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First Baptist Church Sponsors Prison, Jail, Juvenile Awareness Conference by Kathy Reandeau The title is a bit intimidating, isn’t it? After all, it mentions prison and who really wants to talk about that? It’s easier to sweep it under the rug and pretend this is somebody else’s concern. That works unless you’re one of the four people in America who is impacted by this issue, including inmates, corrections officers, victims and all of their families and friends. Even if you’re not in one of these groups, you are still affected simply by living in New York. Currently there are about 35,000 people being held in 70 prisons across the state. Tax dollars are spent supporting those people and possibly their families during the time of incarceration. When they’re released, recidivism rates are high - 40% of men return to prison in three years, while 30% of the women do. Those who

don’t are expected to be able to assimilate back into society and family life. There are high divorce rates among both inmates and officers. But perhaps those that suffer most are the children. There are about 10,000 children of inmates in NYS. They are 8-10 times more likely to follow in their parents’ footsteps because there are no role models, and nobody who fills the void when a parent is away. This will affect all of us down the road. Instead of ignoring these statistics what if we spent time thinking about the questions of how to help people in prison and after they’re released, what can be done to support their families and victims, can we make it any easier for the corrections officers, and what can we do to bring God into this equation? That’s exactly what the 4th Restorative Justice Ministry/Prison Ministry Conference

plans to do. This event gathers together experts to provide an education of what is going on in the field, describe positive things that are happening, and highlight dedicated people who will share their insights on what we can do to help. This is an opportunity to talk to professionals with hundreds of years of experience, who most would not otherwise have a chance to meet. Display booths will provide materials and information on different ministries. Training will be available for those who want to learn how to do more.

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Church Services Alliance Churches Kenmore Alliance 175 Bonnet Ave., TOT Saturday: 6pm Sunday: 9am, 10:30am*, 12pm Wednesday: 6:30 (Prayer Meeting) Thursday: 6:15 (Awana Children’s Program) Anglican St. Bartholomew’s Anglican 2368 Eggert Road, TON Saturday 4:30 pm; Sunday: 8:00; 9:15 & 11:00 am; Children’s Education 9:15 & 11:00 am Wed.: 6:45, 9:30 am & 5:30 pm Fridays in Lent: 7:00 pm, Bible Study Holy Week Services: Mon/Tues 7:00 pm; Maundy Thur 5:30 pm Seder Meal; 7:00 pm Holy Eucharist; Good Friday 12-3:00 pm, Liturgical Three Hours; 8:00 pm, Tenebrae; Easter Sunday 8:00, 9:15 & 11:15am Assembly of God Churches New Covenant Tabernacle 345 McConkey Drive, TON Sunday: 9-9:45am (Family Education), 10am Wednesday: 7-8pm (God Encounter) Baptist Churches Calvary New Covenant 78 Pyle Court, TON Sunday School: 10:45am Sunday: 11am Wednesday Bible Study: 7pm First Baptist 530 Meadow Drive, NT School: 9:30am Sunday: 11am, 6pm Wednesday: 7pm (Adult Bible

Study and Prayer Meeting), 6:45 (Kind.-5th, 6th-12th) Friendship Baptist 7260 Ward Rd., NT Sunday: 11am Thurs.: 7:30pm (Prayer Meeting) Kenmore Baptist 10 Wardman Rd., KEN Sunday School: 9:45am Worship: 11am Lighthouse Baptist 383 Wheatfield St., NT Worship: 11am, 6pm Sunday School: 10am Bible Study: 7pm Open Bible Baptist 72 E. Niagara St., COT Sunday: 11am, 6:30pm Sunday School: 10am Wednesday: 6:30pm (Prayer), 7pm (Service) Tonawanda Baptist 3200 Elmwood Ave., TOT Sunday: 9:30am (Bible Study), 10:30 (Worship) Grace Baptist 2525 Eggert Rd, TOT Sunday School: 9am Service: 10:30am Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Grove Street Christian 85 Grove St. TOT Sunday: 10:30am* Payne Avenue Christian Church 1459 Payne Ave., NT; Worship: 10AM Sundays

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Tonawanda Church of Christ Delaware & Summit, COT Sunday: 10:30am (Worship and Children’s Church), 9:30am Bible School Wednesday: 11am, 5:30 (Youth)

