Worship service at 10:30 am. Communion is served the first Sunday of the month.

Holy Week Worship schedule:

Sunday April 13th Palm Sunday Worship 10:30 am

Thursday April 17th Maundy Thursday Service 7:00 pm

Friday April 18th Good Friday Service 7:00 pm

Sunday April 20th Easter Sunday Worship 10:30 am



Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Bulletin Announcements for Sunday April 20th


Happening this week and beyond:

 

Buy a light fixture. You can help our church save an estimated $58 per month on our electric bill by buying a light fixture for the building. National Grid has a program where they will pay 58% of the cost of replacing our old light fixtures with new energy-efficient ones. The total cost will be $5,025, with National Grid paying $2,906 and the church paying $2,118. However, National Grid will give an additional 15% discount to us if we pay a lump sum payment of $1,800. The cost of each fixture, which includes new T-8 energy-efficient light bulbs, would be $32 each. Help the church by buying one or more fixtures by May 1st. For more information, see Bob Zeeb. To date we have raised $1,551.61 towards the light fixtures.

 

Volunteers needed. The food pantry needs volunteers to help with the postal drive on May 10th. More details to follow. See Peg Thayer or Evelyn Hummer to help.

 

Summer camp. If you are interested in having your child attend camp this summer at Camp Vick or Pathfinder Lodge, we have received a packet of information that is available in the church office.

 

Spring Concert. The 3rd annual Spring Concert at the Delaware Avenue Baptist Church will take place on Sunday April 27th at 3:00 pm. Join them for a diverse selection of soloists, dancers and musicians. A free will offering will be accepted. The church is located at 965 Delaware Avenue. For more information call 884-0070.

 

Theme Basket Party. First United Methodist Church, 65 Main Street, North Tonawanda, will be holding their annual theme basket party on Saturday May 3rd. Doors open at 2:00 pm; drawing starts at 3:30 pm. Proceeds will go to their Christian Education Department.

 

Woman’s Retreat. Join Kathleen Ordiway for My Favorite Things, a non-denominational women’s retreat on Saturday April 26th from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm at First Baptist Church, 4th & Main Niagara Falls. For more information call 283-3225.

 

Par Fore a Mission. The Community Missions of Niagara Frontier 13th annual Par Fore a Mission Golf classic will take place on Wednesday June 18th starting at 1:00 pm at the Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course, 4560 Creek Road, Lewiston. For more information call Andrea at 716-285-3403 ext. 2225 or Deborah ext. 2240.

 

Pre-school registration. Salem United Church of Christ, 114 Morgan St., Tonawanda is now accepting registration for pre-school. For more information call 692-3429.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Bulletin Announcements for Sunday April 13th


Happening this week and beyond:

 

ABW Convention. American Baptist Women’s Ministries convention will take place on April 25th -27th at the Desmond Hotel & Conference Center in Albany. The theme of the convention is A Time to Serve. Registration forms are in the church office.

 

Journeying with the dying and the bereaved. Roswell Park Cancer Institute is offering an eight-week course on ministry to the dying and bereaved on Monday evenings from 6:00-7:30 pm beginning  April 28th. The cost is $60. For more information call 845-8051.

 

Easter Flower orders. If you wish to order flowers for Easter, fill out the insert in today’s bulletin and place in the collection basket with your payment. The cost is $7 each for lilies, tulips or hyacinths.  All orders and payments must be turned in today.

 

Buy a light fixture. You can help our church save an estimated $58 per month on our electric bill by buying a light fixture for the building. National Grid has a program where they will pay 58% of the cost of replacing our old light fixtures with new energy-efficient ones. The total cost will be $5,025, with National Grid paying $2,906 and the church paying $2,118. However, National Grid will give an additional 15% discount to us if we pay a lump sum payment of $1,800. The cost of each fixture, which includes new T-8 energy-efficient light bulbs, would be $32 each. Help the church by buying one or more fixtures by May 1st. For more information, see Bob Zeeb. To date we have raised $1,351.61 towards the light fixtures.

