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Richard Crawley performs Sunday

Religion VIENNA — Tenor Richard Crawley, who resides in Camden, and accompanist Nancy B. James of Syracuse, are the performers in the third concert of the Summer Music series at 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Vienna United Methodist Church, 2410 Route 49. Crawley’s story has an international range. After graduating from Camden High School, he has performed with opera houses and symphony... 4:00pm 08/19/17

Working together towards perfect unity

Religion The news today is full of discouragement. After all this nation has gone through, and lessons learned, we as a people continue to hold on to the past that creates animosity toward one another. There is no room, nor any time in our lives to hold on to hatred, bigotry, racism or any kind of bickering. It is this disunity that moves us in a negative direction. Life on this earth... 4:00pm 08/19/17

Camping themed bible school starts Monday

Religion The First United Methodist Church of Rome, 400 N. George St., will host vacation bible school Monday through Friday, Aug. 21-25, 6-8 p.m. daily, in conjunction with the First Presbyterian Church. This year’s theme is “Camp Out: Getting S’More of Jesus.”​ Children from pre-school to sixth grade welcome. Call (315) 336-1740 for more information. 4:00pm 08/19/17

Women meet Tuesday

Religion WHITESBORO — The Mohawk Valley Christian Women’s Club will hold its next monthly meeting, entitled, “Finishing Peaces Brunch,” 10 a.m.-noon on Tuesday, Aug. 22, at Hart’s Hill Inn at 135 Clinton St. William’s Variety & Accessory Shop from New York Mills will be the feature. Penny Keen from Black River, NY, will speak on “Losing Control & Finding Peace.” Musical selections will... 4:00pm 08/19/17

Service, picnic in Oriskany Sunday

Religion ORISKANY — Waterbury Memorial Presbyterian Church and Whitesboro Presbyterian Church will worship at the Eastern Star Home Pavilion, 1400 Utica St., at 10 a.m. Sunday, with a picnic to follow. E-Z Strings from Mohawk Valley Bluegrass Association will provide gospel music for the service.  For more information, call 315-768-7115. 4:00pm 08/19/17

Mount Calvary marks anniversary

Religion The Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 203 Erie Blvd. E., will celebrate its 90th anniversary during the 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. services on Sunday, Aug. 20. Guests for the 11 a.m. service include the Rev. Sarah Millner, pastor of the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church of Whitesboro, along with her choir and congregation. The Rev. Eddie Mims of Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church... 4:00pm 08/19/17