High School Singers Present American Spirituals in Concert: ‘I’m Gonna Sing When the Spirit Says Sing’

The community is invited to a free concert. Darien residents are invited to attend I’m Gonna Sing When The Spirit Says Sing!, a musical legacy of American Spirituals in concert, at First Congregational Church of Darien located at 14 Brookside Road, Darien. The show begins at 7 p.m. and will feature the Darien High School Concert Choir and Darien High School Tudor Singers who will perform a variety of spirituals and songs paired with background and historical context on each one. A freewill offering will be taken at the concert to benefit At Home In Darien.

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United Church of Christ Roof ‘Unsound’ — Services Moved to Parish Hall for Now

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The Meeting Hall of the First Congregational Church  at the corner of Brookside Road and the Post Road is closed after an engineer inspected roof beams and found them to be unsound, Senior Minister Dale Rosenberger has announced. In a message dated Thursday, May 19 on the website of the oldest congregation in Darien, Rosenberger wrote:
[W]e’ve learned the timbers in our historic Meetinghouse roof and ceiling are structurally unsound and need rebuilding. Before I detail that, the upshot of this sudden news is that we are unable to occupy the Meetinghouse at all, until after reconstruction. Right now, we are still assessing the instability looming overhead in our sanctuary. So for the months ahead we plan to worship Sunday mornings in our Parish Hall.

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Discussion about Islamic Faith & Traditions at First Congregational Church

On Sunday, Jan. 24 at 11:15 a.m. The First Congregational Church of Darien will host an open and frank discussion about the Islam faith and traditions.  All are welcome to attend.  The discussion will be held in Parish Hall, 14 Brookside Road, Darien. “You can’t go a day without hearing about Islam,” says Gary Morello, Associate Minister at First Congregational Church.