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December 6, 2013

Faith and Spirituality Briefs: Dec. 6, 2013

St. James to ordain the Rev. Ana Georgescu

AUSABLE FORKS — The Diocese of Albany, Bishop William Love and St. James Episcopal Church in AuSable Forks have announced the upcoming ordination of the Rev. Ana Georgescu, deacon, to the priesthood at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at St. James Episcopal Church, Route 9N.

The ceremony is open to all.

For further information, contact the Rev. Patti Johnson, deaconc at ps40phf@yahoo.com or 593-1838.

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Plattsburgh United Methodist Church to hold Contemplative Advent Service

PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh United Methodist Church will host a Contemplative Advent Service at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, in the candle-lit sanctuary.

Hear the holy scriptures tell the story of God’s love for all creation, according to a press release.

The service takes a generous half-hour.

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St. Augustine’s Parish Center schedules Fall Into Winter Craft Fair for Saturday

PERU — St. Augustine’s Parish Center at 3030 Main St., Peru, will host the Fall Into Winter Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.

Included in the event will be more than 30 vendors, a scratch-off lottery ticket raffle, hot lunch for sale, thrift shop, bake sale.

Also, Santa will be at the parish center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; the Sweet Adelines will perform from 1 to 2 p.m., and hearing screenings will be conducted by SUNY Plattsburgh speech and hearing program graduate students.

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First United Methodist Church to host St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble

SARANAC LAKE — The St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble will perform Western and Eastern sacred music and Russian folk songs at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the First United Methodist Church of Saranac Lake at 63 Church St.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 at are available at Ampersound, 52 Main St., Saranac Lake, and at the door. Call 891-2626 for reservations or further information.

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