Parish News

St. Matthias’, East Aurora Shares Confirmation Class Projects

This year, the Confirmation class at St. Matthias’ Episcopal Church in East Aurora was given a challenge: they were given an assignment to pick one topic that the class had covered (and they covered a LOT in a short time), and dig a bit deeper into their topic, creating a project around it. When they…

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Youngstown Parish Donates New Senior Van

When the people of St. John’s, Youngstown realized that their community’s senior van was worn out and in need of replacement, they wanted to help. This past April, they kicked off a fund drive to buy a new van for the village, and this past Thursday, January 24, a brand new 2019 Chrysler Pacifica was…

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Buckling the Belt on October 7

On October 7, two congregations—one in the Diocese of Western New York and the other in the Diocese of Northwestern Pennsylvania—will take a long walk. Along the way, they will pray for each other, for their dioceses, and for the upcoming convention at which they will vote on whether to embark on a partnership that…

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EfM (Education for Ministry) Seminar Group in the Southern Tier

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Jamestown will be hosting a new year of Education for Ministry in the fall, with the hopes of adding a new class of learners to the existing group that was formed in 2016. Participants do not need to be members of St. Luke’s (or even Episcopalians) to enroll in the EfM…

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Ukeleles Sound in Kenmore

Church of the Advent in Kenmore (54 Delaware Rd.) has a unique feature: a Ukulele Sing A Long Group that gathers each Tuesday for an hour at the church. They formed 2 years ago, led by Jennifer May (former Secretary at Church of the Advent). They have performed at various Nursing homes and the Niagara Falls…

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