CLB Church welcomes a new pastor into its fold

CLB Church welcomes a new pastor into its fold

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Christian Love Baptist Church officially welcomed its new minister, the Rev. Brandon Washington, into the church during a pre-installation service a week ago. Back in July at Mayor Vauss’ inauguration ceremony, Christian Love Baptist Church Deaconess Mother Tee said she was excited to announce it had finally found a successor to […]

Seton Hall celebrates leadership service and interreligious harmony

Seton Hall celebrates leadership service and interreligious harmony

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Sister Rose Thering was a tough act to follow; she was a deeply passionate upstander who devoted her life to the fight against anti-Semitism within the Catholic Church. Honoring Thering’s memory and those who follow in her footsteps, inspirational presenters and performers — representing the Jewish, Catholic and Baptist communities — […]

Freeholders honor public safety professionals

Freeholders honor public safety professionals

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its 2017 Public Safety Professionals Celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Hall of Records in Newark to commemorate fire officials, police officers and first responders in Essex County for their selfless service. Freeholder President Britnee Timberlake began the program with welcoming remarks, celebrating […]

Christian remembered fondly at memorial service

Christian remembered fondly at memorial service

IRVINGTON, NJ — The congregation of Christian Love Baptist Church held a special memorial service at the church on Lyons Avenue on Sunday, Oct. 30, to mark the anniversary of the death of their pastor, the Rev. Ronald B. Christian. “Rev. Ron loved the islands; he loved to get away and go and just relax […]

Tami Christian has church services at Morell’s campaign headquarters in Orange

Tami Christian has church services at Morell’s campaign headquarters in Orange

IRVINGTON/ORANGE, NJ — When the Rev. Ronald B. Christian, pastor of Christian Love Baptist Church in Irvington, died unexpectedly last year, his widow, Tami Christian, also a minister, split from that church and started her own New Beginnings Ministries, using the satellite church her husband had founded at the Irvington Housing Authority as the seed […]

First Easter celebrated without Rev. Ron

IRVINGTON, NJ — The congregation of Christian Love Baptist Church celebrated its first Easter Sunday on March 27, since the death of its charismatic pastor, the Rev. Ron Christian, last year. The theme of the Easter Sunday sermon Rev. Alfreddy Fletcher delivered was “You can’t keep a good man down,” saying that the same can […]