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December 1, 2022 - 3:25pm
posted by Press Release in spiritual connections, religion, news.

Arbor House, 350 Bank St., Batavia. We are a community of believers and disciples of Jesus Christ. Arbor House was founded to be a place of safety, refreshment, and renewal for all. Each week we gather to hear the spoken Word, eat from the Lord’s Table, and enjoy fellowship with all who come. If you have been hurt by a church before we want to be the place where you can find healing and hope. All are welcome! Service will be in person on Sunday morning at 10 a.m. and available live stream on Facebook. (350 Bank Street Road, Batavia, NY) For more information about Arbor House visit arborhousefmc.com.

Ascension Parish -- Roman Catholic Community, Batavia. We are open for Mass in the Church on Saturdays at 4 p.m. and Sundays at 10 a.m. Daily Mass Mondays at 5 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday at 7:30 a.m. in the Parish Hall. Confession time is Saturdays from 3:15 to 3:45 p.m. in Church. Please join us for our Sunday streaming Mass online at 10 a.m. We invite everyone to join us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/ascensionromancatholiccommunity. Please follow us on Facebook for any Mass time changes. Our webpage: www.ascensionrcc.com.

Batavia First Presbyterian Church, 300 E. Main St., Batavia, invites you to join us for in-person worship on Sundays at 9 a.m. (Arise-relaxed with band music) or 10:45 a.m. (Sanctuary -liturgical and organ) or on Livestream via Facebook Live for both times at: https://fpcbatavia.org/  or https://www.facebook.com/fpcbatavia/videos/. Eve of Christmas Eve Worship, Friday, Dec. 23, 7 to 8 p.m. Celebrate Christmas with us as we retell the amazing story of Christ’s birth through a special multimedia worship on the night before Christmas Eve.  Join us in person or online at https://www.facebook.com/fpcbatavia/video. Childcare is provided. The church is accessible and open to all. The second event is for Christmas Eve: Christmas Eve Worship, "The Story of Light," Saturday, Dec. 24, 7 to 8 p.m. You are invited to a special Christmas Eve Candlelight Service to celebrate the coming of Christ into our world with music, drama and prayer. 

Batavia First United Methodist Church, 8221 Lewiston Road, Batavia. Our mission & vision statement:  “To be disciples we must listen, learn, lead and love our way to God.”  Reverend Wayne Mort leads our worship service every Sunday morning at 10 a.m. in the church sanctuary. You can also find the service on Facebook.  And we invite you to learn more about Batavia First UMC by visiting our website at www.BataviaFirstumc.com.

Byron First Presbyterian Church, 6293 W. Main St., Byron. Sunday Service/Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. Kim Dewey, Clerk of Session. Laurence Tallman, Music Director All welcome/ Limited Mobility Accessible. Office hours: Tues/Fri  10 a.m. to 1 p.m.    Sunday, October 23, 2022 – Laurence Tallman/”Radical Hospitality”  Annual Turkey Dinner – Drive Thru- 11 a.m. to Sold Out  $15/person (585) 548-2800. [email protected]

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.

Corfu United Presbyterian Church, 63 Alleghany Road, Corfu. We welcome all visitors to come worship with us Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. in person or our Facebook livestream led by our pastor, Rev. Evan Wildhack.  Our mission at CUPC is to Connect with Christ, Connect with Others, and Connect others with Christ. Children’s Sunday School is held on the First Sunday of the month. Weekly Bible study is held Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m. CUPC’s food pantry is open the third Saturday of the month from 9 10:30 a.m. Save the date: Our Mission Committee will be hosting a Bingo Night on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 6 p.m. in support of the Food Pantry. In order to play bingo, you are invited to bring in items for the pantry. There will also be fun prizes to be won. We look forward to seeing you there!  Contact us by phone at (585) 599-6414 or via email at [email protected]. Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cornerstone Church of East Pembroke, part of American Baptist Churches USA, 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. (585) 762-8721

East Bethany Presbyterian Church, 5735 Ellicott Street Road, East Bethany. Our Sunday morning worship service is held at 10:30 a.m. and led by Rev. Dr. Shiela McCullough. Visitors are always welcome. You can find out more information on our Facebook page or by emailing us at [email protected].

