Religious events

George’s Hill

George’s Hill is a social engagement group for people diagnosed with early dementia and their caregivers. The next meeting is on Thursday, Feb. 11, 11:30 a.m., at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 White Plains Road. A light lunch will be served from noon-12:30. Anyone with a wheelchair or problems with mobility can enter through the kitchen door in back as there are no steps to negotiate. To register, call 203-374-8822 or look for the registration at  The group will meet the second Thursday of the month from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. We offer a fun and comfortable way for people living in the early stage of dementia and their caregivers to get out, get active and get connected with one another.

 

Spaghetti dinner and free concert

This month the featured performers at Long Hill United Methodist Church, 6358 Main St., (route 111), Trumbull, will be violinist Darwin Shen and pianist A. Armstrong, two serious musicians with wild senses of humor. The free concert starts at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20.

The concert is preceded by their restaurant quality spaghetti dinners, which includes spaghetti, salad, bread, beverages, and dessert. Homemade meatballs are also available. The dinners are $12 with reduced prices for seniors and children.

Doors open at 5 p.m. and patrons are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to help feed those in need. For more information., call 203-954-9691.

 

Taize prayer services during Lent

Trumbull Congregational Church, 3115 Reservoir Ave., invites you to experience contemplative prayer in the style of Taize from 6:30-7 p.m., during Lent. Taize prayer is both beautiful and simple, featuring candle light, iconography, and a quiet space for worship. It cultivates intimacy with God through meditative singing, scripture reading, silence, and intercession. Taize prayer services begin on February 15 and continue on Monday evenings through March 21.

For more information, contact Pastor Tim at tim.hare@trumbullcc.org.

 

60th anniversary

St. Theresa School celebrates its 60th anniversary with dinner, dancing and a silent auction on Saturday, April 30, at Tashua Knolls Restaurant, beginning at 6 p.m. The evening will begin with a reception followed by dinner and culminating with a silent auction. The evening event is a fundraiser to help St. Theresa School fulfill its mission.

Sponsorships and tickets are now available; for more information or to make reservations, please visit  or stop by the school located at 55 Rosemond Terrace in Trumbull to purchase tickets. If you would like to donate silent auction items, contact Sonya Jarvis, HSA co-president and chairperson at 203-261-3344.

 

 

New Kids Club

Children in grades k-6 are invited to enroll in a new Wednesday-night Kids Club at Long Hill Baptist Church, 100 Middlebrook Ave., (near Middlebook Elementary School), from 7-8:30 p.m. Each meeting will feature games, singing and a Bible study. There is no cost to attend.

Parents are invited to join an adult Bible Study, which also meets on Wednesday evenings at 7.

For more information, visit  or contact Pastor Hammond at 203-268-5104 or .

 

Church hours

Trinity Episcopal Church, located at 1734 Huntington Tpke. (Nichols). Rev. Ellen Kennedy. Sunday services are 8 and 10 a.m.; church school at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible Study at 10 a.m. For more information, call 375-1503 or visit

 

Duplicate Bridge

There’s a new game in town called Duplicate Bridge, held every Monday at 10:30 a.m., at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1734 Huntington Tpke., in Trumbull.

Open to the public. For more information, call Joan Martin at 203-929-2899.

 

TOPS, Taking Off Pounds Sensibly

TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) Trumbull Chapter meetings are held every Tuesday, 10 a.m., at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 1734 Huntington Tpke., next door to Fairchild Nichols Memorial Library. Call Jo-Ann Minishi 203-268-6282 for more information or just show. Annual membership fee is $32 and weekly dues are $2.