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November 4, 2009 - 8:11pm
posted by Walter Wojkowsk in Churches.

'Believing in God's Promises' is the title of this week's message by Pastor Charlie Piscitello of the Batavia Christian Fellowship.  Worship services followed by  friendly fellowship and light refreshments will be offered at the YWCA, 301 North Street, at 11:00 AM Sunday, November 8th, and all are welcome to join us. 

You and your family and friends are also cordially invited to join Batavia Christian Fellowship and Heart of Christ Fellowship in a Thanksgiving Celebration on Sunday, November 22, 2009 at the YWCA, 301 North Street here in Batavia. Thanksgiving Praise and Worship will begin at 10:30 AM with a Thanksgiving meal to follow. This event is FREE and open to the public!  All we ask is that you reserve your meal by calling Pastor Charlie at 343-7623 NO LATER than November 15th.  We look forward to counting your presence with us among our many blessings!

April 17, 2009 - 7:58pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in religion, Marty Macdonald, City Church, Churches.

As I left the office this afternoon in search of some news, I found Pastor Marty MacDonald operating a fork lift, hoisting a large container of adult diapers into a small pick up truck.

A whole crew of people were outside The City Church warehouse loading up cars, vans and trucks with food, household cleaners, shampoo and other necessities.  MacDonald said his church was distributing about 50,000 lbs of items today.

Representatives from churches from throughout WNY were retrieving the good to distribute in their communities.  They came to Batavia from Niagara, Penn Yan, Arcadia, Akron, Rochester, Churchville and North Tonawanda, and other towns.

"They will take these items back to their communities to help people in these tough economic times," MacDonald said.

He said distributions of this scale happen about every six to eight weeks.

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