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July 9, 2020 - 3:06pm

Spiritual Connections

posted by Billie Owens in spiritual connections, July 9 2020.

"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 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. Starting this week, 10 a.m. Sunday morning service is once again being held inside the sanctuary, 350 Bank St. Preregistration is required, visit northgatefmc.com to register. For more information about Arbor House visit arborhousefmc.com.

Ascension Roman Catholic Parish, 19 Sumner St., Batavia. Please join us for our Drive-In Masses in the parking lot behind the Parish Hall. You are to remain in your vehicle throughout the service, except for Holy Communion. Mass Guides will direct you through the parking area and the communion procession. Mask must be worn at all times outside the vehicles with 6 feet of distancing to be maintained. Mass times are Sundays at 10 a.m. and Saturdays at 4 p.m. Facebook. Email:   [email protected]​ / Phone (585) 343-1796

Batavia First Presbyterian Church, 300 E. Main St., Batavia, holds outdoor worship in the parking lot at 6:30 p.m. on Saturdays. You may stay in your car or bring a chair to sit outside. RSVP: 343-0505 or Online worship is held at 9 a.m. Sundays on Facebook Live. If you use the Facebook link, around 9 a.m. on Sunday a thumbnail will appear that says LIVE, click on that and you will be able to join the Facebook Livestream.

Byron Presbyterian Church and North Bergen Presbyterian Church: online worship services Sunday at 9:45 a.m. via Zoom Conferencing with Pastors Jim Renfrew and Dave Fish. Bulletins are emailed or sent by U.S. mail earlier in the week. When we can't come to church, we must be the church! (585) 548-2800

East Bethany Presbyterian Church holds Sunday Worship service at 10:30 a.m. livestreamed on our Facebook page and it's viewable afterward. Also, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 4:30 p.m. Pastor Erin Jacobson has a live story time for children via Facebook. Email: [email protected]

Emmanuel Baptist Church, 190 Oak St., Batavia. Drive-in service in the parking lot at 10 a.m. on Sundays, joined by Care-A-Van Ministries Mobile Church and Debbie Prosser Music Ministry. "May God Bless You!" Pastor is Tom Tharp. Facebook page. Email: [email protected], or call (315) 694-3020

First Baptist Church Elba, services online. Sermons are posted each Saturday for the regular Sunday service time. Church and office is closed, but phone is answered from 9 a.m - 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Pastor is Michael Davis. Email:   [email protected] / Phone (585) 757-2722

Indian Falls Methodist Church, 7908 Alleghany Road, Corfu. Newly appointed Reverend Karen McCaffery will hold Worship Service in the outdoor pavilion at 10 a.m. Sundays.

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. Preregistration is required, to do so click here or call (585) 343-4011. Or join us online on Saturdays at 6 p.m. or Sunday mornings at 9:30. Join us as we explore Paul's theology in the Book of Romans -- an overview of the gospel of Jesus Christ and its relationship to Jews, Gentiles and new believers -- and how it reaffirms that salvation is a gift from God, realized in the work of Jesus Christ, received by faith alone.

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's and St. Joseph churches in Batavia), services via live streaming on Facebook, or view on YouTube by searching for Resurrection RC Parish.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1 E. Main St., Le Roy, will hold services online through Labor Day each Sunday at 10 a.m. and are celebrated by clergy from around the Episcopal Dioceses of Western New York and Northwest Pennsylvania. 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. under the tent at Our Lady of Fatima Shrine, 65 S. Main St., Elba. Weekday Masses are celebrated Monday 6 p.m. in Elba; 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, will hold weekly drive-in worship at 10 a.m., broadcast on FM radio station 88.1 and we will continue offering live worship via Zoom. For Zoom log-in information, visit our website. Communion is offered twice a month. Please read the "Safety Requirements for Parking Lot Services Plan" in the bulletin (online). Please remain in your vehicles. There will be one bathroom available in Memorial Hall during service. You are required to wear a face mask and sanitize your hands as you enter the building. Questions? Email:   [email protected]; or call (585) 343-0488.

Trinity United Methodist Church in Attica and Darien United Methodist Church. Service is ZOOMed at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays. For a connection invite, email [email protected] before that time. In-church worship has resumed with strict precautions. Trinity at 10:45 a.m. / Darien at 9 a.m. Prayer requests may be left at Trinity's voicemail (585) 591-1549 or with Pastor Pam at (716) 560-0290.



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