Emmanuel Baptist Church, 190 Oak St., Batavia. Join us for services in person or livestreamed via Facebook and EBCBatavia.com. Be part of the family today and join in the blessings of Jesus in your life!

EverPresent Church, 4 Batavia City Centre, Batavia. Will be presenting a Live Nativity for Christmas in the City held inside the City Centre, located in Downtown Batavia, on Dec. 3 from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Don't miss out on seeing the Bethlehem Inn, The Shepherds in the field, and of course the live Manger with Joseph, Mary, the Three Wise Men, Angels and of course Baby Jesus! Then stop at the Refreshment Store, where you can warm up with hot coco and coffee along with sweet treats for the tummy and little gift bags for the children. Our Sunday Service is at 10:30 a.m. doors open at 9:45 a.m.. Our Mid-week service begins December 7th at 6 p.m. Visit our website for more information www.everpresentchurch.com

First Baptist Church in Batavia, 306 E. Main St., Pastor David Weidman, where "Christ the Center, Love for All" is very evident to all who enter. We invite you to our Full Gospel Sunday services at 10 a.m.; prayer and Bible study on Wednesdays from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m.; Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., please come and browse in our beautifully renovated "Thrift Shoppe." You'll find many bargains, including $2, $6, and $10 bags sales on all unmarked clothing. You can also enjoy a light lunch at Lydia's Kitchen while you shop. Questions? Email:  [email protected]. Call us at (585) 343-9002.

First Baptist Church Elba, 31 S. Main St., Elba, is open for the main service in person at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays. For more information about our church go to www.fbcelba.net. The pastor is Michael Davis. Email: [email protected] / Phone (585) 757-2722

First Presbyterian Church of Byron, 6293 W. Main St., Byron, worships at 9:45 a.m., in-person. Reading: Psalm 111 p. 492, LP 873 and Luke 17:11-19. Message: “Gratitude Expressed” by Rev. Mark Ross. Laurence Tallman is Music Director. For more information, call 548-2800, or visit us on Facebook or at www.byronfpc.org 

Grace Baptist Church, 238 Vine St., Batavia. This coming Sunday, we will celebrate The First Sunday of Advent.  The sermon titled: “Christ is Near! Christ is Here!”  is based on the scriptures from Isaiah 2:1-5 and Romans 13:11-14.  Adult Bible Class Sunday at 8:30 a.m. with a new "Verse on Verse Bible Study on Revelations" Our service begins at 10 a.m. or can be viewed 'live' on Facebook. Our Youth class meets at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School children will attend the service through the children's sermon and will then go to their Sunday school rooms for their studies. Communion is part of the service on the 2nd and 4th Sundays.  God continues to bless us richly as we focus on Him and His plans for our congregation and community.

Indian Falls Methodist Church, 7908 Alleghany Road, Corfu. Reverend Karen McCaffery will hold a Worship Service inside the church sanctuary at 10 a.m. Sundays. Or 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 p.m. via Facebook Live on “Pastor McCaffery's” page.

Morganville United Church of Christ, 8466 Morganville Stafford. Join us this Sunday at 10 a.m. as we hear Pastor James Morasco’s sermon “Visions of Peace.”  Our “God is Still Speaking” church is located at 8466 Morganville Road.  A Hymn Sing open to the public will be held this Sunday, Dec. 4, at 3 p.m. with a light supper to follow in our church hall (a former one-room school house). Our organist will lead us through some of the old, familiar hymns we all love to sing. We look forward to having you join us. Friend us on Facebook! and visit us any Sunday!

North Bergen Presbyterian Church, 7068 N. Bergen Road, Bergen, is open for in-person services at 10 a.m. Sundays. The phone is (585) 494-1255.

North Darien Bible Church, 9768 Simonds Road, Corfu. We are open! Sunday worship service begins at 10 a.m. Children's Church classes are available for children ages birth through sixth grade, including a classroom for children with special needs. For more information, visit our website. You can also watch LIVE on our Facebook or YouTube channel. Join us from 9 a.m. to noon on the first Saturday of every month for our free community closet, full of clothing, coats, and shoes for all. (585) 547-9646.

