Dunkirk church plans Swiss steak dinner
The Dunkirk First United Methodist Church is holding a Swiss steak dinner on Tuesday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 601 Washington Ave., Dunkirk. The cost is $8 and the dinner includes dessert. Eat-In, takeout and delivery will be available. Call 366-2230.
Church to hold 9/11 service
A special 9/11 memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church, 876 Central Avenue, in Dunkirk, on Tuesday at 6 p.m. All in the community are invited to attend this memorial service. There will be recognition of anyone present who lost a loved one or friend on 9/11.
Dr. and Mrs. Gage will share some of their 9/11 experiences at the service. The Gages lived in New York City at the time when he was pastor of the First Baptist Church in the City of New York. They had an extended ministry to the NYPD and the firemen in the 20th Precinct. Their church was opened around the clock for months to minister to the hurting people of New York City. They also lived in an apartment overlooking Ground Zero for two years after 9/11.
There will be a special time of prayer for the families of those heroes and families who were lost at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The theme for the service is, "We will not forget!"
Communion program begins Tuesday
St John's United Church of Christ and First United Presbyterian Church of Dunkirk will explore a "deeper and broader understanding of the sacrament of Communion." The program will begin on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. A second group will meet on Friday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. The study will be conducted over 10 weeks by Ralph Wilson. A meal will be served. For more information and to register, contact the Rev. Thomas Lawton at 366-0710 or the Rev. Cheni Khonje at 366-2121.
Society plans pot-luck
St. Dominic Parish Altar and Rosary Society will be holding their annual membership pot-luck dinner and meeting on Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Brocton site, 12 Central Ave. Bring a dish to pass and a non-perishable item to donate to the Food Pantry. Table service will be provided. All women of the parish are invited to attend.
Israel excursion meeting set
There will be a meeting of any interested people for the Feb. 14 through 23, 2013 trip to Israel led by Pastor Sandi Ball. The meeting will be on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Fellowship Church in Brocton. Those who currently have a passport are asked to bring it to the meeting. For answers to questions, call 672-9862. The public is invited to this meeting.
The Fellowship Church board meeting will be on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. On Wednesday at noon, ladies are invited to join in at the Bread Box for lunch and fellowship. All who are interested in water baptism in Lake Erie should contact Pastor Ball by Sunday.