Religion news briefs

St. John’s Swiss steak dinner today

St. John’s United Church of Christ will hold a Swiss steak dinner on Saturday, June 16, serving 4:30 to 6 p.m., at 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Parking and the entrance are off Eagle Street. Call 366-0710 for reservations, which are highly recommended. Pre-sale tickets are $9.50 each and can be picked up at the church office. Tickets at the door are $10. Take-outs are available.

St. Joseph’s Church community meal set for today

St. Joseph’s Church, 26 Erie St., Gowanda, will host a community meal on today from 4 to 6 p.m. The menu includes hot dogs, Polish sausage, beans, chips, dessert and drinks. All are welcome.

Trinity Episcopal Church will switch to summer worship hours this weekend

Trinity Episcopal Church, located at 11 Day St., Fredonia (on Barker Common) regularly holds Sunday services at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. From June 17 to Sept. 9, summer worship hours will go into effect.

There will be a 9:30 a.m. service with Holy Eucharist.

With questions, call 679-7901.

Ripley United Methodist Church presents Church in the Park on Sunday

Ripley United Methodist Church presents: Church in the Park with the Youth Group and Kid’s Konxion tomorrow at 11 a.m. The public is welcome to participate in the Sunday Worship, then a picnic to follow. Bring lawn chairs and a dish to pass.

Churches to hold outdoor service Sunday

Park Church Sinclairville and Park Church Cassadaga will hold a joint service at 10:30 a.m. at Minklers Commons in downtown Sinclairville. Bring a lawn chair to sit in. There will be a cookout after the service.

Stockton Community Church plans concert at Sunday service

The Stockton Community Church, 4554 West Railroad Ave., Stockton, will host a musical concert to be presented by the Anderson Family on Sunday, June 17 at the 11 a.m. Worship Service. The public is invited to attend.

NCCS screenings set for June 18, 19

Northern Chautauqua Catholic School in Dunkirk announces that preschool and prekindergarten screenings are just around the corner. Screenings will be held on June 18 and 19, with limited spots remaining. PreK3 is available as a half-day or full-day program. Pre-K4 is a full-day program. After-school care is available for both programs.

Certified teachers provide standard, age-appropriate academic programming. Foreign language, music, art, technology and physical education are also introduced at the Preschool level. While being Catholic is not a requirement, NCCS proudly teaches and promotes Catholic and Christian values.

Tuition may be tax deductible, and busing may be available starting at age 4. Screening appointments should be made in advance by calling the school office at 366-0630.

Private scheduled tours provide an excellent opportunity to meet teachers and administrators, learn about diverse educational programs, tour the school’s technology friendly classrooms, obtain facts about tuition and uniforms, and interact with the school’s strong NCCS community.

For more information about Northern Chautauqua Catholic School and screenings for the 2018-19 school year, contact NCCS at ncc– or 366-0630.

Used curriculum for homeschoolers sale planned at First Baptist Church of Dunkirk

The First Baptist Church of Dunkirk is planning a special event at 876 Central Ave., Dunkirk on Saturday, June 23 from 9 a.m. to noon. There will be lots of quality used curriculum (for homeschoolers ) for sale. The event also features door prizes from Crino Academy of Martial Arts, SoundRhythms Studios, Jesse’s Home and Gifts, Flyers Gymnastics, and some local organizations that assist in homeschooling.