Yearly Archives: 2017



My Lucky Tummy is Back, and this time the party is happening at St. Peter’s Church in Cazenovia! This one’s a fundraiser to support resettlement housing in Cazenovia. We got Burma, Egypt, Pakistan, Vietnam + dessert from Syria! Typically we’ve had 400+ guests, but this is gonna be a little […]

My Lucky Tummy


As I write this newsletter, tomorrow (September 20) is designated the International Day of Peace. Several years ago, Diane and I attended a Peace Making Conference at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico. The conference was called “Remembering Peace: Still the Believers’ Calling”. With the apparently increasing tensions between races and nations, […]

Pastor’s Journal – October




One of this year’s improvement projects is to have the steeple painted.  Barnes & Rees of Cazenovia have taken on the project, which involved renting a large hydraulic lift.  Check out the images of the lift in action, as well as a few other recent improvement projects.

Steeple Painting Underway


A rainy day full of strong storms has uprooted the large old tree in front of the Wendell House, taking part of our iron fence with it, and blocking both the driveways to the Wendell house and the Church.  Kudos to the village clean up crew who were quick to […]

Storm Brings Down Tree



We had a fantastic day for the 2017 Church Picnic!  Great thanks to the Cazenovia Community Band for coming out to provide some wonderful music.  Thanks also to Jim and BJ Palmer for all their hard work, to all who provided side dishes, and to those who stayed to help clean […]

Church Picnic June 2017



On April 30th we will be holding a Town Hall Meeting in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church, immediately following the morning Worship Service. The primary topic of conversation will follow up on the Panel Discussion concerning refugee replacement, Interfaith Works current program needs, and how this congregation might participate […]

Town Hall Meeting Scheduled