Religious news and events

Duplicate Bridge
There’s a new game in town called Duplicate Bridge, held every Monday at 10:30 a.m., at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1734 Huntington Tpke., in Trumbull.

Open to the public. For more information, call Joan Martin at 203-929-2899.
Blueberry Festival
The 9th annual Blueberry Festival is Saturday, July 25, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at Trumbull’s Long Hill United Methodist Church, 6358 Main St., (Route 111). Rain or shine. It features hundreds of baked and frozen pies made by the women of the church along with blueberry muffins, pie a-la-mode, blueberry ice cream sundaes, burgers, dogs , beverages, crafts, a children’s area, live music and more. For more information, call 203-268-9090.
Vacation Bible School
Join us for Vacation Bible School Summer Spectacular: Journey off the map, at Calvary Church, White Plains Road, July 27-31, 9 a.m.-noon.

For children who completed Kindergarten through 5th grade. Register online at Just follow the Journey off the map link.

For more information, contact Jim Taylor at
Vacation Bible School
Christ Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2975 Nichols Ave. (between highways 15 and 8; across the street from City Line Florist), invites the children of the community to its “International Spy Academy ... where kids investigate and discover the truth about God” Vacation Bible School program which will meet daily, Monday-Friday, Aug. 10-14, from 9:30 a.m.-noon. Children ages 4 through 11 will participate in activities involving "cracking codes and uncovering clues,” Bible stories, uplifting music, indoor and outdoor games, fun crafts and snacks. Register online at or call 203-378-1270.
Summer  hours
Trinity Episcopal Church, 1734 Huntington Tpke., summer hours are: now through Sept. 6, 9 a.m. service; Sept. 13: resume services 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. For more information, call 203-375-1503 or visit
Seeking vendors
Vendors are wanted for the Trinity Church arts and crafts fair that will take place on Saturday, Sept 12, located at 1734 Huntington Tpke., Route 108, in Trumbull.

Call 203-268-2117 for information.
TOPS, Taking Off Pounds Sensibly
TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) Trumbull Chapter meetings are held every Tuesday, 10 a.m., at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 1734 Huntington Tpke., next door to Fairchild Nichols Memorial Library. Call Jo-Ann Minishi 203-268-6282 for more information or just show. Annual membership fee is $32 and weekly dues are $2.