 

Volunteers needed. The food pantry needs volunteers to help with the postal drive on May 10th. More details to follow. See Peg Thayer or Evelyn Hummer to help.

 

Summer camp. If you are interested in having your child attend camp this summer at Camp Vick or Pathfinder Lodge, we have received a packet of information that is available in the church office.

 

Share the passion and death of Jesus. Passion, a living Stations of the Cross, will take place on Main Street in Newfane today at 2:00 pm.

 

Yoga. Join Pastor Lisa for our last yoga session today at 6:30-7:30 pm to work through the video “Yoga for the Rest of Us.”

 

Cub Scout Fundraiser. Cub Pack 286, which meets at Brighton, will be having a fundraiser At Denny’s, 3920 Maple Road on Wednesday April 16th from 4:00-10:00 pm. A portion of the proceeds will go to help with summer camp expenses.

 

Pre-school registration. Salem United Church of Christ, 114 Morgan St., Tonawanda is now accepting registration for pre-school. For more information call 692-3429.

 

Easter Sunrise Service. The 38th annual Ken-Ton Clergy Association Easter Sunrise Service will take place at 7:00 am Easter Sunday at the Sunrise Court Mausoleum at Elmlawn Memorial Gardens, 3939 Delaware Avenue, Kenmore. The Rev. Steven Jelensperger from Deerhurst Presbyterian Church will be presiding.

 

Theme Basket Party. First United Methodist Church, 65 Main Street, North Tonawanda, will be holding their annual theme basket party on Saturday May 3rd. Doors open at 2:00 pm; drawing starts at 3:30 pm. Proceeds will go to their Christian Education Department.

 

Woman’s Retreat. Join Kathleen Ordiway for My Favorite Things, a non-denominational women’s retreat on Saturday April 26th from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm at First Baptist Church, 4th & Main Niagara Falls. For more information call 283-3225.

 

St. Pauly update. We received a check for $118.37 for items collected in the St. Pauly shed during March. Please continue to bring in you gently used clothing and household linens.

 

Par Fore a Mission. The Community Missions of Niagara Frontier 13th annual Par Fore a Mission Golf classic will take place on Wednesday June 18th starting at 1:00 pm at the Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course, 4560 Creek Road, Lewiston. For more information call Andrea at 716-285-3403 ext. 2225 or Deborah ext. 2240.

 

Flowers and Plants of the Bible. Dr. B. G. Flickinger will be presenting a slide lecture,  Flowers and Plants of the Bible: Their Meaning and Their Symbolism on Monday April 14th at 7:30 pm at St. Benedict’s Church, 1317 Eggert Road, Buffalo. For more information and reservations, contact Sue at 833-9413.

 

Lawn Crosses. There are 10 lawn crosses available in the back of the sanctuary today for the suggested donation of $5. See Dave Dubbert if you have any questions.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Bulletin Announcements for Sunday April 6th


Happening this week and beyond:

America for Christ Offering.  We received $704.85 for the AFC Offering in March; our goal was $750. We will be accepting money today if you’d still like to contribute.

 

ABW News. The April ABW meeting will be April 8th at St. John the Baptist Church, 184 Goodell Street, Buffalo.

 

ABW Convention. American Baptist Women’s Ministries convention will take place on April 25th -27th at the Desmond Hotel & Conference Center in Albany. The theme of the convention is A Time to Serve. Registration forms are in the church office.

 

Journeying with the dying and the bereaved. Roswell Park Cancer Institute is offering an eight-week course on ministry to the dying and bereaved on Monday evenings from 6:00-7:30 pm beginning  April 28th. The cost is $60. For more information call 845-8051.

 

Easter Flower orders. If you wish to order flowers for Easter, fill out the insert in today’s bulletin and place in the collection basket with your payment. The cost is $7 each for lilies, tulips or hyacinths.  All orders and payments must be turned in by Sun. April 13th.

