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Wild West Adventure At Grace Family Church VBS

Published: August 15, 2013 at 12:00 am
Even in the rain on Tuesday, children attending Vacation Bible School at Grace Family Church were having fun. Children from age 4 to those who have completed sixth grade have been participating this week in Vacation Bible School at Grace Family Church. This year's theme is "SonWest Roundup," a

Ecumenical Event To Continue Building Bridges

Published: August 14, 2013 at 12:00 am
On Wednesday, August 21, at 2:30 pm, there will be a gathering for prayer in the sanctuary of Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street. Members of the PICO "Lifelines to Healing" Eastern Bus Tour will join local clergy and residents to promote the building of bridges across racial, ethnic a

Monsignor Weiss Receives Inaugural Caritas Award From Knights of Columbus

Published: August 08, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Knights of Columbus has created a new award to recognize extraordinary works of charity and service, conferring it on the pastor and Knights of Columbus council who worked tirelessly to help the community of Newtown in the aftermath of December's shooting. Supreme Knight Carl Anderson conferred

Praying For Newtown, An Interfaith Gathering

Published: July 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown Interfaith Clergy Association will present the next interfaith gathering for prayer on Sunday, August 4, beginning at 4 pm. An ongoing monthly series launched in the weeks following 12/14, this month's gathering will follow the theme "Prayers for Rest and Renewal."

Trinity Youth, A Beacon Of Light: 21st Annual Workcamp Mission Outreach

Published: July 30, 2013 at 12:00 am
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. The Group Workcamp Foundation Mission concept, started in 1977 in Loveland,

Hindi Cultural Celebration Comes To Newtown

Published: May 28, 2013 at 12:00 am
The colors, music, foods and dance of the Hindi culture arrived at Edmond Town Hall on May 11 as the annual celebration of the Greater Danbury Hindi Learning Center drew nearly 100 people to the Alexandria Room. According to school spokesperson Madhuri Jerfy, the event is the culmination of the scho

A Milestone For The Monsignor

Published: May 24, 2013 at 12:00 am
Monsignor Robert Weiss, pastor of St Rose of Lima Church, was honored at the 40th anniversary of his ordination at a Mass celebrated on Sunday, May 19, at the church. Numerous dignitaries spoke at the event, which was followed by a reception. Shown at the altar following t...

Passing The Peace Cranes

Published: May 15, 2013 at 12:00 am
Origami peace cranes that had been roosting on the Newtown Congregational Church sanctuary altar since shortly after 12/14 have begun a new journey. The 1,000 cranes had been made by members of Saron United Church of Christ, in Sheboygen Falls, Wis., on ...

Passing The Peace Cranes

Published: May 15, 2013 at 12:00 am
Origami peace cranes that had been roosting on the Newtown Congregational Church sanctuary altar since shortly after 12/14 have begun a new journey. The 1,000 cranes had been made by members of Saron United Church of Christ, in Sheboygen Falls, Wis., on ...

'Tragedy, Trials & Tribulations: The Grace in Calamities,' Sunday

Published: May 10, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Al Hedaya Islamic Center in Newtown will host its first conference event on Sunday, May 12. The program will be divided in a number of segments, with the first part of the day taking place at Edmond Town Hall and the later portion to be held at The Al Hedaya Islamic Center.
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