Riverside-Salem Schedule

April through June, 2005

[4-6 p.m. Sundays, 3449 West River, Grand Island,

 unless otherwise indicated]


April 6             Multi-Faith Forum: “City-County Merger: Where Do We Stand?”with Bill Greiner, Kevin Gaughan, and Rod Watson, from 12-1:30 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 371 Delaware ($2 or $6 with lunch: RSVP to Network of Religious Communities: 882-4793).


April 9           Latin American Dinner with Sr. Diana Ortiz, Canisius High School, 6 p.m. (894-2013).



April 10           Sharing Our Gifts:  Alex Mead leads our discussion by introducing us to his new book, Relations: McEmpire. It's a good book for waking up brains.  It may just be the book you've been
looking for to explain your politics to your Republican uncle. 



April 17                Jim Whitlock, "Bethlehem Travels: Healing the Stone" - An informal presentation on his second recent visit to Palestine and on progress with his efforts to develop and support meaningful public-benefit projects based on next-generation Internet videoconferencing.  The project is proceeding far better than hoped-for and those interested in this apolitical and unusual humanitarian assistance effort will be encouraged by his report.

[Vermont UCC confirmation class stays over to see Niagara Falls en route to Cleveland]



April 24                Environmental Sabbath:  Help re-chip the path through the Town lands & ours; enjoy music, food!

                      NOTE:  2-4 p.m.  Shovels, wheelbarrows, gloves helpful.





May 1             BUSINESS MEETING; Western Area Meeting; “A Time for Peace,” 4 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 724 Delaware Ave. Buffalo.


May 3              “A Time for Peace,” 7:30 p.m. at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 5480 Main St., Williamsville, NY



May 8                  [Mother’s Day] Growing in the Spirit:  Theme is SPRINGTIME


May 15           Marge Neal’s 20th anniversary of ordination at Cleveland Heights Christian Church, 4778 Union Rd., Cheektowaga, 4 p.m.  [No church at cottage]


May 20-22     NY UCC Conference Annual Meeting, Hyatt, Buffalo


Ken & Marge

May 22           Living Wills & Health Care Proxies with Eveline Hartz


May 29         ARTS SUNDAY [Memorial Day Weekend]  ???

                      [Call to confirm—773-1426]


June 5           BUSINESS MEETING



June 12           “Traveling for Peace”:  Join Bill Marx, coordinator of Pax Christi locally, as he recounts his trips to Haiti and El Salvador this Spring.


June 19         [Father’s Day] Clean-up for Picnic??  Windows??


June 26                 MUSIC IN THE WOODS with Nan Hoffman (& Annual Picnic)