Religion

St. Thomas’ Church in Amenia Union, New York Receives Sacred Sites Challenge Grant

  THE NEW YORK LANDMARKS CONSERVANCY AWARDS 14 SACRED SITES GRANTS TO HISTORIC RELIGIOUS PROPERTIES THROUGHOUT NEW YORK STATE   St. Thomas’ Church in Amenia Union, New York Receives Sacred Sites Challenge Grant   The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced 14 Sacred Sites Grants totaling $268,000 awarded to historic religious properties throughout New York…

Earliest Snow Melt on Record Observed in Arctic

  Snow is melting in Barrow, Alaska, earlier than it ever has since scientists at NOAA’s Barrow Observatory began recording it. Staff at the observatory reported snowmelt occurred May 13, the earliest snowmelt date in 73 years of record-keeping, beating the previous mark set in 2002 by a full 10 days. An image of Arctic…

Good Friday Day of Prayer 2016

  Good Friday Day of Prayer 2016 PAWLING, N.Y., March 14, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ — The Guideposts OurPrayer Ministry announces its 46th annual Good Friday Day of Prayer event. It will be held on Friday March 25th, at Mizzentop Day School (formerly Peale Center) 66 East Main Street in Pawling, NY. All are welcome to…

Governor Joins Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Parents, Students and Local Elected Officials to Call on Legislature to Stand Up For Choice in Education

Governor Joins Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Parents, Students and Local Elected Officials to Call on Legislature to Stand Up For Choice in Education Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today introduced the Parental Choice in Education Act, which will support and protect alternative school options for parents and students across New York State. The Act provides for $150…

Children’s Program: Understanding the Celebration of Communion

Children’s Program: Understanding the Celebration of Communion The First Congregational Church of Kent Connecticut, United Church of Christ, will be holding a six-week program on Understanding the Celebration of Communion for children in 4th through 6th grades beginning May 3rd and culminating with a special communion service during our Church School Sunday program on June…