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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 songs of praise and worship. Children can attend kid’s church for up to fourth grade and will enjoy making a holiday craft. Nursery is available, too.

Visit www.DunkirkBaptist.org/Easter for more information or call the church office at 366-6634.

First Baptist is located at 876 Central Ave., Dunkirk with convenient parking and handicapped parking and an accessible entrance.

Church of the Living Spirit

This week’s speaker for Easter Sunday is Patricia Price. 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 www.livingspiritlilydale.org and/or the Facebook page or call 595-2697 for more information concerning church services.

Rev. George Buchanan to speak at Unitarian Universalist

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua is pleased to welcome Consulting Minister George Buchanan on Sunday April 21. Buchanan’s sermon “Jesus, the Reluctant Hero” will address the wealth of stories about Jesus of Nazareth and his companions, the truth they told, and the risks they took to tell that truth. Today we will consider what we as contemporary Unitarian Universalists can still learn from these stories.

To carry on the tradition Claudia Ansell began many years ago, congregants are also invited to bring flowering plants to brighten the sanctuary today. Those who are bringing plants should arrive early enough to place them at the front of the room before the service begins. After the service, please be sure to take your plants home with you.

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.Worship services are held each Sunday at 11 a.m. in the Grange Hall, 58 W. Main St. Fredonia. Call 679-7944, visit www.uucnc.org or visit the page on Facebook at www.facebook.com/uucnc for more information.

Easter Cantata at Stockton Community Church

The Stockton Community Church, 4554 West Railroad Ave. Stockton, will hold an Easter Worship Service on Easter Sunday, April 21 at 11 a.m. The church choir will present the Easter Cantata “It Is Finished”. The public is invited to attend.

St. John’s United Church of Christ meat loaf dinner set

St. John’s United Church of Christ will hold a meat loaf dinner on Saturday, April 27, 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.

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