First Church of Christ, Congregational, in Redding has announced that Jane Moran will be joining the church family on Sept. 1, as its new associate minister. Moran is a Newtown native with a bachelor of arts in history and classics degree from the University of Connecticut. She earned her master of divinity degree from Harvard in May 2018. During her academic career, she was honored with many awards. She has grown up in the UCC and is committed to the Congregational polity. Moran’s experience has varied from fund raising for mission trips to being a student intern at the Congregational … Read more
Weekly mid-day meditation is being offered on Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. by Christ Church at 59 Church Road in Easton. A lunchtime space is provided to sit and have a refreshing and peaceful pause. No experience is needed. In good weather, meditation is outside by the Memorial Garden, otherwise it is inside at the entrance to the church.
The Congregational Church of Easton has been able to donate enough money to Heifer International to purchase two heifers and two water buffalo for communities in need. This was a group effort among local Easton farmers, the New Academy Preschool, and Easton residents. Groups kicked off a fund-raising drive in March by creating a petting zoo to collect donations. At this event people were able to learn how agricultural skills and talents are used throughout the world to bring families and communities out of poverty through the Heifer Project. Following fund-raising efforts in April, the groups exceeded their goal to buying … Read more
St. Dimitrie Romanian Orthodox Church in Easton is holding its annual Food Fest on Friday, June 8, from 5 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, June 9, from noon to 10 p.m. The Food Fest features homemade ethnic dinners including grilled lamb and chicken and stuffed cabbage, as well as fresh made salads, pitas, breads, baklava and other pastries. The event will be held at the church hall located at 504 Sport Hill Road, Easton.
The public is invited to the following events at the Congregational Church of Easton, 336 Westport Road. Memorial Day Worship Service, Sunday, May 27, 10 a.m. Computer Safety Class, Saturday, June 9, 3 p.m. Learn about computer and Internet safety, including social media safety. Cost is $15. For more information, call 203-261-2527. Vacation Bible School, July 9 to July 13. Games, crafts, skits for children 3 to 13 years old. Call 203-261-2527 to register or email [email protected]
The Redding First Church of Christ, Congregational, has announced its annual Charity Golf Outing fundraiser. The outing is Monday, June 18, at the Redding Country Club. Members of the public are invited to enjoy this event while helping worthwhile charities. Non-golfers are invited to help the community by being a sponsor, making a silent auction or raffle prize donation or coming to lunch or dinner for a reasonable cost. Entry to the outing includes a full round of golf with cart at the private club, full use of the club’s driving range and putting green, barbecue lunch, 18 holes on … Read more
The Congregational Church of Easton held its kickoff event for the Heifer International Project on Saturday, March 24. There was a petting zoo including rabbits, chickens and goats, and an educational beehive. All these are animals that may be purchased through Heifer. Through the Heifer project, the church is working with the New Academy Preschool to raise enough money to fund a heifer for a community in Bangladesh or Vietnam. With these animals, a family receives training, a steady source of income, and access to food, education and health care. The kickoff event raised enough money for a goat and … Read more
Saturday, March 24, 1 to 3 p.m. There will be a petting zoo to raise funds and awareness for Heifer International. All are invited to attend. Sunday, March 25, 10 a.m. Palm Sunday worship service open to all people. Thursday, March 29, 7:30 p.m. Maundy Thursday tenebrae service to remember Christ’s last hours with a candlelight service. Sunday, April 1, 10 a.m. Easter morning worship, where all people are invited to celebrate the resurrection of Christ. Following worship there will be an Easter egg hunt for all children on the church lawn. If you are interested in participating in the … Read more
First Church of Christ, Congregational Holy Week Schedule Palm Sunday, March 25, 10 a.m., Palm Sunday worship service with nursery care and Sunday school through eighth grade. Maundy Thursday, March 29, 7:30 p.m., Worship Service of Tenebrae and Holy Communion. Easter Sunday, April 1, 6 a.m., Easter Sunrise Service with Holy Communion, at 442 Rock House Road, Redding. Easter Sunday, April 1, 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., Identical Easter Sunday worship services, with nursery care and Sunday school through fourth grade. The First Church of Christ, Congregational is located at 25 Cross Highway, Redding. For more information, call 203-938-2004 or … Read more