Riverside-Salem UCC/DC Programx

December, 2003 – January, 2004


4-6 p.m. Sundays (unless otherwise indicated);

3449 West River Rd, Grand Island

Shirley Chan, Pastor (646-9834)



Dec. 3               Amy Goodman from Democracy Now reception at Hallwalls,

4-6 p.m. Call Brian at 833-5416 for tickets.


Dec. 5               Marjorie Agosin, “Writing A Difference,” 7:30 p.m., Medaille College [see enclosed post card]


Dec. 6               Nan Hoffman, Joe Tumino, Kathy & Tom DeLoughry, Mary Bieger, Sixteenth Annual HOLIDAY CONCERT, University Presbyterian Church, 3330 Main at Niagara Falls Blvd, 7:30 p.m.  Info: 773-5315.  Free will offering.


Dec. 7              BUSINESS MEETING


Dec. 14     PEACE Sunday: Learn about the dangers the USA PATRIOT Act and CLEAR Act pose to immigrants & to our democracy from New York Civil Liberties Union speakers.


Dec. 15             LASC Coffeehouse: Godsman Ellis, “Save the Belize Rainforest,” 7-9 p.m., 1272 Delaware Avenue (Network of Religious Communities).  Peace Center for info: 894-2013.


Dec. 21     Christmas at the Cottage: Nan Hoffman, “The Ache & Awe of Rebirth”


Dec. 28       Sharing Our Gifts: Windows and Doors


Dec. 31         New Year’s Eve at Shirley’s house: 5096 College St., Hamburg (646-9834), 6:00 p.m. - 2004.


Jan. 4              BUSINESS MEETING   


Jan. 7               Multi-Faith Forum:  “Educating Our Children: What Is The Future?” from 12-1:30 (lunch available*) at Trinity Episcopal Church, 371 Delaware.  Call 882-4783 (NRC) for reservations.  *$7 with lunch; $2 without lunch.


Jan. 10             “In the Woods: A Taste of AVP,” facilitated by Audrey Mang (832-0507).  Experience the possibility of constructive and transforming responses to abusiveness, disrespect, and violence.


Jan. 11     PEACE Sunday: David Johnson on Nepal (Health Care As Peace Work)


Jan. 13             LASC Coffeehouse:  Venezuela, 7-9 p.m., 1272 Delaware Avenue (Network of Religious Communities).  Peace Center for info: 894-2013.


Jan. 18     VOICE Worship Service, 4:00 p.m., Church of the Nativity (1530 Colvin, just north of Sheridan)


Jan. 25       Sharing Our Gifts:  Hearts and Minds


Feb. 1              BUSINESS MEETING

x Schedule available online:  www.isledegrande.com/riversidechurch.htm; or from June (773-1426 or jlicence@buffalo.edu).