Religion news briefs — Sept. 30

Church of the Living Spirit

This week’s speaker is Patricia Price. Church services are held every Sunday in the Assembly Hall on Cleveland Avenue in Lily Dale.

Service time is 10:30 a.m. to noon and consists of a spiritual talk, a hands on healing, a message demonstration, music, meditation and prayer.

The public is invited to attend and there is no gate fee from Sept. 10 through June. Visit the website at and/or the Facebook page or call 595-2697 for more information concerning church services.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation to offer special music service

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua announces a special music service on Sunday, Oct. 1. Members and friends of all ages will share their love of music. All are invited to come and raise their voices in song and hear how the musicians interpret the theme of courage for the month of October.

Childcare for those under the age of 5 will be provided as requested. Call the church’s voicemail by Saturday at 5 p.m. if childcare will be needed.

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua is a liberal religious community devoted to promoting individual spiritual development, working toward peace, liberty and justice in our immediate and global communities, and providing companionship on life’s sacred journey.Worship services are held each Sunday at 11 a.m. in the Grange Hall, 58 W. Main St. Fredonia. Call 679-7944, visit or visit the page on Facebook at for more information.

Life Chain set for Sunday

There will be a Life Chain on Sunday from 2 to 3 p.m. The event begins at Blessed May Angela Parish on the corner of Route 5 (Lakeshore Drive) and Pangolin Street, Dunkirk. It heads west on Route 5 to Central Avenue, then south (left) and continues up Central to Fredonia College. Participants will hold signs at corners. A reception will be held in the BMA Lyceum on Pangolin at 3:30 p.m. All are welcome. Call Pat at 207-6509 for details, to inform of participation and desired location to stand, and if a sign is needed. The Life Chain is sponsored by the Pro Life Committee of Chautauqua.

Blessed Mary Angela Church Rosary Society to meet

The Blessed Mary Angela Church Rosary Society will hold its next meeting on Monday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Lakeside site Lyceum, 15 N. Pangolin St., Dunkirk.

New members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Westfield Church hosts series of harvest dinners

The Westfield First Presbyterian Church will hold the harvest dinners each Friday in October. A roast pork dinner will be available at the church on Friday, Oct. 6 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at 49 S. Portage St. in Westfield. The cost for adults is $10, and for children 10 and under, it is $5. This week’s meal also includes mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, seasoned green beans, warm fruit and homemade rolls. All dinners include beverage and homemade desserts. Dining options include sit down, takeout or delivery by calling 326-2643 for delivery by noon the day of the dinner. The dinners benefit the Mission Outreach Projects.

Subsequent meals include: Oct. 13, meat loaf dinner, Oct. 20, baked ham dinner and Oct. 27, chicken and biscuits.

Free miracle healing conference planned for Oct. 7 and 8

A free miracle healing conference sponsored by Waves of Glory Ministries will be held Oct. 7 and 8 at the Clarion Hotel, 30 Lake Shore Drive W., Dunkirk. The speaker will be Pastor Mary Ellen Gordon. Registration is at 9 a.m. Sessions are at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. A buffet luncheon is available for $16 with pre-registration. To pre-register, call 947-2184 or email

Learn how to receive the miracle you need, walk in the supernatural, and live a lifestyle of miracles. Come expecting to receive a touch from God!

St. John’s UCC special service and new piano dedication

St. John’s United Church of Christ will be celebrating a special Spirit of Music worship on Oct. 8 to dedicate its new piano. The message will consist of musical selections by David Rose on viola and Ann Rose on piano. David is a professor in the School of Music at SUNY Fredonia and Ann is an accomplished pianist. St. John’s is located at 733 Central Ave. in Dunkirk, with the parking lot off Eagle Street. Worship is at 11 a.m., and all are welcome to attend.

Ripley UMC to hold all you can eat breakfast

Ripley United Methodist Church is hosting an all-you-can-eat breakfast Saturday, Oct. 14, from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. There will be pancakes, sausage, bacon, made-to-order eggs and omelets, home fries, biscuits & sausage gravy, orange juice and coffee. Cost is $7. This month’s breakfast will benefit Ripley Hose Auxiliary for Breakfast with Santa.