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  • 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

  • Congregation Adath Israel To Host Community Menorah Lighting

    The Newtown Bee
    Religion
    December 19, 2017, Tuesday
    community menorah lighting, Congregation Adath Israel, Hadassah of Greater Newtown/Danbury

    Congregation Adath Israel of Newtown and Hadassah of Greater Newtown/Danbury are co-sponsoring a large menorah lighting on Tuesday, December 19, at 6 pm, to mark the eighth night of Hanukkah. The ligh...Read Full Article

  • Preparing To Honor The Reason For The Season

    Shannon Hicks
    Religion
    December 15, 2017, Friday
    Live Nativity, St Rose Live Nativity

      Participants for the St Rose of Lima Church Live Nativity prepare to rehearse for this year’s special event, which will take place Saturday, December 16. All are invited to gather outs...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Mother-Son Team Celebrate Collaborative Memoir

    Kendra Bobowick
    Religion
    December 12, 2017, Tuesday
    Sophfronia Scott, Tain Gregory, This Child of Faith

    Sophfronia Scott and her son Tain Gregory (above, outside Trinity Episcopal Church) on December 3, signed copies of their new memoir, This Child Of Faith: Raising A Spiritual Child in A Secular Wo...Read Full Article

  • 12/14 Memorial Services Planned

    The Newtown Bee
    Religion
    December 12, 2017, Tuesday
    12/14, honoring 12/14, Interfaith Gathering for Prayer and Comfort, Mass of Remembrance, services for 12/14

    Local houses of worship have announced plans for those who wish to join together to honor those killed on 12/14 and/or to continue personal healing. Newtown Congregational Church will be open on Thur...Read Full Article

  • ‘A Special Time Of Gathering’ Celebrated At Trinity Church

    Shannon Hicks
    Religion
    November 23, 2017, Thursday
    interfaith service of Thanksgiving, Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, Newtown Interfaith Council, Reverend Dr Jenny Montgomery

    Giving thanks, being grateful for what one has, and feeling blessed to be able to join with others of differing faiths were all among the ideas celebrated Sunday during this year’s Interfaith Servic...Read Full Article

  • Annual Fall Fair Offers Crafts, Music, And More

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Religion
    November 12, 2017, Sunday
    annual Fall Fair, Christ the King Fall Fair, Christ the King Lutheran Church

    Christ the King Lutheran Church held its annual Fall Fair on November 4. Tables were set up throughout the Mt Pleasant Road church for the event with a range of items for sale, from crafts to bake ...Read Full Article