Church News


Ash Wednesday

Local congregations plan soup and bread dinner, service for Ash Wednesday

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A Ukrainian Christmas

Ukrainian church preserves holiday traditions

United Methodist to host annual bake sale, luncheon

Bake sale, luncheon helps support church's mission

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St. James Church asks community to stand tall

Church fundraising campaign

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Welcoming new associate pastor

Bolivar feels at home at First Presbyterian

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Churches unite for Habitat for Humanity

Local churches work together for fundraiser

Church to hold Stand Tall event Sunday

St. James Church will 'Stand Tall' Sunday

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Local youth learn about violent history in El Salvador on pilgrimage

Six local girls share their stories after visiting memorials to genocide victims in El Salvador on an Episcopal church youth pilgrimage.

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St. James in Skaneateles holds Day of Community Service

On May 19, the day of Pentecost, St. James Episcopal church in Skaneateles church held only one mass, an abbreviated 9 a.m. service, and then sent out more than 100 people clad in matching red T-shirts to participate in various community service projects.

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Walking a mile in their shoes

Skaneateles youth participate in 30-hour juice fast, raise money for South Sudan

About 50 local youth participated in a 30-hour juice fast last week to raise money and awareness for poor living conditions and poverty abroad.

Pope Francis selected to be new head of Catholic Church

Catholics worldwide rejoiced when Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio became the new pope on March 13.

Westminster Church to present 'Service of Nine Lessons and Carols'

Westminster Presbyterian Church in Auburn will celebrate "The Service of Nine Lessons and Carols" on Sunday, December 30, at 9:30 a.m. The service tells the Christmas story, from prophecy to incarnation, through nine readings from the Old and New Testaments, and with hymns, carols, and special music.

New French class at Holy Trinity Preschool

Holy Trinity Preschool is now offering French instruction to all classes.

Bell choir hosting Christmas tea and concert

The First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Bell Choir is hosting its third annual Christmas Tea and Concert at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, in the church Great Room.

Community Thanksgiving service set for Nov. 18

The Skaneateles Community Thanksgiving Service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Skaneateles United Methodist Church, 26 Jordan St. It is the opportunity to give thanks for things received during the past year and a time to remember those still in need.