August 24, 2012

Faith Briefs: Aug. 24, 2012

Family Revival Days today, Saturday

MALONE — The third-annual Family Revival Days will be held from noon to 11 p.m. today and Saturday at the fairgrounds in Malone.

This year’s theme is Brotherly Love. There will be fellowship and songs of praise to Jesus Christ.

Friday will feature Thirty 1 and Mandoline; Max, Charlie and Friends; and Pastor William Carroll.

Saturday’s offerings include Max, Charlie and Friends; Vertial; and Tim Dziomba from the Christian Motorcyclist Association.

Food and merchandise vendors will also be available.

Political awareness topic of UUF forum

PLATTSBURGH — Bill Moyers and guests will discuss new banking rules and address the disconnect between government and the people during the Friday Fellowship Forum at 7 p.m. today at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4 Palmer St.

The forum is the second in a series of political awareness programs offered free to the public to inform, educate and challenge the voting community. The event is sponsored by the UUFP Education Committee.

Frankie Palermo to speak at First Assembly of God

PLATTSBURGH — Evangelist Frankie Palermo will be speaking at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at First Assembly of God, 164 Prospect Ave.

All are welcome to hear Palermo’s personal testimony of growing up in the Palermo Mafia family. He became deeply involved in the inner workings of the Mafia and was given a 65-year prison term, of which he served 14 and a half years in the Atlanta Federal prison in Georgia.

God delivered him, set him free and brought him to the pulpit. He has been an evangelist for 36 years.

Palermo’s wife, Judy, will speak at the 6 p.m. service Sunday.

For more information, call the church at 563-5799.

Unitarian group to discuss social justice Aug. 28

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Unitarian Universalist Community’s Social Justice Committee will host “Reclaiming Democracy,” a public forum on citizen involvement through local-level activism, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, in the John Black Room of Historic Saranac Lake at 89 Church St.

The panel will discuss how a community may or may not benefit from involved citizens as well as what communities with involved citizens have in common. A question-and-answer session will take place after the panel discussion.

Panelists include Catherine Moore, Peter Crowley and Nancy Murphy.

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