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SEYMOUR — Trinity Episcopal Church, located at 91 Church St., will host a free Harvest Breakfast of Blessings and Thanks from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, November 16. Attendees may visit the buffet table for a free, all-you-can-eat breakfast, or stop at the omelet station to support the Trinity C… Read more

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Members of St. James Lutheran Church in Southbury joined with children attending the church’s Vacation Bible School to collect school backpacks and tie quilts over the summer months. Thirty filled school backpacks and three hand-tied quilts were packed to send to Lutheran World Relief for in…

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SOUTHBURY — The United Church of Christ, Southbury, will host a night of bingo from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, November 15, in the church’s social hall, 283 Main St. North.

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NEW MILFORD — First Congregational Church of Washington, New Milford Methodist Church, St. John’s Episcopal Church of New Milford and Temple Sholom of New Milford will sponsor the first interfaith Transgender Day of Remembrance Service for this area at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, at New M…

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BETHLEHEM —The Good Shepherds at Prince of Peace Parish will host their annual Christmas Bazaar and Tag Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, November 23, at the Church of the Nativity, 48 East St., Route 132.

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LITCHFIELD — Trust God, Clean House, Help Others: A Retreat for Women in AA and Al-Anon will be offered from Friday, November 22, to Sunday, November 24, at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center, 229 East Litchfield Rd.

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THOMASTON — St. Peter’s-Trinity Church, located at 160 Main St., will host its annual Christmas Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, November 23.

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SOUTHBURY — A pilgrimage in honor of St. Nektarios of Aegina, patron of Christ the Savior Orthodox Church, is planned for 4 p.m. Sunday, November 10, at the church, 1070 Roxbury Rd.

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BRIDGEWATER — St. Mark’s Church will host its annual Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, November 9, at the Parish Hall on Main Street.

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury United Methodist Church, 4 Church St., will host a pasta supper from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, November 9, in the fellowship hall.

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Jim Hoyt and Karen Schmelzle display some of the many items to be offered at a Holiday Fair set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, November 2, at the Oxford United Church of Christ Congregational, 3 Academy Rd. in the center of Oxford. The fair will feature a variety of crafts, baked goods and a…

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MIDDLEBURY — Westover School drama students will stage the musical “Godspell” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, November 8 and 9, in the Louise B. Dillingham Performing Arts Center. With music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by John-Michael Tebelak, the musical is a retelling of par…

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WATERBURY — The St. Anne’s Restoration Fund Committee is taking part in LaBonne’s Markets’ Cash for Charities Rebate Program.

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The officers of the Ladies of St. Anne in Waterbury are preparing for the 12th annual Holiday Bazaar, set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, November 9, at the Shrine of St. Anne, 515 South Main St., Waterbury. Pictured are (from left) Marie Mazzalupo, treasurer; Jean Kazlauskas, vice president;…

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NEWTOWN — U.S. Marine First Sgt. Ben Grainger will be the featured speaker at the fifth annual Men’s Fellowship Evening, Sunday, November 3, at St. Rose of Lima Church.

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SEYMOUR — Great Hill United Methodist Church will host an Indoor Flea Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 26, in Fellowship Hall, 225 Great Hill Rd.

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LITCHFIELD — Lourdes Shrine will host its semi-annual tag sale from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, October 24, through Saturday, October 26, and from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, October 27 at 50 Montfort Rd.

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Children attending Vacation Bible School at St. James Church presented Southbury Lions Club President Debbie Molsick with more than 85 pairs of glasses which were collected at VBS as part of the week’s mission project. Lions Recycle For Sight is a program where recycled glasses are dispensed…

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The United Church of Christ in Southbury commenced its new church year at Gathering Day on Sunday, September 15, and welcomed the Rev. Susan Murtha as its new interim senior pastor. Pictured (from left) are UCC members John Bacigalupi, Doug Boyd, Patti Kahl, Pastor Susan, Ray Mather and Lesl…

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WATERBURY — The St. Anne’s Restoration Fund Committee is taking part in LaBonne’s Markets’ Cash for Charities Rebate Program.

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ANSONIA — Christ Episcopal Church, 56 S. Cliff St., will host Basket Bingo Bash at 7 p.m. Fridays, October 4 and 18.

