Fundraiser for Nicaragua mission

The First Presbyterian Church of Oneida, 304 Broad St, is hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the Nicaragua Mission Saturday, Jan. 13, from 4 to 7 p.m.

Menu includes spaghetti, meatballs/sausage, salad/bread, drink and dessert. $8 adult, $5 kids 5-12 and under 5 FREE.

Proceeds from this event will benefit our medicines fund. We’ll also […]

Tenney co-sponsors, votes to pass the Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Bill would increase federal penalties for threats against religious institutions

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) voted in favor of H.R. 1730, the Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act of 2017. Rep. Tenney cosponsored the bipartisan bill that would increase federal penalties for violent threats made against religious institutions. This bill would […]

Canastota Churches Join in Giving Thanks

On Sunday, Nov. 19, Canastota Christians from several area churches gathered at the United Church for the annual Thanksgiving Community Service.

“We have a lot to be thankful for as individuals and as a group, so it’s always great to come together in ecumenical fashion this time of year,” said host pastor Charlie Vollmer.


The Season of Advent: Anticipation and Hope

The First Presbyterian Church in Cazenovia will celebrate the second Sunday of the Advent Season Dec. 10 at its morning worship service at 10 a.m. The Candles representing the Wonder of the Season, the Wonder of the Promise will be lit on the Advent wreath followed by a litany from the congregation and a choral […]

Special services planned at Grace Lutheran Church

Mid-week Advent Services Wednesdays, Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 13 and 20 at 7 p.m. Potluck suppers will be held before each Advent Service at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve Worship Service Sunday, Dec. 24, 7 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, call 315-697-2128. Grace Lutheran Church is located at 3965 Carter Road, Canastota. […]

Caz Presbyterian Church hosts community soup and dessert café…

…and Caz High School string ensemble

The First Presbyterian Church in Cazenovia will host a Soup and Dessert Café at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in the meeting house of the Church. Entrance to the Meeting House is on Sullivan Street.

Gourmet soups include a loaded potato Soup, a seafood frogmore stew, cheddar broccoli, shrimp […]

The United Church of Canastota participating in Small Business Saturday

The United Church of Canastota is encouraging you to support small business by hosting a Small Business Saturday Sale Saturday, Nov. 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Creative Memories, Ideal Gifts, Jewelry and Crafts, LuLaRoe, Linin World, Signature Home Styles, Tupperware and several other vendors will have their wares on display.

It’s a great […]

Nicaragua mission fundraiser planned for Nov. 11

Believer’s Chapel, 2657 Seneca Tnpk., Canastota, is hosting a chicken and biscuit dinner fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 11, from 4 to 7 p.m. The proceeds will be used to help fund the traveling costs for the Nicaragua mission team members from the church.

Menu includes chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, salad, dessert and drink. Eat in […]

COLUMN: Musings of a Simple Country Man

Hobie Morris

Pull for the Shores: And Other Water Stories

In late October our much beloved Baptist Pastor Mark will fully immerse in the historic Brookfield church lukewarm baptistery three excited “candidates.” (As one pastor said, “we want to baptize them, not cook them.”) Baptism, in the religions I am familiar with , a […]

Caz Presbyterian to host missionaries from Korean Christian Federation

On Sunday, Nov. 5, the First Presbyterian Church of Cazenovia will host mission co-workers Rev. Kurt Esslinger and Hyeyoung Lee to lead the 10 am worship service and further discussion during coffee hour after worship. They will share the story of their work with the National Council of Churches of Korea.

This Council maintains a […]

Morrisville Community Church presents Country Crossroads Bazaar

Pictured is of Maxine Hunter in one of the shops – The Twisted Vine.

Morrisville Community Church, 3824 Swamp Road, Morrisville, will host the Country Crossroads Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017.

The event offers a unique arrangement of shops to visit, including The Stitchery, The Twisted Vine, […]

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 […]