Religion

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.

True Crime Book Author To Speak At Congregation Adath Israel

Published: March 31, 2019 at 07:45 am
Deborah Levison, an award-winning journalist, author and daughter of Holocaust survivors, is scheduled to speak at Congregation Adath Israel on Sunday, April 28, at 2 pm. The Trumbull resident will speak about her true crime book "The Crate: A Story of War, A Murder, and Justice."

Methodist Church Pasta Dinner & Coffee House, April 6

Published: March 30, 2019 at 08:15 am
The 29th season of Saturday Pasta Dinners at Newtown United Methodist Church will continue next weekend. Dinner will be served Saturday, April 6, in the church’s fellowship hall, 92 Church Hill Road. A live performance of bluegrass, country, and folk music will follow.

Community Gathering Planned For Sunday

Published: March 29, 2019 at 10:43 am
Newtown Interfaith Council has announced it will present a community gathering this weekend. All are invited to be together in the midst of grief, to find peace and support. The council is asking that all media respect the privacy of those attending.

Teen Supporting Felines Through Bat Mizvah Project

Published: March 27, 2019 at 09:00 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.

Lenten Theme Of ‘Abiding In Hope’ To Be Explored At Congregational Church

Published: March 08, 2019 at 01:35 pm
The ministers of Newtown Congregational Church invite all to join them and NCC members for a Lenten series of programs that will explore the theme of Abiding In Hope — From Death To New Life.
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