We often see houses of worship as fixtures on the landscape and in our lives. Yet over a score of them in Connecticut’s urban, suburban, and rural areas are for sale or seeking new uses because while
pulpits teach that God is eternal, places consecrated for prayer are not.
Frequently located in town centers, religious structures are typically focal points of community activities. Even non-members and non-believers visit occasionally for weddings, funerals and other life events of friends and relatives. Such buildings range from storefronts to grand stone edifices with steeples or domes and elaborate columns. But whether as a white clapboard meeting house or a contemporary with multiple gables and glass walls, they remain signature place defining institutions.