Hilltown Families


Pure Euphoria: Soups, Songs, Stories & Pottery A Post-Fire Benefit for the West Cummington Congregational Church Monday, March 22nd from 6-8 pm This is a one time, wild time benefit at the Bread Euphoria Cafe in Haydenville for the church in West Cummington whose building burned to the ground on January 17. Everyone, living anywhere, is cordially invited to the party. Kids included! SOUP: Bread Euphoria will serve up soups, breads, salads… Read More

Carleen Madigan and Cathy Stillerman of Cummington, MA: Tonight, you’ll have the rare opportunity to hear Northern Harmony perform at the Remington Lodge in West Cummington, MA, in a very special benefit concert for the West Cummington Congregational Church. Because of the weather down south, their East Coast tour has been interrupted, and they’ve offered to come sing for us before they continue on to Europe for a two-month tour. The concert… Read More

Carleen Madigan and Cathy Stillerman of Cummington, MA: Dear Friends, We know that many of you have already received this information, but for those of you who haven’t, we wanted to share the sad news that our beloved West Cummington Congregational Church burned to the ground last Sunday, in a furnace-related fire. Not only is the church (we say *is* because although the structure is gone, the congregation remains strong!) our neighbor… Read More

WGGB Reports: When parishioners of the West Cummington Congregational Church called their parish Sunday morning, this is the message that they heard: “I have sad news. A fire this morning has destroyed our beautiful, fine, funky, beloved church.” The message from minister Stephen Philbrick spread the news quickly. The church that had stood for 171 years had burned to the ground. The fire started just before 6 a.m. Sunday. It took seven… Read More

Carleen Perkins of Ashfield, MA writes: For those of you looking to recycle unneeded items, or pick up a few choice goodies for yourself: Saturday, August 30th, 2008 – Save the Date: TAG SALE! It’s the first West Cummington Congregational Church tag sale in years and, with your help, it will be the best ever! All proceeds to the church. The sale will run from 9-5 on Saturday, August 30. The Parish… Read More

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