Cazenovia Presbyterian Church celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Reformation

On Sunday, Oct. 29, The First Presbyterian Church in Cazenovia will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Jack Heims will play the bagpipes and plaid tartan ribbons will be handed out in honor of the church’s Scottish heritage.

Morning worship begins at 10 a.m.

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Oak will deliver the message “Reformed […]

Oneida-area Crop Walk steps off Oct. 29

The Oneida Area Crop Walk will be held Oct. 29, with registration beginning at noon and the walk officially stepping off at 1 p.m. from the First Presbyterian Church of Oneida.

According to Michael Yeoman, 2017 Oneida Area CROP Walk Chairperson, organizers are pleased to be bringing this event back to Oneida after a year […]

United Church of Canastota presents Harvest Dinner Oct. 14

The United Church of Canastota, 144 Center St, will be hosting its annual harvest dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14.

Our new menu this year includes roast pork, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green beans, cabbage salad, homemade applesauce, roll, assorted desserts and drink.

Eat in or take out.

Adults $11, seniors […]

Caz Presbyterian to celebrate World Communion Sunday

World Communion Sunday is a celebration observed by many Christian denominations taking place on the first Sunday of every October, which promotes Christian unity and ecumenical cooperation. It focuses on an observance of Holy Communion and World Peace. The First Presbyterian Church of Cazenovia will hold such a celebration at its 10:00 am Sunday morning […]

Oneida area Crop Walk to hold organizational meeting Oct. 2

Heralding the start of the Oneida Area Crop Walk Awareness month, there will be a meeting of all interested volunteers and team captains at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, at Cochran Memorial Presbyterian Church, 11 State St., Oneida Castle, to plan a successful fundraising and awareness event.

According to Michael Yeoman, 2017 Oneida Area Crop […]

Free community dinner Sept. 28

The First Presbyterian Church at Verona will host a free Community Dinner on Thursday, September 28th from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

The First Presbyterian Church is located on the corner of Rock Road and Main Street. There is no charge for the meal; however, free will donations will be accepted to benefit the Verona Area […]

Celebrate Recovery open house

Life’s habits, hang-ups and hurts are not just tied to alcohol or drug addiction. Many people struggle with mental health issues, anger management, abuse, post traumatic stress, loneliness and more. Celebrate Recovery is a national faith-based program open to anyone. Meetings are held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Center next to CrossRoads […]

Hope Christian Fellowship announces service schedule changes

Hope Christian Fellowship, located at 119 S. Peterboro St., is announcing changes to midweek services and invites the public to several special services.

There will be no midweek evening service at HCF Thursday, Aug. 31. Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 6, midweek evening services will be held weekly at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays instead of Thursdays.

Sunday, Sept. […]

Mission Sunday: Personalized summer fun kits for those with disabilities

Pictured are: Associate Pastor, Rev. Denise Bowen and Lead Pastor Rev. Abigail Browka of Oneida First UMC and St. Paul’s UMC; Rev. Robert Kolvik-Campbell of Christ UMC- Sherrill

The Arc of Madison Cortland was honored to assist three Oneida churches in achieving their mission.

On Sunday, August 20th Mission Sunday, led by Oneida First, […]

Utica singer’s performance makes social media impact

Inspirational singer Sherry Anne on stage with Bill Gaither and the Gaither Vocal Band at Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo.

The video of the first performance at a Gaither Vocal Band concert by hearing and speech-impaired singer Sherry Anne has received more than 45,000 views with several hundred shares. The video is posted at


Trinity Episcopal Church to host a folk fest and camp-style sing-along

Trinity Singers & Friends rehearsing for the upcoming August 13th concert, directed and accompanied by Peg Nuspliger. Photo courtesy Laura Czajka.

Songsmith, Dan Berggren

There will be a summer Sunday folk fest and camp-style sing-along at the Trinity Episcopal Church at 124 Schuyler St., Boonville, featuring Dan Berggren with the Trinity Singers […]

Vernon Center 40th Old Home Day to welcome singer Sherry Anne Aug. 5

Inspirational hearing-impaired singer and national recording artist Sherry Anne will sing at the 40th anniversary celebration of Old Home Day in the Park on Route 26 in Vernon Center onSaturday, August 5 at 4 pm. The Old Home Day event is free admission from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm with a9:30 am parade, crafts, food, […]