Northgate Free Methodist Church, 8160 Bank Street Road (North Campus), Batavia. Christmastime is approaching quickly. There will be pressure put upon all of us which can cause us to get caught up being too busy, too distracted, too concerned about "being ready" and all of that. Advent, the name for the weeks leading up to Christmas, is an invitation to keep Jesus in focus as we make our way through this season. We'll do that in our worship services by talking about waiting, accepting, journeying and birthing. Not sure what we mean by that? Join us and find out! Saturday at 6 p.m., Sunday morning at 9:30 and 11 a.m., 8160 Bank St. Rd., Batavia. For more information about Northgate Free Methodist Church and to watch our services online go to northgatefmc.com or facebook.com/northgatefmc

Oakfield-Alabama Baptist Church, 2210 Judge Road, South Alabama. On Sundays, Bible School for all ages at 9:45 a.m. & Worship at 11. Men's Bible Study meets weekly on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. 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 are 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 parish website.

Resurrection Parish (St. Mary and St. Joseph churches in Batavia). Services livestreaming at 5:30 p.m. every Saturday from St. Mary's Church via Facebook, or view the livestreaming Mass on YouTube by searching for Resurrection RC Parish or visit the parish website. In-person Masses are 4 p.m. Saturday and at 11:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church; and at St. Mary's Church at 7:30 and 9:15 a.m. Sunday.

St. James Episcopal Church, 405 E. Main St., Batavia. Join us on Sundays at 9 a.m. on zoom, 10 a.m. in the church building, and on Facebook Live. Links and the bulletin can be found on our website: https://www.sjecbataviany.org/

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1 E. Main St., Le Roy, is open for in-person services at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays. Communion will be offered to people in their seats and will only include bread. We welcome you to join us -- either in person or online. For more information, visit our website.

St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, 18 W. Main St., Corfu. Weekend Masses are celebrated: Saturday at 5 p.m., Sunday at 8:30 a.m. at the Corfu Church Site; and at 11 a.m. Sunday at the East Pembroke Church site, 8656 Church St., East Pembroke. Weekday Masses are celebrated on: Monday and Friday at 8 a.m. in Corfu, and Thursday at 8 a.m. in East Pembroke; on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Corfu followed by Adoration. Corfu Masses are also available for viewing on our YouTube channel. All information is on the church website and on Facebook. Email:  [email protected] (585) 599-4833

St. Padre Pio Parish, 56 Maple Ave., Oakfield. Weekend Masses are celebrated: Saturday at 4:30 p.m., Sunday at 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’s Episcopal Church, 6188 Main Road, Stafford. In-person service, including Holy Communion, is at 9 a.m. Sunday mornings. All  Are Welcome. 

St. Paul Lutheran Church, Batavia, 31 Washington Ave, Batavia. This coming Sunday, we will celebrate The Second Sunday in Advent.  The sermon titled: “Prepare the Royal Highway”  is based on the scriptures from Isaiah 11:1-10 and Romans 15:4-13.  Adult Bible Class Sunday at 8:30 a.m. with a new "Verse on Verse Bible Study on Revelations" Our service begins at 10 a.m. or can be viewed 'live' on Facebook. Our Youth class meets at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School children will attend the service through the children's sermon and will then go to their Sunday school rooms for their studies. Communion is part of the service on the 2nd and 4th Sundays.  God continues to bless us richly as we focus on Him and His plans for our congregation and community.

Trinity United Methodist Church, 75 Main St. in Attica, worships at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays, and Darien United Methodist Church, 1951 Broadway (Route 20), Darien Center, worships at 9 a.m. on Sundays. For the Zoom connection, email [email protected] and request the link(s). Prayer requests may be left at Trinity's voicemail (585) 591-1549 or with Pastor Pam at (716) 560-0290.

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March 24, 2020 - 5:37pm
posted by Billie Owens in St. Paul Lutheran Church, news, spiritual connections.

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St. Paul Lutheran Church in Batavia is now posting its Sunday and Lenten weekday bulletins with worship service and sermons on their website. The Church office is not open to visitors but office staff is on hand to take calls during normal office hours 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday for any questions or needs of the congregation. A phone tree has been put in place to check on those that might be home and unable to go out publicly to retrieve necessities. If you do not receive a call, and have a need for assistance, please call the main office at (585) 343-0488. Email address is:   [email protected]

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