Religious News

Christ Church Tashua Apple Festival

Christ Church, located at 5170 Madison Ave,, in Trumbull, will hold their annual Apple Festival this weekend, on Saturday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 28, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. It will feature the church’s famous homemade apple pies, baked goods, candy and caramel apples. There will also be a variety of crafters, a Kid’s Zone with bounce houses, face painting, games and children’s crafts.

Mums will be sold, along with locally grown apples and cider from the fall harvest: Pumpkins, gourds, squashes, six varieties of apples, Indian corn, and fall decor.

Visit the church website for times of event activities at Free admission.

Money raised from the fair will help support the outreach of the church to our local community food banks and shelters and completion of the interior of the parish hall.

Trumbull Interfaith Committee meet

On Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m., there will be a meeting of the Trumbull Interfaith Committee at Long Hill United Methodist Church, 6358 Main St.  Plans will be discussed for this year's Thanksgiving Eve service set for Nov. 26, at the Armenian Church of the Holy Ascension in Trumbull.

Annual church fair

The Trumbull Nichols United Methodist, 35 Shelton Rd., (junction of Huntington Tpke./Shelton Rd.), will hold their annual church fair on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Delicious homemade lunch, bake sale, cookie walk. Huge attic treasures booth, dishes, antiques, household items, lots of quilting fabrics and supplies, jewelry, holiday shop, fall mums, books, toys and much, more. Come and spend the day.

Huyser Music Ensemble

The Huyser ensemble, which has performed to sold-out audiences in New York, will be performing in Trumbull at Armenian Church of the Holy Ascension, 1460 Huntington Tpke., 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct 5. The church sanctuary will be alive with Armenian music; songs of love, loss, and national pride sung and performed by a band of six musicians and singers:

There will also be a reception, included gratis as part of the event, in the church hall following the performance.

Tickets: Adults $25; children under 18, $5. Reservations are preferred. For reservations or more information contact Kenar Gharabegian, 203-268-2885 or e-mail

Pet Blessings and Pumpkins Festival

It's time to take your family's beloved pets out for a trip. Bring them to the second annual Blessings and Pumpkins Festival on Sunday, Oct. 5, from 2-4 p.m., at Trumbull's Long Hill United Methodist Church, 6358 Main St. (Route 111), next door to The Corner Deli. All creatures, great or small, are welcome to be blessed by Pastor Dora. While you're there you will also find lots of family activities including pumpkin face painting and a bevy of pumpkin baked from scratch delights.

Takes place rain or shine. For more information call 203-954-9691.

CROP Hunger Walk meeting

On Monday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m., there will be a Greater Bridgeport CROP Hunger Walk meeting at Long Hill United Methodist Church, 6358 Main St. Plans will be discussed for the 41st annual Hunger Walk set for May 3, 2015. Information: call 203-375-1284.

Fall festival

Blessed Lambs Fall Festival will take place on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Blessed Assurance Prayer Community, 175 White Plains Road. Food, fun for all ages, moon bounce, games, prizes, home baked goodies. For more information, call 203-371-8265.

Mah Jongg Tournament

Congregation B'nai Torah, 5700 Main Street in Trumbull is sponsoring a Mah Jongg Tournament on Sunday, Oct. 12.  Five rounds, prizes galore.  Breakfast and lunch provided.  Entry fee: $40.  Doors open at 9 a.m.; first round will begin at 9:30 a.m. Call 203-268-6940 or e-mail for registration information. Advance registration is required.

TOPS now in Trumbull

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a non-profit organization, has a new chapter in Trumbull. The first meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 10:30 a.m., at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1734 Huntington Tpke., next door to Fairchild Nichols Memorial Library.

Membership is $28 per year which includes a monthly magazine; weekly dues are $2.

For more information, call Jo-Ann Minishi at 203-268-6282.