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 Former Southington Pastor/Songwriter,
Gordon Ellis,
Teams Up With Popular Author,
Chuck Miceli,
for a Dual Artistic Launch Event
  by Chuck Miceli
Former residents, Reverend Gordon Ellis and Chuck Miceli, are well-known figures in Southing-
ton. The First Congregational Church of South- ington will host both men on January 25, 2020, to launch their respective art forms: the new faith- based song album, LOVE HEALS by the Ellis Broth-
ers, and Wounded An- gels, the newest novel by Chuck Miceli.
Rev. Ellis was a pastor for the United Church of Christ for 40 years before retiring in 2014. During his ministry, he served as Senior Pastor of First Con- gregational Church (FCC) Southington from 1990 to 2007. Chuck Miceli lived in Southington for more than forty years before moving to Wolcott eight years ago. Both men have deep roots in the town.
While FCC pastor, Gordon founded Every Dollar Feeds Kids (EDFK) Connecticut and while attending FCC, Chuck served as a Board Chair- man for EDFK. People at- tending Gordon’s servic-
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