It’s the Bar Mitzvah year for The Jewish Music & Cultural Festival, and the Jewish Community Center of Syracuse is planning a big celebration for noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9.
Summer Servants is a one-week, overnight immersion camp where teens go to learn about service and their Christian faith.
Jewish educational outreach organization Chabad-Lubavitch of Central New York will begin its celebration of Shavuot this year with a “Bridge the Generations Ice Cream Party and Reading of The Ten Commandments” event.
The United Church of Fayetteville will present baritone David Griffiths, recently named Christian Songwriter of the Year by the International Singer Songwriter Association, at its 10:30 a.m. worship service Feb. 26.
Patricia Thomas-Becker, 75, a resident of Menorah Park’s Jewish Health and Rehabilitation, will become a bat mitzvah. Patricia was inspired by her grandchildren, Caroline and Jonathan Kahn.
It was with great sadness that I learned of the death of Father Gregg LeStrange. He was there for three important milestones in my life – my wedding and the baptism of both of my children.
Join the village of Manlius at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, for a Chanukah celebration at the Village Menorah on the corner of Fayette and East Seneca streets in Manlius.
The Sentimental Serenade invites the community to attend their holiday show at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, at Oran Community Church. The Serenade will be joined by Brownie Troop 86 and by young vocalist, Christina Bell. The concert is free, but an offering will be taken to benefit the Oran Community Church Roof Fund.
Once again, choir members and clergy from 15 local congregations will combine for a magnificent festival of Advent Lessons and Carols.
DeWitt Community Church turns 200, looks ahead to 'Century Three'
The DeWitt Community Church held a grand celebration to honor 200 years of worship Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Oncenter, where church members viewed a video produced by associate minister the Rev. Erica Van Brakle documenting the church’s rich history. The next morning, senior minister the Rev. Mark Sommers, who came to the church in 2008, spoke to a full capacity DeWitt Community Church about what lies ahead.
It might have had to wait a week, but the Bridgeport Duck Race was no less a success for the delay.
Due to the recent heavy rains, the Bridgeport Duck Race has been rescheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday Sept. 17.
Formed in 1987, Take 6 has been a pioneer in the world of a cappella jazz, having recorded and performed with such legends as Quincy Jones, Ella Fitzgerald and Stevie Wonder.
Organizers are looking for vendors for a community trunk sale to be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, in the parking lot of Holy Cross Church in DeWitt.
Seven former Immaculate Conception students graduated from high school June 5 and are all getting ready to start their college life.