Easter Message

Today we are celebrating Easter Sunday. What we are celebrating today is not a ghost, not a zombie that rose from the cemetery, not a man like Lazarus whom Jesus rose from the dead and died again.

What we are celebrating today is a mystery of our faith that Christ had been raised Continue reading “Easter Message”

Holy Week Services at the Congregational Church of Easton

As we move towards Easter, many of us may be preparing for very different Easter and holiday celebrations. We may not be having our large family gathers, joining in community Easter Egg Hunts, or spending time with friends.

This perhaps makes the holidays even more spiritually Continue reading “Holy Week Services at the Congregational Church of Easton”

Easter and Passover Greetings: A Heartfelt Message

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

For many of us, the holidays this year may remind us of what we have lost. Our gatherings around our seder, communion, and family tables may be fewer or slimmer than we wish and certainly not the same as “before:”

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In Search of Grace

One morning last week I walked past our empty family room where someone had left a television on and I overheard the words: “Shouldn’t there be a hunger for grace?” The words were uttered by a young journalist of Asian descent, Cat Rakowski. Funny how inspiration can come from the Continue reading “In Search of Grace”

Jesse Lee Church Offers Drive-Through Palms for Palm Sunday

Announces Holy Week Services

The members of Jesse Lee Church will offer drive-through palms and an Easter Activity Packet for children on Saturday, March 27 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Just drive through the driveway at 25 Flat Rock Road and church members will place the items Continue reading “Jesse Lee Church Offers Drive-Through Palms for Palm Sunday”

Letter: A Christian Call to Anti-Racism

To the Editor:

We, the leaders of Christ Church Easton, write to add a perspective of Christian faith to what we have been glad to observe as a loud affirmation of Easton’s commitments to anti-racism in response to the letter penned by the Citizens for Responsible Government.

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Notre Dame of Easton Celebrates Lenten Season

Notre Dame of Easton is actively observing the Lenten season even while the pandemic enters its second year.  Meanwhile. Governor Ned Lamont announced expansive reopening plans and the easing of Covid-19 restrictions that went into effect March 19.

The new protocols lift the capacity Continue reading “Notre Dame of Easton Celebrates Lenten Season”

Anne Fiyalka Marks 100 Years of a ‘Blessed Life’

Flew in Amelia Earhart’s Airplane, Always Puts Others Before Self

Anne Fiyalka has led a storied life. That’s not to say it’s been easy. Born on Feb. 15, 1921, she recalls a long life of overcoming adversity, large and small, and daring to embrace adventure whenever it came her Continue reading “Anne Fiyalka Marks 100 Years of a ‘Blessed Life’”

Christ Church Announces ‘Ash & Dash’

Christ Church in snow

The Parish of Christ Church is preparing for its annual Ash & Dash Ash Wednesday, on Feb.17, from 3 to 5 p.m.  In years past, Ash & Dash enabled those unable to attend an in-church service to receive ashes while remaining in their cars.

This year, Ash & Dash Continue reading “Christ Church Announces ‘Ash & Dash’”

Christ Church Welcomes New Priest

Rev. Allyson “Ally” Paige Brundige

The Parish of Christ Church is delighted to announce its new pastoral leadership with the arrival of the Rev. Allyson “Ally” Paige Brundige. She began her role as priest-in-charge on Jan. 1.

Brundige, who parishioners call “Rev. Ally,” joins Continue reading “Christ Church Welcomes New Priest”