World Community Day

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    PUBLISHED Thursday, October 29, 2015; 8:17 am

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    The Newtown/Danbury unit of Church Women United is planning its annual World Community Day celebration. This year’s event will be Friday, November 6, in The Great Room of Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street. All are invited.

    The program will loosely follow the international 2015 World Community Day theme of “Our Journey Together.”

  • A World Of Healing, ‘A Lot Of Good In The Community’

    The Newtown/Danbury unit of Church Women United joined World Community Day celebrations “going on internationally,” local unit president Darlene Jackson said on November 8, addressing those who gathered in the meeting room of C.H. Booth Library. Mrs Jackson offered the Welcome and Invocation last Saturday morning, saying Church Women United is “a group concerned with social justice, the environment, world peace, and looking to see if we can have some influence on any of that.”

  • Conover Receives CWU Valiant Woman Award

    Jean Conover was completely surprised Friday, November 8, when she was awarded a Church Women United (CWU) Valiant Woman Award during the World Community Day Celebration at Nunnawauk Meadows Community Room. More than 30 residents and CWU members were there for the annual celebration hosted by the Newtown and Greater Danbury unit of CWU.

    The Reverend Leo McIlrath made the award on behalf of CWU. He has known Ms Conover and her family since they were students at St Peter’s School and Danbury High School.

  • Newtown & Greater Danbury CWU Unit Planning World Community Day Celebration

    Deacon Kenneth Stroud of Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church and Charlotte Dines, a resident of Nunnawauk Meadows,  will lead a panel on faith on Friday, November 8, from 1:30 until 3 pm. The panel will be part of the 2013 Church Women United (CWU) Celebration of World Community Day. “Walking Through the Doors of Opportunity” will be the theme for the speakers, who used their faith to survive and thrive.

    The celebration will be in the Community Room at Nunnawauk Meadows, 3 Nunnawauk Road.