Church holding faith lectures

The Huntington United Methodist Church is holding a "Life of Faith" lecture series Thursdays this month.

• "The Artistry of Discovery and the Shocking Beauty of God's Creation," presented by Dr. Christopher Staecker, associate professor of mathematics and computer science at Fairfield University, on Oct. 18, at 7 p.m.

• "Turning Sorrow into Joy: Faith and Suffering in Refugee Communities of Sudan and Congo," presented by Dr. Jan Holton, associate professor of pastoral care and counseling at Yale Divinity School, on Oct. 25, 7 p.m.

Complimentary coffee hour follows each lecture. Presentations are free and open to the public. The church is located at 338 Walnut Tree Hill Road. For more information, contact Pastor Tim Hare at 203-925-0624