October 18, 2013

Faith Briefs: Oct. 18, 2013


---- — Crafts, baked goods for sale at St. Joseph’s today

MOOERS — The 26th-annual Crafts Plus Show and Bake Sale sponsored by the Ladies of St. Ann is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph’s Center, 73 Maple St.

Lunches are available.

For questions, call 236-7733.


CROP Hunger Walk set for Sunday

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Ecumenical CROP Hunger Walk is Sunday, Oct. 20.

Staggered starts will begin at noon at the Saranac Lake Presbyterian Church, 57 Church St. There is a soup and bread lunch to satisfy hungry walkers after the walk, which raises money to help stop hunger and poverty in the local community and around the world through self-help initiatives. A portion of the funds raised will go to the Saranac Lake Ecumenical Food Pantry.

For more information about the Saranac Lake CROP Hunger Walk, contact Karen Pittman at 891-7277.


Annual Chicken and Biscuit Dinner Sunday

PERU — The 106th-annual Harkness Chicken and Biscuit Dinner starts at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Harkness United Methodist Church Hall, 776 Hallock Hill Road.

This is the 106th year that the church has presented this mouth-watering feast for fans who come from far and wide to savor the chicken and biscuit meal, served with mashed potatoes, gravy, squash, peas, coleslaw, beverages and dessert. The cost is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, and $4 for children ages 6 to 12. Preschoolers eat for free. Take-out meals are available. If able to, please bring a donation of nonperishable food for the food shelf.

As well, organizers have made a number of adjustments this year to avoid last year’s long delays for take-out orders.


Willsboro church hosting Harvest Dinner Thursday

WILLSBORO — A Harvest Dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at St. Philip of Jesus Church, 3748 Main St.

The menu includes turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, squash, rolls, green beans and a variety of desserts. The cost is $9 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12, and free for those 5 years and younger. Other events include a 50/50 raffle and a basket of cheer raffle.

Take-out orders can be placed in advance at 963-4524 and picked up starting at 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 24.


UUF’s Fall Rummage Sale on Saturday

PLATTSBURGH — The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship is having its annual Fall Rummage Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19.

The church is located at the corner of Palmer and Elm streets in downtown Plattsburgh.


Bishop visiting Ti church this weekend

TICONDEROGA — The First United Methodist Church congregation welcomes the Rev. Mark Webb, bishop, to the pulpit at the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday, Oct. 20.

A reception in the church’s fellowship hall will follow the service. Webb has been visiting churches throughout his jurisdiction as Episcopal leader of the Upper New York State area. The Ticonderoga Methodist Church is one of 15 churches chosen this year out of about 930 churches where Webb will be preaching and visiting with the congregations.

All are welcome to attend services at the First United Methodist Church, which is located at 1045 Wicker St. (Route 9N) in Ticonderoga. Services with communion are held each Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and services with a children’s message and Sunday school are at 10:30 a.m.

For more information about the church and its activities, visit or call 585-7995.


Clairvoyant to speak at Churchof Spiritualism

MALONE — The North Country Church of Spiritualism will present Kelly Lindsay, clairvoyant, author, teacher, yogi and grandmother, at a service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20.

Lindsay has more than 30 years of study in various spiritual modalities, including shamanic practices, soul retrieval, power animal retrieval, past life, astrology and tarot readings. She holds degrees and training in mental health, hatha yoga, astrology, shamanism and more. She’s facilitated workshops using the ancient wisdom from various cultures around the world to help people heal through shamanic techniques, including drumming circles and prayer arrow with specific focus on healing the trauma in a person’s life.

She will be speaking on the Hawaiian Healing Method.

The meeting is at the Grange Hall, 42 Raymond St., Malone.