Whitelaw Presbyterian Church announces Easter special services

Whitelaw Presbyterian Church announced details for its Maundy Thursday and Easter services.

Maundy Thursday Service, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 2020

On this night, the Whitelaw Presbyterian Church Choir will perform a cantata entitled “Love Devine” by Joel Raney. Love Divine takes its theme from John 3:16, the Bible verse which is the central […]

Canastota Churches kick-off 2020 Volunteer Fire & Ambulance Grant fundraising

Above left: Lincoln VFD Chiefs Tim Meyers and Al Fowler show off their new squad truck, outfitted with last year’s CAAC grant money. Above right: Wampsville purchased a new super-duty industrial turn-out clothes washer.

Submitted by Scott Trefz

The Canastota Area Association of Churches began their annual Volunteer First Responder Grant Program this week […]

Messiah in the Passover Seder

Messiah in the Passover Seder, a vivid and exciting demonstration showing how Jesus fulfilled the ancient feast of Passover, will be held at Shiloh Bible Church (5204 W. Seneca St., Vernon) at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

All are welcome.

Messiah in the Passover will be conducted by Chosen People Ministries Representative Paul […]

Grace Lutheran Church announces Lenten, Easter special services

Grace Lutheran Church announced it will hold the following special services in honor of the Lenten, Easter season:

Ash Wednesday, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Soup Supper at 6 p.m.; worship at 7 p.m.Mid-Week Lenten services, Wednesdays, March 4, 11, 18, 25 and April 1. Soup Supper at 6 p.m.; worship at 7 p.m.Holy Week […]

Annual Nicaragua mission organizers announce fundraiser

The Oneida First Presbyterian Church, 304 Broad St., Oneida, is hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the Nicaragua mission from 4 to 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020.

Menu includes spaghetti, meatball/sausage, bread and butter, salad, drink and dessert.

Admission is $8 donation for adults and $5 donation for children 12 and under. Children […]

Brindisi Announces Increased Grant Funding To Protect Churches, Synagogues and Mosques

Rep. Anthony Brindisi

Following rise of targeted and horrific attacks on places of worship in New York and across the country, congressman joins religious leaders and announces increased federal funding to make communities of all faiths safer

Congressman Anthony Brindisi convened a meeting of faith leaders from across New York’s 22nd Congressional District to discuss […]

United Church of Canastota to host Super Sunday chicken barbeque

The United Church of Canastota, 144 Center St., will host a Super Sunday chicken barbeque, and you’re invited.

Our drive-thru event starts at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. Better get there early for a half chicken, salt potatoes, beans, slaw, roll with butter and a dessert for just $11.

Drive up, pay and […]

TODAY (Jan. 6, 2020): #PrayforPeace candlelight vigil calls for peace, not violence

People of faith and of goodwill to gather at 6 p.m. outside Rome City Hall Monday

At 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6, people of faith and people of goodwill will gather outside Rome City Hall as part of a nationwide call for peace at a time of increasing hostility between the U.S. and Iran.


St. John’s Episcopal Church in Oneida Receives Sacred Sites Grant of $12,000

The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced 22 Sacred Sites Grants totaling $316,000 awarded to historic religious properties throughout New York State, including $12,000 to St. John’s Episcopal Church in Oneida, New York to help fund window repairs and new protective glazing.

The Gothic Revival, granite “Warsaw Stone” building was completed in 1895 to […]

Cazenovia Presbyterian Church celebrates the 502nd anniversary of the Reformation

On Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, The First Presbyterian Church in Cazenovia will celebrate the 502nd 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. A fully-equipped and staffed nursery is available for […]

All-you-can-eat breakfast fundraiser planned for Oct. 5

The United Church of Canastota, 144 Center St., is hosting its annual Nicaragua mission all-you-can-eat breakfast benefit from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5.

Menu includes eggs, pancakes, French toast, home fries, bacon, sausage and beverage.

Adults are $8, children 5 to 11 are $5 and children under 5 eat free.

Take-outs are […]

Canastota Churches gathered often in May 2019

Canastota’s local National Day of Prayer event was held at Conquest Christian Center Thursday, May 2. People from seven area churches gathered there to lift up the needs of our nation, state and community in a spirited display of Christian unity.

Following brief worship led by Dave and Heidi Lupi of Believers Chapel, leaders […]