Religion News Briefs

Ellington Community Church to host gospel concert

ELLINGTON – On May 19 at 2 p.m., Ellington Community Church will host “Mountain Railroad Band” with Maurice Brown, Bill Frost, Pete Peterson and Frank Jesmer. Refreshments will be available after the show. The church is handicapped accessible. It is located at 5009 Thornton Road. For more information, call 962-5168.

Memorial Day weekend yard sale set

Dewittville-Hartfield United Methodist Church, Route 430 and Meadows Road in Dewittville, is holding its annual Memorial Day weekend indoor yard sale and bake sale. Dates are Friday, May 24, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Saturday, May 25, 9 a.m. to noon. Lots of miscellaneous items are for sale.

Church to hold ‘Magic Mission’ yard sale

LANGFORD – Epiphany of Our Lord Parish will hold a community yard sale event in their hall from Friday, May 17 to Sunday, May 19. Friday and Saturday, the sale will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Sunday, the sale will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include a plant sale, a variety of yard sale items, a country store and bake sale, a 50/50 raffle, a book sale and a Chinese auction. Lunch will be available throughout the day. For more information, call the rectory office at 337-2686, ext. 1. The church is located at 10893 Sisson Highway (Route 75) in Langford. Learn more about the parish at

Sunday service to focus on compassion

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua announces services for Sunday. The Rev. Theresa Kime will speak on the month’s theme of compassion. All are invited to attend this service.

During the service, nursery care will be available for children under the age of 5. Grades K-4 will meet with their teachers for Religious Exploration.

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua is a liberal religious community devoted to promoting individual spiritual development, working toward peace, liberty, and justice in the immediate and global communities, and providing companionship on life’s sacred journey. Worship services are held each Sunday at 11a.m. in the Grange Hall, 58 W. Main St. Fredonia. Call 679-7944, visit, or visit for more information.

Church features guest speaker

LILY DALE – The Church of the Living Spirit will feature guest speaker Sherry Lee Calkins, Lily Dale medium. The church meets Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in the Assembly Hall, Cleveland Avenue, Lily Dale.