Acclaim Duo

Thank you to Acclaim Duo for their wonderful music Friday evening, May 31. Two well-known Houghton musicians/professors brought an eclectic blend of classical, jazz, and contemporary Christian compositions to their concert. “Acclaim Duo” is comprised of Dr. William John Newbrough (right in photo) and Dr. Armenio Suzano. Classical pianist and composer Newbrough is professor of piano, director of…

From Incarceration to the Classroom

Read about Houghton College Buffalo: Hope House We enjoyed two special guests on Sunday, April 28. Rebekah Kimble, coordinator of the Houghton College Buffalo: Hope House, told us about the program that enables returning citizens to earn an associate’s degree from Houghton debt-free. Bob, a returning citizen originally from Yonkers, and who is on parole…

Meditation for Young Adults

This Mindfulness practice–“Wake Up Buffalo”–is specially designed for people between the ages of 18 and 35. This group will meet Sunday evenings from 6-8. If you want more information, please contact Claire at claire.denies@gmail.com. Please share if you or someone who know might be interested in joining. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/wakeupbuffalo/

Intergenerational Event: Creating Bible Stories with LEGOS

The Adult Education Committee will be sponsoring an intergenerational event on March 24 after the 10:15 a.m. worship service. All ages are invited to attend. Please RSVP to the church office at n.church@verizon.net so we know how much food to prepare. We will be forming multiple groups with mixed ages and then each group will…

Interfaith Classes with Congregation Shir Shalom

Pastor Bill and Rabbi Alex (Congregation Shir Shalom–CSS) invite you to join them for an interactive four-part class—“The G-Word: What Judaism and Christianity Have to Say about God and Faith” on March 6 and 13 (at North) and March 20 and 27 (at CSS). All classes start at 10:30 a.m.

Mike Randall as Mark Twain

If you like to laugh, you won’t want to miss “Mark Twain Live,” brought to you by actor and meteorologist (Channel 7–Buffalo) Mike Randall on Saturday, April 6, at 3:00 p.m. at North Presbyterian Church. This free event, which is open to the public, is sponsored by the Presbyterian Village at North Church. Mike Randall…

Fun and fellowship

In February several people gathered for fun and fellowship at the home of Mary and Jim Atwood. This was the first of several events being promoted by North’s membership team. Stay tuned for information about future get-togethers.

Preschool Open House

Saturday, March 2, from 10am-2pm, and Sunday, March 3, from 9am-1pm You are invited to check out LE3 Academy, the preschool program that is in the church’s south basement and operates year round M-F from 6:30am-6pm. Even if you do not have children or grandchildren that might go to the program, please check out their…

“Taste of North” Mardi Gras Party

We had a great “Fat Tuesday” at North! We played games, had pancake races, decorated cookies, and enjoyed the magical balloon creations of the Balloon Brothers. We also enjoyed our first “Taste of North” event. Congratulations to Brian Pettit, who won in the side dish category for his baked beans, and to Kathryn Carlins, who took…

Prayer Shawls Bring Comfort

We at North are blessed to have half a dozen people who make prayer shawls for those who have lost a loved one or are in need of some special tlc. With each shawl, these words are expressed in a card: “Dear friend, These prayer shawls were made by members of the North Church Needleworkers…

Chili Cook Off Supports Hurricane Relief

  Thanks to everyone who entered our chili cook off on Sunday, February 10. You helped us  raise $450, which will go to the building fund of Iglesia Presbyterian en Lares in Puerto Rico. This is a partner church that was badly damaged during Hurricane Maria. The top two chili winners were recipes from the…