Evangelical Covenant Church 786 Kenmore Ave., KEN Sunday: 10:45am *

Church Of God (General Conference) Yotvata Community Church 2271 Delaware Ave, KEN (Chapel Of Kenmore Presbyterian) Sunday: 11:30am (Contemporary Worship Style) Children Church: 12:00 Wednesday: 7:00pm Prayer and Bible Study. Church Of God (Cleveland TN) River of Life Church 195 Schenk St. North Tonawanda, NY 14120 (716) 692- 2230 Worship: Sundays at 11:00am God Shop: Tuesdays 7:00 PM

Lutheran Abiding Savior 1534 Ruie Rd, NT Saturday: 6:30pm Sunday Christian Education: 9:15am Sunday: 10:30am Augustana Lutheran 3141 Eggert Dr., TOT Sunday: 10:30am (9:30 in Summer), 9am (Sunday School) First Trinity 1570 Niagara Falls Blvd, TOT Saturday: 5:30pm Sunday: 8:45am, 11:15am Sunday School: 10am

St. John Evangelical 6950 Ward Rd, NT Sunday: 8am & 10:30am Sunday School & Bible Study 9:15am; Wednesday Service 7pm St. Mark’s Lutheran 1135 Oliver St, NT Saturday: 5pm Sunday: 9am, 11:15am Education Hour: 10:10am St. Martin Lutheran 322 Old Falls Blvd, NT Sunday: 9am Sunday School: 10:15am St. Matthew Lutheran 875 Eggert Dr, NT Sunday: 9:15am St. Paul Evangelical 64 East Felton St., NT Sunday School: 9:30am Sunday: 10:45am St. Paul Lutheran 453 Old Falls Blvd, NT Sunday: 8am, 10:45am Monday: 7pm

Church of the Advent 54 Delaware Rd, KEN Sunday: 8am, 10:30am Wednesday: 7:30am

Good Shepherd 2669 Sheridan Dr. TOT Sunday: 9:15am (Bible Study), 9:15am (Sunday School), 10:15am

Pilgrim Lutheran Chapel & Delaware Rd, KEN Sunday: 10am Sunday Adult: 9am, 11am

St. Marks Payne & Tremont, NT Sunday: 8am, 10am Wed: 10am

Immanuel Lutheran 107 Scott St, COT Saturday: 5pm Sunday School: 9am Sunday: 10:30am

Redeemer Lutheran Falconer at Thompson, NT Sunday: 10:30am

New Apostolic 4229 Delaware, TOT Sunday: 10:30 Wednesday: 8pm

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St. Marks Evangelical 576 Delaware Rd, KEN Sunday: 10am

Presbyterian Curtis Park Presbyterian 748 Woodland Drive, TOT Sunday: 10am

Bethany United Methodist 177 Cornwall Ave, TOT Sunday: 9:30, 10:45

Deerhurst Presbyterian 257 Deerhurst Park Blvd, TOT Sunday: 10am

Nash Road Free Methodist 958 Nash Rd, NT Sunday: 9am, 11am

Faith United Presbyterian 3150 Elmwood Ave, KEN School: 9am Sunday: 10:30am

First United Methodist 65 Main St, NT Sunday: 8:30, 10:45 Sunday School: 9:30am

Grace Evangelical 375 Payne Ave, NT Saturday: 5pm Sunday School: 8:45am Sunday: 10am

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Methodist Beach Ridge Free Methodist 4143 Beach Ridge Rd, NT Sunday: 8:30am, 9:45am

First Presbyterian 149 Broad St, COT Sunday: 11am*

Kenmore United Methodist 32 Landers Rd., KEN Sunday: 9:20am, 11:30am*

Knox Presbyterian 2595 Elmwood Ave, KEN Sunday: 9:30am, 11am

Pendleton Center United Methodist 6864 Campbell Blvd, NT Saturday: 5pm Sunday: 8:15am, 9:30am, 11:00am, 6:30pm 1st Monday of the month: 6:00pm (Prayer)

Kenmore Presbyterian 2771 Delaware Ave, KEN Sunday: 10am Youth: 6pm North Presbyterian 168 Payne Ave, NT School: 9:45am; Sunday: 11am Third Presbyterian 110 Felton St., NT Sunday: 10:45am*

