Easton residents are often surprised to learn that the town supported two independent Methodist congregations for over forty years during the middle of the nineteenth century. The one shown here was known as the Center Street Church. This building was erected in 1844 on land donated Continue reading “The Historical Society of Easton Presents Then & Now”
Black Rock Church in Fairfield has paused its plans to renovate the Easton Baptist Church building due to delays in planning and fundraising, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Easton Courier recently covered how religious institutions in and around Easton have responded to the Continue reading “Plans to Renovate Easton Baptist Church Paused”
What does a religious service look like in a pandemic? For members of Covenant Church and St. Dimitrie Romanian Orthodox Church, it is sitting down to watch a prerecorded service when it’s available online. For members of the Congregational Church of Easton, Christ Church, and B’nai Continue reading “Worshipping through Uncertainty”
I recently attended a marketing meeting of my Connecticut Chapter of the International Coaching Federation (ICF). During that meeting, several board members expressed concern regarding the deaths and mass outrage following the murders of George Floyd and other African Americans. Continue reading “Easton Life Coach Addresses Civil Unrest”
Family and friends gathered on a beautiful spring day at the 9/11 memorial in front of the Easton Public Library to pay their final respects to Easton resident John “Jack” Edwin Curtis, who died May 2 from complications of COVID-19.
The May 11— Mother’s Day — ceremony took place Continue reading “Mourners Honor Jack Curtis in Easton’s 9/11 Memorial”
The Congregational Church of Easton invites the community to join them for online services on Sundays at 10 a.m. Go to the Congregational Church of Easton website. On the home page, click on the “Worship Now” button in the upper right corner to access the live service.
As Passover seders and Easter dinners take place under quarantine and isolation, and as synagogues and churches remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, we are reminded that Passover and Easter — like the coming of spring — also bring messages of hope and spiritual renewal.Continue reading “A Brief Passover and Easter Message”
This spring holiday season, as we observe Passover and Easter, we are reminded of hope and rebirth. We are reminded of the presence of God in the midst of great suffering in the hopes that that same hope, love, and rejuvenation will give us strength of spirit and faith in times of Continue reading “Pastor Sends Message of Hope for Spring Holiday Season”
Update May 3: The link for online services has been updated.
Starting Sunday, March 29, Rev. Amanda Ostrove of the Congregational Church of Easton will offer online services at 10 a.m. until in-person services resume.
For additional information, call (203) 261-2527 or visit the website Continue reading “Join Us for Church Online”