Religious News - Upcoming events

Chanukah Menorah lighting ceremony

The Mishkan Israel Day Camp will once again light a Menorah in celebration of the Chanukah holiday on Thursday, Dec. 18, 6:30 p.m., in front of Trumbull Town Hall. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served, musical entertainment, special childrens program — a time for the entire family. For free Menorahs or more information, call 203-268-0740 or visit

Christmas for Kids Fest

The 21st annual Christmas for Kids Fest will be held at Christ Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2975 Nichols Ave., (across the street from City Line Florist), on Saturday, Dec. 20, from 1-4 p.m. Children ages 4 through 12 are invited to join us for an afternoon of games, festive singing, snacks and a presentation entitled “A Christmas By Any Other Name ... “ as we keep Christ in Christmas. Parents are welcome to stay or have the afternoon free for holiday preparations.

For more information or to register, call 203-378-1270 or register online at

Blessing of the Nativity

The Knights of Columbus, Council 2961 invites everyone to join with the Most Reverend Frank Caggiano, Bishop of Bridgeport, to the 19th annual Blessing of the Nativity. It will take place on Saturday, Dec. 20 at noon on the Trumbull Town Hall Green, in celebration honoring the birth of Our Savior, Jesus Christ.

Light refreshments will be served.

Celebrating the birth of Jesus

Celebrating the Birth of Jesus: Christmas Eve Candlelight Family Service 5 p.m., Christmas Music and Bell Choir, Holy Eucharist. Christmas Day 9 a.m., service of Holy Eucharist. Trinity Episcopal Church, 1734 Huntington, Tpke, Trumbull, Rev. Ellen Kennedy, Vicar; 203-375-1503. All are welcome.Handicapped Accessible.