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  • Interfaith Seder Being Planned For Palm Sunday

    The Newtown Interfaith Clergy Association will continue its tradition of an interfaith Seder, this year being planned for Sunday, March 29.

    The 2015 event, which this year coincides with Palm Sunday, will be hosted by Newtown Congregational Church, at 14 West Street.

    The ceremony of tradition, food, and song will begin at 2 pm. It will take place in NCC’s Great Room, located on the upper level of the church.

  • Interfaith Seder Being Planned

    The Newtown Interfaith Clergy Association and Newtown’s houses of worship will continue their tradition of an Interfaith Seder on Sunday, March 29.

    This year’s event, which will coincide with Palm Sunday, will be hosted by Newtown Congregational Church, at 14 West Street.

    The ceremony of tradition, food and song will begin at 2 pm. It will take place in NCC’s Great Room, located on the upper level of the church.  

    A $5 donation is requested per person.

  • Interfaith Seder A Celebration Of Freedom, Spring

    In a scene set like the Last Supper, local clergy gathered at a long table filled with foods and items of both seasonal and religious significance.

  • Newtown Interfaith Seder, This Year To Be At NUMC

    On Sunday, April 6, at 4 pm, an Interfaith Passover Seder will be celebrated at Newtown United Methodist Church.  As has been done in recent years, the ceremony will be presented by clergy and lay people of many houses of worship in Newtown. 

    The Reverend Mel Kawakami, pastor of Newtown United Methodist Church (NUMC), said, “This is always a special community event. This year, we will introduce a little more Christian perspective in this Jewish observance with an emphasis on the role of woman in the story.”