In collaboration with Foodlink we provide a POP UP food pantry serving 250 families/month. We help fill the emergency food shelf at South West Ecumenical Ministries, and we pair families and farm grown produce with Kirby’s Farm Market, our Community Supported Agriculture partner.
by supporting families in immigration court, marching in the LGBTQ PRIDE parade, encouraging gun-sense legislation, and protesting walls that prevent refugees from finding safety
Through the years we have enjoyed sharing our space with creative quilters, the Rochester Gay Men’s Chorus, the Girl Scouts of the USA, The Caring Music Group, a 12 step program, and a political action group… with room for more!
We believe that God is still speaking, and the Bible is a valuable way to be in conversation with God. We take the Bible seriously, considering the context, the authors, and the intended audience. We also read other spiritual writings and listen to one another’s stories so that we can listen for God in our everyday lives.
Gather throughout the year to discuss concepts as varied as St. Paul, aging, and the American Lawn! Weekly we pray with intention for concerns within our community, our country, and the world. Monthly we put our muscles to good use moving 10,000+ pounds of produce into cars and onto kitchen tables.
We’re trying to hold the attention of youth with fun activities and meaningful service projects while reminding our young people that they are unconditionally loved by God and our community.
During the school year, Sunday School is offered weekly for children (preschool through 5th grade) in an innovative workshop rotation program. In the summer months, we utilize outdoor, cooperative games that allow the children to be more physically active in the learning process.
A staffed, fully equipped nursery is available throughout the worship service each week.