- Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 9:10 am
The annual Church Women United Human Rights Celebration, this year following the theme “Journey Toward Peace,” will be held in the Community Room at Nunnawauk Meadows on Saturday, March 7, from 1:30 to 3 pm.
The guest speaker for the local celebration being hosted by the CWU/Newtown-Danbury unit will be Jeanette Mayer. A member of the local unit, Ms Mayer will share her life experiences through out her journey. Guests will also view a video from youthforhumanrights.org, about the history of the human rights movement.
- Friday, November 14, 2014
The Newtown/Danbury unit of Church Women United joined World Community Day celebrations “going on internationally,” local unit president Darlene Jackson said on November 8, addressing those who gathered in the meeting room of C.H. Booth Library. Mrs Jackson offered the Welcome and Invocation last Saturday morning, saying Church Women United is “a group concerned with social justice, the environment, world peace, and looking to see if we can have some influence on any of that.”
- Saturday, November 1, 2014
The Newtown/Danbury unit of Church Women United is planning its annual World Community Day celebration. This year’s event will be Saturday, November 8, at C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street.
The event will begin at 10 am, and all are welcome to attend.
World Community Day is a celebration that brings attention to ways that all can be the Body of Christ throughout the world. CWU units around the world are looking at how they can bring healing to each other, in groups, to families, and in their communities.
- Friday, April 25, 2014
The Newtown/Danbury unit of Church Women United is planning its annual May Friendship Day celebration.
The theme of this year’s celebration, which will take place Saturday, May 3, at 10 am, at Newtown Congregational Church, is “Through God Our Hands Can Serve.” The event will open with light refreshments and socializing in The Great Room of NCC, 14 West Street. It will continue with a program by guest speaker Shannon Hicks. All are welcome to attend.
- Saturday, March 15, 2014
Residents of all ages have stepped up their efforts to be better people in the months since 12/14. There are concerted efforts to be a kinder, gentler town, and regular reminders to be nice to each other. One resident is among those who has been living a life of purposeful kindness and encouragement for more than a decade.
- Wednesday, January 22, 2014
The Newtown/Danbury unit of Church Women United is planning its annual Human Rights Celebration.
The theme of this year’s celebration, which will take place Saturday, March 8, at 10 am, at Newtown Congregational Church, is “Through God Our Hands Can Protect.”
- Monday, November 18, 2013
Jean Conover was completely surprised Friday, November 8, when she was awarded a Church Women United (CWU) Valiant Woman Award during the World Community Day Celebration at Nunnawauk Meadows Community Room. More than 30 residents and CWU members were there for the annual celebration hosted by the Newtown and Greater Danbury unit of CWU.
The Reverend Leo McIlrath made the award on behalf of CWU. He has known Ms Conover and her family since they were students at St Peter’s School and Danbury High School.
- Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Deacon Kenneth Stroud of Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church and Charlotte Dines, a resident of Nunnawauk Meadows, will lead a panel on faith on Friday, November 8, from 1:30 until 3 pm. The panel will be part of the 2013 Church Women United (CWU) Celebration of World Community Day. “Walking Through the Doors of Opportunity” will be the theme for the speakers, who used their faith to survive and thrive.
The celebration will be in the Community Room at Nunnawauk Meadows, 3 Nunnawauk Road.
- Friday, September 13, 2013
Church Women United of Newtown & Greater Danbury elected its board members for 2013-14 during its September 6 meeting. Darlene Jackson of Newtown, a member of Newtown Congregational Church, is returning for another term as president of the local unit.
- Wednesday, May 1, 2013
DANBURY — New Hope Baptist Church in Danbury will be “Swinging Wide the Doors of Hospitality” to members and friends of Church Women United of Newtown/Greater Danbury for the 2013 May Friendship Day Celebration, taking place Friday, May 10, at 12:30 pm.
The ecumenical ladies and friends of both towns will be enjoying lunch, and a worship service with music and entertainment, as they celebrate this annual event.