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 2ND UNION COUNTY INTERFAITH YOUTH COUNCIL BOARD GAME NIGHT HELD AT THE FANWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                            

After the horror of the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand, groups of young people and adults from the Muslim Community Center of Union County, Temple Sholom of Scotch Plains, First United Methodist Church of Scotch Plains, First Presbyterian Church of Cranford, First Presbyterian Church of Woodbridge, amongst others, pressed forward with at gathering at the Fanwood Presbyterian Church for pizza, prayer, consolation and growing in friendship over board games.  The event was held on March 17.  All participants signed a banner of consolation made by the Muslim Community Center of Union County Sunday School children, which will be sent to Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Islamic Center in Christchurch.  Details will be forthcoming on the groups next event, which will be a park cleanup, held in June.  The Interfaith Youth Council has also created s new Facebook Page, which everyone is invited to like and follow. If you would like more information, feel free to contact Imran Ali at aliimran314@gmail.com.                                                                                                                                                Particular thanks go to Ayaz Aslam of the Muslim Community Center of Union County.  Special thanks also goes to the Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council for their support in this endeavor. We urge everyone to get the word out about this important formation of Union County youth in furthering the common values of peace, goodness, truth, justice and mercy held by all major faith traditions.