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BROOKFIELD — Organist Linda Sweetman-Waters will perform an organ-dedication recital at 4 p.m. Saturday, October 5, at Valley Presbyterian Church, 21 West Whisconier Rd.

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NEWTOWN — St. Rose of Lima will host bingo from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, October 11, in the Msgr. Weiss Gathering Hall at 40 Church Hill Rd.

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WOODBURY — The Community Services Council of Woodbury will partner with local faith communities to hold the fourth annual town-wide Neighbors for Neighbors Progressive Dinner benefit from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday, October 13.

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WOODBURY — Beth El Synagogue, 124 South Pomperaug Ave., invites the community to celebrate the High Holidays; Erev Rosh haShanah Services begin at 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 29.

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WATERTOWN — St. John the Evangelist Church will host its October Festival from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, October 4, at 574 Main St.

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SEYMOUR — Great Hill United Methodist Church, 225 Great Hill Rd., plans its annual Basket Bonanza at 5 p.m. Saturday, October 12.

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WOODBURY — First Congregational Church, 214 Main St. South, invites local singers to discover the ancient tradition of bedside singing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 2. 

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St. James Lutheran Church, 111 Peter Rd., Southbury, will host its second annual Fall Fest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 5, at the church. All are welcome to join for crafts, food and family fun. The church seeks vendors to add to the festive atmosphere. Those interested in hostin…

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury United Methodist Church will host a pasta supper from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, September 21 in Fellowship Hall, 4 Church St. 

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MIDDLEBURY — St. George’s Episcopal Church will bless pets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 5, at the intersection of Route 188 and Tucker Hill Road.

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OXFORD — The United Church of Christ Congregational, 3 Academy Rd., offers a program on facing and surviving serious safety threats at 11 a.m. Sunday, September 29.

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BETHEL — Women Get Real will hold its women’s conference, Leap of Faith, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, September 20, in Walnut Hill Community Church, 156 Walnut Hill Rd.

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SOUTHBURY — B’nai Israel of Southbury is readying for the High Holy Day period that begins with Jewish New Year 5780 commencing at sundown on Sunday, September 29, and will offer worship services for the Days of Awe on the synagogue’s campus, 444 Main St. North.

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WASHINGTON — The Greater Washington Coalition for Jewish Life will host High Holiday Services led by spiritual leader Rabbi James Greene.

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WOODBURY — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 294 Main St. South, will kick off its fall program year with worship and events for all ages, beginning with Homecoming Sunday at 10 a.m. on September 15. Since arriving in January, Interim Director of Children and Family Ministries Sue Vogelman has re…

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Before shipping off to Glasgow to earn his master’s in bagpipes at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Jesse Ofgang will perform a program of traditional and contemporary Celtic music at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 15, at First Church on the Green, in Washington.

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ROXBURY — The mindfulness group meets from 10:30 a.m. Saturdays at the Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St.

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SOUTHBURY — B’nai Israel Religious School will host a Mazel Tots program from 11 a.m. to noon Sundays, beginning Sunday, September 22, at the Walzer Family Jewish Center, 444 Main St. North. 

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OXFORD — The Riverside Community Church is celebrating its 100th year, established and dedicated on August 31, 1919, at its current location, 238 Freeman Rd.

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SOUTHBURY — B’nai Israel will host a Blessings for the Animals, outdoors, from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, September 13, at the Walzer Family Jewish Center, 444 Main St. North.

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NEWTOWN — Congregation Adath Israel will host a special service to honor its 100th year while welcoming the Sabbath at 7 p.m. Friday, September 13, 115 Huntingtown Rd.

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OXFORD — The Oxford United Church of Christ Congregational will celebrate and witness the covenant between the church, the Rev. Jerry Smith and the Rev. Karen Jodice at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 15.

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WATERBURY — The St. Anne’s Restoration Fund Committee is taking part in LaBonne’s Markets’ Cash for Charities Rebate Program.

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SOUTHBURY — The community is invited to join B’nai Israel Sisterhood on Saturday, September 7, for a day of learning and practice on the Art of Jewish Meditation.

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LITCHFIELD — “The Spirituality of Vulnerability: The Agony and Ecstasy of Henri Nouwen” will be offered at 6 p.m. Friday, September 6, to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 7, at the Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center.

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MONROE — St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will host its annual Apple Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, September 7, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, September 8, on the Historic Green.