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June 25, 2020 - 5:29pm
posted by Billie Owens in spiritual connections, June 25 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 whatsoever.

If you have information to announce, please email:    [email protected]    OR    [email protected]


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. A drive-in service will be held at Northgate’s South Campus (350 Bank St.) on Sunday morning July 5. Preregistration is required, visit northgatefmc.com to register. We also meet Facebook Live every Sunday at 10 am.

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 Saturday, July 4, at 4 p.m. & Sunday, July 5, at 10 a.m. Facebook. Email:   [email protected]​ / Phone (585) 343-1796

Batavia First Presbyterian Church, online worship Sundays at 9 a.m. via Facebook Live. Visit the church's website click this link. For the Facebook link, around 9 a.m. on Sunday a thumbnail appears that says LIVE, click that to join the livestream. Email:   https://fpcbatavia.org/contact/ / Phone (585) 343-0505​

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 11 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 Fall Methodist Church, 7908 Alleghany Road, Corfu. Hear the first sermon at this church for newly appointed Reverend Karen McCaffery. Worship Service is in the outdoor pavilion at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 5. Let's give her a warm and friendly welcome!

Northgate Free Methodist Church, Batavia. Online worship Saturday at 6 p.m.; Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Visit on Facebook. Updates here. Emerging from COVID-19 quarantine, we'll consider Jesus's essential teachings in "Summer on the Mount." He taught us to shine our light; give generously; worry less and pray more; see others through gracious eyes; and expect miracles and open doors. Drive-in services July 4 and 5. Preregistration is required. Visit northgatefmc.com to register, or call during business hours (585) 343-4011. Join us online for live broadcasts at 6 p.m. on Saturdays or 9:30 a.m. Sundays to find hope, strength and encouragment in these trying times.

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 drive-in worship broadcast on FM 89.7. No one is to leave their vehicle; no public restrooms; buildings remain closed. Virtual worship via Zoom. For log-on info visit our website, email:   [email protected]; or call (585) 343-0488. Bulletins posted online; communion will be offered.

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.

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

"Spiritual Connections"  -- The Batavian will post updates to connect people with their places of worship, religious services, fellowship opportunities, and/or spiritual advisors, etc.

If you have information to announce, please email:    [email protected]    OR    [email protected]


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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