- Saturday, June 21, 2014
From tiny little cork boats, shown here, to a 20-foot interactive lighthouse, the Second Annual Lighthouse Festival at Trinity Church had a few dozen offerings to satisfy the event’s theme of “Safe Harbors.”
- Wednesday, February 5, 2014
On Wednesday, February 19, there will be a service of Taizé worship at 7:15 pm in Trinity Episcopal Church.
This tradition of musical worship began years ago in the ecumenical French monastic community called Taizé. Held at Trinity Episcopal Church in the darkened, richly resonant space, the local Taizé services provide an uncomplicated framework for quiet meditation, reflection, readings and music.
- Wednesday, November 20, 2013
On Sunday, November 24, at 7 pm, at Trinity Church, there will be an interfaith program that is intended to bring residents together as a united community. The gathering, according to organizers, will be a way for attendees to feel thankful for the many ways all have shown compassion this past year and dedicated to serving one another in the months and years ahead.
- Tuesday, July 30, 2013
A group of 37 young adults, nine adults and Pastor Kathie Adams-Shepherd from Trinity Episcopal Church set out for Norristown, Penn., in late June, to complete their 21st successive summer mission trip with Group Workcamps.
- Thursday, June 20, 2013
Please note, the song that was sung at the end of the lighthouse dedication on June 14 was called “We Choose Love.” It was written by Darryl Gregory and his students, as a gift to Newtown from Schaghticoke Middle School in New Milford. The caption that accompanies the photo to the right has been updated to reflect that information.
- Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 7:21 am
A 20-foot tall custom built lighthouse, complete with working lights, was set up in front of Trinity Episcopal Church late afternoon Wednesday, July 12. The lighthouse will serve as a beacon for the first public event of Ben’s Lighthouse, a lighthouse festival that will take place at the church on Saturday, June 15.
- Tuesday, June 11, 2013
During a pilgrimage to South Dakota last summer, Jack Benedict, a member of Newtown Troop 270, developed the idea that became his Eagle Scout project. Jack and his friends from Trinity Church visited what he called “a beautiful outdoor labyrinth” in the Black Hills, and Jack felt it would be a great gift to his church and town to create something similar here.
- Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Organizers of Newtown’s upcoming Lighthouse Festival are excited about the progress being made on a 20-foot tall, custom, interactive lighthouse being built for the event. The working lighthouse, designed by Duane Langenwalter of Thin Air, LLC, will incorporate symbolic references to the lives lost on 12/14 while shining a joyful light on the youth of this town.
- Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Newtown Ecumenical Vacation Church School (EVCS) 2013 at Trinity Episcopal Church invites all children to the Everywhere Fun Fair: Where God’s World Comes Together.
Newtown EVCS is a vacation bible school sponsored by four Newtown churches: Newtown United Methodist, Newtown Congregational, St Rose of Lima, and Trinity Episcopal. This year’s EVCS will be hosted by Trinity, at 36 Main Street.
- Sunday, April 21, 2013
Newtown Interfaith Clergy Association will host a prayer vigil Sunday, April 21, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 36 Main Street.
The vigil will begin at 7 pm.
Along with prayers for the local community, the event will include prayers for the victims of Monday's bombings at the Boston Marathon in addition to those affected by the industrial fire and explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, on Wednesday.
All are welcome.