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  • Groundbreaking At St Rose Church Celebrates Continued Growth Of Parish

    Shannon Hicks
    Religion
    July 21, 2018, Saturday
    Bishop Frank Caggiano, Brooks Fisher, groundbreaking, groundbreaking at St Rose Church, groundbreaking ceremony, Hawley Construction, LRM Inc, Monsignor Robert Weiss, Newman Architects, St Rose Building Committee, St Rose Church, St Rose Church Advance Gift Committee, St Rose Church Major Gift Campaign Committee

    Admittedly cognizant of the fact that guests were seated in folding chairs atop asphalt without shade in heavy humidity — and that they themselves were outfitted in heavy clothing and sitting in the...Read Full Article

  • Canine Based Ministry At Local Lutheran Church Continues To Offer Comfort

    Shannon Hicks
    Religion
    June 17, 2018, Sunday
    Addie, Cathy Reiss, Cathy Swanson, Christ the King Lutheran Church, comfort dog Addie, comfort dog Leah, Comfort Dog Maggie, comfort dog ministry, Josh Smotroff, LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs, Leah, Lutheran Church Charities, Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry, Maggie, Newtown Comfort, Pastor Rob Morris

    In the five years since a golden retriever named Maggie took up residence within the membership of Christ the King Lutheran Church, she has become a fixture of the Mount Pleasant Road house of worship...Read Full Article

  • Breakfast With A Bite Of Local History

    Shannon Hicks
    Religion
    April 15, 2018, Sunday
    Edmond Town Hall history, Men's Club of Newtown Congregational Church, NCC Men's Club, Sheila Torres

    The Men’s Club of Newtown Congregational Church held its first quarterly meeting on April 7 at My Place Restaurant. Sixteen members of the group enjoyed breakfast Saturday morning, including NCC ...Read Full Article

  • Workcampers Host Annual Fundraising Breakfast Ahead Of Service Trip

    Shannon Hicks
    Religion
    March 18, 2018, Sunday
    Faith Anchors the Soul, news, Newtown Ecumenical Workcamp Servants, workcamp, workcampers

    The largest annual fundraiser for Newtown Ecumenical Workcamp Servants (NEWS) was celebrated last weekend, when young adults and many of their chaperones hosted a large breakfast event for friends, fa...Read Full Article

  • New Beginnings St Patrick’s Day Event

    The Newtown Bee
    Religion
    March 16, 2018, Friday
    Mary Ellen McGarry, New Beginnings

    New Beginnings — a group for singles including those are divorced, separated and/or widowed — will have an event on Saturday, March 17. The group will gather for 5:30 Mass at St Rose of Lima Chur...Read Full Article

  • Episcopal Church’s Plaster Ceiling To Be Saved

    Kendra Bobowick
    Religion
    March 4, 2018, Sunday
    Artech Church Interiors, Historic Plaster Solutions, plaster, repairs, scaffolding, Trinity

    Replacing whispered prayers inside Trinity Episcopal Church this week was the sound of footfalls across thin plastic drop cloths. Painters with Artech Church Interiors of Woodbury returned from lunch ...Read Full Article

  • Sophfronia Scott And Tain Gregory Talk About ‘This Child Of Faith’

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Religion
    January 7, 2018, Sunday
    Newtown Middle School, Sophfronia Scott, Tain Gregory, This Child of Faith: Raising A Spiritual Child in A Secular World, Trinity Episcopal Church

    With the cover of their recently published memoir, This Child of Faith: Raising A Spiritual Child in A Secular World, displayed on a projection screen behind them, mother and son Sophfronia Scott and ...Read Full Article

  • A Community Gathers To Celebrate ‘The Miracle Of Hanukkah’

    Shannon Hicks
    Religion
    December 27, 2017, Wednesday
    community menorah lighting, Congregation Adath Israel, Hanukkah, Katherine Kohrman, menorah lighting, Rabbi Barukh Schectman

    Members and friends of Congregation Adath Israel gathered in the courtyard of the Huntingtown Road temple last week, for a community lighting event co-hosted by Hadassah of Greater Newtown/Dan...Read Full Article

  • Celebrating The Story Of Christ’s Birth

    The Newtown Bee
    Religion
    December 24, 2017, Sunday
    Gianna Ortega, Kerry DeLeon, Live Nativity, Monica Ortega, Pam Arsenault, Renzo Ortega, St Rose Live Nativity, St Rose of Newtown

    Parishioners of St Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church gathered around the church’s stable on Saturday, December 16, for the annual Live Nativity. The tradition of a living Nativity was started c...Read Full Article

  • Young’s ‘Everlasting Light’ To Be Part Of Christmas Eve Morning Service

    The Newtown Bee
    Religion
    December 21, 2017, Thursday
    Elizabeth Young, Everlasting Light

    RIDGEFIELD — St Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Ridgefield will hold just one morning service― at 10 ―on Sunday, December 24, versus the usual two. “This year December 24 is both the Fourth S...Read Full Article