Using a deliberative process developed by the National Issues Forum Institute, an ad hoc committee has produced a guideline for full discussion about the way forward for our church. Members and friends are strongly encouraged to stay after worship on Sun. Oct. 19th and again on Sun. Oct. 26th (sandwiches will be provided for light … [Read more…]
Wed. Oct. 22nd at 6:30 PM, the award-winning documentary “A Place at the Table” exploring Hunger in America will be screened at the church for the public, with CAPCO Executive Director Lindy Glennon guiding conversation about hunger in Cortland County after the film.
The Children’s Defense Fund promotes Interfaith Observance of “Children’s Sabbath” on the 3rd weekend of October. This year’s theme is “Precious in God’s Sight: Answering God’s Call to Cherish and Protect Every Child.” Scripture passages will be from Matthew 19:13-15 and Isaiah 43:1-7, with Ann Weems’ poem “Greenless Child” forming the basis for a prayer of commitment. Video clip will be from Imagine That, … [Read more…]
Chuck and Ruth Fox serve as American Baptist missionaries, who for the past 12 years have worked with the approximately 75,000 Akha hill tribe people living in Northern Thailand. The Foxes’ ministry focuses on evangelism, pastoral care, education, leadership development and women’s ministries. Ruth Fox, a college friend of a church member, and her husband … [Read more…]
After a chance to get coffee, adults gather in the Sanctuary by 9:15 AM to talk about prayer, with the help of short 5 minute videos and a discussion sheet. What is prayer? Does it simply consist of getting something out of God or does it tap into something deeper in us, a longing for … [Read more…]