Church to launch luminary event
The First Congregational Church in New Milford will kick off its first annual Luminary Night Oct. 31 during the Trunk or Treat event on the Village Green.
Luminary kits will be sold Oct. 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the front steps of the 36 Main St. church.
A kit of eight luminaries is $10.
They may also be purchased Sundays at 11 a.m. in fellowship hall, Dec. 11 at the church's Christmas concert and online at www.nmchurch.org through Dec. 17.
Kits sold online will be available to pick up Dec. 17 at the church.
Residents who purchase a kit are asked to light the luminary on the longest day of the year, Dec. 22, from 5 to 8 p.m.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the New Milford Community Fuel Bank.