Vicar Ashlin Marchese was invited on Sunday, 1/27 to lead worship and then joined the BookBinders in library for conversation. Discussion led to facetiming Arin Liszka, our YAGM missionary - her sister! - in Madagascar. Vicar Marchese sermon link is below.Vicar Ashlin Marchese Sermon 1/27/2019
Bible Study @ Panera in Cicero has begun once again with the study of the Gospel of John, using a study titled 'John For Everyone' by N.T. Wright. Join us, won't you?
Our newly formed clothing ministry (which is sorting donated items for distribution) is moving along. The initial organizing of a couple tons of clothing was managed by some VERY resilient members, for which we are blessed. We are now learning from the schools & charities how best to prepare donations for effectiveness at their end.
Rev Dr Julius Carroll and Deacon Tom Henry will be presenting at the first of the 2019 Learning at the Crossroads programs on Saturday, March 2nd, from 9am-2:30pm; cost is $25 & includes lunch.
Polar Vortex, sub-zero wind chills, snow emergencies on a Sunday morning? We've had them all-but good news! You can still access this week's news! Click on "Newsletter & Bulletin Archive" (on the righthand side of the page) to access.
Check out VIDEOS (right tab on website) David Grindle joins us from his home to deliver the Lessons & Sermon for Sunday, 1-20 (the day the service was cancelled).
Our new read is "On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity & Getting Old" by Parker J Palmer.
But anything goes (any non-perishable food item) this month to benefit the St. Paul Food Pantry ministry. The food pantry has been managed 20+ years by Judy Eyer, providing food to families of Syracuse's Near Westside.
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