Religion

‘Our hands, God’s work’

The history of Grace and Holy Spirit Church runs deeper than the just 10 years since Grace Episcopal and Holy Spirit Lutheran merged – they’ve worshiped together since 2006; through a …

Heathen Haunt gives witches a hangout space

All a religion needs is a gathering place, said Amanda X, a member of Heathen Haunt. For witches and people with occult interests, their place is a vintage clothing store. From 5 to 7 p.m. on …

The Newman Foundation of Cortland will have its fifth annual golf tournament June 17 at Cortland Country Club to support the ministry at O’Heron Newman Hall. Contact tricia.wilder@cortland.edu …

Temple Brith Sholom will have an interfaith commemorative program Sunday for Yom Hashoah entitled “Remembrance Through Art, Music and Prayer.” The event will be 5 p.m. at the temple …

The Cortland National Day of Prayer Planning Committee has announced The National Day of Prayer will be observed from 6 to 7 p.m. May 2 at Courthouse Park, 33 Church St., Cortland.

Temple Brith Sholom will celebrate Purim from noon to 2 p.m. March 24 with hamentaschen, triangular filled pastries, and children’s activities to recognize the story of Esther (Hadassah) …

Cortland First United Methodist Church Cortland First United Methodist Church, at 734 Route 222, Cortland, will worship at 10 a.m. Sunday, led by Pastor Pamela Klotzbach. The worship is also …

Church helps pay medical debt for 149 Cortland County residents

Through a fundraising campaign, 149 people in Cortland County will have $112,350 worth of debt abolished, courtesy of the First Unitarian Church of Ithaca and the national nonprofit RIP Medical Debt. …

First candles of Hanukkah light the night in Homer

A baby celebrated the start of his first Hanukkah on Thursday evening at the Homer Village Green. He’s already a big fan of it, said Hannah Martelli, his mother. He is fascinated by the lights. …

‘It’s more building than what we need’

The Interfaith Center at SUNY Cortland has been rattling around inside too much space for too long, so it has sold its building and will move into space across the street. The building at …

Religion

Christ Community Church, at 292 Tompkins St., Cortlandville, has scheduled summer worship at 10 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Rachel’s message will reflect scriptures Matthew 13: 31-33, 44-52. On Aug. …

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse has reached a settlement to pay $100 million to the survivors of sex abuse by priests, lay employees and volunteers of the diocese, it and the Official …

Religion briefs

Christ Community Church Christ Community Church at 292 Tompkins St., Cortland, will have worship at 10 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Rachel’s message will reflect Scriptures Genesis 22:1-14. Cortland, …

Festival of Lights: Hanukkah in the Cortland area

When driving past the Homer Village Green, one may notice a menorah among the Christmas decorations.That’s a display of interfaith celebration in the community.People of Jewish faith will …

Days of awe

Recently in conversation with friends, I curiously asked them if they knew what Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur actually meant besides some foreign sounding words. They had to admit that no, they …

Homer to pick up storm debrisThe Homer village Department of Public Works will pick up tree, shrub and other storm-related damage this week, the village announced Tuesday. Place storm debris at …

Historic churches in Cortland host open house

Stained glass windows channeled light onto 30 people inside Unitarian Universalist Church Saturday in Cortland as they listened to a lecture on the Underground Railroad of which the church was …

Unitarians to take part in multiplatform service The Unitarian Universalist Church of Cortland worships online via Zoom at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. This month, the church has joined a multiplatform …

Christian recording artist Sherry Anne will perform July 31 at Cuyler United Methodist Church as part of a free outdoor barbecue and indoor concert.

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