"Spiritual Connections" -- The Batavian will post updates to connect people with their places of worship, religious services, fellowship opportunities, and/or spiritual advisors, etc. There is no charge for this.
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Arbor House, 350 Bank St., Batavia, is a community of believers and disciples of Jesus Christ, founded to be a place of safety, refreshment, and renewal. Each week we gather to hear the spoken Word, eat from the Lord’s Table, and enjoy fellowship with all who come. Sunday morning service is being held inside the sanctuary at 10 o'clock. Preregistration is required, visit northgatefmc.com to register. For more information about Arbor House visit arborhousefmc.com.
Batavia First Presbyterian Church, 300 E. Main St., Batavia. Join us for worship online Sundays at 9 a.m. In-person services follow at 10 a.m. We practice coronavirus courtesy. Visit our website or on Facebook Live.
Byron First Presbyterian Church, 6293 W. Main St., Byron. In-person worship services at 9:45 a.m. on Sundays. The church doors are open, with all of the health precautions you would expect. The service is also available via Zoom at 9:45 a.m. For Zoom access codes, please contact the church office at (585) 548-2800.
City Church, 210 E. Main St., Batavia, is open for Sunday morning services at 8:30 and 10, and Thursday evenings at 7 o'clock. Everyone is welcome to join us for worship and a message. We also have a noontime Sunday service at our St. Anthony's location at 114 Liberty St. in Batavia. You can also connect with us online, through our Facebook page, or our YouTube channel.
Cornerstone Church of East Pembroke, part of American Baptist Churches USA, is located at 2583 Main Road, East Pembroke. Our Sunday service is at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Glenn Bloom preaching. Bible Study is every Wednesday at 10 a.m. We are a small church and welcome new members; we are following social distancing rules and masks must be worn. Saturday, Oct. 31st, we are holding our Trunk-or-Treat event from 5-7 p.m. outside, where individual bags of candy will be distributed.
Emmanuel Baptist Church, 190 Oak St., Batavia. Join us for inside service at 11 a.m. on Sundays. Bible Studies are available at 9:45 Sunday mornings as well. All are welcome and we hope you will visit and decide to become part of our family! If you have any questions please email us at [email protected] or call (585) 343-4905. We livestream the services on our website and Facebook.
First Baptist Church in Batavia, 306 E. Main St., Pastor David Weidman, "Christ the Center, Love for All" is our theme with a full-gospel worship service at 10 a.m. on Sundays and a warm welcome to all! After services, all are invited to have refreshments and once a month a delicious potluck lunch. Every Wednesday at 11 a.m. there's Prayer Fellowship followed by lunch and Bible Study at noon. "Lydia's Kitchen" is open Monday - Friday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. with free delicious lunches in our Fellowship Hall. Questions? Call us at (585) 343-9002 or email: [email protected]
First Baptist Church Elba, 31 S. Main St., Elba, is open for main service in person at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays. For more information about our church go to www.fbcelba.net. Pastor is Michael Davis. Email: [email protected] / Phone (585) 757-2722
Grace Baptist Church, 238 Vine St., Batavia. “Navigate: Immorality is Stupid” from the book of Proverbs. Services are at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday, with Grace Kids classes up to age 5 for both services. Or join us for the 9 a.m. service livestreaming online at www.gracebatavia.org. On Sat., Nov. 14th at 10 a.m. – noon there will be a “Life After Loss During the Holidays” free workshop open to the community. You may call the church Tuesday through Friday to register at (585) 343-0729. Email us at: [email protected]
Indian Falls Methodist Church, 7908 Alleghany Road, Corfu. Reverend Karen McCaffery will hold Worship Service inside the church sanctuary at 10 a.m. Sundays. Due to COVID-19 regulations, please be sure to wear your mask. If you have a fever or other symptoms, please join our service via Facebook Live or on YouTube by searching for IFUMC TechTeam. Weekly Online Bible Study and Prayer Services are held on Wednesday night at 7 o'clock via Facebook Live on “Pastor McCaffery's” page.
North Bergen Presbyterian Church, 7068 N. Bergen Road, Bergen, is open for in-person services at 10 a.m. Sundays. Phone is (585) 494-1255.