Pendleton Community Free Methodist 5721 Creek Rd, NT Sunday School: 9:45am Sunday: 10:55am

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Tonawanda United Methodist 221 Morgan St, COT Sunday: 11am Tonawanda Free Methodist 207 Grove St, COT Sunday: 9am, 11am Monday: 7pm Biker Church

St. Andrew Elmwood & Sheridan, TOT Saturday: 4pm Sunday: 7:30am, 9:30am, 11:30am, 5pm St. Andrew Kim 9 O’Hara Drive, TOT Wednesday: 7:30 PM Wednesday: 7:15 PM (Confession) Sunday: 10:45 AM, 11:00 AM

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Kenmore UCC 295 Delaware Rd, TOT Sunday: 10:30am*

St. Christopher’s 2660 Niagara Falls Blvd, TOT Saturday: 4:30pm, 7:00pm Sunday: 7:30am, 9am, 11am, 5pm

St. Paul’s UCC (Wendelville) 7416 Campbell Blvd, NT Sunday- 10am*

St. Francis of Assisi 150 Broad St, COT M-F 8:30am Wednesday and Friday: 12pm Saturday: 4:30pm Sunday: 8am, 9:30am, 11am Confession: Saturday: 3-4pm

St. Peter’s UCC 1208 Oliver St., NT School: 9am Sunday: 10:30am Salem UCC 144 Morgan St at Main St. COT Sunday: 9:30am (Sunday School) Sunday: 9:30am (Bible Study) Sunday: 10:30am

St. Jude the Apostle 800 Niagara Falls Blvd, NT Weekdays: 6:45am, 9am Saturday: 9am, 5am Confession: Saturday 4pm Sunday: 8am, 10am, 12pm, 7pm

Zion UCC Parker Blvd & Koenig Cir., TOT Sunday: 9am, 10:30am

St. Timothy 565 E. Park Dr. (Ensminger Rd), TOT: Sunday: 7:30am, 9am, 10:30am, 12pm, 7pm; Saturday: 4:30pm, 7pm Our Lady of Czestochowa 64 Center Ave, NT Saturday: 4pm; Sunday: 8am, 9:30am, 11:30am; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:15am; Wednesday: 7pm United Church of Christ Church of the Nativity 1530 Colvin Blvd, TOT Sunday: 9am* & 10:30am* Kenilworth UCC 45 Dalton Dr, KEN Sunday: 10:30am*

Others Bethesda Full Gospel Tabernacle Delaware and Broad, COT Sunday: 10am Wednesday: 7pm (Bible Study) Friday: 7pm (1st and 3rd Friday) Calvary Bible Church 445 Delaware, COT Sunday: 10am, 6pm Thursday: 7pm

Living Word Ministry 1307 Erie Ave., NT Sunday: 10:00 Tuesday: Bible Study 6:30

New Life Center United Pentecostal 80 Luksin Dr, COT Sunday: 10am, 6:30pm Wednesday: 7:30pm Salvation Army 46 Broad St, COT Sunday: 11am Salvation Meeting: 7pm Salvation in Christ 316 Thompson St., NT Sunday: 10:30 Kids: Friday 6-8pm (K-6) True Word Anointed Ministry of Jesus Christ 600 Oliver St., NT Wednesday: 7:00pm (Bible Study) Sunday: 9:30am (Sunday School) Sunday: 11:00am Vanguard Christian Church 75 17th Avenue, NT Sunday: 11am Youth: Friday 6:30pm *- Denotes Sunday School Occurs During this Service

Fellowship of God’s Word 116 Broad St, COT Sunday: 10:30am* The Fair Havens Church 7337 Ward Rd, NT Wednesday: 7pm (Prayer) Sunday: 10am

