Indigenous Owned Businesses for Gift-Giving

Did You Know? Last year I highlighted some Indigenous Owned Businesses, here are some more great businesses for your holiday shopping needs that support Indigenous people.  Bedré – Bedré Fine Chocolate is owned and operated by the Chicksaw Nation. Each delectable product is a reminder of Native American peoples who first cultivated the cacao bean […]

Monthly Racial Justice Zoom Discussion

November 10th 7-8PM The discussion topic will focus on the film called “13th” from director Ava DuVernay, This film is a2016 Netflix original documentary that will expertly walk you through how slavery-supposedly abolished by the 13th Amendment to the Constitution-has been carried on in the U.S. through the prison system. Thefilm 13th is available on Netflix and also on […]

Sacred Ground Class Offerings

Beginning November 1, 2022 and November 3, 2022Evening Session: Tuesdays 6 PM-8:30 PMMorning Session: Thursdays 10:30 AM-12:30 PM(every 2 weeks with a break in December) Please contact the Parish Office at 315-685-7600. Sacred Ground is a film- and readings-based dialogue series on race, grounded in faith. Small groups are invited to walk through chapters of America’s history of […]

Five to Life Acapella

Five to Life Acapella group will be performing at the 10:45am lakeside worship. They will also be presenting a full show  from 12pm-1pm in the park with light refreshments.

What is Juneteenth?

Every year, communities across the nation gather to commemorate the day of emancipation from slavery in Texas—the last of all the states to abolish slavery—and that day is June 19th, 1865.  Prior to the celebration of Juneteenth, African Americans living in Central New York celebrated what is referred to as the “Emancipation Jubilee” around January […]

What Color is God?  Sharing Our Experiences of Sacred Art

Sunday, May 22, 4 pm, Parish Hall *IN PERSON* From the first centuries of Christianity to today, people have been creating and displaying sacred art. We have all experienced this art in houses of worship, museums, and our own homes. In this discussion, we will talk about our personal experiences with favorite pieces of sacred […]