The delegates of the Diocese of Western New York have elected Sean Rowe as Provisional Bishop on October 26 at the annual convention. Bishop Rowe will be shared with the Diocese of Northwestern Pennsylvania and will begin serving the diocese when our current bishop retires. Bishop William Franklin will retire in April, 2019.



Women’s Retreat

Mother Bonnie Morris will be leading a women’s retreat at St. James on Saturday, March 2 from 8:30 A.M. to 12:00 PM. They will provide breakfast, offer a presentation, small group discussion and close with Eucharist. There is no charge to attend. RSVP by 2/26 to Joan Ellison 356-7365 or Terry McGuire 356-4375.


Antiques Appraisal Day

Our next appraisal day will be April 6, beginning at 10:00 A.M. We look forward to seeing lots of interesting items. The charge is $6.00 for one or $25.00 for five items. You can bring a photograph of an item if too large to carry. We will be scheduling times for each participant to come. Leave a message at the office 798-3219.


Sacred Sites Open House

St. John’s will participate in the Sacred Sites tour for the third year. It will be held on the weekend of May 18 and 19. The church will be listed on the statewide tour website. We look forward to sharing the beauty of St. John’s with visitors. This year’s theme is Medieval to Modern: Celebrating New York’s Religious Art and Architecture.



Progressive Dinner and Concert

St. John’s will be one of three churches participating in a fundraiser for the Cobblestone Museum on May 11. Aaron Grabowski will be playing three different organ concerts at three different locations with the final stop at St. John’s, where Zambistro’s will serve dessert. More information regarding times and tickets to follow.





St. John’s has provided a gift card for groceries to the family who recently lost their home to fire on the Bates Road. Linen collection and distribution is on-going and donations are welcome. 


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