Observer Today, 25 May 2016 01:30:45 EDTWed, 25 May 2016 01:30:45 EDT churches hold Confirmations on May 3http://www.observertoday.com cluster celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation was held May 3 at 7 p.m. in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Dunkirk. Bishop Richard Malone was the main presider and a confirming prelate. Top: Holy Trinity Confirmation Class 2016.Sat, 21 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTReligion News Briefshttp://www.observertoday.com John's United Church of Christ St. John's United Church of Christ will hold an Armed Forces Day ham dinner today from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at 733 Central Ave. in Dunkirk. Patrons are asked to use the Eagle Street entrance. Tickets are $8.Sat, 21 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTLocal mother honored by the Eparchy of Saint Maronhttp://www.observertoday.com YORK CITY - On May 3, Nohade Boorady of Dunkirk was one of two mothers honored by The Eparchy of Saint Maron at its seventh annual benefit dinner. The other honoree was Jeannette Abi Habib of Brookly.Sat, 14 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTRev. John Binkiwitz recognized for 50 years in ministryhttp://www.observertoday.com Western New York United Church of Christ recently recognized Rev. John Binkiwitz for his ordination nearly 50 years ago. Rev. Binkiwitz was ordained in Bridgeport, Conn. on May 16, 1966 at Silliman Memorial Church.Sat, 14 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTReligion News Briefshttp://www.observertoday.com of the Living Spirit On Sunday, Sharon Anne Klinger will speak at the Church of the Living Spirit. Services, beginning at 10:30 a.m. and lasting about an hour and a half, consist of a lecture, a healing service and a message service.Sat, 14 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT