Several places of worship and organizations in the greater New Milford area will offer Easter-related activities in the coming days. Among them:
The Glenholme School in Washington will hold its annual spring egg hunt April 8 at 11 a.m. at the 81 Sabbaday Lane school.
Offerings will include an egg and candy hunt, visits with the Glenholme Hare, face painting, refreshments and more.
Participants are asked to bring a canned food item to be donated to an area food bank.
For more information, call 860-868-7377.
Roxbury Congregational Church will offer a Palm Sunday service April 9 at 10:30 a.m.; a Maundy Thursday service, featuring a potluck supper an worship with communion, April 13 at 6:30 p.m.; and an Easter sunrise service (at the airport on Good Hill Road) at 6 a.m., followed by breakfast at the church and a 10:30 a.m. service at the 24 Church St. church.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Main Street in Bridgewater will offer a Palm Sunday service April 9 at 9:30 a.m.; a Maundy Thursday soup/bread supper and service April 13 at 6 p.m.; a Good Friday service April 14 at noon; and an Easter service April 16 at 9:30 a.m.
The First Congregational Church in New Milford will offer Easter activities as follows:
Offerings will include a Palm Sunday service April 9 at 10 a.m., followed by an all-church “Top Your Own Waffle Bar” brunch; a Maundy Thursday service April 13 at 7:30 p.m.; a Good Friday egg dyeing event and screening of the movie “Hop” April 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (bring own eggs); and an Easter service April 16 at 10 a.m.
First Apostolic Gathering of New Milford, Inc. will hold Palm Sunday services April 9 at 8 and 11 a.m. at 25 Church St.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Washington and St. Patrick Church in Roxbury will offer services in the coming days.
Our Lady at 34 Green Hill Road will hold a Mass of the Lord’s Supper April 13 at 7 p.m.; a Good Friday service, with confessions from 10 to 11 a.m., The Passion of the Lord at 3 p.m. and Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m.; a blessing of food April 15 at 10 a.m., confessions from 10 a.m. to noon and an Easter vigil Mass at 7 p.m.; and an Easter Mass on Easter, April 16, at 10:30 a.m.
St. Patrick Church at 25 Church St. will hold an Easter Sunday service April 16 at 8:30 a.m.
Faith Church at 600 Danbury Road in New Milford will present “Unexpected Layover,” a dramatic Easter musical April 8 at 6 p.m. and April 9 at 9 and 11 a.m.
An ecumenical prayer walk will be held on Good Friday April 14 at noon on the Village Green in New Milford. Interested residents should meet on the steps of the First Congregational Church at 36 Main St.
Trinity Lutheran Church at 107 Kent Road in New Milford will offer a Palm Sunday Holy Eucharist service with the distribution of palms April 9 at 10:30 a.m.; a Holy Thursday Eucharist April 13 at 7 p.m.; a Good Friday Tenebrae service April 14 at 7 p.m.; and an Easter breakfast April 16 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. and a high holy Eucharist at 10:30 a.m.