Christ Church, blessed with a very generous community, remains open

Joseph FireCrow performed during worship at Christ Church Episcopal in North Canaan March 11. A series of music-filled services are being offered to attract more people to the church. Photo by Karen Bartomioli

NORTH CANAAN — Support from its membership and the community is keeping Christ Church afloat for at least another few months, and there is now hope for the future.

The Episcopalian church, one of the oldest in the area and an architectural landmark, put out an appeal in January to help keep the doors open. It was cited as a historically significant building in the town center, and an important part of the area’s spiritual life.

It is the “family” church for many, and those roots apparently run deep. Many inactive members have started coming back and pledges have increased.

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