Monthly Archives: December 2018

Caring for One Another – with Food!

One of the ways that church members and friends can support one another is through offering help when illness or injury or tragedy strikes, and one of the most practical ways to do that is by providing meals for a few days.

To that end, Rev. … read more.

Adopt-A-Family

by Stephen Baratta

This year we will be doing something different for our Adopt-a-Family program at Christmas. Steve Baratta and Nanson Serrianne (thanks to Nanson for taking this project on alone for so many years) will be working in conjunction with Will Aitcheson and Diane Collins … read more.

Report from the Building & Grounds Committee

Rich Myette and Jean Grant have agreed to be co-facilitators for the committee. Sandy Lamb continues to monitor and purchase cleaning supplies needed for the CWI staff who take such good care cleaning our building. Rich is working to have someone haul away items left … read more.

Report from the Social Action Committee

by Diane Collins

As usual the holidays have come sooner than seems possible. The committee wishes everyone a fine & happy holiday with many good things to appreciate!
In the coming months we will be focusing on Criminal Justice. We are working in collaboration with Catholic … read more.

Board President’s Notes

by Bob Rockwell

How time flies! Elayne is asking that I write another President’s note for the monthly newsletter. It seems that I just wrote one for November. Thanksgiving has just passed with unusually cold weather. I hope that the homeless shelters and food pantries and … read more.

From Rev. Barbara’s Desk

One of the oldest holiday traditions in my daughters’ lives is the baking of Auntie Mary’s cookies.

I don’t remember where the recipe came from – maybe some holiday edition of the Oneonta Star? I have no idea who Auntie Mary is, or where she got … read more.