Sunday, February 9

Happy Birthday, Dixwell Church!
Join us for Birthday Festivities with Cake at Fellowship Hour after Sunday Youth Worship Service. Our official birthday is February 8, 1820 chosen after many years of secret meetings in homes to worship God in a free and open setting.

Sunday, February 23

11:00 A.M.

Worship Service featuring Rev. Dr. Gregory E. Sterling              
Rev. Dr. Sterling is the  Reverend Henry L. Slack Dean of Yale Divinity School and Lillian Claus Professor of  New Testament.

April 5 – 12

Holy Week Observances
Palm Sunday, The Seven Last Words of Christ,  Maundy Thursday Service, Good Friday, Easter Resurrection Sunday.
Dixwell Week Commemoration
All Events are Free and Open to the Public

Tuesday, April 14

7 P. M

Community Conversation:  The role of faith communities in building strong, inclusive communities:  “How and Why Dixwell Church continues to be a change agent”

Keynote Speaker: State Rep. Toni E. Walker, daughter of the late Rev. Dr. Edwin R. Edmonds. Commentary  by a panel of community leaders.

Wednesday, April 15

4:00 – 6:00 PM

Dixwell Church Pivotal to New Haven History and African American History

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
121 Wall Street New Haven Collection: Reverend Amos Beman Notebooks and
19th century treasures including James Weldon Johnson’s Lift Every Voice and Sing

Thursday, April 16

7:00 PM

Interfaith Candlelight Prayer Service
Interfaith Prayer Service in collaboration with the Sharing Sacred Spaces Program. We invite the New Haven Community to join us for an interfaith candlelight prayer for peace and unity led by spiritual leaders representing many global faith traditions.

Friday, April 17

4:00 PM

Dixwell’s Connection to New Haven’s Faith History
Yale Divinity School409 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT
Reception in the Common Room to view the portrait of the Rev. James W. C. Pennington, the school’s first African American student.

Saturday, April 18

11:30 AM

2020 Bicentennial Celebration Luncheon

Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale
Speaker: Charlayne Hunter- Gault, Author and Journalist
Tickets: $100 / Tables of 10 available
Silent Auction and Raffle Proceeds benefit Dixwell’s Building Renovation and Living Into Legacy Youth Programs

Sunday, April 19

11:00 AM

200th Anniversary Worship Service

Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer General Minister and President United Church of Christ