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ANSONIA — Christ Episcopal Church, 56 South Cliff St., plans a Basket Bingo Bash at 6 p.m. Friday, April 9, and Friday, April 23. 

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BRIDGEWATER — St. Mark’s Church on the green, 5 Main St. South, will hold a giant, open air tag sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 17.

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LITCHFIELD — The Grotto Gift Shop, located at the Shrine of Lourdes at 50 Montfort Rd., Rte. 118, has new spring hours. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday and from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

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The United Church of Christ in Southbury recently donated $11,750 to the Connecticut Food Bank. The congregation chose to make the food bank the recipient of its annual Endowment Fund Project due to the marked increase in food insecurity that has occurred across the state as a result of the …

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LITCHFIELD — The program “Teilhard Today: His Influence on Modern Religious Leaders” is slated at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center, at 229 East Litchfield Rd., from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 27.

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Barbara Dublin, director of Greater Waterbury Interfaith Ministries, received a $500 donation from the Woodbury United Methodist Church for the Ministries of GWIM, including their Soup Kitchen. The Soup Kitchen, which currently is take-out only due to Covid-19 restrictions, serves in excess …

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SOUTHBURY — The Church of the Epiphany’s Upper Room Thrift Shop has been closed for renovations since December 23.

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WATERBURY — The Friends of St. Anne’s Restoration Fund Committee is a beneficiary of the LaBonne’s Market Cash for Charities program.

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WATERBURY — The Friends of St. Anne’s Restoration Fund is a beneficiary of LaBonne’s Cash for Charities program.

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ANSONIA — Christ Episcopal Church Ansonia will observe Ash Wednesday service at noon and 7 p.m., Wednesday, February 17 at 56 South Cliff St.

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St. Michael’s Episcopal Church will offer a special concert of romantic and other Valentine-related music at 3 p.m. Sunday, February 14, on the side lawn of the church, 25 South St., Litchfield. Ed Napier, the featured performer, will be joined by choir members and others. All are welcome. M…

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LITCHFIELD — Wisdom House will host “Exploring Desert Wisdom: A Contemplative Lenten Retreat” from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, February 20, via Zoom. Anne Simpkinson will facilitate the program.

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WATERBURY — The non-denominational, non-profit Acts 4 Ministry is seeking retired or other individuals available part-time to help within the retail-style thrift store to serve clients in need at 1713 Thomaston Ave.

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NEWTOWN — The St. Rose School will host a virtual open house using a new, interactive platform called Hello School on Sunday, January 31.

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Elizabeth Boisits, 12, Middlebury, and Kendall Croke, Watertown, recently sold more than 200 Decorate Your Own Cookie kits at St. George’s Church in Middlebury, helping to offset funds normally raised by the church’s annual Gingerbread Village. The parish was unable to hold the yearly event …

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SOUTHBURY — The Mustard Seed Fund at Sacred Heart Church was established in 2003 by the bequests of two sisters, Mildred Ziegler and Irma Ziegler Smith. It was recently enhanced by gifts from the estate of parishioner Jean Brickey.

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SOUTHBURY — Sacred Heart Church has rescheduled the Celebration of Light to New Year’s Eve from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Due to stormy weather, Sacred Heart canceled the Christmas Eve event and will offer luminaries and a message of hope from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. December 31.

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LITCHFIELD — The Grotto Gift Shop at the Shrine of Lourdes on 50 Montfort Rd., will reopen Sundays only from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on January 10, weather permitting.

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ROXBURY — Christ the Redeemer Church, 114 Roxbury Rd, will host Christmas Eve services at 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 24. A service has been added this year to accommodate social distancing measures. Masks are required at either in-person service. The 5:30 p.m. service will be…

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ROXBURY — The Roxbury Congregational Church is sponsoring a Blue Christmas Service at 7 p.m. Sunday, December 20, online only, and a Christmas Eve Service at 7 p.m. outdoors on the church lawn, 24 Church St., as well as online with Zoom and on Facebook Live.

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SOUTHBURY — The Church of the Epiphany, located at 262 Main St. North has cancelled its annual Christmas Cookie Walk due to the coronavirus.

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LITCHFIELD — The Grotto Gift Shop at the Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield, 50 Montfort Rd., Route 118 will now be open from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday as well as Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.

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WASHINGTON — The First Congregational Church will hold a Harvest Pie Sale from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, November 22 at the Parish House. The church is located at 6 Kirby Rd. 

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury United Methodist Church offers its Sunday morning worship service at 10:30 a.m. at 4 Church St. Patrons should continue to use masks and remain social distanced while in church. Holy Communion is celebrated on the first Sunday of the month with individual, pre-wrapped…

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OXFORD — The Oxford United Church of Christ Congregational has canceled its annual holiday fair due to the pandemic.

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NEWTOWN — The Newtown Congregational Church offers a Mississippi Barbecue Dinner, serving up chicken and shrimp dinners on Saturday, October 24.

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WATERBURY — The Friends of St. Anne’s Restoration Fund Committee is a beneficiary of the LaBonne’s Market Cash for Charities program.

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ROXBURY — Members of the community are invited to attend a Blessing of the Animals at 1 p.m. Sunday, October 4, on the front lawn of the Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St.

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WATERBURY — The Friends of St. Anne’s Restoration Fund Committee is a beneficiary of the LaBonne’s Market Cash for Charities program.

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BETHLEHEM — The Vestry at Christ Episcopal Church, 18 Main St. South, approved a plan to begin in-person worship again at the church.

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WATERBURY — The Friends of St. Anne’s Restoration Fund Committee is a beneficiary of the LaBonne’s Market Cash for Charities program.

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SOUTHBURY — South Britain Congregational Church will host its annual Apple Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 26, rain or shine at the church at 693 South Britain Rd., Route 172, followed by a two-week online component. Apples are the theme of the traditional fall fair, which…

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SOUTHBURY — Bible Study Fellowship, an international, non denominational, ladies’ Bible study began Monday, September 14, on Zoom.