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What's Happening!

Saturday, April 22, 2016 5:30 PM 
Hilton Baptist Church, located at 50 Lake Avenue, Hilton. Cost is $10 per person View Flyer

Sunday, April 17, 2016 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 
Brockport First Baptist Church, 124 So. Main St., will offer a free community dinner.  All members of the community are welcome to join us for a hot meal and conversation.

Sunday, April 10, 2016 3:00 PM 
Brockport First Baptist Church, 124 So. Main St., will host Sarah Simko, Eastman School of Music graduate, She will perform on the Aeolian Skinner Pipe Organ. Donations will be accepted at the door to benefit The Gathering Table and other community outreach projects. view flyer

Saturday, April 16, 2016 8 AM - 10 AM
FBC Penfield,1862 Penfield Rd, 585-586-2876  All-you-can eat breakfast of delicious pancakes,   pure  maple syrup, scrambled eggs, sausage, and more - all for just $4.00 per person, $3.00 for children 10 and under.  All April proceeds will go to help support  Resolve of Greater Rochester,  a group dedicated to intervening and preventing domestic and sexual violence against women.  Handicapped accessible; call ahead for reservations of 6 or more.
"A Little Night Music"
Matthew Sieber-Ford Jazz Combo
Paige Kiefner, Soprano

Please join us for a *free* evening of jazz and dessert to benefit Genesee Area Campus Ministries

Saturday, April 16
7:30 to 9:30 pm
Celebration Center
Third Presbyterian Church
Meigs at East Ave.,  Rochester, NY
Dial (563) 999-2090
Access code: 458369#
Monday, May 30, 2016
Observance of Memorial Day

Sunday, May 22, 2016 NEW!!!
Parma Community Baptist Church
4997 Ridge Road West, Spencerport, NY 14559
Article Submission Deadline for the Monthly Newsletter is the 15th of every month.
April 8, 2016
From the Executive Minister 
The Rev. Alan G. Newton, Executive Minister

Dear Friends,
For nearly every month of the year there are special designations.  Some are serious and others more trivial.  April has it fair share of both.  I bet most of you didn't know that April is National Licorice Month, National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month and Holy Humor Month. On the more serious side April is also Child Abuse Prevention Month, National Autism Awareness Month and Stand Against Racism Month. Read Full Article
Missing 2015 Cooperating Churches Annual Reports

Kingdom Come Community Church
Judson Memorial Baptist Church
Minnesota Lisu Church of Jesus
First Baptist Church Brockport
East Penfield Baptist Church
First Baptist Church Fairport
Hilton Baptist Church
Second Baptist Church
Trinity Church of Nunda
Aenon Baptist Church
Genesee Baptist Church
Greece Baptist Church
Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
St. Luke Tabernacle Community Church
The Baptist Temple
The Historic Parsells Church
Waring Baptist Church
Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church
Webster Baptist Church
Rochester Chin Christian Church
United Church of Granville
Common Ground Fellowship
First Baptist Church of Keystone @ Citrus Park

Annual Reports can be submitted online, or via mail, fax or email. We will also accept a copy of your churches annual report or a brief ministry story. If you have any questions, or believe that your church has been listed in error please contact the region office at officeabcrgr@gmail.com 
Care to Get to Know Your Muslim Neighbors?

The Commission on Christian/Muslim Relations is organizing an opportunity for Christian individuals or families to get to know Muslim individuals and families.  They feel that creating the opportunity for friendships will create bridges of understanding.  

The hope is for Christian/Muslim pairs in the Rochester area to meet once a month or once every six (6) weeks.

If you or someone you know is interested please send an email to Rev. Alan Newton   execrochabc@gmail.com
Tuesday, April 19 ~ 7 pm
Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football
Sisters of Saint Joseph Motherhouse
150 French Road, Rochester NY 14618

Tuesday, May 10 ~ 7 pm
Discussion Panel on Muslims in America
Sisters of Saint Joseph Motherhouse
150 French Road, Rochester NY 14618

Nazareth College, Hickey Center is holding a 3 day international conference on nature and environment 
May 23-25, 2016
Please visit our website for details    Click Here
The conference is open to 90 participants
Last date to register is April 16

If anyone is in need of transportation to the summer conference please contact the region office at officeabcrgr@gmail.com
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