Emmanuel Episcopal Church, "The Church in the Wildnerness," is one of the Nutmeg State's oldest houses of worship and…More is listed on the Federal Register of Historic Places. The church, which is Anglican in heritage, is found off the beaten path in a scenic, peaceful and rural setting. The mission is "to build up a strong, worshiping community of caring people reaching out to others in the name of Christ."
As part of the Middlesex Area Cluster Ministry, Emmanuel Episcopal Church has a rotation of priests every liturgical season, or over six to eight weeks. Mosts priests are from Yale Divinity School or Yale College.
Outreach programs include Helping Hands Food Bank; Amazing Grace Food Pantry; St. Vincent dePaul's Place; Bishop's Fund for Children; Heifer International; Lulac Head Start; New Horizons Women's Shelter; Mision Divino Salvador in Bogota, Colombia; Art Bra for Breast Cancer; Haiti Episcopal Relief; clothes for the needy; peanut butter and food for the local food bank and support of the local Crop Walk.
This unique shop is so much more than a consignment shop. It is a place where local artisans can display their work.…More It is a food bank collection site. And it has a section of new Melissa and Doug toys.
On top of all that there are wonderfully affordable consignment items just waiting for someone to purchase them.
Higganum United Methodist Church 248 Saybrook Rd, Higganum, CT06441 Higganum United Methodist Church is headed by the Rev. Joon Lee and provides community support through programs such…More as Amazing Grace and the Haddam Food Bank among others.
East Haddam Elementary School 45 Joe Williams Rd, Moodus, CT06469 This elementary school serves the town of East Haddam and its village of Moodus, a quintessential New England small…More community. It adheres to the idea of a responsive classroom, a form of grade school learning that stresses social, emotional and academic growth. Faculty teaches a Walk to Read program that allows students to engage with peers in strengthening their literacy. It complies with state-mandated scientific, research-based interventions, with educators promoting student success. The PTO promotes periodic food drives to help stock the shelves of the food bank at the old middle school, and members raise $20,000 annually to sponsor school events and programs. There were additions built to the school in 1966 and 1985, with two portable classrooms added in 1989.