 

Buy a light fixture. You can help our church save an estimated $58 per month on our electric bill by buying a light fixture for the building. National Grid has a program where they will pay 58% of the cost of replacing our old light fixtures with new energy-efficient ones. The total cost will be $5,025, with National Grid paying $2,906 and the church paying $2,118. However, National Grid will give an additional 15% discount to us if we pay a lump sum payment of $1,800. The cost of each fixture, which includes new T-8 energy-efficient light bulbs, would be $32 each. Help the church by buying one or more fixtures by May 1st. For more information, see Bob Zeeb. To date we have raised $1,130.61 towards the light fixtures.

 

Fish Fry Friday. Enjoy a fried fish, breaded shrimp, or baked fish dinner, on Friday April 11th from 4:00-7:00 pm at St. Gregory the Great School gym, 250 St. Gregory Court, Williamsville. Dinner tickets are $9 in advance or $10 at the door. For more information call 688-5678.

 

Hannah Circle. Hannah Circle will be meeting at the Regal Theater on Transit Rd. near Wehrle for the 6:50 PM showing of "Son of God" on Monday April 7th followed by dessert at Marsha Beyer's, 432 Mang Avenue.

 

Volunteers needed. The food pantry needs volunteers to help with the postal drive on May 10th. More details to follow. See Peg Thayer or Evelyn Hummer to help.

 

Summer camp. If you are interested in having your child attend camp this summer at Camp Vick or Pathfinder Lodge, we have received a packet of information that is available in the church office.

 

Share the passion and death of Jesus. Passion, a living Stations of the Cross, will take place on Main Street in Newfane on April 13th at 2:00 pm.

 

Yoga. Join Pastor Lisa for our last yoga session on Sunday April 13th at 6:30-7:30 pm to work through the video “Yoga for the Rest of Us.”

 

Cub Scout Fundraiser. Cub Pack 286, which meets at Brighton, will be having a fundraiser At Denny’s, 3920 Maple Road on Wednesday April 16th from 4:00-10:00 pm. A portion of the proceeds will go to help with summer camp expenses.

 

Pre-school registration. Salem United Church of Christ, 114 Morgan St., Tonawanda is now accepting registration for pre-school. For more information call 692-3429.

 

Cartridge Recycling. We received $16.45 from The Cartridge Recycling Center for the used ink cartridges collected. Please continue to bring in your used ink cartridges, as well as old cell phones for recycling.

 

Easter Sunrise Service. The 38th annual Ken-Ton Clergy Association Easter Sunrise Service will take place at 7:00 am Easter Sunday at the Sunrise Court Mausoleum at Elmlawn Memorial Gardens, 3939 Delaware Avenue, Kenmore. The Rev. Steven Jelensperger from Deerhurst Presbyterian Church will be presiding.

 

Symphony for Spring. The Amherst Symphony Orchestra will be presenting “A Symphony for Spring” today April 6th at 7:00 pm at Amherst Middle School, 55 Kings Highway, Snyder. The concert is free and open to the public

 

Theme Basket Party. First United Methodist Church, 65 Main Street, North Tonawanda, will be holding their annual theme basket party on Saturday May 3rd. Doors open at 2:00 pm; drawing starts at 3:30 pm. Proceeds will go to their Christian Education Department.

 

Memorial service. The memorial service for Eloise Gulick, Donna Mueller’s mother, will be held at the First Baptist Church, 27 South Main Street, Franklinville at 3:00 pm, today, Sunday April 6th.

 

Woman’s Retreat. Join Kathleen Ordiway for My Favorite Things, a non-denominational women’s retreat on Saturday April 26th from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm at First Baptist Church, 4th & Main Niagara Falls. For more information call 283-3225.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Bulletin Announcements for Sunday March 30th


Happening this week and beyond:

America for Christ Offering.  Seek Justice is the theme for the 2014 America for Christ Offering. Today is the last Sunday we are collecting for it; our goal is $750.To date we have received $589 towards our goal.

 

ABW News. The March meeting of the ABW has been cancelled. The next meeting will be April 8th at St. John the Baptist Church, 184 Goodell Street, Buffalo.

