Bible Verse of the Week
"Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? As it is written: "For your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered."
No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord."
Quote of the Week
"Service is the rent we pay for living." Marian Wright Edelman
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THE BABIES AND CHILDREN NEED YOUR HELP!
Help is needed 4 times per year in the Retreat Center at 1782 Seneca Street with our newsletter mailing.The amount of time you stay is up to you. Easy work! Great fellowship! We need you! If you can help, please call 825-0929 to be placed on our call list. Next time will be the end of May.
I am God. Today I will be handling all of your problems. Please remember that I do not need your help. If life happens to deliver a situation to you that you cannot handle, do not attempt to resolve it.
Kindly put it in the SFGTD (something for God to do) box. All situations will be resolved, but in My time, not yours. Once the matter is placed into the box, do not hold onto it by worrying about it. Holding onto it will delay the resolution of your problem. Instead, focus on all the wonderful things that are present in your life now.
Because I do not sleep or slumber, there is no need for you to lose any sleep. Rest, my child. If you need to contact me, I am only a prayer away.
† The Baby & Children's Ministry offers free clothing, toys, books, and basic necessities for 5,800 children each year. Families are referred by over 200 agencies. We always have a need for donations. For info, call 824-7818.
† Good Neighbors Health Care serves 3,000+ uninsured adults every year. Services are free and include primary care, vision exams, prescription eyeglasses, counseling, chiropractic and dental care. For info, call 856-2400.
† New Hope Education Center offers training for adults who need to make a living wage. We partner with Erie 2 CC BOCES, Buffalo Adult Education, Erie Community College and Allwel. Approximately 2,500 students attend classes annually. For a list of classes offered, click on the New Hope Education tab. For info, call 855-0654.
† Our Retreat Center offers a comfortable place where organizations, churches, schools, and thousands of young people are able to attend spiritual retreats. Out-of-state groups have a place to stay while doing local community service. For info, call (716) 825-0929. Pictures of the retreat center are on this site.
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THANK YOU TO ALL WHO SUPPORTED OUR 3RD ANNUAL FUNDRAISER DINNER ON OCTOBER 1, 2015!
THE HARVEST HOUSE
The seed was planted when Gary Tatu saw a picture of the church in a real estate listing book. A few days later the seed was cultivated at a John Michael Talbot concert where all night the messages of, "Sell all you have, give to the poor and follow Me," and "Peter, do you love Me? Feed My sheep" seemed directed specifically at them. Gary and his wife Linda left the concert and drove by the church. After months of research, prayer, and seeing God's loving hand directing them, they sold their home in the suburbs and, on April 12, 1993, purchased the derelict city church which is now Harvest House.
Physically, Harvest House is the former South Presbyterian Church and Sunday School building. It is a 22,000 square foot red brick building with high white columns holding up a large overhanging roof. A 2,100 square foot addition...(read more)
Harvest House provides retreat space to over 120 teenage, adult and family groups per year. Sleeping is in carpeted rooms on one of the many couches or on the floor. Groups prepare their own meals in the fully equipped kitchen. The second floor chapel provides...(read more)
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