Upcoming religious events

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 christisourcornerstone.org or call 203-378-1270.

Shabbat open house services

Congregation B’nai Torah, at 5700 Main St., will be having Shabbat open house services for prospective new members on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 21 and 22, and on Friday, Sept. 4.

The Friday services will begin at 7:30 p.m., with an Oneg Shabbat following. Saturday service will begin at 9:30 a.m., with a kiddush following. Children are welcome.

Services are led by Rabbi Colin Brodie. Eexperience their growing egalitarian congregation where everyone has the opportunity to be involved. There will also be an opportunity to learn about their two day a week Talmud Torah with small class sizes and personal attention, nursery school, synagogue community involvement, adult education and social action activities. Membership includes High Holiday tickets.

For more information call 203-268-6940 or email: office@bnaitorahct.org.

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 trinitycnichols.org.

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.

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.

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.