April 26 Primary election day in Connecticut is Tuesday, April 26. The Family Research Council has released a 2016 Presidential Candidate Voter Guide which can be found at www.frcaction.org/2016
April 30 There will be a men’s prayer breakfast at Calvary Church, 1855 Albany Avenue in West Hartford, on Saturday, April 30, starting at 8:00 A.M. For more information, visit www.calvarychurch-wh.org
April 28-30 The public is invited to attend Shadow Empire: The Rise and Fall of Religious Freedom, starting Thursday, April 28, at 7:00 P.M. Shadow Empire is a four part series running from April 28, 29 and 30. Session 1 will explore: The Rise of the Early Church; Session 2: The Persecution of the Church; Session 3: A Marriage of Church and State; Session 4: Constantine’s Christianity. All guests will receive the book Shadow Emperor. There will also be lesson handouts for each presentation. This event will be hosted by the Connecticut Valley and Rockville-Tolland Seventh-day Adventist Churches. The Connecticut Valley Seventh-day Adventist Church is located at 354 Foster Road in South Windsor, CT. The Rockville-Tolland Seventh-day Adventist Church is located at 9 Hartford Turnpike in Tolland, CT. For a video preview and more information about the entire presentation schedule please go to www.shadowempire.com or call 860-617-4333.
May 6 & 7 On May 6 & 7, Hundreds of women will gather for the upcoming Fresh Grounded Faith women’s event in East Hartford. The event is hosted by one church but presented by several co-host churches from the region. Teams of volunteers have been meeting and preparing for months to create a life-changing experience for women. The event will feature popular Bible teacher Jennifer Rothschild, award-wining actress from War Room, “Miss Clara,” Karen Abercromie, and worship leader and former lead singer of Newsong, Michael O’Brien. The event will take place at Crossroads Community Cathedral,1492 Silver Lane in East Hartford. Tickets can be purchased by calling the host church at (860) 895-1231 or by visiting www.FreshGroundedFaith.com
May 7 Why Jesus? Conference is a one time, one day, all day apologetics conference on the evidence for Christian faith with key note speakers Ravi Zacharias, Lee Strobel and more. The conference will be held at Cross Insurance Convention Center and Arena, 515 Main St. Bangor, ME. Doors open at 7:30am, and the event concludes at 9:15pm. Registration is $15. For more information, call (207) 561-8300 or go to www.whyjesus2016.org. Click here to register.
May 7 On Saturday, May 7, the sanctuary of the United Methodist Church in Branford will be filled with the sounds of the Great White Way as talented performers from the Connecticut theatre scene present an evening of Broadway songs from classic and current musicals. From Broadway to Branford is a fundraiser for United Methodist Church of Branford’s 50th Anniversary Jubilee. Tickets are $20, which includes complimentary refreshments, and are available at www.umcbranford.org or at the church’s administrative offices. The United Methodist Church is located at 811 East Main Street in Branford. For more information, call (203) 673-9485.
May 20 & 21 The GO Conference is coming to the Hartford Convention Center May 20 & 21, organized by Vision New England, with main sessions, seminars, an expo and worship led by the group Unspoken. For more information, visit www.goconf.org
May 1-31 Did you know that approximately 36 million Americans suffer from hearing loss and that more than half of the people with hearing loss are younger than age 65? Untreated hearing loss can affect your ability to understand speech and can negatively impact your social and emotional well-being. Hearing impairment can decrease your quality of life. The Connecticut Academy of Audiology wants to remind you that May is Better Hearing Month. How is your hearing? Ask an Audiologist! Visit www.CTaud.org for more information and to find an audiologist near you.