September 20 The movie “God’s Not Dead,” rated PG, will be shown at Praise Christian Fellowship Church, 52 New Hartford Road (Route 44), in Barkhamsted, at 7:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 20. Admission and refreshments are FREE. The film is about a college freshman who accepts the challenge from his philosophy professor to prove God is not dead. For more information, call (860) 379-6148.
September 21 – 23 Jimmy DeYoung, host of Prophecy Today heard live every Saturday from 1:00 to 2:30 P.M., will lead a Prophecy Conference September 21-23 at Greater Rhode Island Baptist Temple, 671 Greenville Ave. in Johnston, Rhode Island. The event is free. For more information, visit www.gribt.com
September 24 All business professionals are invited to the first annual “Business Networking Bus” event, on Wedensday September 24 from 7:00 – 9:00 A.M, Sponsored byThe Newington Chamber of Commerce’s 7:00 A.M. Networking Group & Women’s Networking Group in partnership with CTfastrak – Connecticut’s First Bus Rapid Transit System. Join other business professionals for a first-ever “moving” business networking experience. The CTfastrak bus will pick-up & drop-off networkers at three locations during the two-hour session and travel for the first time on a segment of the CTfastrak guideway. Newington’s Steve Parker will be the host for the event. Admission is free. Space is limited. Reserve your seat by contacting Gail at NCC via email@example.com or call (860) 666-2089. For more information visit www.newingtonchamber.com
September 27 Bethany Covenant Church, 785 Mill Street in Berlin, begins their annual music series with a free family concert at 6:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 27. The concert, “Songs and Stories for All Ages,” features Susan Reed, a classical violinist, folk musician, singer, and storyteller from the Boston area. She uses original songs and stories to entertain children and their families. Ms. Reed has won numerous awards for her music and children’s books. A free-will offering will be received and there will be a reception after the concert. For more information, visit: www.bethanymusicseries.net
September 27 & 28 Bethesda Apostolic Church Inc., 249 Stanley Street in New Britain, invites you to attend their annual Women’s Day Weekend Celebration on September 27 & 28. The guest preacher for the weekend will be Evangelist E. Lorraine Langham of Dorchester, Massachusetts. Come out to be spiritually encouraged and inspired by woman who have overcome trials and obstacles, as they expound on the theme, “I Need You To Survive.” The weekend starts with a brunch on Saturday from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M., followed by Women’s Day Services on Sunday at 11:15 A.M. and 4:30 P.M. For more information, call (860) 225-3070
October 2 – 5 South Congregational Church, 277 Main Street in Downtown Hartford, is having a plant sale just in time for fall decorating from October 2-5. The hours are Thursday & Friday from 11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. and Saturday & Sunday from 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. A large selection of Mums is available. There’s plenty of parking in the rear of the building on John Street. Proceeds will benefit children and family programs in the inner city. For more information, call (860) 249-8627 or visit www.southchurchhartford.org
October 18 The Creation Coalition of Connecticut will host a Creation Science Conference on Saturday, October 18, from 9:00 A.M. to Noon at Concordia Lutheran Church, 40 Pitkin Street in Manchester. Speakers include Dr. Joshua Spencer and Dr. Devon Spencer. Topics include the age of the earth, Noah’s flood, DNA and dinosaurs. Registration is $5 for individuals, $10 for families, payable by check or cash at the door. Dress is casual. The facility is handicapped accessible. For more information, call (860) 872-3190. Online advanced registration is recommended at www.CreationCT.com
October 18 Barrington Baptist Church, 25 Old Country Road in Barrington, RI, will present “APOLOGETIX”, the Christian parody band from Pittsburgh, PA, in their ONLY NEW ENGLAND APPEARANCE SCHEDULED THIS YEAR! “APOLOGETIX” specializes in biblical parodies of rock hits from the 60s through the 90s and today! “The band was founded in 1992, and since then, has played in all 50 states, released 19 studio albums, and built up a fan club that includes over 65,000 people” A solidly Christian message that often reaches people in unexpected ways, their tagline is “Parents, bring your kids. Kids, bring your parents.” Tickets for this 7:00 P.M. performance are $10 in advance ($15 at the door IF any are still available!) and can be purchased at their website www.apologetix.com