Religious News

St. Patrick’s Day luncheon
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day on Thursday, March 17 at noon at a covered dish luncheon at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 White Plains Road. Sponsored by the Women's Fellowship. The program will feature Jill Smyth, speaking on the 75th anniversary of the Merritt Parkway. She is the Executive Director of the Merritt Parkway Conservancy. For reservations, contact the church at 203-374-8822. Cost is $7 or bring a covered dish to share.

Easter for Kids program
The 23rd annual Easter for Kids program will be held at Christ Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2975 Nichols Ave., on Saturday, March 19, from 1-4 p.m. The children of the community ages 4-11 are invited for an Easter egg hunt, crafts, recreation, singing, snacks and activities about the first Easter. The theme for the event is: Rise Up for Easter! To register your child, call 203-378-1270 or go online at

Corned beef dinner
Christ Church Tashua, 5170 Madison Ave., will hold their annual corned beef dinner at Christ Church Tashua on Saturday, March 19, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Adults: $15 per person or two for $25; Seniors: $12.50; children under 12: $7. the dinner will feature homemade corned beef and cabbage, plus mac and cheese, for kids, vegetarians, and others so inclined. Feel free to bring a dessert to share. This year, there will be a Pick A Prize table. Tickets for the drawing will be available at the door. For questions, call 203-268-5566.

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 will continue on Monday evenings through March 21.

For more information, contact Pastor Tim at

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.

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