The 62nd Annual National Day of Prayer will take place Thursday, May 2. Millions will unite in prayer at thousands of events from coast to coast. In honor of this day, the sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church of Cazenovia, 27 Albany St., will be open for prayer and quiet meditation from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 2.
St Peter’s Episcopal Church, located at 10 Mill Street in Cazenovia, welcomes all to worship during Holy Week and Easter. The Maundy Thursday service will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28.
Maundy Thursday, Easter Sunday programs announced
On Maundy Thursday, March 28, the Cazenovia Presbyterian Church will hold a Service of Tenebrae at 7:30 p.m. The service will be centered on a choral and narrative piece titled “Light in the Darkness,” by Patrick Liebergen. The First Presbyterian Church celebration service of Easter will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 31.
Father George V. Coyne S.J., former director of the Vatican Observatory, to offer perspectives
A Jesuit priest and astronomy scholar who served as head of the Vatican Observatory will offer his perspectives on how science and religion can be reconciled when he presents the next Cazenovia Forum lecture, scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, March 22, at Cazenovia College's Catherine Cummings Theatre on Lincklaen Street.
The annual Wild Game Dinner at the Open Door Baptist Church in New Woodstock started off this past Saturday, Feb. 9, the way it has for the past 27 years: more than 200 people showed up bearing numerous homemade dishes made from wild game and the ladies of the church baked some 50 pies for dessert. The difference this year — about 15 minutes into the event an official from the Madison County Department of Health showed up and said serving such homemade dishes without a permit violated the county health code, and all the food had to be taken out of the building and put back in everyone’s vehicles in order to avoid prosecution for a public health hazard.
The First Presbyterian Church in Cazenovia will celebrate the last Sunday of the Advent Season during its morning worship service at 10 a.m. on Dec. 23 and hold a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 8 p.m. on Monday evening, Dec. 24.
The First Presbyterian Church in Cazenovia will celebrate the second Sunday of the Advent season at its morning worship service at 10 a.m. on Dec. 16.
The First Presbyterian Church in Cazenovia will celebrate the second Sunday of the Advent Season during its 10 a.m. morning worship service on Dec. 9.
The Rev. Barb Schmitz is used to being a bridge between endings and beginnings.
Advent begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas day, which this year is Sunday Dec. 2.
The First Presbyterian Church in Cazenovia will host a Soup and Dessert Café, beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30 in the Meeting House of the Church. Entrance to the Meeting House is on Sullivan Street.
The First Presbyterian Church of Cazenovia recently announced it has been awarded a matching grant of $1,500 from The New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Sacred Sites Program to assist in offsetting the costs of the current steeple/rosette window repair on the church.
Father Gabriel “Gaby” Michel from St. Ives Parish in Thibeau, Haiti visited the parishioners of St. James Parish the weekend of Aug. 25.
The New York Landmarks Conservancy recently announced 23 Sacred Sites Grants totaling $294,500 will be awarded to historic religious properties throughout New York state — including $1,500 to the First Presbyterian Church in Cazenovia.
The First Presbyterian Church in Cazenovia will celebrate Baccalaureate Sunday during its morning worship service at 10 a.m. on June 17. The public is invited.