Episcopal Diocese of Western New York

Parish Events

These are some of the events going on at congregations around Western New York in the next few weeks.

If your congregation has an event coming up, click here to let us know about it.


Cheektowaga – Fish Fry (March 16, 23, 30)

Please come and join us at the Best Fish Fry in Cheektowaga. At St. Patrick’s Church. Prices from $9.00-$11.00 includes everything. Featuring Fish & Shrimp (fried or broiled); Chicken Fingers, and Homemade sides. Home made dessert including Gluten Free

We’re at 1395 George Urban Blvd. Cheektowaga. Dinners starting Ash Wednesday and every Friday during Lent including Good Friday. Dinners served from 4-7. Dine in or take out. Call 716-684-4602.


North Tonawanda – Lenten Fish Fry (March 16, 23)

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (61 Payne Ave. @ Tremont in North Tonawanda) will be holding Lenten Fish Fries on Fridays in Lent from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.  Fish Fry will be available February 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16 and 23.

Dinner includes choice of breaded or baked fish. Choice of homemade German potato salad, baked potato or macaroni salad plus coleslaw, bread and beverage song with homemade desserts. Chicken fingers are also available. Dine in or take out.  Adults $11, Children $5.


Burt/Newfane – Lenten Fish Fry (March 16, 23)

Come to the Best Fish Fry in town at St. Andrew’s, Burt. Only $10.00 includes everything. Choice of Fish or Shrimp, French fries or Potato salad, Cole Slaw, Home made dessert and beverage as well as the best company in Newfane to spend a Friday night with. (Children $6.00, under 5 free)

We’re at 2239 West Creek Rd. Burt (Newfane), NY 14028 on the corner of West Creek & Wilson-Burt Road just West across the bridge from Rt 78.  (We start a week early, Feb. 9th)  Fridays during Lent 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.  Take outs also available (716) 778-7633 We’ll see you there!


Lockport – “Teach Us How to Pray” (March 17)

Christ Episcopal Church in Lockport will host a session called “Teach Us How to Pray” on Saturday, March 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  It will feature a 3 hour quiet time with several meditations, for men and women wanting to sharpen their focus on talking to our God.  Have a better understanding for what we can expect from our prayers.  What does GOD’s will and our will (free will) have to do with our prayers.  Offered by Christ Church and Father A. Sam+


Wilson – Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner (March 17)

St. John’s Episcopal Church (431 Lake St. in Wilson) will hold a Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner on Saturday, March 17 at 4:30 p.m.  Dinners are $12, and include dessert.  Takeouts are available; call 751-6109 for more details.


Wilson – Zumba Classes (March 20, 27, April 3)

St. John’s Episcopal Church (431 Lake St. in Wilson) will offer low-impact Zumba classes for five weeks, beginning Tuesday, March 6.  Cost to members of St. John’s is $35, non-members $50. Class starts on Tuesday, March 6th and is every Tuesday night. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Hope to see you there!


Buffalo – Fish Fry (March 23)

The Bishop James Theodore Holly Chapter of the Union of Black Episcopalians will hold a Fish Fry on Friday, March 23, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church (15 Fernhill Ave. in Buffalo).

Dinners are $11, and include haddock, green beans, potato salad, bread, and cake.

Call Wayne A (380-9746) or Darniece (313-5071) to place an order.


Buffalo – Multi-Faith Service in Commemoration of Dr. King (April 4)

St. Paul’s Cathedral (139 Pearl St. in Buffalo) will host a multi-faith service commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Wednesday, April 4 at 6:30 p.m.  The service will be led by Bishop William Franklin, and Bishop Darius Pridgen, of True Bethel Baptist Church, will preach.


Wilson – Mothers of Preschoolers (April 11, 25, May 9, 23)

St. John’s Episcopal Church (431 Lake St. in Wilson) is offering a new program called Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS).

Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, through May 23, from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m.

Certified child care is provided, free breakfast, engaging speaker at each meeting to help moms, socialization for you and your children.

We will not meet on March 28 due to the Easter break from school.

Children 6 months and older are welcome.


Stafford – Old Time Radio Dinner Theater (April 14)

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, LeRoy and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Stafford present “An Old-Time Radio Dinner Theater” on Saturday, April 14 at 6:00 pm at St. Paul’s Social Hall, 6188 Main St., Stafford. Dinner is catered by the D&R Depot and features homemade pies for dessert. Entertainment will include two old-time radio shows with an introduction and brief history behind these popular productions of the 1920-1950s. Tickets are $35 each and are pre-sale only. Call St. Mark’s at 585-768-7200 for tickets or see members of either church.


Buffalo (Seneca-Babcock) – Spring Auction (April 21)

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church will host their annual Spring Auction on Saturday, April 21, from 1 to 4 p.m.  This event will feature a basket raffle, bake sale, BBQ hamburgers with chips or chicken corn chowder for $5, and beverages for $1.  St. Matthew’s is located at 1182 Seneca St., at Wasson, next to the Seneca-Babcock Community Center.  Use the Wasson St. entrance to the parish hall.