Religion

Adath Israel Celebrates Hanukkah With Community Menorah Lighting

Published: December 05, 2018 at 11:25 am
The lobby and gathering room at Congregational Adath Israel were filled with revelers Tuesday evening as guests of all ages enjoyed traditional Hanukkah foods after an outdoor menorah lighting ceremony marked the third night of Hanukkah.

Messy Advent Coming To Newtown

Published: December 05, 2018 at 10:30 am
Newtown Congregational Church has announced plans for its Advent series — four Sunday services leading up to Christmas Eve as well as three Thursday night Alternative Worship Experiences.

St Rose Church Live Nativity On December 15; Participants Invited

Published: December 03, 2018 at 11:40 am
Once a year, the stable on the ground of St Rose of Lima parish, 46 Church Hill Road, comes alive in the tradition started by St Francis of Assisi. Shepherds, angels, wise men, and live animals greet the weary travelers Mary and Joseph as they reenact the evening of Jesus’s coming more than 2,000 years ago.

Interfaith Gathering Offered A Reminder: Take Time To Give Thanks

Published: November 20, 2018 at 09:00 am
The Reverend Leo McIlrath encouraged those who attended the Interfaith Thanksgiving Gathering on November 18 to take time to give thanks. It was a reiteration, he admitted, of things that had been said already that evening, but it was the point of the entire gathering. It was a point, he said, worth repeating.

NEWS Conducting Fundraiser Poinsettia Sale

Published: November 18, 2018 at 08:00 am
Newtown Ecumenical Workcamp Servants is hosting a holiday fundraiser that will put live poinsettia plants into homes and officers while raising funds for the group’s 2019 service trip.

Community Holiday Concert Being Planned

Published: November 17, 2018 at 08:00 am
Newtown Congregational Church host a Community Holiday Concert on Saturday, December 1, at 7 pm.

St Rose Parish To Host Interactive Comedy 'Christmas Bingo'

Published: November 17, 2018 at 07:15 am
Did Santa babysit the baby Jesus? Why were the Three Wide Men so lost? What did the holiday classic "Silent Night" first sound like? Answers to these questions and others will all be answered on Saturday, December 1, when St Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church hosts a performance of the hit comedy "Christmas Bingo: It's A Ho-Ho-Holy Night."

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service Sunday At St Rose Church

Published: November 15, 2018 at 07:00 am
St Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church will have the honor of hosting this year’s interfaith Thanksgiving gathering of prayer and song. Newtown Interfaith Association will again sponsor the annual service, which will begin at 7 pm.

Friday Bingo Night Returning November 16

Published: November 12, 2018 at 07:15 am
The next Friday Bingo Night at St Rose of Lima School is scheduled for November 16.
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