Litchfield: “Great Awakening and Connecticut” lecture Jan. 17

First Congregational Church of Litchfield is celebrating its 300th anniversary in 2021.

LITCHFIELD — First Congregational Church of Litchfield, which is celebrating its 300th year in 2021, will host a lecture on “The Great Awakening and Connecticut” Sunday, Jan.17, at 2 p.m.

The Great Awakening of the mid-1700s was a religious and social milestone in the United States. The lecture will explore Connecticut’s leading role in this socio-spiritual movement.

Hamish Lutris, the speaker, is an associate professor of history, political science and geography at Capital Community College in Hartford. He has lectured extensively in the U.S,, Europe and Canada.

With socially distanced seating in the meetinghouse for those joining in person, the lecture will also be livestreamed on the church’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/FirstCongregationalChurchLitchfield.

The lecture is free and open to all.

Connecticut Media Group