Yard Sale is a win win

The 2016 yard sale at FPC was another success. We helped members and local friends recycle belongings as well as made money for local charities. Rural Ministry of Northern Chautauqua County and the Boys and Girls Club in Dunkirk are just two organizations that will benefit from the proceeds of the sale. It was particularly …

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Fredonia Presbyterian Church Recertified as an Earth Care Congregation

Fredonia Presbyterian Church has received recertification as an Earth Care congregation by the Presbyterian Church USA. This certification is received when a church shows evidence of concrete steps to protect the environment through special programs in education, worship, building maintenance and advocacy. Fredonia Presbyterian publishes regular articles on its website about ways to “be green” …

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Earth Care Certified

Fredonia Presbyterian Church has been recertified by the Presbyterian Church USA as an Earth Care Congregation. This means that the congregation has proven it commitment to eco-justice in four areas: education, worship, building maintenance and upkeep, and advocacy. Some of the programs that have earned the re-certification are worship services dedicated to  environmental issues, worship …

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Season of Prayer

During Lent 2016, which starts on February 10th, Fredonia Presbyterian Church is introducing three new ways to explore one’s faith. Every Saturday from 12 until 4 p.m., the church will be open to welcome people for prayer, to learn about various forms of prayer, and/or to walk the labyrinth. Prayer centers will offer displays about …

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Alternative Christmas Festival 2015 is announced

On December 5th and 6th, Fredonia Presbyterian Church will host its annual Alternative Christmas Festival. At the center of our festival is a display of over 600 nativities of different materials, sizes and cultures. The festival also includes an alternative market that offers hand-crafted gifts from around the world (all are fair-trade meaning the craftspeople …

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Feeding Fredonia Challenge for 2015 makes a difference

Through the support of so many in this community, Fredonia Presbyterian Church was able to collect over 5,425 lbs. of food for the Fredonia Food Pantry. The Fredonia Central School collected over 3,000 lbs. alone! The local radio station, WDOE shared the word about the effort, as did the Observer which provided numerous articles. Fredonia …

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Feeding Fredonia Challenge is needed now more than ever

The Feeding Fredonia Challenge is on target to begin on Monday, October 12th. Area businesses and offices that are participating will have a gold sign on their door or window indicating that they are a drop off site for food. The need is real and the community’s support is needed. The current statistics indicate that …

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Feeding Fredonia Challenge is almost here

From October 12 through 16, the village of Fredonia will once again be participating in the Feeding Fredonia Challenge. Please consider supporting this village wide food collection by bringing in food to area businesses that are participating in the collection. Suggestions for donations include:beans, canned fruits, canned meats, canned vegetables, cereals, coffee, dry milk, peanut …

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Feeding Fredonia Challenge is Coming

Once again, the Fredonia Presbyterian Church will be sponsoring the Feeding Fredonia Challenge to happen in October 2015. The collection will take place with the local businesses and the Fredonia Central School system. More details will follow.

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Making a difference with Equal Exchange

Recently, Fredonia Presbyterian Church was recognized by the international co-op Equal Exchange for being in the top 5% of congregations for amount of sales. Through the church’s participation in the Fredonia Farmer’s Market, FPC sells significantly more than would be possible if sales were restricted to our congregation. Equal Exchange goods are all fair-trade, organic, …

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