Easter offerings planned in community
Several organizations and places of worship will offer Easter events as follows:
An ecumenical Faith Walk will take place Friday, April 3, at noon on the Village Green in New Milford.
Salem Covenant Church on Baldwin Hill Road in Washington will offer an Easter service Sunday, April 5, at 10:30 a.m., followed by an egg hunt.
Also, an Easter sunrise service will be conducted Sunday, April 5, at the Stone Church on New Preston Hill.
Salem Covenant Church in Washington will host its annual Easter bake and flower sale at the 96 Baldwin Hill Road church Saturday, April 4, at 8:30 a.m.
Ten percent of the proceeds will aid Loaves and Fishes in New Milford.
St. John's Episcopal Church at 78 Green Hill Road in Washington will offer a Good Friday liturgy Friday, April 3, at 7 p.m.; a Holy Saturday service Saturday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. and an Easter service Sunday, April 5, at 10 a.m.
The annual Bridgewater Easter egg hunt for kids up to age 10 is set for April 11, at 10 a.m. at Burnham School, 80 Main St. South.
Roxbury Congregational Church will conduct an Easter service Sunday, April 5, at 10:30 a.m. at the Church Road church.
An Easter sunrise service is planned for Sunday, April 5, at 6:30 a.m. at Good Hill Road, near Route 317 at Upper Grassy Hill Road on the Woodbury town line. A breakfast will follow at 7 a.m. at the church.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road in New Milford, will offer a Good Friday service Friday at 7 p.m., an Easter breakfast Sunday, April 5, at 8:30 a.m., followed by the Eucharist at 10:30 a.m.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Washington will offer a Liturgy of Our Lords Passion Friday, April 3, at 3 and the Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m., an Easter vigil Mass Saturday, April 4, at 7 p.m., and Easter worship Sunday, April 5, at 10:30 a.m., all at the church, 34 Green Hill Road.
An Easter Mass will be conducted Sunday, April 5, at 8:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Church, 25 Church St., Roxbury.
An Easter sunrise service will be held April 5 at 6:30 a.m. at Sherman Town Beach, off Route 37, in Sherman.
The Rev. Paul Astbury, pastor of Sherman Congregational Church, will deliver the message.
Jed Orosz will accompany the hymns on trumpet.
Hot coffee, cocoa and muffins will be served.
The Sherman Congregational Church on Church Road in Sherman will offer an Easter service at 10 a.m.
The Glenholme School in Washington will host its annual spring hunt April 11 at 11 a.m.
Festivities, which will take place at the 81 Sabbaday Lane school, will include an egg and candy hunt, photographs with the Glenholme Hare, face painting and other activities.
Attendees should bring a canned food item to donate to local food banks.
The First Apostolic Gathering of New Milford Inc. will offer Easter Morning Glory worship Sunday, April 5, at 8 a.m., followed by "The Resurrection of Jesus Christ" Christian education at 9:45 and "I'll Rise Again" Sunday worship at 11, all at the railroad station on Railroad Street.
For information, call 860-868-7377.