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Now- November 1- Project 143 invites you to be a host family for an orphan in your home for 4-5 weeks during the summer or winter holidays. Their hosting program focuses on children ages ranging from 6-16, sibling sets and special needs orphans. Project 143 is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization. For more information call (912) 659-9270, email Abigail Hunt at email@example.com, or visit http://projectonefortythree.org.
Now-Nov 15 WINCHESTER PLANT EXHIBIT: A traveling exhibit entitled “Our Community at Winchester: An Elm City Story,” is on view now until November 15th. The exhibit tells the story of the now closed Olin-Winchester plant through pictures and documents of the plant’s workers, culture, labor struggles, and impact on the community. The exhibit is at the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, East Haven. Info: Fawn Gillespie 203-468-3890. (9/28)
Oct 20 LADIES NIGHT OUT: Join women in the Hartford region for a night of encouragement, laughter, prayer, and praise at Ladies Night Out Thursday, October 20th, at Rehoboth Church of God, 1170 Blue Hills Avenue, Bloomfield, CT. Featured speakers will be Deborah Smith Pegues and Megan Fate Marshman. Cost is $29 per person. Group discounts available. Info or registration: 860-233-8136. (10/19)
Oct 26 VETERANS MUSEUM PRESENTATION: Frank Chasney, President of the West Haven Veterans Museum and Learning Center will give a presentation of the museum at the World War II Veterans Discussion Group meeting Wednesday, October 26th, at 2 p.m., at the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, East Haven, CT. The museum collection includes weapons, uniforms, field gear, and equipment used to support troops from the American Revolution to the present, as well as a library on military history. Info: Fawn Gillespie 203-468-3890. (10/18)
Oct 28-Nov 4 PRO-LIFE MOVIE: Voiceless is a movie which deals with pro-life issues and the courage to live out biblical values both in the church and in the community. The movie will be shown starting Friday, Oct. 28th in Lisbon and Plainville, CT. The movie will be shown depending on the turnout the first weekend. People are encouraged to attend and pray many people will view the movie. Tickets are $10. Info: www.voicelessthemovie.com or Marilyn at 203-444-8047. (10/18)
Oct. 30 ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: First Baptist Church in New Haven will host their 200th Anniversary Celebration Sunday, October 30th, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at Fantasia Banquet Hall, 404 Washington Ave., North Haven, CT. The program will include dinner, music, exhibits, greetings from dignitaries, and highlights from First Baptist Church’s 200 years of ministry in New Haven. Rev. Dr. Neville Callam of Baptist World Alliance will be the keynote speaker. Cost is $49.00. Info: 203-562-0069 or http://firstbaptistnewhaven.org (9/21)
Now-Oct 31 GO CONFERENCE DISCOUNT: Vision New England is hosting the 2017 GO Conference at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts on Feb. 17 and 18. The GO Conference encourages, equips, and unites Christ-followers like no other experience in New England. Register now though Monday, October 31st and enjoy a 34% super early bird discount. Go to GO C-O-N-F dot org. (10/20)
Nov 5 BENEFIT CONCERT: A benefit concert by local fellowship artists will be held Saturday, November 5th from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Milford Christian Church’s Fellowship Hall, 989 New Haven Ave., Milford, CT. Delicious desserts, coffee and tea will be served. Admission is $10.00; kids under age 8 are free. All proceeds will go toward upgrading the church’s sound system. Info: John 203-645-8841. (10/18)
Nov 6 VETERAN’S DAY PARADE: The City of Milford will host their Veteran’s Day Parade Sunday, November 6th. All units and marchers are asked to assemble at the Daniel Wasson Field parking lot at 1 p.m. Grand Marshall and Guest Speaker will be Aleks Morosky, National Director of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and member of VFW Post 7788 in Milford. If your organization would like to participate in the parade, contact Russ Edwards at 203-876-0914 for information. (10/19)
Nov 11 VETERAN’S DAY WREATH LAYING CEREMONY: The City of Milford’s Veteran’s Day Wreath Laying Ceremony will be Friday, November 11th at 10:45 a.m. in front of City Hall. All are invited to attend this short but moving ceremony. (10/19)
Nov 12 MEN’S CONFERENCE: T. C. Stallings, actor in the movies “War Room” and “Courageous,” and author of the book The Pursuit, will be the special guest speaker at the Pursuit Men’s Conference Saturday, November 12th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cornerstone Christian Center, 349 Wheelers Farms Road, Milford, CT. Discover how ordinary men can achieve the extraordinary. Cost is $10. Register at cornerstonemilford.org. (10/19)
Regular Events and General Messages
WOMEN’S MINISTRY: Promise Land Church in West Haven sponsors Connecticut Women of Faith and Courage featuring Rev. Cheri Cerrone the second Friday of each month at 7 p.m. at Best Western Hotel, 490 Sawmill Road, West Haven, CT. The free event encourages women to reach their full God-given potential. Info: 203-589-9607 or firstname.lastname@example.org. (1/22)
PRO-LIFE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Birthright of Greater New Haven is looking for help in counseling, organizing, fundraising, marketing, and promotion to help save the unborn. Dedicated volunteers are needed to work in Birthright’s Hamden office, off local bus routes. For information or to get involved, call and leave a message for MaryAnn at 203-934-3105 or www.birthright.org. (7/18/12)
HELP FOR ADDICTIONS: Are you dealing with an addiction in your life or the life of a family member or friend? Supportive weekly meetings are held at local churches in your area seven nights a week. For Higher Ground meeting locations call 203-888-9974 or visit www.HigherGroundMinistry.org. (1/30/12)
PREGNANCY SUPPORT: If you know someone dealing with an unplanned or unwanted pregnancy and need support, contact Birthright of Greater New Haven. They give help to girls or women regardless of age, marital or economic status, or creed. They provide free pregnancy tests, and their services are confidential. They are located at 176 Campbell Ave., West Haven, CT. Phone 203-934-3105. Emergency hot line 24 hrs a day: 1-800-550-4900. (8/18)
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Do you enjoy helping animals with special needs? The Hope Alliance for Animals, Inc. is a Christian-based sanctuary for special needs cats in Killingworth, CT. They are looking for caring people who can give just two hours a month to be involved in this special ministry. Info: 860-663-0324 or www.hope-alliance.org . (7/16)
CHILDBIRTH CLASSES: Free childbirth classes for pregnant teens and young adults up to age 21 are offered in a free eight-week program at Milford Hospital. Info and reservations: 203-876-4285.
