On Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, First Congregational Church of Westfield will sponsor its annual “Souper Sunday” event to its congregation and the public following the morning’s worship service. Due to the current health crisis, the event will take place virtually at approximately 11:15 a.m. as a Zoom webinar.

We are all aware that our environment and climate change are major issues globally. Many of us understand that we can “think globally and act locally,” yet we may not know what to do or how to do it. As a result, FCC of Westfield will sponsor a presentation by Heather Fenyk, founder of Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership (LRWP, whose mission is to restore, enhance, conserve, the natural resources of the Lower Raritan Watershed through science-based stewardship, education and innovation. Key goals of the organization include:

… to inspire environmental appreciation and stewardship through staging nature centered activities;

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… to inform relevant stakeholders in the watershed area through science-based watershed activities and community collaboration;

… innovate to improve watershed health.

Ms. Fenyk will discuss the history of the watershed from indigenous and industrial development to its current status. She will also discuss the streams and tributaries that feed into a river, the history of the pollutants in the river, how clean-up has evolved, what has been done to clean the river, the current status of pollutants, and what science and citizen science can do to help maintain clean water systems.

So, bring your soup and/or coffee and join us for what promises to be a very interesting and engaging presentation.

Interested participants will need to register in advance for this webinar at the following link:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar on Sunday, Feb. 21.

For more information on all upcoming events and programs, visit www.fccofwestfield.org.