard sale, raffle and raffle basket sale, bake sale, fudge sale, and vendor stands. Lunch will be served ...

Great Island Presbyterian Church to hold special service

PHOTO PROVIDED Great Island Presbyterian Church will be holding a special worship service on Sunday as they rededicated the recently renovated sanctuary. A special music presentation will take place at 9:45 a.m., followed by the service at 10. Refreshments will follow in the Fellowship Hall. ...

God’s Glory and God’s Grace

Recently we bid farewell to a long time member of our church as he came to the end of his journey and God called him home. This dear brother had survived a number of things, including Covid, only to suffer in the final leg of his journey from another ailment. I was asked why God had this ...

Local church briefs

Stabler’s Grove Camp Meeting LINDEN — Pine Run United Methodist Church, 1719 Pine Run Road, Linden, will be hosting the 85th Stabler’s Grove Camp Meeting from Sept. 23 to 26 with Evangelist Leroy Wion. The meetings will begin at 7 p.m. and include special music from Gospel to ...

The fruit of man’s labor

Traditionally, the produce of a person’s labor provides for themself and their family, and when possible, for the needs of the less fortunate. This is a healthy perspective which has served us well. Many of our forefathers came to this land seeking an opportunity to work and provide a better ...