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Chester Baptist welcomes interim pastor

Chester Baptist welcomes interim pastor

The Chester Baptist Church has announced the arrival of its new interim pastor, Rev. Gerard (Rod) Birney. Birney began his new duties on May 2, and will preach weekly on Sunday mornings at the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Birney holds a Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and has served as full-time pastor of several churches […]

Easter events: March 28 through April 1, 2018

Easter events: March 28 through April 1, 2018

March 28: St. Luke’s Church Seder Meal, Easter schedule St. Luke’s Church, 313 Main St. in Chester, celebrates a traditional Seder Meal at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28 in Willard Hall. The evening’s service, the Haggadah,  includes songs, readings and responses, along with explanations of the various symbolic foods that tell the Exodus story. […]

Easter related events: March 24 through April 1, 2018

Easter related events: March 24 through April 1, 2018

March 24: Chester Rotary Club holds Easter Egg Hunt Rotary Club of Chester holds its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 24 at Chester-Andover Elementary School at 72 Main St. in Chester. This event is open to all Chester and Andover children from preschool to sixth grade. Parents are advised to […]

Area Lenten services begin Tuesday, Feb. 13

Area Lenten services begin Tuesday, Feb. 13

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming Events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. Feb. 13: Lenten services in Bellows Falls Immanuel Episcopal Church, […]

Maloof named youth coordinator at Chester Universalist Parish

Maloof named youth coordinator at Chester Universalist Parish

The First Universal Parish of Chester, 211 North St., welcomes Jamie Maloof as its new youth coordinator. Maloof leads a children’s program at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Sunday of the month.  The schedule is subject to change so check the church website: www.chestervtuu.org. Children begin the morning in church for opening words, […]

Catholic Churches announce schedules;<br>Springfield Farmers Market news

Catholic Churches announce schedules;
Springfield Farmers Market news

St. Joseph’s Church, 96 Main. St in Chester and St. Mary’s Church, 10 Pleasant St, in Springfield, have announced their current schedules. Mass Schedule Saturday: 4 p.m. in Chester and 6 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Chapel, on High Street in Londonderry Sunday: 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. in Springfield Thursday and Friday: 9 a.m. in […]

Easter events: April 7 through April 16, 2017

Easter events: April 7 through April 16, 2017

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming Events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week.  April 7: ‘Risen’ screened at Grounded4Life Chester coffeehouse, Grounded4Life, will […]

Community events: Oct. 20 through Oct. 26, 2016

Community events: Oct. 20 through Oct. 26, 2016

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming Events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. Oct. 20: State Senate candidates forum in Ludlow Friends of […]

Music at Grounded; end of life documentary, music offered; Ludlow church serves old-fashioned dinner; and free wellness classes

Music at Grounded; end of life documentary, music offered; Ludlow church serves old-fashioned dinner; and free wellness classes

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@www.chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. Oct. 30: Epic Season coming to Grounded4Life Epic Season, an […]

Spirituality & Religion: Celtic folk duo performs in Chester; Weston church holds Taize Service; piano concert to benefit two churches

Spirituality & Religion: Celtic folk duo performs in Chester; Weston church holds Taize Service; piano concert to benefit two churches

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@www.chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. Oct. 16: Celtic folk duo at Grounded4Life Kara and Andy […]