Canastota Churches kickoff 2019 Volunteer Fire & Ambulance Grant fundraising

Wampsville Volunteer Fire Department President Monte Colucci shows off the department’s new extrication device, purchased with last year’s CAAC grant money.

The Canastota Area Association of Churches began its annual Volunteer First Responder Grant Program last week with appeal letters sent to area businesses, civic groups and individuals who have supported the program in […]

On a Mission for the Hungry; Canastota Crop Walk is Oct. 14

By Margo Frink

(Canastota, Lenox, NY – Sept. 2012) Canastota resident and former trustee for the village of Canastota Ann Marie Rossi is on a mission to help feed the hungry.

Rossi approached the Lenox Town Board at its Sept. 10 meeting to provide information about the annual Crop Walk. Crop Walk raises money for […]

‘Adventures on Promised Land’

Pictured is Rev. Thomas Burgess, pastor of Hope Christian Fellowship and president of the Canastota Area Association of Churches, registering two teen volunteers.

Pictured is pre-teen teacher Anita Thibado, layperson from the United Church, with her class.

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(Canastota, NY – Aug. 2012) The Canastota Area Association of Churches recently completed its thirteenth annual community-wide, […]

Canastota Churches to Observe Holy week

(Canastota, NY – April 2012) The Canastota Area Association of Churches invites the public to its annual ecumenical Holy Week observances. Some member congregations will hold other special services throughout the week, culminating in all churches celebrating the resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ on Easter morning with their own worship services.

On Palm Sunday, […]

Canastota Churches to hold Advent Service Today

(Canastota, NY – Dec. 2011) The Canastota Area Association of Churches invites the public to its annual Ecumenical Advent Service at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11 at the United Church of Canastota, 144 West Center St. Area clergy will present Scripture lessons, with seasonal music consisting of congregational singing and special presentations from various […]

Canastota Crop Walk is Oct. 16

(Canastota, NY – Oct. 2011) The Canastota Area Association of Churches is sponsoring the Annual CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday Oct. 16. Registration is at 1 p.m. at St. Agatha’s Roman Catholic Church, located at the corner of North Peterboro Street and Wilson Avenue followed by a march through the village beginning at 1:30 p.m.

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Canastota VBS Held Nightly Through Friday

(Canastota, NY – Aug. 2011) The Canastota Area Association of Churches’ annual community-wide, ecumenical Vacation Bible School is being held nightly now through Aug. 12 at the United Church, 144 West Center St.

Each evening a light meal is served by the Loaves and Fishes Hospitality Center from 6 to 6:30 p.m. A general […]

VBS Reaches Out to Young People

 

Pictured is this year’s VBS float prepared and staffed by members of Hope Christian Fellowship for the annual International Boxing Hall of Fame Parade of Champions.

(Canastota, NY – Aug. 2011) The Canastota Area Association of Churches annually reaches out to all local young people from preschool through high school (4 years old and […]

The Master’s Touch Chorale to Perform in Canastota

(Canastota, NY – July 2011) The Canastota Area Association of Churches invites the public to its annual concert featuring The Master’s Touch Chorale at the International Boxing Hall of Fame Pavilion, located near Thruway Exit 34 at 4 p.m. on Sunday July 10. There is no admission charge, but a freewill offering will be received.

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Canastota Lions: Women Welcomed

Looking for a few good men and women

By Margo Frink

(Canastota, NY – Jan. 10) Everyone has different reasons for becoming and remaining a member of the Lions Club, according to Lion Dr. Kerry Brown. At the Canastota Lions Club’s monthly meeting held Jan. 10 at Graziano’s, Brown encouraged invited guests to ask around […]

Churches to Honor Volunteers

Ferriter, LeClair, Carrier and Pino honorees

(Canastota, NY – Jan. 2011) The Canastota Area Association of Churches (CAAC) will host the 31st Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on Saturday Jan. 22 at the Rusty Rail Restaurant on Route 5 in Canastota. The evening begins with a social hour at 5:30 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner […]