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Understanding salvation is fundamental to spiritual growth

Religion The question as touching when a man is saved is very crucial and must not be taken lightly. In reality, some believers do not know or cannot exactly tell when they got saved.  Sad enough, some cannot even explain in simple terms what it means to be saved. This obviously is a product of being exposed to the wrong kind of teaching. Paul’s prayer for Philemon is very instructive:... 4:00pm 09/22/18

Grace Union marks 129th anniversary

Religion Grace Union A.M.E. Church, 606 Woodland Ave., celebrates the church’s 129th anniversary at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, with the public welcome. The church started as a religious mission, meeting in members’ homes, before building and moving into the present edifice on Sept. 22, 1899. The Rev. Dr. George Clark, an associate minister at St. Matthew’s Temple COGIC, Utica, will be... 4:00pm 09/22/18

Church to host Harvest Dinner

Religion TOWN OF LEE — Delta United Methodist Church, at Hawkins Corners Road and Route 26 North, will hold a Harvest Dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28. The all-you-can-eat family style buffet will be $12; $6 for children ages 5-12; and children under age 5 eat free. Take-outs will be available by calling 315-336-1940. On the menu will be roast beef, mashed potatoes and... 4:00pm 09/22/18

Dinner, dancing in Westmoreland

Religion WESTMORELAND — Hecla Union Church at the corner of Cooper Street and Moore Road will host an evening of food and dancing at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28. Those who attend can choose their favorite toppings for their baked potato and much more.  Dancing will be from 7-9 p.m. with music by Brian Nelson. A free-will offering will be taken. 4:00pm 09/22/18

Retreat House offers First Friday Day of Prayer

Religion The Christ the King Retreat House, 500 Brookford Road in Syracuse, will host a First Friday of Prayer event monthly. The Friday, Oct. 5, event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. “As we inaugurate the month of Our Lady of the Rosary, in the words of Pope St. John Paul II, we are invited, when praying the rosary, to “Contemplate the face of Jesus in the school of Mary,””... 4:00pm 09/22/18

AREA CHURCH SERVICES

Religion First Baptist, 301 W. Embargo St. 315-336-2610. Sun. 10 a.m. Grace Baptist (Southern Baptist), 8553 Turin Rd. 315-336-3341. Sun.11 a.m.  Friendship Baptist (independent), 4964 Rome-New London Road, Rte. 49. 315-336-2963. Sun. 8:30, 11 a.m., 6 p.m.  Immanuel Baptist, 1006 W. Embargo St. 315-337-4464. Sun. 11 a.m., 6 p.m. Mohawk Missionary Baptist (ABA), 6499 Lamphear Rd.... 11:28am 09/18/18