Religious news and upcoming events

Craft festival

The Trumbull Summer Farewell Craft Festival will take place at Grace Episcopal Church (front lawn), 5958 Main St., in Trumbull on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 203-751-6267.

Trumbull Interfaith Council Meeting

On Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m., the Trumbull Interfaith Council Meeting will be at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 White Plains Road, Trumbull. Plans will be finalized for the Wednesday, Sept. 28, Clergy and Laity Supper at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Trumbull, and the annual Thanksgiving Service being held on Monday, Nov. 21, at Christ the King Church, Trumbull.

Family Pasta Night

Family Pasta Night will be held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 5995 Main St., Trumbull, just north of Trumbull Town Hall, on Saturday, Sept. 10, serving from 5:30-7 p.m. The menu will consist of pasta w/ marinara sauce, meatballs, garlic bread, salad bar, dessert, soft drink beverages. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12, and children under 5 are free (maximum cost of $30 per family). Tickets can be purchased at the door. Come and join us for this fun and filling fellowship event.  If you have any questions, contact Lorraine Finch at or 203-268-3547.

Armenian Picnic Festival

The Armenian Church of the Holy Ascension will hold its annual Armenian Picnic Festival on Sunday, Sept. 11, from noon-4 p.m., at 1460 Huntington Turnpike, in Trumbull, rain or shine.

Enjoy lamb and chicken shish kebab dinners, Armenian desserts, and more. Kids can enjoy Frizzle the clown who will do face painting and create balloon sculptures for free.  Dance to today’s Armenian music as well as traditional favorites.

Armenian Church of the Holy Ascension is on Facebook. For more information contact Kit Kaolian at

Trip to Pez Candy Factory

On Thursday, Sept. 15, the Women's Fellowship of Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 White Plains Road, Trumbull will be taking a tour of the Pez Candy Factory in Orange. Cost is $4 per person. Car pool from church at 12:30 p.m. Tour at 1 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling the church at 203-375-1284.

Bereavement support group

Are you grieving the loss of a loved one? A series of 10 consecutive weekly meetings will begin on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 4-5:30 p.m., at St. Stephen’s Church in Trumbull. For those interested in attending, call St. Stephen’s Parish Office at 203-268-6217 for further information and to register.

Church hours

Trinity Episcopal Church, located at 1734 Huntington Tpke. (Nichols). Rector, Rev. Paul J. Carling. Summer hours: Through Sunday, Sept. 4; 9 a.m. service; Sunday, Sept. 11, resume services 8 and 10 a.m. For more information, call 375-1503 or visit