|Sat Jul 26 @ 9:30AM - 11:00AM|
Good Grief Support Group
|Sat Jul 26 @12:00PM - 05:00PM|
Buffalo - Veterans Appreciation Day
|Sun Jul 27 @ 3:00PM - 07:00PM|
|Wed Jul 30 @ 4:00PM - |
|Sat Aug 02 @ 9:00AM - 03:00PM|
|Sun Aug 03 @11:15AM - 12:30PM|
|Sat Aug 09 @ 8:30AM - 04:30PM|
Baptism, Confirmation and Reception
|Sat Aug 16 @ 5:00PM - 07:00PM|
SMOKEY JAZZ with Ladies First Jazz Combo
Bishop Franklin is a member of the Joint Nominating Committee for The Episcopal Church's next presiding bishop. The election for this office will take place at the next General Convention of the Church to be held in Salt Lake City, UT in July 2015. One of his responsibilities as a member of the committe has been to draft a series of educational essays.
The first essay, outlining the election process, was released on July 2.
July 16, 2014
by Bishop William Franklin
I joined twelve youth representing eight of our parishes for the 2014 Episcopal Youth Event held July 9-12 at Villanova University outside Philadelphia. Our delegation joined more than 800 youth, 237 adults, and 43 bishops from 86 dioceses, as well as the Presiding Bishop and the President of the House of Deputies.
June 25, 2014
The Strawberry Fest held at St. John's, Youngstown on June 21 and 22 surprised a lot of people. That's because the congregation made the decision to give the shortcake away as a gift to the community.
June 23, 2014
On Sunday, June 29, in honor of the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, the congregations of St. Peter's Church in Westfield and St. Paul's Church in Mayville, will hold a combined service. The service wil take place at 10am at St. Paul's, 99 S. Erie Street (NY-394), Mayville.
A rehearsal for all who wish to be part of the choir for this special service will take place prior to the service at 9:15am.
Afterwards, the two congregations will share in a pot luck picnic on the grounds of St. Paul's.
June 19, 2014
On , St. Luke’s, Jamestown will be sponsoring it’s twelfth annual “Loop the Lake” charity bicycle ride.
Registration will take place at The ride will begin at . All those riding are required to wear helmets. Donations can be made at registration or by raising money through sponsors. All proceeds raised will go to the Episcopal Partnership for Mission and Outreach. The ride will begin and end at 68 E Terrace Ave, Lakewood, NY, with rest stops and refreshments provided along the way. All riders will receive a free water bottle and be served a free lunch at the ride's end.
For more details download Loop the Lake 2014
June 19, 2014
The Presiding Bishop's Message for World Refugee Day on June 20
I was a stranger and you welcomed me.
On June 20, communities across the globe will celebrate World Refugee Day, honoring the strength, resilience, and contributions of refugees. In 2014, the world has seen the heights to which refugees can rise when given the chance to start a new life in dignity and peace. A former refugee became the first American citizen in a generation to win the Boston Marathon. At the same time the world has been challenged by the ongoing and urgent need to protect the vulnerable fleeing conflicts