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Archive for February 2018

Youth Group to Meet on Feb. 26th

Youth Group

Youth Group for high school age teens meets twice a month on Mondays, from 7pm to 8:30pm. All high school youth are welcome! Next meeting is February 26th. Topic is “Whisper & Listen.” We meet in the Church Hall for pizza and discussion.  All high school kids are welcome!  RSVP to Beth Paris, hhpaisan@optonline.net.

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Soup Supper Update

Soup

Last Saturday’s snow did not deter the resilient choir from hosting our first soup supper of the Lenten Season, nor did it dampen the spirits of those brave souls who weathered the storm to partake of some truly delicious soup and raise some money for the Merton House Food Pantry. The lineup for the rest…

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Newness

New Beginning

Dear Parishioners, The story of the Transfiguration is proclaimed every Lent and the usual message taken from it is one of encouragement and hope. The glory evident in Jesus will one day be shared by his followers. All well and good, I guess. Keep the faith, keep your nose clean and your eye on the…

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Join Us for Taizé Prayer on Friday Evenings

Come and experience the calming beauty of the chants of Taizé during an hour of prayerful meditation. The services will be held every Friday evening during Lent at 7:30pm in the church. Click here to view the 2018 Taize Poster    

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Career Mentorship Program

Refugee

The Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants (CIRI), in collaboration with the Unitarian Church in Westport Immigration and Refugee Outreach, is seeking mentors for their refugee clients who are ready to develop their careers beyond entry level jobs. Having a better job leads to a better quality of life for an entire family. If you…

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Let My Cry Come Unto Thee

Dear Parishioners, When you read this column we will have just marked Ash Wednesday, and will be racing headlong into the Season of Lent. Ash Wednesday is a day fraught with meaning, reminding us of our mortality and shortcomings, to be sure, but also of our living, of our desires to accomplish and our dreams…

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Community Emergency Preparedness

Community Emergency Response Team

The Fairfield Community Emergency Response Team is looking for volunteers to learn how to prepare for disasters and to help our community during times of crisis. Training is offered on Saturdays (Feb. 24, March 3,10,17, 24) from 8am until 2 pm. Register online at www.FairfieldCT.org or call the Fire Department at 203-254-4720.

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Council of Churches

Council of Churches is sponsoring an Interfaith Ash Wednesday Service to mark the beginning of Lent, on Wednesday, February 21, at 6 pm, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 768 Fairfield Avenue. Members of all faiths are invited for a discussion of fasting, penitence and spiritual growth to encourage knowledge, understanding, and fellowship among our religious communities.

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Lauralton Hall Denim and Diamonds Gala

Fairfield Theater Company

Saturday, April 7, from 7-11pm, a fundraiser for the benefit of the Lauralton Scholarship Fund will be held at the Fairfield Theatre Company, 7 Sanford Street. There will be food, drinks, raffles, games and an auction. $100. pp before 3/1; $150. thereafter. To purchase tickets, please click here: -thank you for continuing to place the Stop &…

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Interfaith Ash Wednesday Service on Feb. 21st

Council of Churches is sponsoring an Interfaith Ash Wednesday Service to mark the beginning of Lent, on Wednesday, February 21, at 6 pm, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 768 Fairfield Avenue. Members of all faiths are invited for a discussion of fasting, penitence and spiritual growth to encourage knowledge, understanding, and fellowship among our religious…

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