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WOODBURY — Kaeley McEvoy, a Woodbury native, was ordained as a minister in the United Church of Christ on Saturday, April 25, upon request of the First Congregational Church of Woodbury to the Litchfield South Association of the United Church of Christ.

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WOODBURY — In observance of the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 7, those who would like to pray for the town, the state and the nation are asked to do a prayer walk or ride or to sit on a town bench and to pray at the time of their choosing between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

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SOUTHBURY — Due to the coronavirus pandemic, St. James Lutheran Church, 111 Peter Rd., is holding church services virtually with Interim Pastor Paul D. Sinnott.

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BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — Prince of Peace Parish is continuing to reach out to parishioners and others seeking spiritual support through worship, prayer and reflection during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Members of Calvary Chapel in Southbury learned late Friday, March 13, that they would not have access to their regular meeting place at 444 Main St. North when concern over the coronavirus necessitated closure of the entire building. Instead, worshipers gathered on the slab of their new chur…

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SOUTHBURY — The Good Friday Faith Walk, originally scheduled for April 10, will not take place this year due to concerns over the coronavirus.

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NEWTOWN — For those who have missed Saturday Yoga at Newtown Congregational Church, a YouTube yoga class video has been created.

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SOUTHBURY — The Good Friday Faith Walk, originally scheduled for April 10, will not take place this year due to concerns over the coronavirus.

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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 Abbey of Regina Laudis has announced that the Neapolitan Creche will remain closed until further notice.

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WOODBURY — The Women’s Breakfast originally scheduled for March 21 at St. Paul’s Church has been postponed.

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The St. John’s choir, conducted by Dr. Marguerite Mullee, will present Lenten Sacred Music and Readings at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 22 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 78 Green Hill Rd., Washington. This distinctive program of sacred choral music, scripture readings and poetry was developed by Dr…

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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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WOODBURY — Tracy O’Shaughnessy, associate features editor for the Republican American, will be the guest speaker at a Women’s Breakfast, Saturday, March 21, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 294 Main St. South.

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BETHLEHEM — Christ Episcopal Church will host a Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14, in Johnson Memorial Hall on Main Street South.

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MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Council of the Knights of Columbus will host its annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in the Shepardson Community Center on Whittemore Road. The traditional dinner will include corned beef and cabbage, a side of vegetables, bread, coff…

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SEYMOUR — The Seymour United Methodist Church, 90 Pearl St., will serve its annual corned beef dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at the church.

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SOUTHBURY — The Church of the Epiphany will host its 20th annual Corned Beef Dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14, in the church hall, 262 Main St. North.

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NAUGATUCK — Hillside Covenant Church will host its monthly chicken supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at the church, 100 Hillside Ave.

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SEYMOUR — The Seymour Congregational Church, 45 Broad St., offers its annual Taste of Poland Pierogi Sale for Lent from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to noon every Sunday until Good Friday, April 10.

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KENT — St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church will present the Manhattan Quartet in concert as part of the Music in the Nave series at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, at the church, 1 North Main St.

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WATERTOWN — Members of the First Congregational Church of Watertown will celebrate their newly refurbished Holtkamp tracker pipe organ with a re-dedication concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 1.

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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 Blessed Sacrament Church ladies group will host a scrapbook crop at 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at the Catholic Academy of Waterbury Gym, 386 Robinwood Rd.

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SEYMOUR — Great Hill United Methodist Church, 225 Great Hill Rd., will hold a pork roast dinner, catered by Oxford Hills Catering, from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the church.

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OXFORD — St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 733 Oxford Rd., offers its Lenten Soup Supper Series from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, February 27 through March 26, in the Church Hall.

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WASHINGTON – Dr. Marguerite Mullee, music director at St. John’s Episcopal Church and professor of liturgical music and sacred art, offers a five-week workshop in singing chant on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning March 10 at St. John’s Parish Hall, 78 Green Hill Rd.

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LITCHFIELD — The Grotto Gift Shop at the Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield, 50 Montfort Rd., Route 118, will resume daily hours beginning Tuesday, March 3.

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ANSONIA — Christ Episcopal Church, 56 South Cliff St., will host Basket Bingo Bash at 7 p.m Fridays, February 28, March 13, March 27, April 3, April 17, September 4 and September 18.

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WASHINGTON — An Ash Wednesday service with Imposition of Ashes is planned for 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 26, at Salem Evangelical Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Rd.

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LITCHFIELD — Chabad of Northwest Connecticut has unveiled A Virtual Purim, a new website dedicated to the upcoming Jewish holiday of Purim, taking place March 9 to 10.

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SEYMOUR — St. Nicholas Parish, the Church of the Good Shepherd, will have a Mass with ashes at 6 p.m. today, Wednesday, February 26, at the church, 135 Mountain Rd.

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MIDDLEBURY — St. George’s Episcopal Church invites all community members to its annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Buffet, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 25 in the parish hall. The buffet will include pancakes, sausage, French toast, hash, fruit salad, beverages and dessert. The church is lo…

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury United Methodist Church will host a pasta supper from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, February 22 in the Fellowship Hall, 4 Church St. The menu includes marinara sauce over pasta with garden salad, rolls, beverages and homemade desserts. Those seeking additional informati…

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WOODBURY — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 294 Main St. South, will host Shrove Tuesday festivities from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Tuesday, February 25.

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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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SEYMOUR — St. Nicholas Parish, St. Augustine Church, 35 Washington Ave., will distribute ashes at the 9 a.m. Mass on Ash Wednesday, February 26.

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WATERBURY — All Saints Parish will host a wine tasting from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, February 22 in the Rita P. Frigon Hall at the Shrine of St. Anne, 515 South Main St.

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SEYMOUR — Great Hill United Methodist Church, 225 Great Hill Rd., invites the public to its annual “Drive Thru Ashes” from 7 to 9 a.m. or 4 to 6 p.m. Ash Wednesday, February 26.

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BETHLEHEM — Prince of Peace Parish will present a series of Wednesday evening sessions that will explore and discuss questions of life and faith. The 11-week Alpha program will take place on March 4 through May 13 in the parish hall at the Church of the Nativity, 48 East St. Sessions will be…

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SOUTHBURY — South Britain Congregational Church will begin its Lenten season with its traditional Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 25.

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LITCHFIELD — Church members of the St. Michael’s Community House will show “Traces of the Trade” at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 16 at 23 South St., off the Litchfield Green and across the driveway for the church. 

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MIDDLEBURY — St. George’s Episcopal Church invites all community members to its annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Buffet, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 25 in the parish hall.

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St. George’s Episcopal Church in Middlebury hosted the ordination of the Rev. Tara Boyd Shepley on January 16. The Rt. Rev. Laura Ahren, bishop of Connecticut, officiated, assisted by the Rev. Marilyn Anderson, bishop’s chaplain. Rev. Shepley graduated from Yale Divinity School and served at…

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ANSONIA — The Episcopal Women’s Group of Christ Church will host a drive for the following items until Thursday, February 20:

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NAUGATUCK — A Roast Beef Supper is planned for 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, February 8, at Hillside Covenant Church, 11 Hillside Ave.