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The Empty Tomb at St. John's, Wellsville

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Easter Sunday afternoon, members of St. John's, Wellsville helped people visualize and remember the real meaning of Easter with eight 8 stops throughout Wellsville depicting something symbolic from the Easter story with the Resurrection Drive-Through Experience.

You can read the script for the drive here.

              

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Barnie Parker's Sharing Shed

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Barnie Parker's Sharing Shed sits outside St. John’s of Catharine, stored with basic needs from boxed foods, feminine hygiene, to cleaning products and more for the community.  Read more HERE on the shed, and about Barnie Parker.  Thanks to Drew Guild for sending the video!

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Easter Sunday Sermon by The Most Rev. Michael Curry

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Easter Sunday Sermon by The Most Rev. Michael Curry

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Bishop Singh's Easter Message

Saturday, April 11, 2020

"Easter is a clear demonstration of a mutuality in God’s agency shown in raising Jesus up, and human agency in the remarkable courage and faith of women and men who were otherwise timid and cowardly. The disciples of Jesus stood up to powers in Jerusalem, in Rome and other parts of the world with deep resilience to serve those in need, and restore health and balance to the dignity of all human beings."

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Responding in a Time of Crisis

Thursday, April 9, 2020

When St. John's in Wellsville suspended gatherings due to COVID-19, Rev. Carol Stewart realized their free Community Meals program could not continue. Rev. Stewart doesn’t sit idle and likes to think out of the box when it comes to mission work. She thought that since the Wellsville school system is feeding children, Rev. Stewart aimed at helping adults.  She decided to use the church funds to make up ten large bag lunches, each with a READ MORE

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video

Thursday, April 9, 2020

 

The Very Rev. William Daniel from St. Michael's Geneseo has created and is sharing this video of The Stations of the Cross.  

Click HERE to view on YouTube.

 

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