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Donation helps Partners In Kind

Trinity Episcopal Church Women made a donation to Partners in Kind of Chautauqua County representative Val Kneitinger during their March meeting. Pictured is Judy Reynolds, left, who arranged for the speaker to share the wonderful work this group is doing, the speaker Val Kneitinger, center, ...

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St. Dominic’s Roman Catholic Church news St. Dominic’s Roman Catholic Church is sponsoring free garden seminars for the next several weeks. They will be held at 15 Union St., Westfield on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Church Hall/classrooms. Reservations are required. Call ...

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HeartSong to be at First Baptist HeartSong, a student worship team from Cedarville University, will be at First Baptist Church-Dunkirk this weekend for several special events. Saturday 6 to 8 p.m: Youth Night with games, food, live music from HeartSong. All Middle and High School students ...

‘Babies Lives Matter’ event set for March 31

FLUVANNA — On Sunday, March 31 at 4 p.m. at the Fluvanna Community Church (3363 Fluvanna Ave.), “Babies Lives Matter” will underscore the call to be a voice for the voiceless in the womb. The purpose of the gathering is to mobilize and motivate the pro-life community to work redemptively, ...

God’s holy people

We recently observed a day that many would associate with the Roman Catholic Church because of the title Saint. Even more identify him with the Irish people, even though he was not Irish. The title of Saint Patrick recognizes the great mission work God enabled him to do as he brought the whole ...

Diocese of Buffalo announces Lay Awards of St. Joseph

On Saturday, Bishop Richard Malone of the Diocese of Buffalo recognized the recipients of the St. Joseph the Worker awards, Joanne Goetz and Rita Moriarty. Joanne Goetz is a Fredonia resident and member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church for over 45 years. She is often spoken of as quiet, ...

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Blessed Mary Angela Rosary Society March news On March 4, The Blessed Mary Angela Rosary Society recently held its monthly meeting at the Lakeside site Lyceum following a two month hiatus. An opening prayer was offered by Katherine Hamernik. Rosary Society officers led members in a ...

Dunkirk Elks plan St. Joseph’s Table on March 24

St. Joseph’s Day is a feast day recognized by Catholic and Lutheran faiths, primarily by those of Sicilian or Italian heritage. The story is told how Italy and Sicily were experiencing a devastating drought. The people prayed to God through the intercessions of St. Joseph for rain to save ...

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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. ...

What We Believe — The Trinity

Our series on what we believe continues this month with a most basic tenet of the Christian faith: the doctrine of the Trinity — God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Spirit. If you worship at a liturgical style Christian church, and at some point during the worship most congregations ...

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Tri-Church Parish announces new arts program for adults BROCTON — Explore the art world, make art using various media, and discover new potentials for creative self-expression. This program is directed by Lucy Andrus, MSEd, ATR. Spring classes meet every Monday, 6 to 8 p.m. from March 4 to ...

NCCS honor rolls

Northern Chautauqua Catholic School is proud to announce its second quarter honor roll students: First Honors: Joe Askar, Thomas Askar, Myah Benjamin, Isabella Buckley, Sophia Burrows, Olivia Cole, Lila Drab, Andrew Ellman, Elijah Greenough, Luca Gullo, Robert Hall, Kyler Huels, Nathan ...

Performance set for Dallas Holm

JAMESTOWN — Grammy nominee, Dove Award Winner and Gospel Hall of Fame Inductee, Dallas Holm will be performing two concerts on March 10 in Jamestown. At 10:30 a.m. he will be at Koinonia Christian Fellowship Church (1427 Warren & Jamestown Blvd., Jamestown). Then, he will perform at 6 ...

Church holds annual Epiphany Tea

Submitted Photo The Trinity Episcopal Church Women recently held their annual Epiphany Tea with Evrim Ustunluoglu (pictured center) from Turkey as the guest speaker. Maureen Blackburn (left) made this year’s Epiphany cake and Lucy Bryant (right) assisted with the event.

OLMC Youth Group learns lessons in generosity and service

On Saturday, Feb. 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., a cold, 27 degree and slightly snowing day, six members from Our Lady of Mount Carmel Youth Group in Silver Creek: Ashley Gilman, Rhianna Nasal, Eric Overmeyer, Angelina Rand, Sean Rand, Timothy Torres, along with Mrs. Rosemary Rand and Mrs. Aimee ...

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Kids Clothes Closet open at First United Methodist Church of Fredonia The Kids Clothes Closet at the First United Methodist Church of Fredonia, 25 Church St., Fredonia, offers new and nearly new clothing and other items for children newborn through size 6, and expectant mothers. It is open ...

Come worship together

We Christians always seek to keep reforming our lives that we may better serve the Lord. Coming together with fellow Christians to worship God is a part of our lives that many need to reform. Many Christian denominations have been seeing continuous decline in worship attendance. Worship is ...

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Ripley United Methodist Church to host Lenten services Lent is just around the corner, beginning on Ash Wednesday, March 6. Throughout the season of Lent, Ripley United Methodist Church invites the community to take part in the weekly Lenten services at Meeder’s Restaurant in Ripley. ...

What we believe — The literal six day creation

One of the most foundational yet debated Christian concepts is that of the creation of the world. Evolutionists and others who have diluted God’s Word in the Book of Genesis point to a gap in time between the first and second verses: “In the beginning God created the heavens and earth. The ...