Giving Thanks: Home after nine months

  To the Editor: One year ago, I, Brad Owens and my wife, Wendy, lost our mobile home in Danbury because of the macro burst on May 15, 2018. What could have been a horrible, traumatic time was nine months of blessings thanks to many wonderful people, loving friends of Jesse Lee United Methodist Church and the blessed leaders at … read more

Rise Against Hunger: Volunteers pack 11,000 meals in one hour

Success came smoother than expected at the Rise Against Hunger food-packaging event at Yanity Gym last Saturday morning. Four high school interns with the Jesse Lee United Methodist Church youth ministry — Jackson Cashman, Cassie Pavain, Eric Dollins, and Kendra Gordillo — organized the event that aimed to package 10,000 meals in under two hours. The goal was met in … read more

Ridgefield Rises Against Hunger: High school seniors organize food-packaging event

RHS senior interns, with the help of community volunteers, are organizing an event that will package 10,000 life sustaining meals for people in places of famine, and they are going to do it all in under two hours. These students are working as a part of Jesse Lee United Methodist Church youth ministry and partnering with the organization Rise Against … read more

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