 

Red Blazer Varieties. The annual Red Blazer Varieties, presented by the Red blazer Men’s Chorus will take place on April 4th at 7:30 pm and April 5th at 2:00 and 7:30 pm at Amherst Central High school, 4301 Main Street, Snyder. Tickets are $18/ adults, $16 for students and seniors. For more information call 875-2958 or visit www.redblazermenschorus.com

 

ABW Convention. American Baptist Women’s Ministries convention will take place on April 25th -27th at the Desmond Hotel & Conference Center in Albany. The theme of the convention is A Time to Serve. More information and registration forms are in the church office.

 

Journeying with the dying and the bereaved. Roswell Park Cancer Institute is offering an eight-week course on ministry to the dying and bereaved on Monday evenings from 6:00-7:30 pm beginning  April 28th. The cost is $60. For more information call 845-8051.

 

Easter Flower orders. If you wish to order flowers for Easter, fill out the insert in today’s bulletin and place in the collection basket with your payment. The cost is $7 each for lilies, tulips or hyacinths.  All orders and payments must be turned in by Sunday April 13th.

 

Chapel Chimes. The April/May Chapel Chimes is available in the narthex today. Please pick up your copy to save on postage.

 

Spaghetti Dinner. Hannah Circle’s annual spaghetti dinner will be held on Saturday April 5th from 4:00-7:00 pm in the community room. Tickets are $5; dinner includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, beverage and dessert.

 

Chowder & Bake Sale. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 7147 Ridge Rd., Lockport will have a chowder & bake sale Saturday April 5th from 11:00 am until sold out.

 

Memorial service. The memorial service for Eloise Gulick, Donna Mueller’s mother, will be held at the First Baptist Church, 27 South Main Street, Franklinville at 3:00 pm, Sunday April 6th.

Buy a light fixture. You can help our church save an estimated $58 per month on our electric bill by buying a light fixture for the building. National Grid has a program where they will pay 58% of the cost of replacing our old light fixtures with new energy-efficient ones. The total cost will be $5,025, with National Grid paying $2,906 and the church paying $2,118. However, National Grid will give an additional 15% discount to us if we pay a lump sum payment of $1,800. The cost of each fixture, which includes new T-8 energy-efficient light bulbs, would be $32 each. Help the church by buying one or more fixtures by May 1st. For more information, see Bob Zeeb. To date we have raised $598.61 towards the light fixtures.

 

Fish Fry Fridays. Enjoy a fried fish, breaded shrimp, or baked fish dinner, on Fridays April 4 and 11 from 4:00-7:00 pm at St. Gregory the Great School gym, 250 St. Gregory Court, Williamsville. Included with the dinners are French fries, coleslaw, roll, homemade dessert and beverage. Rice and green beans are included with baked fish dinner. Cheese pizza is also available at $1 slice. Dinner tickets are $9 in advance or $10 at the door. For more information call 688-5678.

 

Summer camp. If you are interested in having your child attend camp this summer at Camp Vick or Pathfinder Lodge, we have received a packet of information that is available in the church office.

 

Share the passion and death of Jesus. Passion, a living Stations of the Cross, will take place on Main Street in Newfane on April 13th at 2:00 pm.

 

Yoga. Join Pastor Lisa Sunday evenings at 6:30-7:30 pm to work through the video “Yoga for the Rest of Us.” The sessions will continue through April 13th.

 

Hannah Circle. Hannah Circle will be meeting at the Regal Theater on Transit Rd. near Wehrle for the 6:50 PM showing of "Son of God" on Monday April 7th followed by dessert at Marsha Beyer's, 432 Mang Avenue.

 

Cub Scout Fundraiser. Cub Pack 286, which meets at Brighton, will be having a fundraiser At Denny’s, 3920 Maple Road on Wednesday April 16th from 4:00-10:00 pm. A portion of the proceeds will go to help with summer camp expenses.

 

Rummage and Bake Sale. First United Methodist Church, Main & Tremont Street, N. Tonawanda will be having a rummage and bake sale on Saturday April 5th from 9:00 am -12:00 pm. They will also have chowder for sale. For info. call 694-2456.

