Religion News

Silver Creek Assembly of God Church community dinner set

Silver Creek Assembly of God Church will hold a community St. Patrick’s Day dinner on Thursday, March 14 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 1385 Route 20, Silver Creek. Donations will be accepted. All are invited to eat in or take out.

St. John’s UCC beef tips and noodles dinner March 16

St. John’s United Church of Christ will hold a beef tips and noodles dinner on Saturday, March 16, with serving from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Call 366-0710 for reservations. Pre-sale tickets are $9.50, or tickets at the door, $10. Take-outs are available. Use the Eagle Street entrance and parking. Pre-sales are highly recommended.

Trinity Lutheran Church news

SILVER CREEK — Want something more traditional for your St. Patrick’s Day meal? Trinity Lutheran Church in Silver Creek will be holding an Irish dinner on Sunday, March 17th from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in its parish hall. Sorry, but no corned beef and cabbage or Reuben sandwiches will be served. On the menu will be Irish stew, Irish sausage and gravy, classic Irish salad, boiled dinner, soda bread and two Irish desserts.

Cost? For this smorgasbord type meal, we only ask for a freewill offering which will benefit the church’s seminary student and his family and also the Samaritan House in Sinclairville.

The Samaritan House serves the Chautauqua County community by providing a source for clothing and household items at reasonably low prices. Families in need are served at no cost.

Come and enjoy something different on St. Patrick’s Day while you help a worthy cause.

Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 15 Porter Ave. in Silver Creek.

Dunkirk First United Methodist Church plans meatloaf dinner

The Dunkirk First United Methodist Church will hold a meatloaf dinner on Tuesday, March 19 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. or sold out. The church is located at 601 Washington Ave., Dunkirk. Tickets are $9.50. Call ahead at 366-2230. Eat in, take out or delivery options are available. The meal includes meatloaf, mashed potatoes, vegetables, bread, drink and pie for dessert.

Grammy nominee Dallas Holm to perform tonight

JAMESTOWN — Grammy nominee, Dove Award Winner and Gospel Hall of Fame Inductee, Dallas Holm will be performing two concerts on March 10 in Jamestown.

The community is invited to attend the Christian concert and be blessed by the music ministry of Dallas Holm.

At 10:30 a.m. he will be at Koinonia Christian Fellowship Church (1427 Warren & Jamestown Blvd., Jamestown).

Then, he will perform at 6 p.m. at Fluvanna Community Church (3363 Fluvanna Ave. Ext., Jamestown).

Admission is free for both concerts. A Love Offering will be received at both venues.

Church of the Living Spirit

This week’s speaker is Judith Rochester. 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 through June. Visit the website at and/or the Facebook page or call 595-2697 for more information concerning church services.

Rev. George Buchanan to speak Sunday at UUCNC

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua is pleased to announce that Consulting Minister George Buchanan will speak on Sunday, March 10. In the 19th century, the founders of Unitarian Christianity put forward a bold and radical idea: rather than being saved by our faith in a particular Christian creed, each of us will be saved by our own individual character. Join us as we ponder if this radical proposition still makes sense for us in the 21st century.

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. Our worship services are held each Sunday at 11 a.m. in the Grange Hall, 58 W. Main St. Fredonia. Please call 679-7944, visit or visit our page on Facebook at for more information.

Taize prayer services set for Lenten season

A Taize prayer service will take place each Sunday evening during Lent, beginning March 10, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 328 Washington Avenue, Dunkirk. Services start at 6:30 p.m. and include Christian songs, Scripture and time for silent meditation in a traditionally ecumenical format. All are welcome. Services will take place on the following Sundays: March 10, 17, 24 and 31 and April 7 and 14.