Northgate Free Methodist Church, 8160 Bank Street Road (North Campus), Batavia. In-person services Saturday at 6 p.m.; Sunday at 9:30 and 11 a.m. We ask that you preregister, to do so go to our website here or call the office (585) 343-4011. You can also join us online on Saturdays at 6 p.m. or Sunday mornings at 9:30. What is a church made up of? The people, a building, the staff? It goes much deeper than that. At the heart of any church lies their Core Values. These values aren’t who we hope to be someday, they are who we are, and who we will be. Join us for the eight-week series “DNA” as we unpack Northgate’s Core Values.
Oakfield-Alabama Baptist Church, 2210 Judge Road, South Alabama, has resumed Sunday services -- Bible School for all ages at 9:45 a.m. & Worship at 11. OABC continues to post a daily "Encouragement from God's Word" devotional video and Sunday sermon video on YouTube and Facebook. Email: [email protected] or call the church office at (585) 948-9401.
Our Lady of Mercy & St. Brigid Parishes, Lake Street, Le Roy. All Masses livestreamed Saturday at 4:30 p.m.; Sunday mornings at 7:15 & 9 & 10:45. Daily Masses are livestreamed at 7:30 a.m. Monday-Friday; 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday; and 9 a.m. Saturday. View on YouTube and Facebook. Visit Fr. Matthew’s special COVID-19 updates and links at the parish website.
Resurrection Parish (St. Mary and St. Joseph churches in Batavia). Services via livestreaming on Facebook, or view on YouTube by searching for Resurrection RC Parish. Personal attendance is also allowed. St. Mary's Weekend Schedule: Saturday 5:30 p.m.; Sunday 7:30 a.m. & 9:15 a.m. / St. Joseph's Weekend Schedule: Saturday at 4 p.m.; Sunday at 11:30 a.m.; Weekday Masses (Mon. - Fri.) are at 8 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church. No weekday Masses at St. Mary's.
St. James Episcopal Church, 405 E. Main St., Batavia. This month Service of the Holy Eucharist is held at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays, followed by the Faith Discussion Group at 10:30 a.m. Please note that starting Sunday, Nov. 1, Service of the Holy Eucharist is scheduled a half hour later on Sundays, at 10 a.m., followed by the Faith Discussion Group at 11 a.m. Masks and reservations are required. For more information, or to reserve an in-person spot, call or text (585) 343-6802.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1 E. Main St., Le Roy, holds in-person services each Sunday at 10 a.m.Visit the church’s website / Facebook page Email: [email protected]. (585) 768-7200
St. Padre Pio Parish, 56 Maple Ave., Oakfield. Weekend Masses are celebrated: Saturday 4:30 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. and at 10 a.m. in the Oakfield Church Site, 56 Maple Ave., Oakfield. Weekday Masses are celebrated Monday 6 p.m. in Elba (Our Lady of Fatima Church, 65 S. Main St.); Tuesday at 8 a.m. in Elba; Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Oakfield; Thursday at 8 a.m. in Oakfield; Friday at 8 a.m. in Oakfield.
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 31 Washington Ave., Batavia. Worship services held in the Sanctuary with limited seating, along with virtually live worship through Zoom. The pews have been marked off for safe distancing. Hand sanitizing is required upon entry of the building and a mask is mandatory within the building until seated. Masks are required while singing and must cover both mouth and nose. Zoom will continue to be offered each week for those who are still not ready to return in person. Login information is available on our website at stpaulbatavia.org or you can contact the office by email: [email protected]com. Phone (585) 343-0488. Announcements & the Worship Service will be posted on the website for viewing. Communion will be offered on the second and fourth Sundays of the month.
Trinity United Methodist Church in Attica and Darien United Methodist Church. In-church worship has resumed with strict precautions. Trinity at 10:45 a.m. / Darien at 9 a.m. Service is also Zoomed at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays. For a connection invite, email [email protected] before that time. Prayer requests may be left at Trinity's voicemail (585) 591-1549 or with Pastor Pam at (716) 560-0290.