Church News


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Bishop's Heritage Circle gather

Several members of the Bishop’s Heritage Circle recently gathered for Mass at the Roman Catholic Church of St. John the Baptist and a luncheon at Anthony’s Restaurant.

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Whiteface GM answers to a higher calling

Assistant promoted

Bruce McCulley now answers to a power higher than a walkie-talkie on the frigid ski slopes of Whiteface Mountain.

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Lake George Dinner Theatre boosts local charity

'Love List’ charms audience

A performance last week of a romantic comedy will be aiding the work of an agency in helping families of northern Warren County facing hardships.

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Schroon pastor adds North Creek church

Pastor Terry Mosholder of the Schroon Lake Community Church will become the new spiritual leader of the North Creek United Methodist Church effective July 1.

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Invocations out at monthly county meetings

An editorial published in a local newspaper has prompted Essex County supervisors to end the practice of prayer before county meetings.

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Lewis Congregational Church set to celebrate 200 years

Members of the community will get together to celebrate 200 years of local worship.

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Spiritual center marks 25th anniversary

For a quarter century, The Priory has offered people from a wide region spiritual renewal and a place to gain a new perspective on life. Last weekend, the retreat's held its annual Garage Sale which is their major fundraiser.

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Church organist honored for 55 years of service

The friends and members of First Congregational Church of Crown Point joined together to celebrate the 55-year musical ministry of their organist Patricia Lewis Knapp on Sunday, May 13.

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Pastor Van Patten leaving North Creek United Methodist Church

Pastor Kristi Van Patten is leaving the North Creek United Methodist Church for a new assignment at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Green Island, N.Y. starting July 1.

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Cook to marry

Susan Cook of Port Henry and Dr. Dean Cook of Ticonderoga have announced the engagement of their daughter, Diana Jane Cook, to Brett Stephen Gianconia, son of Tim and Narda Gianconia of Broadalbin.

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Westport Bible Church begins rectory expansion

Church broke ground on Easter Sunday

The Westport Bible Church broke ground on Easter Sunday, April 8, beginning construction on an addition to the church’s rectory.

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Warrensburg teens plan mission to assist homeless

Local teenagers are seeking to make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate, and they are seeking help from area residents in their quest.

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Essex Community Church to try expanded concert schedule

The Essex Community Church will be holding more concerts to see if there is a base for an expanded, year-round program.

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Valley News Weekend Planner: Jan. 13-15

Events happening throughout the region this weekend

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Reverend to tell his experiences of 1963 march at MLK Day program

Rev. Bill Small didn’t think much of his participation in a 1963 event in Washington, D.C.