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City Churches

In New London, houses of worship have long history of activism

In New London, houses of worship have long history of activism

These faith communities represent the diversity of the city and their volunteers support causes ranging from combating homelessness and food insecurity to assisting the formerly incarcerated with re-entry into community life.

City Churches

Downtown New London to gain unique events venue

Restauranteur Rod Cornish has purchased the vacant former Apostolic Cathedral of Hope, at the corner of Green and Starr streets, and plans to use it to host weddings, banquets, brunches and other special events.

New London's Church of the City to welcome new pastor

Rev. Jesus Garcia, 47, has left Puerto Rico and taken his community-minded spirit to New London, where he will lead the Church of the City.

Reaching out: A COVID-19 clinic in a church in the city

At Church of the City, about 100 people — members and nonmembers of the church alike — got a first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

Ash Wednesday services during COVID-19

Parochial Vicar Father Henry Agudelo sprinkles ashes on the head of a parishioner during an Ash Wednesday service at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 in New London.

New London's Jewish community places hope in youth

While Congregation Beth-El is much diminished, the Jewish community in the city — knit together by a history of oppression and a shared culture — still includes numerous city business and civic leaders.

City Churches VIDEOS


A changing 'Hallelujah' in New London

Exploring changing face of Christianity in urban setting.