Religion

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

Passover Seder: A story of redemption

You and your friends or family will take part in all of the symbolic elements of the Passover Seder and then enjoy a full meal. Hear the Redemption Story that weaves all throughout the scriptures and understand the Messianic message of the coming redeemer on Good Friday, April 19 at 6 ...

St. Columban’s holds Bundt Cake Bakeoff

St. Columban’s on the Lake Retirement Home in Silver Creek recently held its annual Great Bundt Cake Bakeoff. Each year, residents and staff compete to see who can make the most delicious and creative baked treat, and because many of the residents have decades of baking experience, ...

Cub Scouts help with spring yardwork

Cub Scouts from pack 252 in Silver Creek took advantage of a warm spring day to help clear the yards at Our Lady of Mt Carmel during the last weekend of March. Branches, leaves, nuts and twigs were removed from the lawn and various flower beds by the scouts and their families. The cleanup was ...

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Dan Schall concert set for Sunday in Stockton STOCKTON — Soloist Dan Schall from Zelienople, Pennsylvania will present a gospel concert Sunday, April 7 at 11 a.m. at Stockton Community Church, 4554 West Railroad Ave., Stockton. Through his music, he shares his love for Jesus Christ, focuses ...

The Resurrection

One claim that sets Christianity apart from every other major religion is that its main prophet is still alive. No other religion can make this claim. How can this be, since that major prophet walked the earth over 2000 years ago and was crucified publicly? Answer: on the third day He rose ...

Addiction organization to host luncheon for area pastors

The Addiction Response Ministry of Chautauqua County would like to invite all area pastors in Northern Chautauqua County to a special Pastoral/Church Leader’s lunch meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 17, at noon. This lunch meeting will be held at the Clarion Hotel which is located at ...

St. Gianna Pregnancy Outreach Center receives newborn blankets

Life is precious — from the womb to the tomb. This statement is lived out in the Chautauqua County community not only in word but also in action. For months the members of Touch of Love Society who reside at the St. Columban’s on the Lake Retirement Home have spent many hours making ...

Holy Trinity to present Stations of the Cross

This Friday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m., Holy Trinity Church will present its Stations of the Cross with live music and reflection from a modern perspective inside the candlelit church. This inspiring event combines the traditional stations with contemporary songs and a short reflection ...

Pack 252 participates in Scout Sunday

In February, Cub Scout Pack 252 participated in Scout Sunday celebrations in partnership with The Faith Community of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, their chartered organization. In addition to participating in the mass as ushers, greeters and electors, the scouts collected food donations throughout ...

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 ...

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St Joseph’s RC Church of Gowanda Cabin Fever Dance St Joseph’s RC Church of Gowanda’s “Faith and Fun Bunch” will present a Cabin Fever Dance featuring Crash Cadillac on Saturday, March 30 from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Gowanda Moose Lodge, 201 Aldrich St., Gowanda. The cost is $8 ...

Event helps couples invest in their marriage

Every marriage is guided by a set of habits. The question is: Are they healthy habits that result in a God-honoring and joyful marriage, or are they bad habits that lead to a self-centered and strained marriage? That’s why First Baptist Church-Dunkirk is so excited to host Habits of a ...