Canastota Volunteer Recognition Program is winding up a successful third year

Present at the April 20, 2018, breakfast were Pastor Tom Burgess, CAAC President Pastor Dave Allen, Al Fowler and Timothy Meyers – Lincoln VFD, Monte Colucci and Mike Currier – Wampsville VFD, Mary Nicholas and Dario Damore of GLAS and CAAC Board Member Scott Trefz. (Canastota VFD representatives unable to attend.)

Canastota Volunteer Recognition […]

Canastota church news

Canastota church news

Chicken barbecue planned

The United Church of Canastota, 144 Center St., is barbecuing up some chicken Saturday, May 12, from 11 a.m. until sold out. You can drive up, pay and drive away with a half chicken, salt potatoes, slaw, beans, roll and dessert.

Why not surprise Mom a day early with […]

Canastota Area of Churches plan National Day of Prayer event May 3

Canastota Area of Churches plan National Day of Prayer event May 3

Coordinating with efforts all over our country, the Canastota Area Association of Churches will hold its National Day of Prayer observance at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3.

In a departure from past prayer services, this year’s edition will be held at the popular […]

National Day of Prayer May 3

National Day of Prayer May 3

Prayer has always been used in this country for guidance, protection and strength – even before we were a nation or a handful of colonies. Prayer brings people together. Prayer builds bridges between opposing persons and even political parties. Prayer reminds us that we are created in God’s image […]

Burgess Shares on grace and aging services

Thomas Burgess is pictured speaking about Adult Protective Services at Greenpoint in Liverpool.

Burgess Shares on grace and aging services

The Rev. Thomas Burgess, pastor of the non-denominational Hope Christian Fellowship in Canastota and a case supervisor with Onondaga County Adult Protective Services, recently spoke at two events.

On Sunday, March 4, Burgess was […]

Grace Lutheran Church announces Holy Week services

Grace Lutheran Church announces Holy Week services

Grace Lutheran Church, 3965 Carter Road, Canastota, announces its Holy Week services.

Maundy Thursday worship service – March 29 – 7 p.m. with Holy Communion

Good Friday worship service – March 30 – 7 p.m. Tenebrae Service

59th annual Easter sunrise service – April 1 – 6:30 a.m. […]

Three Voices Presbyterian announces Holy Week 2018 services

The Three Voices Presbyterian Congregation began Holy Week with a Palm Sunday Service at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 25 at Cochran Memorial Presbyterian Church in Oneida Castle.

Holy Thursday services will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at the First Presbyterian Church of Verona. Holy Thursday services commemorate the Passover meal which Jesus Christ […]

Maundy Thursday: Tenebrae Service of Darkness at First Presbyterian Church of Cazenovia

Maundy Thursday: Tenebrae Service of Darkness at First Presbyterian Church of Cazenovia

On Maundy Thursday, March 29, the First Presbyterian Church of Cazenovia will hold a Service of Tenebrae at 7:30 p.m. The service will be centered on a choral and narrative piece titled “Tenebrae: Service of Darkness” by Hal H. Hopson. Mary Coburn will […]

United Church of Canastota to host spring buffet brunch

United Church of Canastota to host spring buffet brunch

The United Church of Canastota, 144 Center St., Canastota, will host a spring buffet brunch from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 7.

The menu includes ham, bacon, French toast, hash brown casserole, scrambled eggs, pasta with meat sauce, tossed salad, green beans, copper carrots, fruited […]

First Presbyterian Church of Cazenovia Palm Sunday Service of Celebration

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. March 25.

Vincent Guarneiri, Director of Music, has planned a significant service of music. For the Prelude, the Bell Choir will play “Be Thou My Vision” by Jason King […]

First Presbyterian Church of Verona to host free community dinner

First Presbyterian Church of Verona to host free community dinner

The First Presbyterian Church of Verona will host a free community dinner on Thursday, March 22 nd from 4:30 to 6:00 PM. A free-will offering will be accepted to support the Verona Area Food Banks.

The First Presbyterian Church of Verona is located at the […]

Canastota Churches Sponsor School Violence Prayer Vigil

Canastota Churches Sponsor School Violence Prayer Vigil

Despite blowing snow Tuesday evening March 13, pastors and members of area churches met outside Canastota’s Roberts Street school complex to remember victims of school violence and ask God’s comfort for their families and friends. Though wind and snow held attendance down and made it nearly impossible to […]