Easton community raises funds for Heifer Project

The Congregational Church of Easton has been able to donate enough money to Heifer International to purchase two heifers and two water buffalo for communities in need. This was a group effort among local Easton farmers, the New Academy Preschool, and Easton residents. Groups kicked off a fund-raising drive in March by creating a petting zoo to collect donations. At this event people were able to learn how agricultural skills and talents are used throughout the world to bring families and communities out of poverty through the Heifer Project. Following fund-raising efforts in April, the groups exceeded their goal to buying … Read more

Easton church holds Food Fest featuring ethnic cuisine

Baklava and other desserts will be available this Friday at the Food Fest at St. Dimitrie's in Easton.

St. Dimitrie Romanian Orthodox Church in Easton is holding its annual Food Fest on Friday, June 8, from 5 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, June 9, from noon to 10 p.m. The Food Fest features homemade ethnic dinners including grilled lamb and chicken and stuffed cabbage, as well as fresh made salads, pitas, breads, baklava and other pastries. The event will be held at the church hall located at 504 Sport Hill Road, Easton.

Upcoming events at Congregational Church of Easton

The public is invited to the following events at the Congregational Church of Easton, 336 Westport Road. Memorial Day Worship Service, Sunday, May 27, 10 a.m. Computer Safety Class, Saturday, June 9, 3 p.m. Learn about computer and Internet safety, including social media safety. Cost is $15. For more information, call 203-261-2527. Vacation Bible School, July 9 to July 13. Games, crafts, skits for children 3 to 13 years old. Call 203-261-2527 to register or email [email protected]

Redding church announces Charity Golf Outing

The Redding First Church of Christ, Congregational, has announced its annual Charity Golf Outing fundraiser. The outing is Monday, June 18, at the Redding Country Club. Members of the public are invited to enjoy this event while helping worthwhile charities. Non-golfers are invited to help the community by being a sponsor, making a silent auction or raffle prize donation or coming to lunch or dinner for a reasonable cost. Entry to the outing includes a full round of golf with cart at the private club, full use of the club’s driving range and putting green, barbecue lunch, 18 holes on … Read more

Easton church raises money for its Heifer project

The Congregational Church of Easton held its kickoff event for the Heifer International Project on Saturday, March 24. There was a petting zoo including rabbits, chickens and goats, and an educational beehive. All these are animals that may be purchased through Heifer. Through the Heifer project, the church is working with the New Academy Preschool to raise enough money to fund a heifer for a community in Bangladesh or Vietnam. With these animals, a family receives training, a steady source of income, and access to food, education and health care. The kickoff event raised enough money for a goat and … Read more

Easter events at Congregational Church of Easton

Saturday, March 24, 1 to 3 p.m. There will be a petting zoo to raise funds and awareness for Heifer International. All are invited to attend. Sunday, March 25, 10 a.m. Palm Sunday worship service open to all people. Thursday, March 29, 7:30 p.m. Maundy Thursday tenebrae service to remember Christ’s last hours with a candlelight service. Sunday, April 1, 10 a.m. Easter morning worship, where all people are invited to celebrate the resurrection of Christ. Following worship there will be an Easter egg hunt for all children on the church lawn. If you are interested in participating in the … Read more

Holy Week schedule for First Church of Christ

First Church of Christ, Congregational Holy Week Schedule Palm Sunday, March 25, 10 a.m., Palm Sunday worship service with nursery care and Sunday school through eighth grade. Maundy Thursday, March 29, 7:30 p.m., Worship Service of Tenebrae and Holy Communion. Easter Sunday, April 1, 6 a.m., Easter Sunrise Service with Holy Communion, at 442 Rock House Road, Redding. Easter Sunday, April 1, 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., Identical Easter Sunday worship services, with nursery care and Sunday school through fourth grade. The First Church of Christ, Congregational is located at 25 Cross Highway, Redding. For more information, call 203-938-2004 or … Read more

Congregational Church of Easton holds Lenten book study and suppers

The Congregational Church of Easton is holding Lenten book study suppers in February and March. All people are welcome to join in for one, two, or all three sessions. In each session, participants will delve into the last words of Christ and their implications for people of faith. Wednesday, Feb. 14 will also be marked with the imposition of ashes to honor and remember Ash Wednesday as the start of a time of deep reflection before Easter morning resurrection. Study Supper Dates: Feb. 14, Feb. 28, and March 14. Time: 6:30 p.m. in the Old Academy Building in the Fellowship … Read more

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