Independence Week activities scheduled in Allegany County

Independence Week is bringing a flurry of activities for individuals and families throughout Allegany County and beyond. Check out detailed weather forecasts for specific locations, days and times for a full seven-day period through links in our exclusive Weather Resources in the left column of this page or at Free events scheduled from Thursday … Read more

Community-wide prayer initiative to Bless Every Home in Friendship and beyond

A group of Friendship churches is embarking on an initiative to Bless Every Home through prayer on an ongoing basis, helping to create a foundation for community revival and transformation. The What God is DoingTM in Friendship ny alliance of churches is seeking to pray for every household in the town through an community prayer … Read more

Free outdoor movies offered next weekend at two Allegany County locations

Allegany County area residents will have opportunities next weekend to watch free movies while enjoying the outdoors. Nationally-acclaimed films by the Kendrick Brothers will be presented Friday and Saturday nights, starting at dusk, at sites in Rushford and Friendship under auspices of area churches. The films are screened by a missionary couple who are part … Read more

National Day of Prayer begins, with noon and evening sessions remaining in Friendship

A large representation of the What God is Doing in Friendship ny alliance of churches gathered this morning in front of Friendship Central School for its monthly prayer gathering, with the event and two additional activities today happening to coincide with National Day of Prayer (NDP) observances. The group, which prayed for the school, its … Read more

Prayer for school expands next week into National Day of Prayer observances in Friendship

A monthly prayer gathering at Friendship Central School will be extended next week to include a full-day observance of the National Day of Prayer, with four different prayer activities being scheduled to enable the entire community to participate. Three pastors from the What God is Doing in Friendship ny alliance of churches will take part … Read more

Good Friday services scheduled in Alfred and Wellsville

Two groups will be observing Good Friday services this week in Alfred and Wellsville. Three organizations of college students will gather at 3PM March 29 at the Alfred Village Bandstand at Saxon Drive and Main Street for a public Prayer Rally. The time, signifying the hour of Jesus’ death on the cross at Calvary, will … Read more

Blue Christmas Service Thursday in Wellsville

A special evening Blue Christmas Service tomorrow in Wellsville will reflect upon the emotional struggles of many who are mourning losses during this general season of joy. The candlelight event, to start at 7PM at Grace United Church, 289 North Main Street, will include prayer, hanging of glittering stars for ones being remembered, and scripture … Read more

Dozens of free online Christmas videos available for children and adults of all ages

Allegany Hope is making dozens of online Christmas videos for all ages available without cost to area residents. Our organization’s community subscription allows access to more than 20,000 online videos and movies overall as part of the RightNow Media @Work library. In addition to Christmas and other holidays offerings, a broad selection of materials are … Read more

Friendship churches welcome a chapel

Friendship church leaders have welcomed a new chapel to the community. Several community pastors were on hand this afternoon as the small mobile structure was put into place on the front lawn of the former St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church at 30 East Main Street to receive no-longer-used Bibles and Christian literature for shipment to pastors … Read more

National Day of Prayer to be observed tomorrow by Wellsville area churches and beyond

Over a dozen Wellsville Area Ministerial Association (WAMA) churches will observe the annual National Day of Prayer Thursday with one-hour prayer gatherings at individual churches. Sessions will run from 6AM to 7PM at Andover, Hallsport, Scio and Wellsville, in accordance with the schedule accompanying this story. A separate observance will be held at 3PM at … Read more

National Day of Prayer to be observed next week in Friendship

A weekly Community Prayer Gathering for Friendship area residents will spread to broader focuses next week as it coincides with the annual National Day of Prayer observance. The activity, hosted by The Carter House Community Ministry Center, will take place at 3PM Thursday, May 4, at the 37 East Main Street facility, with both church … Read more