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  • If It’s The Lenten Season, It’s Time For The St Rose Of Lima Fish Fry Events

    The Newtown Bee
    Religion
    March 22, 2017, Wednesday
    Ed Wolf, Knights of Columbus, Knights of Columbus Fish Fry, Lenten Fish Fry, Nick Kopcik, St Rose Fish Fry

      Residents of all ages shared table space in the Monsignor Weiss Gathering Hall at St Rose of Lima School on Friday, March 3, when the first of three St Rose Annual Friday Knight Fish Fry...Read Full Article

  • First Minister Of Youth And Mission Formally Installed At Newtown Congregational Church

    Shannon Hicks
    Religion
    March 4, 2017, Saturday
    Hospitality Hall, NCC Hospitality Hall, NCC Minister of Youth and Mission, NCC Moderator Robert Keegan, Newtown Congregational Church, Reverend Juff Lukens, Reverend Kristen Provost Switzer, Reverend Michelle Hughes, Reverend Shea Zellweger, Robert Keegan

    The Reverend Kristen Provost Switzer celebrated her 210th day in service to Newtown Congregational Church in grand style. With music, prayers, and not one but two cakes waiting for guests to cut in t...Read Full Article

  • First Friday At Trinity: ‘Holy Fasting’

    The Newtown Bee
    Religion
    March 1, 2017, Wednesday
    First Friday, First Friday at Trinity, Holy Fasting

    Trinity Episcopal Church will host its next First Friday gathering on March 3. As the season of Lent begins, all are invited to join members of the church and The Reverend Salin Low for a discussio...Read Full Article

  • Being Muslim In Newtown: Meet Members Of Al Hedaya Islamic Center

    Shannon Hicks
    Religion
    February 21, 2017, Tuesday
    Al Hedaya Islamic Center, Eman Beshtawii, Executive Order 13769, Juma'ah Prayer Service, Kristin Fuller, Muslims in Newtown, Rachel Faust

    UPDATE (Wednesday, February 22, 2017): This story has been update to clarify one of Eman Beshtawii's comments concerning President Donald Trump's executive order of January 27, 2017. * * * * * Open....Read Full Article

  • NUMC’s Pastor Is Listening To, And Serving, Those In Her Congregation

    Shannon Hicks
    Religion
    February 20, 2017, Monday
    Newtown United Methodist Church, Pastor Lori Miller, Reverend Lori Miller, The Stephen Ministry

    As she moves into the second month of the new year — and toward her first anniversary in service at Newtown United Methodist Church — the Reverend Lori Miller can say with confidence that it has b...Read Full Article

  • First Friday At Trinity: ‘Journey Back Music’

    Shannon Hicks
    Religion
    January 29, 2017, Sunday
    Dean Snellback, First Friday, First Friday at Trinity, Trinity Episcopal Church

    Trinity Episcopal Church, 36 Main Street, will offer its next First Friday event on February 3. The public is invited to join members of the church for a time of learning, reflection, and community. ...Read Full Article

  • On Main Street, Honoring The Miracle Of Hanukkah

    Shannon Hicks
    Religion
    December 29, 2016, Thursday
    Chabad of Ridgefield, Edmond Town Hall, giant menorah, Hadassah of Greater Newtown/Danbury, Hanukkah, menorah

    It was a picture of perseverance on Tuesday night, when it took Rabbi Sholom Deitsch nearly 20 minutes to light a giant menorah that had been temporarily placed in the courtyard of Edmond Town Hall. ...Read Full Article

  • Year In Review: Staffing Changes, Special Events And Big Changes In Religious Settings

    Shannon Hicks
    Religion
    December 29, 2016, Thursday
    Church Women United, Church Women United-Newtown, Interfaith Partnership For Refugee Resettlement, Ken Stroud, Kenneth Stroud, Newtown Interfaith Association, Pastor Kathie Adams-Shepherd, Reverend Mel Kawakami, Reverend Salin Low, Sandy Hook Baptist Church closed, Shabat Across America, St John's Episcopal, St John's Episcopal Church, year in review, year in review religion

    Three churches closed in Newtown in 2016, and staffing changes in others meant many resident worshippers had a year of change in their house of worship. Approximately 40 people gathered in the pews o...Read Full Article

  • Faith Offers A Reminder On The Reason For The Season

    Shannon Hicks
    Religion
    December 10, 2016, Saturday
    Baybrook Farm, Baybrook Farm and Rescue, Faith at Newtown, Live Nativity, Tim Kuhn

    Members of Faith at Newtown offered a live presentation of the meaning behind the Christmas season on December 3. Members of the church, which holds worship services in Sandy Hook, presented a Live...Read Full Article

  • 12/14 Community Interfaith Prayer Vigil Planned

    Shannon Hicks
    Religion
    December 9, 2016, Friday
    12/14, 12/14 anniversary, 12/14 fourth anniversary, Community Interfaith Prayer Vigil, interfaith gathering, Newtown Interfaith Association

    The Newtown Interfaith Association has announced its plans for a Community Interfaith Prayer Vigil on the fourth anniversary of 12/14. Trinity Episcopal Church, at 36 Main Street, will host this ye...Read Full Article