Congregation B’Nai Jacob schedules events

WOODBRIDGE — Congregation B’nai Jacob, 75 Rimmon Road, Woodbridge, is continuing to hold services using Zoom. However, Friday evening and Saturday morning services will be held in the tent in the courtyard and on Zoom. If you don’t know how to Zoom, visit https://www.bnaijacob.org/ or call 203-389-2111.

Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m. Erev Rosh Hashanah service in tent or on Zoom

Sept. 19, Rosh Hashanah First day service 9:30 a.m. online

Sept. 20, Rosh Hashanah 2nd day service. Check bulletin for high holiday adventure. Sign up at BnaiJacob.org

Weekday minyan services at 7:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday and Friday morning services will be in the tent.

Friday 6:30 pm Shabbat evening service

Saturday, 9 a.m. Bread and Torah; Shabbat morning service 10 a.m.

The Big Read for this year’s 2nd day of Rosh Hashanah is Ta-Nehisi Coates “Between the World and Me.”

High Holiday schedule announced

HAMDEN — In observance of the 5781 High Holidays, Temple Beth Sholom, 1809 Whitney Avenue, Hamden is conducting virtual services.

Rosh Hashanah:

First Night, 7:30 p.m., Sept. 18; First day, 9 a.m., Sept. 19; Family Service, 4:30 p.m., Sept. 19; Second Night, 6:45 p.m., Sept. 19; Second day, 9 a.m., Sept. 20.

Kol Nidre: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27

Yom Kippur: 9 a.m., Sept. 28

Yom Kippur: Mincha/Yizkor/Ne’ilah, 5 p.m., Sept. 28

Additionally, all services will be live streamed online. For more information visit www.tbshamden.com or call the Temple Beth Sholom office at 203-288-7748.

Christ Episcopal, Ansonia, resumes services

ANSONIA — Christ Episcopal Church, 56 South Cliff St., is resuming fall and winter hours for Sunday services at 10 a.m.

Church school resumes Sunday, Oct. 4.

For more information, visit www.christchurchansonia.org/ or call 203-734-2715.

Beth Israel Synagogue is online

WALLINGFORD — Beth Israel Synagogue, 22 N. Orchard St., Wallingford, is continuing online services.

Torah teachings will be conducted online at www.bethisraelwallingford.org

The Rabbi will remain in contact on when and what time any events will take place online. The Board of Directors continues to meet monthly via tele/video-conferencing.

Visit www.bethisraelwallingford.org for more information.

Temple Beth David offers online programs

CHESHIRE — Temple Beth David, 3 Main St., Cheshire, is closed, but virtual events are being held on the online platform Zoom and on Facebook Live.

To reach the temple, email office@tbdcheshire.org or call 203-272-0037; Rabbi Micah is always available to talk at rabbiMicah@tbdcheshire.org.

Church planning holiday fair

SEYMOUR — Seymour United Methodist Church, 90 Pearl St., will hold a holiday craft fair 10 a.m-2 p.m., Dec. 8, with handcrafted items, jewelry, fashion, books, baked goods and more.

Soups, sandwiches, hotdogs, deserts will be available to eat in or take out.

For information, email Dottie at besdero@yahoo.com

Church holding can, bottle drive

ANSONIA — Christ Episcopal Church at 56 South Cliff Street, Ansonia (directly across from Ansonia Public Library), is collecting clean bottles and cans.

Grocery stores have closed their bottle redemption centers during the pandemic. Clean bottles and cans can be dropped off in the collection bin next to the office entrance at any time.

Clothing donation shed temporarily closed

NORTH BRANFORD — St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church has temporarily closed its clothing donation shed, according to a statement.

St. Andrew’s partners with St. Pauly Textile to redistribute the clothing donations to people in need around the world.

“Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in difficulty redistributing the clothing due to international border closings and other issues. St. Andrew’s and St. Pauly Textile hope the shed will be reopened soon,” members said in a statement. For information, Contact Nan Monde at 203-710-7005.