Religion

2 Mar 20170 The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua is pleased to announce the speaker for Sunday March 5. Dr. Anna Ireland, Chief Officer of Jericho Road Community Health Center in Buffalo, NY will speak on Matthew 25:35, "For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me.” Dr. Ireland will reflect on her 14 years of working with Buffalo’s refugee populations and Jesus’ imperative to assist those in need. A Peace Corp Volunteer, Dr. Ireland spent time in Swahili and began assisting refugees in 2003 when she became a case manager at Journey’s End Refugee...

2 Mar 20170 On Friday, March 10th at 6:30 pm, Holy Trinity Church will present Stations of the Cross with live music and reflection from a contemporary perspective. This inspiring event combines the traditional stations with contemporary songs and a short reflection connecting Christ’s final journey to the Cross with the challenges we face each day in our world. Sixteen contemporary songs by artists such as Billy Joel, Simon and Garfunkel, Great Big World, Goo-Goo Dolls and Josh Groban follow each station and reflection. The songs are performed live by Holy Trinity’s own musicians and vocalists. The music brings out the human emotion of each station...

28 Feb 20170 Fredonia First United Methodist Church’s popular Awana after school club is a holding their spring registration on March 8th at 5:30 in the Community Room. Club meeting will follow. All students Kindergarten - 8th grade are welcome to join. Awana meets once a week on Wednesdays from 6:30 - 8:00 pm. At Awana, students make new friends, play exciting games, compete in rewarding and challenging contests, participate in field trips and other fun activities, sing songs, and grow in their knowledge of God’s word. Awana Club programs are specifically designed to help children become young adults who work at understanding and applying...

20 Jan 20170 The Festival Choir of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will present its annual Candlemas choral evensong service on Thursday, February 2 at 7pm in the church sanctuary. One of the oldest feast days in the Christian tradition, Candlemas, also known as the “Festival of Lights”, has been thought of as the official beginning of the spring season. Christians today recognize the holiday as the celebration of the presentation of Christ to the Temple in Jerusalem. Combining the ancient and more modern traditions, the Candlemas service marks the transition of the dark of winter to the light of spring, and recognizes Christ as the guiding light in...
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