About the Author: Henry von Wodtke

Henry von Wodtke is a retired corporate lawyer, author and member of Glastonbury Historical Society and The First Church of Christ, Wethersfield.  He is the author of the book “Why God? Overcoming Obstacles to Faith” and various historical and religious articles.

Religion in Glastonbury: the Congregationalists

by Henry von Wodtke [Glastonbury, Newington and Rocky Hill Connecticut are all daughter towns of Wethersfield – each with its own story.] The need for early Congregationalists to participate weekly in public worship was a major factor in causing Glastonbury to break away from Wethersfield.  On Sundays, if at all possible, Congregationalists attended both morning […]

About the Author: Lois Wieder

Lois Weider was a fixture in Wethersfield preservation history volunteering at Wethersfield Historical Society, Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum and during the restoration of the First Church of Christ. Lois wrote “A Pleasant Land, A Goodly Heritage” in commemoration of the First Church of Christ in commemoration of the 350th anniversary.