Religious News

Wednesdays throughout Lent

Trinity Episcopal Church, 1734 Huntington Tpke., will hold noon service of Holy Eucharist with Sacrament of Healing in Chapel. Visit

‘Twas the Night Before Easter’

A free family event featuring the Veggie Tale movie, Twas the Night Before Easter, for families with children through 5th grade, at Calvary Church, 498 White Plains road on Friday, March 22, 7-8:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Bring a pillow and a blanket.

Also, there will be a collection of items to help Bridgeport Rescue Mission to fill Easter baskets. Bring a bag of individually wrapped candy or a small stuffed animal no larger than 6”.

Call for more information 203 268-3750 or

Mary’s Way of the Cross

Mary stood by her Son throughout His passion and in her faith, experienced the joy of His resurrection.  Come and see through Mary’s eyes what Jesus was going through on the way to Calvary.  Bring friends and family to experience these inspirational Stations of the Cross.  Come, and walk with Mary, Friday, March 22, 7:30 p.m., St. Theresa Church, 5301 Main St.

Easter for Kids program

Christ Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2975 Nichols Ave., (across from City Line Florist), on Saturday, March 23, 1-4 p.m. The children of the community ages 4 10 are invited to enjoy an afternoon which includes an Easter egg hunt, crafts, recreation, singing, snacks and activities about the first Easter. The theme for the event is: “It’s More than Just a Tail...Tale!” To register your child, call 203-378-1270 or visit

Middle Eastern dinner

Food of the Holy Land, A Taste of the Middle East, will be held Saturday, March 23, at 5:30 p.m., at St. Theresa School. Catering by Layla’s Falafel. All proceeds to benefit St. Theresa School. Tickets available at school or rectory. For information, call 203-268-3236.

Ali Ryerson, Joe Carter duo

Baroque to modern on Main; Ali ryerson, flutes; Joe Carter, guitar Saturday, March 23, 3 p.m. Bossa Nova, Samba, Jazz and more at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 5995 Main St. Tickets: $5, 10, 15 at or at the door.

Easter Cantata

The youth group of the Blessed Assurance Prayer Community will present “The Life of Christ in Song and Drama,” an Easter Cantata, on Saturday, March 23 at 7 p.m. The performance will be at the Stratford Theater, 2422 Main St., Stratford. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for children and group discounts are available. For information call 203-371-8265.

Maundy Thursday Service

March 28 at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 White Plains Road, at 7 p.m., with a service of Holy Communion.  Members of Trumbull Congregational Church will join in the service.  The Rev. M. Todd Shipley is Pastor of Unity Hill UCC.  Call 203-374-8822 to sign up or for more information.  A firm number of people attending is needed.

Good Friday service

Good Friday, March 29, noon service at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 White Plains Road, sponsored by the Trumbull Interfaith Committee.  Special music will be offered by Cellist, Xiaoping Zhang.  The offering will benefit the Trumbull Pastoral Counseling Center.  Area clergy will participate in the one hour service.  Call 203-374-8822 for more information.  The Rev. M. Todd Shipley is host pastor.

Spring basket bazaar

Benefit for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. Choose from more than 60 themed baskets. For $15, a light lunch of tea sandwiches, drinks, and desserts; also receive 25 raffle tickets for your chance to win a basket. Sunday, April 7, 1:30-2, basket preview; drawing 2 p.m. Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 White Plains Road.