Canastota Area Association of Churches announces Nation Day of Prayer event

The 11 member churches of the Canastota Area Association of Churches have organized a local observance of the National Day of Prayer at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at the United Church of Canastota on Center Street.

The gathering’s purpose is to lift up our nation to God for his guidance, mercy and blessing in […]

Women of Worship honorees’ luncheon May 6

The luncheon will be held Saturday, May 6, at noon, at Hart’s Hill Inn. Music will be by The Doc Woods Quartet and Delmarshia Curry. Call 315.525.9792 by Wednesday, May 3, for reservations.

The 2017 Women of Worship award honorees are:

Astena Smith/St. Matthew’s Temple COGIC, Utica Barbara Decharo/Redeemer Church, Rome Elizabeth Mitchell/Tabernacle of […]

Credit Union “fuels” area churches

CORE Federal Credit Union recently donated funds to area churches as a part of their “Funds for Fuel” program. The program is designed to help churches defray a portion of their fuel and heating costs this past winter and spring.

 

The credit union tracked church members who established account relationships with CORE Federal Credit […]

National Day of Prayer May 4, 2017

The National Day of Prayer theme this year is For Your Great Name’s Sake! Hear Us… Forgive Us…Heal Us! Taken from Daniel 9:19, which says, “O Lord, Listen! O Lord, Forgive! O Lord, Hear and Act! For Your Sake, O My God…”.

 

In honor of this day, the sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church […]

Schneiderman issues statement in observance of Passover

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement today in observance of the Passover holiday:

“I wish all those celebrating in New York and across the world a happy, safe, and meaningfulPassover.

“Each Passover, Jews are reminded that we have been forced to flee oppression throughout our history, and wander in strange lands in […]

Plans in place for National Day of Prayer observance

The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May as an annual national observance established in public law (105-225). The theme for the 66th observance is For Your Great Name’s Sake! Hear us …Forgive us …Heal us! – taken from Daniel 9:19.

Two local coordinators working in conjunction […]

Utica’s Divine Mercy Sunday Features Deacon Prusko

St. Joseph-St. Patrick Church at 702 Columbia Street in Utica will celebrate its 28th annual Divine Mercy Sunday on April 23 with an afternoon of services. The featured homilist, the Rev. Deacon Richard E. Prusko, is parish deacon, music director and business administrator at St. Mark’s Church in North Utica. He is a former prison […]

Tibetan Monks to create Sand Mandala at OCC

WHEN: April 9-13, 2017. Monks will work 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. They will break for lunch from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. each day.

WHERE: Great Room of the Gordon Student Center, Onondaga Community College, 4585 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, […]

First Presbyterian Church of Cazenovia Easter service…

…a celebration of the resurrection with trumpets, anthems and good news

The First Presbyterian Church of Cazenovia will offer a celebration service of Easter at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 16. Easter is the most joyful time of the church year. Celebrated against the background of the shadows and darkness of Lent and Holy Week, this […]

Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Service of Darkness at Cazenovia Presbyterian Church

On Maundy Thursday, April 13, the Cazenovia Presbyterian Church will hold a Service of Tenebrae at 7:30 p.m. The service will be centered on a choral and narrative piece titled “Light In The Darkness” by Patrick Liebergen. This work offers a unique blend of classical Georgian Chants, classical hymns such as Beautiful Savior, What Wondrous […]

First Presbyterian Church of Cazenovia Palm Sunday Service of Celebration

The First Presbyterian Church in Cazenovia will celebrate a Palm Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. April 9.

Vincent Guarneiri, director of music, has planned a significant service of music. The Caz Pres Bell Ringers will start the service with “ When the Saints Go Marching” in by Tammy Waldrop. The Senior Choir will sing […]

Nominations for Women of Worship due March 30

The nomination deadline is fast approaching for the 10th annual/2017 Women of Worship Awards. Nominations are due by March 30, and can be submitted to wowa@live.com,thewomenofworshipawards@gmail.com, or by U.S. mail to P.O. Box 111 Clinton, N.Y. 13323.

Introduced in 2008, the Women of Worship Awards were created to honor the many women who give selflessly […]