Religion news briefs

Church of the Living Spirit

This week’s speaker is Dale Davis. Church services are held every Sunday in the Assembly Hall on Cleveland Avenue in Lily Dale. Service time is 10:30 to 12:00 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 through June. Visit the website at and/or the Facebook page, or call 595-2697 for more information concerning church services.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua will welcome Rev. Renee Ruchotzke to the pulpit on Sunday. Ruchotzke’s sermon, “Creativity and Transformation” will speak to how congregational life can provide opportunities for growth and deepening as individuals and as communities. How might our congregation work faithfully with Rev. George to co-create such a community? All are welcome to attend this service.

Rev. Ruchotzke serves northeast Ohio congregations as part of the larger Unitarian Universalist Association. For several years, Ruchotzke has worked with the local congregation as its primary contact with the UUA and the region. In addition, Ruchotzke also serves as dean of the online UU Leadership Institute and blogs at Growing Vital Leaders on the UUA Website.

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.

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.

Blessed Mary Angela Rosary Society

The Blessed Mary Angela Church Rosary Society will hold its next meeting on Monday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Hillside site Social Center, 324 Townsend St., Dunkirk. New members are invited and encouraged to attend.

First United Presbyterian Church

On Tuesday, the First United Presbyterian Church, 35 Park Place in Silver Creek (the white church around the park) is holding an Election Night spaghetti dinner from 4 until 7:30 p.m.

Dinner includes spaghetti and meatballs with homemade sauce, salad, bread, homemade apple pie, and beverage. Take-out and eat-in options are available. Cost: $10 for adults; and $5 for children 10 and under. Tickets available at the door. Church members hope that everyone will get out and vote if possible, then stop by for a delicious meal.

Ripley UMC

Ripley United Methodist Church is hosting an all-you-can-eat breakfast Saturday, Nov. 11, from 7:30 to 11 a.m. There will be pancakes, sausage, bacon, made-to-order eggs and omelets, home fries, biscuits and sausage gravy, orange juice and coffee. The cost is $7. This month’s breakfast will benefit Kid’s Konxion afterschool program.

United Methodist churches of Ripley and South Ripley

United Methodist Churches of Ripley and South Ripley will present classically trained vocalist George Miller in concert on Sunday, Nov. 12. The first performance will be at 9:30 a.m. at the South Ripley UMC, located at 10008 North East-Sherman Road, South Ripley. There will be another performance at the Ripley UMC, 84 W. Main St., Ripley at 11 a.m. Donations and offering will be accepted.

Dunkirk First United Methodist Church

The Dunkirk First United Methodist Church will hold a turkey dinner on Nov. 14 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. or until sold out. The church is located at 601 Washington Ave. The cost is $10 for pre-sale or $10.50 at the door. The meal includes a turkey dinner with all the fixings and pie for dessert and a drink. Options include eat in, take out, or local delivery. Call 366-2230.