Public focus on theology and culture scheduled at Houghton University

An Old Testament Bible scholar will be the presenter for this year’s public Woolsey Lecture Series in Theology and Culture next month at Houghton University. John H. Walton, Ph.D., professor emeritus of Old Testament at Wheaton College and Graduate School in Illinois, will discuss Listening Ears and Teachable Minds: Letting the Text Speak on Its … Read more

Experiencing God – Knowing and Doing the Will of God study resumes at Friendship

A study on Experiencing God – Knowing and Doing the Will of God has resumed in Friendship following a holidays break. The weekly sessions are being offered from 1:30PM to 2:30PM Thursdays at The Carter House Community Ministry Center, 37 East Main Street, Friendship. A joint initiative of the United Church of Friendship, Followers of … Read more

A ton of Friendship Christian materials being shipped to other countries

Over a ton of no-longer-used Bibles, Sunday School materials and other Christian study resources are on the way to pastors and missionaries in other countries as a result of a Friendship churches initiative. The Traveling Chapel, a ministry of PhotosforSouls.com of Alfred, has been the depository for the items since October as the churches joined … Read more

A Friendship Christmas gets underway

The churches of Friendship joined together last night to begin a multi-week A Friendship Christmas – Celebrating the True Message of Christmas. Singing of The First Noel, to reflect the birth of Jesus, a reading from Chapter 2 of the Gospel of Luke from the Bible which narrates the story of Christmas, prayer, and lighting … Read more

Friendship churches join together for community events for Celebrating the True Message of Christmas

Friendship churches are joining together for a series of events next month to help focus on the True Message of Christmas. A Friendship Christmas Celebration will begin this coming Saturday, December 2, with a series of activities for individuals and families which will run right through Christmas, and even New Year’s Eve. The schedule includes … Read more

Wellsville church to examine biblical and secular history of Israeli and Palestinian conflict

A five-session in-depth look at the biblical and secular history of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian people is being hosted by a Wellsville church, starting Sunday. Pastor Dan Kenyon of the Wellsville Bible Church will explore What in the World is Going on in the Middle East? from 6PM to 7:30PM on November … Read more

Vacation Bible Schools start Sunday

A Vacation Bible School in both Wellsville and Belmont will start Sunday evening. Twists & Turns, for ages four through adult years will be held from 5:45PM to 8PM through Wednesday, August 9, at the Yorks Corners Mennonite Church, 3350 County Road 29, Wellsville, and will include games, other activities activities, snacks, and learning about … Read more

Prolific Christian writer residing in Wellsville

Wellsville has its own nationally recognized Christian author, who recently released a new book at the age of 91. Gerald Borchert and his wife, Doris, came to Wellsville following appointment of his daughter-in-law, Karen, as pastor of Grace United Church some two-and-a-half years ago, with his son, Mark, becoming dean of management and creative arts, … Read more

Christian writer, 91, to discuss newest book at Wellsville

Gerald Borchert, a 91-year-old Christian writer, will discuss his latest book, Reading John: The Bible’s Transforming Storybook, tomorrow night at the David A. Howe Public Library in Wellsville. The prolific writer, seminary professor, former lawyer, pastor and television teacher, who was born in Canada, will speak at 6PM Thursday, June 22, at the library facility … Read more