MIDDLE SCHOOL MENTORING: The “Across Ages Mentoring Program” is looking for caring adults ages 45 and older to share two hours a week with a middle school child in activities such as fishing, building something, playing catch, or other kid-friendly activity. Mentors listen to, support, and accept the children as they are. Info: 203-878-6365, ext. 331 or www.milfordmentoring.org.
DONATE YOUR VEHICLE FOR A TAX DEDUCTION: Residents in Fairfield County can get a tax deduction by donating their old car to the Christian Counseling Center of Norwalk. Call the center and have the vehicle towed away. Donors will be given a donation receipt to use in reporting the tax deductible gift. Donors are entitled to deduct up to $500 in their income tax returns. If the car is worth more than $500, it will be sold, and a receipt stating the gross amount will be mailed to the donor within 30 days after sale. The center will receive $150 for each car to use to subsidize the cost of counseling for persons unable to afford the fee. Info: Rose at (203) 846-4626, ext. 300.
WYCLIFFE BIBLE TRANSLATORS: Millions of people around the world are trapped in darkness without hope. Wycliffe Bible Translators brings light and gives hope to these communities through translation and literacy programs. You can help. Ask your employer about their matching gift program. Federal employees can participate through the Combined Federal Campaign. Our C-F-C number is 1-1-737. To learn more, call 1-800-WYCLIFFE. or visit www.wycliffe.org .
NATIONAL HUNGER HOTLINE: Do you have to go hungry tonight so your children can eat? If so, call the National Hunger Hotline at 1-866-3HUNGRY for help. You will be connected to food programs and services in your community. Call 1-866-348-6479 weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., and Saturdays between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. All calls are confidential, and se habla español.
NURSING HOME MINISTRY INSTRUCTION: Many people living in America’s Care Centers today were a part of what has been called “The Greatest Generation.” They need visitors — they need friends — they need the Lord. To help you or your church get started as an Ambassador for Christ in this needy area, the SonShine Society is offering a free step-by-step guide to Nursing Home Ministry. Write SonShine Society, that’s S-O-N-shine Box 327, Lynnwood, Washington, 98046. Ask for the free “Power Packet.”
PUPPY RAISERS NEEDED: Canine Companions for Independence (CCI), a national non-profit organization that breeds, trains, and places assistance dogs with children and adults with disabilities, is looking for volunteer puppy raisers in Connecticut. At CCI our pups have a very special destiny—to assist a person with a disability in leading a more fulfilling and independent life. Puppy raisers help CCI pups achieve their full potential by providing lots of love, leadership, and socialization. To volunteer or for more information, call 1-800-572-BARK (2275) or log on to http://www.cci.org/.
CHRISTIAN COFFEE HOUSES: New England Christian Coffeehouses are a growing ministry in Connecticut and other New England states, offering Christians an opportunity to fellowship with other believers, be exposed to a variety of Christian music and artists, and introduce non-Christians to the Gospel in a less formal setting. For information on times and locations of events, log on to http://www.newenglandchristiancoffeehouses.com/.
CHRISTIAN BIKERS: If you’re a Christian motorcycle rider and are looking for some good Christian fellowship, ride along with the Beacon Bikers of New Haven, the local chapter of the Christian Motorcycle Association. All bikes and bikers, men and women, are invited. Info: Bob Riendeau (860) 384-4547 or http://cmaner5.org/NES/BEACONBIKERS.
HELP FOR GAMBLING: Are you concerned about your gambling, or someone else’s gambling? Free confidential assessment and treatment is available. Call Suzanne at the UCONN Health Center Gambling Research and Treatment Program. The toll free number is 877-400-0570 or visit www.GamblingTreatment.net
HOST FAMILIES NEEDED FOR FOREIGN TEENS: Open your heart and your home to an international student. Pacific Intercultural Exchange needs host families urgently in your community for semester homestay programs. If you are interested, please call P.I.E. right away at 1-800-828-9001 or visit them at www.pieusa.org .
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