Christ Church Easton is holding a variety of holiday events in which all are welcome to participate.
The annual Tree Lighting, Bonfire and Caroling will be held on Dec. 3 at 5 p.m. This year will feature a steel drums accompaniment. Hot chocolate will be provided by the Boy Scouts
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The tragic deaths by gun violence in Bristol and Bridgeport last week are a stark reminder that more than 110 Americans are killed by guns every day. In the communities of southwest Connecticut, we know this staggering loss intimately. And the clarion call to people of goodwill and
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Individuals from over 30 faith and community groups in southwestern Connecticut will gather together on Sunday, Oct. 16 to prevent and end gun violence. Forging Peace: A Community Day of Interfaith Worship and Action to End Gun Violence will take place from 1 – 3:30 p.m. at Christ
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Love your pets? Show them with a special blessing!
To celebrate St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of all animals and the environment, Christ Church’s Priest-in-Charge Reverend Ally Brundige will share St. Francis’s love of all of God’s creatures. She will bless all pets brought
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The Parish of Christ Church Easton is pleased to share the following calendar of events for the month of October. All are welcome!
Oct. 9 – 9:30 am: Christ Church: Blessing of the Animals Love your pets? Show them with a special blessing! To celebrate St. Francis of Assisi, Continue reading “Save the Dates! Town-wide October Events Offered by Christ Church”
Editors’ note: The route of the race goes in the opposite direction of Union Cemetery and does not pass by the cemetery as previously reported. We are including a map of the race below to clarify the route: The “X” marks the location of Union Cemetery.
The route for Oct. 29 road Continue reading “UPDATE: This Road Race Might Scare the Running Pants Off You”
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”
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”
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.
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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 “