Religion

Corporal and spiritual works with NCCS and St. Columban’s

SILVER CREEK — The Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy are actions that extend God’s compassion and mercy to those in need. A long-standing tradition at Northern Chautauqua Catholic School has been to visit residents at the former St. Vincent’s Nursing Home and St. Columban’s on the ...

Religion briefs

Church of the Living Spirit This week’s speaker is Lucinda Wilson. 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, ...

Event to examine prayer ban at Clymer graduation

JAMESTOWN — “Bullying Clymer to Gag Graduation Prayers” will be held Thursday, June 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Prendergast Library. Recent pressure from an outside political interest group called the Freedom From Religion Foundation forced the Clymer school district to remove ...

Unitarian church giving away books, holding voter registration

JAMESTOWN — The Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Jamestown (UUCJ) is taking advantage of the church’s location along the route of the Memorial Day Parade. At 1255 Prendergast Avenue, the church is near Lakeview Cemetery, the parade’s ...

Catholic Charities HOPE Day 2019 reaches $323,130

BUFFALO — As of 4:30 p.m. Friday, the second annual Catholic Charities day of giving, now called HOPE Day, being held Friday throughout Western New York to benefit the 2019 Appeal, has now reached a total of $323,130. This total will increase by another $147,000 in matching funds for a total ...

Religion news

Church of the Living Spirit This week’s speaker is John White. 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 ...

What We Believe: the Commands of God

It stands as the most basic tenet of Christian faith: the 10 Commandments. And over the centuries the Commandments have been misinterpreted, misconstrued, modified, rationalized, declared antiquated or just plain ignored. Yet they still stand, even though they are attacked as an ...

Religion news

Church of the Living Spirit This week’s speaker is Barbara Sanson. 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, ...

Spring craft and vendor fair coming to Lutheran campus

JAMESTOWN — The staff and residents at Lutheran will be hosting a Spring Craft and Vendor Bazaar on Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free event is open to the public and will be held inside Christ Chapel on the Lutheran Campus at 715 Falconer Street. “We have over 20 vendors ...

Churches working together to address addiction

The board members of the Addiction Response Ministry of Chautauqua County are organizing an event titled One Voice, One County, One Hope. This event is scheduled for Sunday, May 19. The purpose of this event is to have all pastors/churches in Chautauqua County ministering as one voice ...

Passover Seder: A story of redemption

First Baptist Church of Dunkirk celebrated the Jewish Passover Seder led by Rev. Ken Meyers on Good Friday, April 19. The church family was joined by another area church and community guests to hear the redemption story and better understand the Messianic message of the Passover pointing us ...

Religion news

Holy Trinity warns of scam If you receive an e-mail that looks like it came from the Rev. Dan Walsh requesting gift cards, it is a scam. Officials from Holy Trinity said Walsh would never contact parishioners or others in the community via email to ask for assistance. Again, if you receive ...

We live for Jesus lives

Rejoice! Jesus is alive! That is the greatest of news that is declared every Easter. Two weeks ago Pastor Novack, in his excellent column, explained for you the importance of the first Easter and Jesus' resurrection. For all of those reasons we truly celebrate this Holy Day, rejoicing in all ...

Religion news

Church of the Living Spirit This week’s speaker is James Flynn. Church services are held every Sunday in the Assembly Hall on Cleveland Avenue in Lily Dale. There will be a Joe Sheil class. Service time is 10:30 a.m. to noon and consists of a spiritual talk, a hands-on healing, a message ...

Area church services listings

ANGOLA Angola Wesleyan Church, 636 Herr Road, Mike Trippett, pastor; 9:30 a.m., Sunday school; 10:30 a.m., worship. 432-3489. Hilltop Baptist Church, 985 Church Rd. Pastors Art Kohl and Travis Lewis. Services Sunday 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Children’s Church Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday ...

Honor Roll

St. Francis High School Third Quarter Honor Roll Angola First Honors Gavin M. Herman Freshman Kyle R. English Junior Timothy D. Maciejewski, Jr. Senior Second Honors Nathan Eschberger Freshman Tyler Braeuner Junior Joshua Wright Junior Cherry Creek Second Honors: Tyler ...

Religion news

First Baptist Church offers free brunch Easter Sunday morning The First Baptist Church of Dunkirk will offer a free brunch Easter Sunday morning at 9 a.m. The Easter worship service will be at 10 a.m., featuring special music from a brass ensemble, Voices of Praise, and familiar Easter ...

Religion news

Church of the Living Spirit This week’s speaker is Jessie Furst. 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, ...

Lenton Luncheon set for Wednesday

The First United Presbyterian Church of Dunkirk will present on Wednesday, April 17, at noon in the church sanctuary, Dr. Linda Phillips on piano along with Robert Strauss, vocalist. Dr. Linda Phillips is a performing pianist active as an accompanist in Western New York. A former faculty ...