Religious news and upcoming events

George’s Hill group to meet

The next meeting of George's Hill is on Thursday, July 14 at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 White Plains Road, .. George's Hill is a social engagement group for people diagnosed with early dementia and their caregivers. The group will meet the second Thursday of the month from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. A light lunch will be served from noon-12:30. Anyone with a wheelchair, or problems with mobility, may enter through the kitchen door in back as there are no steps to negotiate. To register, call 203-374-8822 or look for the registration form on our website We offer a fun and comfortable way for people living in the early stage of dementia and their caregivers to get out, get active and get connected with one another. The activities are shaped by Pastor Todd and promote social interaction and companionship. Art, music, games and exercise can enrich the lives of people with dementia because it allows for self-expression and engagement.

Vacation Bible School

Christ Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2975 Nichols Road, across the street from City Line Florist, invites children of the community to its Camp Kilimanjaro—An Epic Expedition Through Proverbs Vacation Bible School which will meet daily, Monday, Aug. 1-Friday, Aug. 5 from 9:30 a.m.-noon. Children ages 3 through entering 6th grade will explore godly wisdom and how to distinguish between godly and foolish choices. In addition to activities involving a safari theme; there will be Bible stories, uplifting music, indoor and outdoor games, fun crafts and snacks. To register go online at or call 203-378-1270.

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 5995 Main St., come and join for a week of crafts and outdoor play Aug. Monday, 8-Friday, Aug. 12, 9 a.m.-noon, daily. This year's theme will be Cave Quest. Open to children grades K through 5th and the enrollment fee is $35 for the first child and $30 for each additional child in your family. Call and leave a message for Kimberly Atkinson at 203-268-7555 with any questions or for registration information.

Church hours

Trinity Episcopal Church, located at 1734 Huntington Tpke. (Nichols). Rector, Rev. Paul J. Carling. Summer hours: July 3-Sept. 4; 9 a.m. service; Sept. 11, resume services 8 and 10 a.m.  For more information, call 375-1503 or visit