Faith: South Windsor Temple to Host Interfaith Thanksgiving Service | Life


SOUTH WINDSOR – Residents of Greater Hartford are invited to a special interfaith Thanksgiving service live and online on Monday, November 22 at 7 p.m. at Temple Beth Hillel, 20 Baker Lane.

The heads of the clergy will lead the service.

People do not need to belong to a place of worship to attend this free service.

The annual event will feature inspiring readings and commentary, music and songs by Rabbi Jeffrey Glickman and Cantor Scott Harris of the Beth Hillel Temple and numerous members of the local clergy. Reverend Anne Fraley of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in South Windsor will deliver the sermon.

“We’re excited to be able to host our annual in-person interfaith service again this year, and it can also be viewed live on our temple website and Facebook page,” said Glickman.

“This event has become a wonderful community-wide tradition, featuring spiritual leaders from various houses of worship in South Windsor and beyond who present different parts of the program. It’s an opportunity to show how America’s treasure is how we celebrate diversity, ”said Glickman.

“When I pray in an interfaith community, I am strengthened and uplifted by the truth that I am not alone,” Harris said. “This evening brings together good people of many faiths, backgrounds and truths in a shrine filled with gratitude, not only for our gifts, but for the gift of our community beyond our own doors. It is a presence that reminds us that we are there for each other, and with each other.

Participants will be required to wear masks inside the synagogue.

The service will be broadcast live on the Temple Beth Hillel Facebook page: and its website.

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