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Interested in learning skills for a culinary career? Apply now for our free hands-on cooking course this fall with Chef Brian Bellehumeur, CREATE Program Manager. Chef Brian has over 25 years of food industry experience and will be leading students through the fundamentals needed for success. Deadline to apply is October 2nd. You will learn to...

An evening with the Stewards Society will take place on November 8 at the new St. John's Episcopal Church Rectory @ 180 Battery Park Drive in Black Rock.

The Steward's Society is comprised of donors who contribute $1,500 or more during a fiscal year. Your gift can be designated to a particular program, or continute to the overall mission...

The CCGB is participating in Hunger Action Month which is taking place during the month of September.

Lots of fun activities are being planned to raise awareness about hunger, including the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Opening of SEEK, and the kick-off of our Virtual Food Drive on September 14, which just so happens to be Hunger...

The Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport is sponsoring a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the opening of the inaugural SALT OF THE EARTH ENTERPRISE KITCHEN.

The Bridgeport Food Entrepreneur Showcase will take place on Wednesday, September 13, 6 to 8 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church, here in Bridgeport.

For more...

The Mobile Food Pantry that took place recently at Barnum & Waltersville schools was a "tremendous success."

A total of 100 people - all Bridgeport residents - walked away from the first ever pantry at a school site, with bags and bags of groceries.

Those in attendance were able to choose from carrots, romaine lettuce,...

Taste of Success: How to Start & Grow a Food Business

The CCGB is partnering with the Women's Business Development Council (WBDC) on a 4-part series..."Taste of Success: How to Start & Grow a Food Business," beginning on Wednesday, July 12, 6 to 9 p.m. at Golden Hill United Methodist Church.

Meet experts, and hear about...

The Janus Center for Youth in Crisis is hosting a Summer Enrichment Program from July 5 to August 4, with a grant from the John Patrick Flanagan Foundation.

The Program will take place 3 days a week (Monday, Wednesday & Friday) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at various sites in Bridgeport. Free lunch and transportation will be provided by the...

In an effort to foster the development of small local food businesses, The Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport (CCGB) filed a text amendment application to the Bridgeport zoning regulations that would allow startup food entrepreneurs to rent commercial church kitchens. The Planning and Zoning Commission will hear the amendment at their...

This Monday, please join The Council at a forum to discuss current race relations in America. Recent killings across the country have shown that the country still has racial tension and gulfs in our understanding of each other and we must use this moment tobegin a broad conversation on race. These can only be understood and improved though...

The Council of Churches (CCGB) has partnered with New Paradigm Theatre (NPT) to produce a multi-ethnic, multi-gendered production this summer!

Order your tickets by clicking here!

This current and updated production of “Oliver”...

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