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Everyone is invited to attend, including those who may be part of a ministry or want to know more about the ministries. Anybody who is impacted by a loved one being in jail and is looking for programs for children and families should attend. Or anybody who is just interested in learning about this issue and finding out what can be done to help. The $15 conference fee includes the speaker and workshop sessions, free materials, a continental breakfast, and a spaghetti and meatball lunch. Special music will be provided by First Baptist’s pastor, Kurt Coffed. First Baptist member and Prison Fellowship Volunteer, Charlie Popavich, will serve as MC. Speaker topics include Good News Jail & Prison Ministry, The Correctional Environment, The Prison Worship Service, and Testimony of God’s Grace. Workshop topics include Angel Tree Prison Fellowship, Re-Entry Coaching Ex-Offenders, Residential Aftercare, Mercy Heart Ministry and 1st Principles Study. The driving force behind this conference is Prison to Praise International. This organization, which has been in operation since 1996, was founded by David Umfreville who continues to serve as Director. I spoke to Dave who reminded me that, “Today’s inmates are tomorrow’s neighbors. We can all play a role in how well that neighbor relationship works out.” Prison to Praise serves as a ministerial support

organization. They partner with Christian churches, providing volunteer Chaplain visits to incarcerated members and loved ones. They also assist the efforts of prison Chaplains with discipleship and preparing prisoners and their families for reentry into society connecting them with a nurturing church community. Other aspects of the ministry include: • Work with homes that house parole-sponsored ex-inmates - help them find jobs, relearn social skills and “take the prison out of the man” • Inmate and Family Support through jail visits, discipleship correspondence, Bible study, Christian counseling, and prison fellowship. • Resource Materials for Chaplains and Inmates • Consulting, Training, and Support - Develop and facilitate training, conference coordination, correctional facility protocols, and more If you’re interested but can’t attend the conference, visit the Prison to Praise web site at www. prisontopraise.org to

learn about how you can help by being a volunteer, collecting books, collecting gifts for the Angel Tree, becoming a conference coordinator, joining the Prayer Posse, or donating. Dave stressed that they need thousands of new or gently used Christian books and Bibles, study Bibles, and large print items. Especially helpful are Christian commentaries, devotionals, and Christian bios. Donations should contain no wire spirals or metal, and no home address or personal information. The conference is sponsored by: Prison Fellowship, Sundoulos, COPE, Prison-To-Praise International, Chaplain Fellowship Ministries, and Restorative Justice Ministries Network of North America. Further information on First Baptist Church of North Tonawanda may be found at www.fbcofnt.com.

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eVeRY sUNDAY 6:00-7:30pm* Kenmore Presbyterian 295 elmwood Ave, KeN (875-7600) Youth Fellowship

eVeRY weDNesDAY 7:00-8:00pm* New Covenant tabernacle 345 McConkey Drive, tOt (877-1335) god encounter

eVeRY MONDAY 7:00pm* Biker Church tonawanda Free Methodist 207 grove st., tON 693-1199 Monday, APRiL 4tH, 11tH, 18tH, and 25th Monday Night - 30 Minute - Biker Church. we ride to different locations each Monday evening after 7:00pm Biker Church for food and fellowship.

eVeRY weDNesDAY * Mommy and Me Playgroup Knox Presbyterian Church 2595 elmwood Ave., KeN (873-2423) e-Mail: office@ knoxchurchbuffalo.com For additional information call, e-Mail or visit www. knoxchurchbuffalo.com schedule: they meet wednesdays from 9:30 am - 11:15 am and follow the Ken-ton school calendar.

eVeRY weDNesDAY 7:00pm* Calvary New Covenant 78 Pyle Court, tOt 876-4629 wed. night Bible study

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Kenmore Alliance Church 175 Bonnet Ave., KeN (876-5570) eVeRY FRiDAY 7:00pm* AwANA Children’s Program New Covenant tabernacle 345 McConkey Dr., tOt (877-1335) Youth service FiRst sAtURDAY OF eVeRY MONtH!* Habitat for Humanity work Day - APRiL 2ND, 2011 First Presbyterian Church 149 Broad st., COt (692-1319) e-mail: church@ firstprestona.org. web address: www. firstprestona.org Participants will meet at 8am in the Church parking lot to form carpools.

