If your church is holding in-person or on-line services, let the OBSERVER know and we will run them. Please email email@example.com with the information.
Blessed Mary Angela Parish
In-person Masses are Saturday at 4 p.m. at the St. Hyacinth Church, 7:30 a.m. at St. Hyacinth’s, 8:30 a.m. at St. Hedwig’s and 10 a.m. at St. Hyacinth. Seating is limited to 100 parishioners at each Mass. For more information visit www.blessedmaryangeladunkirkny.org or call (716) 366-2307.
Church of the Living Spirit
The Church of the Living Spirit Services are on Facebook Live each Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Various speakers will be announced at the service. Log into Facebook/Church of the Living Spirit.
Family Church Fredonia
Cruise-in church, Sundays 10 a.m. Fredonia Barker Common. For more information visit www.fcfredonia.org.
First Baptist Church in Dunkirk
First Baptist Church Dunkirk is holding in-person worship services at 10 a.m. Doors open at 9:45 a.m. The church will continue to offer its worship services on the church Facebook page, YouTube channel and website. The church is located at 876 Central Ave Dunkirk. For more information, visit dunkirkbaptist.org or call 366-6634.
First United Presbyterian Church of Silver Creek
First United Presbyterian Church in Silver Creek has resumed Sunday services with limited seating. Those who wish to attend or to receive the email bulletin are asked to call the church office at 934-2018. Church services will continue to be streamed live on Facebook at 10 a.m. every Sunday. All are welcome to attend or tune in within current COVID-19 guidelines. The church is located at 35 Park Place with Pastor Thomas R. Burian.
Fredonia First United Methodist Church
Fredonia First United Methodist Church will be holding its Sunday service on their Facebook page, streaming live at 10 a.m. The web address is www.facebook.com/FredoniaFirstUnitedMethodistChurch, and it is not necessary to be a Facebook subscriber to view the service. The service will include music and a message from Pastor Nettie Puleff. All members of the community are invited to join us as we worship together online. Anyone who is in need of assistance or prayer during this painful time is welcome to call the church at 679-1513.
Gowanda Free Methodist Church
The Gowanda Free Methodist Church is having a virtual worship service on Facebook Live Sunday at 9 a.m. at https://www.facebook.com/gowandafmc/. If you need speak to someone, call 532-5441.
Holy Trinity RC Church
Holy Trinity is re-opening for weekend Mass this weekend with the regular Mass schedule of 4 p.m. Saturday, 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday. The regular daily Mass schedule is weekdays Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 8:15 a.m. and Tuesday at noon. The church will continue to broadcast the 8:30 a.m. Sunday Mass on the radio (WDOE 1410) so everyone can be a part of the liturgy. If you do join in person, things will be a little different. Below are a few of the necessary changes to keep everyone healthy and safe:
• You must wear a mask covering your nose and mouth the entire time you are in the church.
• Bring hand sanitizer with you for use while in the church.
• Entering and exiting will happen ONLY through the Central Avenue doors.
• 6 foot social distancing mandatory between others (except those in your household). Seating will be by ushers only.
• No congregational singing is allowed.
• Communion will be distributed in the hand only. Directions will be given on how to receive when you arrive.
• As hard as it may be, please, no socializing. Although we will all be happy to see each other and be back to Mass in person, please do not gather in the church or in any of the vestibules. Be seated as soon as you enter the church, and refrain from socializing anywhere on the church grounds before and after Mass.
For more information call (716)366-2306, visit their Facebook page: Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church or the church website holytrinitydunkirk.com.
Park United Methodist Church, Cassadaga
In-person worship service will take place at 9:45 a.m. Sunday at the church on Maple Avenue. For more information call 962-2265 or visit www.parkumc.org.
Park United Methodist Church, Sinclairville
In person worship service Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the church at 49 Sinclair Drive. The 8:30 a.m. will be live streamed. Go to www.parkumc.org to find the link. You can also find the link on YouTube by searching “blessedatpark” or search Park Church on Facebook. For further questions, call 962-2265 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Portland Congregational Church
Portland Congregational Church will stream live at 9:30 a.m. Sundays. You can go to portlandcongregationalchurch.org/live or by searching on YouTube, Portland Congregational Church and clicking on link, Live Portland Congregational Church, portlandcongregationalchurch.org. Any questions call 716-792-4433.
St. Anthony and St. Joseph churches
St. Joseph and St. Anthony Churches in Fredonia is resuming public Masses starting this week. Masses at St. Joseph Church are Sundays at 8 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Masses at St. Anthony Church are Saturdays at 4 p.m. and Sundays at 9:30 a.m. In addition, Mass will continue to be livestreamed Sundays on the St Joseph Fredonia channel on YouTube at 8 a.m. (note: this is a new time). A recording of the Mass will also be available to watch later. Details and a livestream link may be found at stjosephfredonia.org.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton has resumed daily Mass at 7 a.m. in the church and will offer public Masses Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 8 and 11 a.m. The church pews are cordoned off to accommodate a capacity of 25% of the total number of occupancy and cleaning protocols are in effect after each mass. Congregation members are reminded that a suitable face mask covering the nose and mouth is required.
St. John’s United Church of Christ
St. John’s United Church of Christ in Dunkirk has 10 a.m. Sunday services on Facebook. All are welcome! Search St. John’s UCC Church Dunkirk. Any questions 366-0710 or email email@example.com.
Silver Creek First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church of Silver Creek will hold online services Sundays during the COVID-19 lockdown. Pastor Rob Sheldon will deliver sermon, starting at 11 a.m. Find the church at Facebook by searching First Baptist Church Silver Creek. Scroll slightly down screen to find the Live link.
Trinity Lutheran Church
Trinity Lutheran Church, Porter Avenue and Adams Street, Silver Creek with Rev. Travis Grubbs. Worship service: Sunday 10:45 a.m. Communion first and third Sundays.
Uniterian Universalist Congregation
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua is offering online worship services; details at https://tinyurl.com/caluucnc. Consulting minister Reverend George Buchanan. Call 679-7944 (voice mail), visit www.uucnc.org or find UUCNC on Facebook. For everyone’s health and safety, the meetinghouse at 222 Temple St., Fredonia, is temporarily closed.
West Portland Baptist Church
The West Portland Baptist Church has resumed services at the church facility at 7081 East Route 20, Westfield. In compliance with the current safety regulations there will be two identical services at 9 and 11 a.m. A live stream will continue on Facebook and video of the service will continue to be uploaded to the church’s YouTube channel. Bible study and prayer will resume Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the church facility. For more information, call the church office at 326-3417 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.