Film: The Untold Stories of Emmet Louise Till
Sep
28
2:00 PM14:00

Film: The Untold Stories of Emmet Louise Till

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NAACP : Committee for Community Conversations on Race presents:

The Untold Stories of Emmet Louise Till

This is the first of 3 films in the fall Conversations on Race Movie series. Come join us for an afternoon at the movies and some good conversation. Learn how one whistle changed a nation and made it deal with its hate. Saturday- September 28th @ 2pm. The First Congregational Church of Woodstock. 153 Route 169, Woodstock, CT

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Oct
27
1:00 PM13:00

Film: An American Story: Race Amity and The Other Tradition

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NAACP Committee for Community Conversations on Race presents:

An American Story: Race Amity and The Other Tradition

Come join us for the afternoon and learn how the people of all colors have worked together in the past. Hear the stories of how wealth was taken from some and given to others. This second film in the fall series shows how we work better together than apart. Sunday- October 27th @ 1pm, B’nai Shalom Synagogue, 125 Church Street, Putnam, CT

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Film: The Hurricane
Nov
23
1:00 PM13:00

Film: The Hurricane

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NAACP: Committee for Community Conversations on Race presents:

THE HURRICANE

The final movie for the fall series. Come and learn the story of a man who was jailed for being black and driving a white car. We will end with conversations to help better understand how we can all work to end injustice.Saturday-November 23rd @ 1pm, Westfield Congregational Church, 210 Main Street, Danielson, CT.

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Service Trip to Haiti
May
12
to May 19

Service Trip to Haiti

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BE LIKE BRIT www.belikebrit.org

Sponsored by the Board of Outreach, First Congregational Church of Woodstock, UCC

Call :860-315-2056

Please consider joining us on this amazing service trip to Haiti; 12 participants can be accepted in the group.  Included in the program fee of $1950:  round-trip airfare, emergency medical and political evacuation insurance, all lodging, meals and filtered drinking water, project supplies, field trips, t-shirt and copy of the book, Heartache and Hope in Haiti:  The Britney Gengel Story, on ground transportation, and security.

Group meetings will be held prior to the trip to learn about the culture of Haiti, the language, religious practices, and the story of the orphanage (now called Brit’s Home).

We will build a shelter/home for a family on the mountain behind the orphanage as well as have plenty of time with the 66 children (dance parties, worship practice, singing, outdoor play, games).  Afternoon activities include field trips to the beach, an outdoor market, a voodoo temple, and a fishing village.  On Sunday morning we will go to church with the children.  Evening reflections on the roof overlooking the sea end our day.

Application and first deposit of $100 due:  November 1

Remaining payments due on February 15 and April 15

For more information or to be placed on the group list please contact:  Rev. Debbie Pallatto-Fontaine, group leader: debrapallatto@gmail.com

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Oct
11
1:00 PM13:00

Islam 101 presented by Linda Miller

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A reminder that this Wed. LiR at QVCC has programs that may be of interest to you.  Wed. at 1:00 is the Islam 101 program presented by Linda Miller, a member of the Speaker's Bureau of the Muslim Coalition of Ct.  She will discuss basics of Muslim culture, Islam, and the overall commonalities between the monotheistic religions.  The Program will be held in the Auditorium.

These programs are offered to LiR members, but because of their content, guests arewelcomed.  Please share with those who might be interested. 

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