Religion

Workcampers Travel South: Good NEWS For West Virginia Residents

Published: July 19, 2019 at 07:45 am
Newtown Ecumenical Workcamp Servants spent a week last month working on homes of some of the nation’s poorest residents. Thanks to a project done by one workcamper before leaving town, hundreds of pairs of shoes were also shared with families in Hinton, W.V.

NEWS Group Collecting Shoes Prior To Workcamp Trip

Published: June 07, 2019 at 07:15 am
Newtown students will bring assistance to a West Virginia community during a workcamp experience later this month. Meanwhile, one workcamper is collecting shoes to take with him, to further help the community he will be serving.

Yoga At NCC: Congregational Church Offering Options For Spiritual Health

Published: May 20, 2019 at 07:00 am
Three different styles of yoga classes are hosted by Newtown Congregational Church, whose minister of youth and mission sees the offering as a spiritual practice that is good for everyone.

Bat Mitzvah Project Is The Cat’s Meow: An Update

Published: May 14, 2019 at 06:45 am
For her Bat Mitzvah project, Newtown Middle School seventh grader Hanna Reps chose to assist kittens and cats though Sandy Hook-based Kitten Associates and Southbury’s Whiskers Pet Rescue.

Sew-A-Thon Creates 120 Dresses For Third World Girls

Published: May 01, 2019 at 08:15 am
Several dozen women adroitly tackled the task of sewing simple dresses for at-risk Third World girls at a Dress-A-Girl Sew-A-Thon on April 27, at Newtown Congregational Church, creating more than 120 colorful dresses during the event.

Grace Family Church Dedicates Its New Home With Prayers, Music, And Thanks

Published: April 19, 2019 at 11:50 am
The sanctuary of Grace Family Church was filled to capacity for the 90-minute dedication celebration on Sunday, April 7. Laughter and happy tears punctuated the celebration, which featured brief speeches, prayers, musical praise and worship, and a building fund offering.

21st Century Conversation Session Planned

Published: April 05, 2019 at 01:55 pm
Newtown Interfaith Council will sponsor the first “21st Century Conversations” session at Newtown Congregational Church on Tuesday, April 9. Newtown psychiatrist Dr John Woodall will facilitate the conversation.
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