Religious Briefs - Upcoming events
Spring Craft Festival
The Trumbull Spring Craft Festival will take place in the church hall at Grace Episcopal Church, 5958 Main St., on Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information call 203-513-8690.
Family Passover Seder
Congregation B’nai Torah, 5700 Main St., will host a family Passover Seder on Tuesday, April 15, beginning at 6 p.m. All dinners include soup, gefilte fish, crudites, entree, dessert and beverages. Adult meals are $40 per person with entree choice of brisket, chicken or eggplant marinara. Child (under age 8) meals are $22 each with chicken tenders and chicken soup. An afikoman gift is included for those under age 14. RSVP by April 8 to 203-268-6940 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holiday services and Easter egg hunt
Trinity Episcopal Church, 1734 Huntington Tpke., Palm Sunday Services 8 and 10 a.m.; Wednesday, April 16, noon Service of Holy Eucharist with Sacrament of Healing in Chapel; Thursday, April 17, Maundy Thursday, 6 p.m. agape potluck dinner, 7 p.m. worship and stripping of the Altar; Good Friday, noon worship followed by Stations of the Cross; Easter Sunday worship 8 and 10 a.m. (10 a.m. bell choir); Egg hunt after each service. Visit trinitynichols.org.
Good Friday worship service
On Friday, April 18, at noon, there will be a Good Friday worship service at Nichols United Methodist Church, 35 Shelton Road, Trumbull, sponsored by the Trumbull Interfaith Committee. The host Pastor is the Rev. Joseph Piccirillo. The offering will benefit the Pastoral Counseling Center of Trumbull.
Boy Scouts host pasta dinner/auction
Boy Scout Troop 68 host their annual all-you-can-eat pasta dinner and silent auction on Saturday, April 26, at St. Theresa’s School Gym, 5301 Main St, from 5:30-8 p.m. All proceeds from the dinner and auction go towards funding once-in-a-lifetime high adventure trips for the Scouts. Dinner will feature pasta, meatballs, salad, bread, beverages and dessert. The silent auction will have items that appeal to a wide-range of interests, including: gift baskets, home goods, ski/tubing passes, movie tickets, collectible memorabilia, camping gear, and more. Tickets for dinner are $7 per person or $25 per family (immediate family members only). Children 5 and under are free. To purchase tickets in advance or for more information, contact Tracy Franzen at 203-673-2615. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door.
Mohegan Sun bus trip
A bus trip to Mohegan Sun is planned for Tuesday, April 29. The price is $25 and includes $15 lunch/$15 free play. Contact Rosemary at 203-268-6992 for reservation. Bus leaves at 10 a.m. from St. Theresa’s Church; expected return is 6 p.m. All are welcome.
Cruise around the Boston Harbor
St. Theresa Seniors will host a cruise on the Odyssey around the Boston Harbor, a way to see the harbor from the water on Thursday, June 12. Departure is 7:30 a.m. from St. Theresa Church, 5301 Main St., in Trumbull. Estimated return time is 7:30 p.m. Price is $97, due by May 15 and includes a three-course plated meal on board with live music. Also, there will be time to visit Quincy Market following the cruise. Call Kathy at 203-268-8256 for reservations.