 

Pre-school registration. Salem United Church of Christ, 114 Morgan St., Tonawanda is now accepting registration for pre-school. For more information call 692-3429.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Bulletin Announcements for Sunday March 23rd


Happening this week and beyond:

America for Christ Offering.  Seek Justice is the theme for the 2014 America for Christ Offering. With an America for Christ donation, you join with the American Baptist Home Mission Societies in building communities of justice and hope across the United States and Puerto Rico through the transformational love of Jesus Christ. Informational flyers and envelopes are inserted in today’s bulletin. Our Goal is $750.

To date we have received $555 towards our goal.

 

ABW News. The March meeting of the ABW has been cancelled. The next meeting will be April 8th at St. John the Baptist Church, 184 Goodell Street, Buffalo.

 

Red Blazer Varieties. The annual Red Blazer Varieties, presented by the Red blazer Men’s Chorus will take place on April 4th at 7:30 pm and April 5th at 2:00 and 7:30 pm at Amherst Central High school, 4301 Main Street, Snyder. Tickets are $18/ adults, $16 for students and seniors. For more information call 875-2958 or visit www.redblazermenschorus.com

 

ABW Convention. American Baptist Women’s Ministries convention will take place on April 25th -27th at the Desmond Hotel & Conference Center in Albany. The theme of the convention is A Time to Serve. More information and registration forms are in the church office.

 

John Jackson Memorial Service.  Paula Jackson and family invite you to celebrate the life of John Jackson at 4:00 pm this afternoon in the church. A reception will follow. All are welcome.

 

Journeying with the dying and the bereaved. Roswell Park Cancer Institute is offering an eight-week course on ministry to the dying and bereaved on Monday evenings from 6:00-7:30 pm beginning  April 28th. The cost is $60. For more information call 845-8051.

 

Easter Flower orders. If you wish to order flowers for Easter, fill out the insert in today’s bulletin and place in the collection basket with your payment. The cost is $7 each for lilies, tulips or hyacinths.  All orders and payments must be turned in by Sunday April 13th.

 

Chapel Chimes. The April/May Chapel Chimes will be available in the narthex this Sunday and next Sunday. Please pick up your copy to save on postage.

 

Buy a light fixture. You can help our church save an estimated $58 per month on our electric bill by buying a light fixture for the building. National Grid has a program where they will pay 58% of the cost of replacing our old light fixtures with new energy-efficient ones. The total cost will be $5,025, with National Grid paying $2,906 and the church paying $2,118. However, National Grid will give an additional 15% discount to us if we pay a lump sum payment of $1,800. The cost of each fixture, which includes new T-8 energy-efficient light bulbs, would be $32 each. Help the church by buying one or more fixtures by May 1st. For more information, see Bob Zeeb. To date we have raised $453.61 towards the light fixtures.

 

Fish Fry Fridays. Enjoy a fried fish, breaded shrimp, or baked fish dinner, on Fridays March 28; April 4 and 11 from 4:00-7:00 pm at St. Gregory the Great School gym, 250 St. Gregory Court, Williamsville. Included with the dinners are French fries, coleslaw, roll, homemade dessert and beverage. Rice and green beans are included with baked fish dinner. Cheese pizza is also available at $1 slice. Dinner tickets are $9 in advance or $10 at the door. For more information call 688-5678.

 

Summer camp. If you are interested in having your child attend camp this summer at Camp Vick or Pathfinder Lodge, we have received a packet of information that is available in the church office.

 

Share the passion and death of Jesus. Passion, a living Stations of the Cross, will take place on Main Street in Newfane on April 13th at 2:00 pm.

 

Spaghetti Dinner. Hannah Circle’s annual spaghetti dinner will be held on Saturday April 5th from 4:00-7:00 pm in the community room. Tickets are $5; dinner includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, beverage and dessert.

 

Yoga. Join Pastor Lisa Sunday evenings at 6:30-7:30 pm to work through the video “Yoga for the Rest of Us.” The sessions will continue through April 13th.

 

Congratulations to Todd and Nicolle Beatty on the birth of their daughter, Carolyn Leigh, born on March 18th.