Tag: First Congregational Church

Obituary: Gloria M. Gelpke, 90

Gloria M. Gelpke, also endearingly known as Nana and GiGi, of Southington, CT, died on August 25, 2018 at the age of 90. Gloria is survived by her son, David and his wife Candice, and her son Peter.  Her grandson,…

All the beauty; none of the hassle

Diane Gombotz gets lost in the array of silk floral arrangements at the First Congregational Church craft fair last Saturday. The fundraising event drew many to the collection of crafts, scarves, and other items. Photos by JANELLE MORELLI

‘Jazzing’ it up with the Knights

The 20-member Southington High School jazz band added some Louisiana flair to a pancake supper fundraiser at the First Congregational Church on Sunday. The Mardi Gras even was sponsored by the SHS music department and the FCC Board of Music…

Rededicating a Holocaust-rescued Torah

On Sunday, Sept. 18, members of Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation unveiled a restored Torah that was rescued during the holocaust. The Torah was presented during a rededication ceremony at the First Congregational Church on Main Street where proclamations from the…