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  • Celebrating The Rights Of All Humans

    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.

  • CWU Newtown/Danbury Planning Human Rights Celebration, Bible Study

    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.”

  • Conover Receives CWU Valiant Woman Award

    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.

  • Newtown & Greater Danbury CWU Unit Planning World Community Day Celebration

    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.

  • Local CWU Unit Elects Board

    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.

  • Church Women United Planning May Friendship Day Celebration

    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.

  • Church Women United Planning May Friendship Day Celebration

    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.

  • Breaking Down The Doors of Injustice: A Church Women United Human Rights Celebration

    Breaking Down The Doors of Injustice: A Church Women United Human Rights Celebration, 1:30-3:30 pm, Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street, free event will include performance by children from New Hope Baptist Church in Danbury, worship service, also acknowledgement of those who participated in December 16 interfaith healing service at Newtown High School, freewill offering, participants also asked to considering bringing items for Dorothy Day Hospitality House; 203-426-3496, 203-417-2701.