December 13, 2013

Faith and Spirituality Briefs: Dec. 13, 2013

St. Peter’s plans smartphone presentation

PLATTSBURGH — St. Peter’s Church in Plattsburgh will hold a “Smartphone Your Way to Heaven” presentation at 6:30 p.m. Sunday in St. Peter’s Emmaus Room.

Msgr. Robert H. Aucoin, diocesan vicar for education and pastor of St. Mary’s in Potsdam, will give the presentation, which is open to the public and free of charge.

The event will focus on the array of Catholic apps that are available for smartphones or tablets.

For more information, contact Jen Campbell at St. Peter’s at 563-3278.


First Presbyterian to present Christmas Candelight Concert

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh First Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir will hold its annual Christmas Candlelight Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday in the church sanctuary on Brinkerhoff Street.

The program is open to the public and free of charge, and will feature sacred Christmas both old and new.

The choir is directed by Victoria Washburn and accompanied by David Carpenter.


Champlain church offers Blue Christmas Service

CHAMPLAIN — The Christ & St. John’s Episcopal/Anglican Church, 18 Butternut St., Champlain, will hold a Blue Christmas Service at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18.

A simple candlelight service will offer words of hope and comfort, a press release states.

For more information, contact the Rev. Patricia A. Beauharnois, deacon vicar, at 298-8543.


Church of the Redeemer welcomes new pastor

PLATTSBURGH — Lutheran Church of the Redeemer has announced that Pastor Gregory R. Huth has accepted a call to lead the congregation.

Huth, a lifelong Lutheran, comes to Plattsburgh after a sabbatical from preaching at a two-point parish, St. Paul’s in Dansville, N.Y., and Zion in Cohocton, N.Y. He has been writing a book about what the early Christians believed about the universe.

The public is invited to services at 10:15 a.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays (6 p.m. soup supper) at 10 Adirondack Lane, Plattsburgh.

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