Concluding Our Investigation of the Histories of Racism

The final installment in a series investigating the histories of racism, white supremacy and enslavement in the people and lands of Christ Church Easton.

What Now?

In one and a half years as priest-in-charge of Christ Church Easton, I have fallen in love with the lands and peoples Continue reading “Concluding Our Investigation of the Histories of Racism”

Concerts on the Hill Returns for 2022 Season

Christ Church Easton will once again host its Concerts on the Hill summer concerts beginning June 19. The outdoor concert series debuted in 2017 and quickly became a local community favorite, averaging over 200 people in attendance at each concert. Children, adults, and seniors continue Continue reading “Concerts on the Hill Returns for 2022 Season”

The People and Lands of Christ Church Easton

Article 9: Modern Age, Modern Racism

In the 20th century, the lands and peoples of Easton would be transformed as modernity took hold, but so too would racism, in modern form. This article will review this trajectory as the means for concluding this series, bringing our investigation Continue reading “The People and Lands of Christ Church Easton”

The People and Lands of Christ Church Easton

Article 8: Civil War

As the Civil War began, white Fairfield county residents remained divided on just how much they were willing to sacrifice to defeat the South (and end slavery). Local industries that had extensive trading ties in the South were hindered by the wartime embargo. Continue reading “The People and Lands of Christ Church Easton”

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Article 7: Connecticut, the “Georgia of New England” and Fairfield County, the “Georgia of Connecticut”

(A note from the author: please forgive the delay in this series publication due to personal and professional demands. This will be the first of three articles to conclude the Continue reading “The People and Lands of Christ Church Easton “

Sellers Wanted for Community Tag Sale on May 21

The Congregational Church of Easton’s fifth annual community tag sale will be happening on May 21 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. This event helps support our activities as a church in the community of Easton and the surrounding towns. The tag sale gives people a safe place to sell many different Continue reading “Sellers Wanted for Community Tag Sale on May 21”

Easter, Ramadan and Passover Greetings from Christ Church

A blessed Great Lent, Passover, Ramadan and Easter to each and all celebrating!

As siblings in faith, it is a tender joy that our observances correspond this year. Differently, as Jews, Christians, and Muslims, we take part in spiritual observances that are meant to bring us Continue reading “Easter, Ramadan and Passover Greetings from Christ Church”

Jesse Lee Church Holds Easter Egg Hunt

Jesse Lee United Methodist Church on 25 Flat Rock Rd will be holding an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. rain or shine for children 2-6 years of age. There will be two groups (2-3 yrs) and (4-6 yrs). Special prizes in both age groups will be awarded to Continue reading “Jesse Lee Church Holds Easter Egg Hunt”

The Congregational Church of Easton Announces Upcoming Events

The Congregational Church of Easton invites the community to join them for all of their upcoming events.

On Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. the church will hold their Tenebrae candle light service where Christ’s last hours are remembered.

On Sunday, April 17 at 10 a.m. the church Continue reading “The Congregational Church of Easton Announces Upcoming Events”

Easy Holiday Recipes That Delight Year Round

The convergence of the upcoming holidays offers a sense of joy and renewal to people of the two major faiths here in Easton. Christians and Jews observe their holidays in various ways. Some are deeply spiritual, some dutiful and others simply enjoy get togethers. Regardless, the Continue reading “Easy Holiday Recipes That Delight Year Round”

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