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APRIL 2011 6864 Campbell Blvd., Nt (625-8306) Haddock, shrimp, Chicken tenders, sample Platters and Children’s Dinners will be available. sAMe PRiCes As 2010!!! takeouts, phone 625-8306 sAt., APRiL 2nd 10:00am- 12:00noon Original Breakfast with the Bunny st. Paul Lutheran 453 Old Falls Blvd Nt (692-3255) Cost of the event is $2.00 per person; children younger than two years old are FRee. A photo with the bunny costs $1.00 the admission fee includes breakfast and a visit with the bunny and a gift . tUes., APRiL 5th 6:00pm spaghetti Dinner/ Movie Night grace Lutheran Church 375 Payne Ave., Nt (693-2420) weD., APRiL 6th, 13th & 20th 6:00pm stations of the Cross st. Mark’s episcopal Payne & tremont sts., Nt (692-3735) Join us for soup at 6:00, station at 6:45. sAtURDAY APRiL 9th 10:00-12:00* Chowder sale grace Lutheran Church 375 Payne Ave., Nt (693-2420) sAtURDAY APRiL 9th & 23rd 11:00-12:30* Community Corner Café First United Methodist 65 Main st., Nt

(625-8306) All are invited bi-monthly for lunch in the lower meeting hall. Donation is 50 cents or FRee sAt. APRiL 16tH 9:00 am Breakfast with the Bunny st. Peter’s UCC 1208 Oliver st., Nt (693-0749) weD., APRiL 17tH 7pm Youth group Rock Climbing! First Presbyterian Church 149 Broad st., COt (807-5556) Our annual youth group rock climbing event is scheduled from 2-4:30pm. All youth in grades 7 through 12 are invited to attend! the cost for the event is $15. the price includes 2 hours of climbing and pizza and pop at 6pm. everyone MUst have a completed release form. You MUst RsVP to MDietrich5@verizon.net or call 807-5556 by wed., April 13th! PALM sUNDAY, APRiL 17tH, 2011, MAUNDY tHURsDAY, APRiL 21st, 2011 AND eAsteR sUNDAY, APRiL 24tH First Presbyterian Church 3150 elmwood Ave., Kenmore, NY 14217 (875-9550) e-mail: faithunit7@aol.com 10:30 a.m. worship 7:00 p.m. tenebrae service and sacrament of Holy Communion 8 – 9 a.m. easter Breakfast (free-will offering)

10:30 a.m. worship service. the public is invited to attend all services and programs. APRiL 20tH 5:00 – 7:00pm PAReNt’s NigHt OUt First Presbyterian Church 149 Broad st. COt (692-1319) Please come and enjoy the festivities for kids. Dinner will be served, we will have games, stories and crafts! Please RsVP to Meredith at Mdietrich5@ verizon.net by Mon., April 18th. MAUNDY tHURsDAY, APRiL 21st, 2011 gOOD FRiDAY seRViCe, APRiL 22ND, 2011 Church of the Nativity UCC 1530 Colvin Blvd. tOt office@nativityucc.org. 7:00 p.m. services All are welcome! sAtURDAY, APRiL 23rd 10:30am Community easter egg Hunt Pendleton Center UMC 6864 Campbell Blvd., Nt (625-8306) sAtURDAY APRiL 23rd, 5:15 pm* Pizza and Praise First United Methodist 65 Main st., Nt Held the 4thsaturday of every month. Come and join is for pizza and worship at 6:00 pm tUesDAY, APRiL 26tH, 2011 – 6pm MAUNDY tHURsDAY POtLUCK DiNNeR AND seRViCe First Presbyterian Church

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Lighthouse Baptist Church Breaking the Chains of Addiction by Kevin Walker The Reformers Unanimous Program at Lighthouse Baptist Church in North Tonawanda has been helping those in our community for over three years now. The Bible based program boasts an 80% recovery rate, if the program is followed through. While speaking with the Director, Joshua Freundschuh, he stated that addictions of every kind, including alcohol, drugs, pornography, gambling and others are dealt with in a Biblical program. This approach uses Scripture to emphasize

the recovery process. In each group (men with men, ladies with ladies), everyone can openly discuss what issues, setbacks and accomplishments they have had that week without the details of the addiction and in a non-judgmental setting. Reformers Unanimous class format is split up into three different segments which are entitled Talk, Talk, Talk ! Each section is designed to develop a personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. Talk to God: Prayer and Testimonies

First, we talk to God in prayer and testimony. Each student is given an opportunity to share a need or request to be prayed for. We then have an encouraging testimony time where many students are able to share personal victories they have experienced that week. Talk to Each Other: Counsel Groups Second, we talk to each other. Reformers Unanimous breaks into counsel groups to share each of our burdens or blessings. Each group is led by a counsel leader. If anyone needs

personal counsel, it is made available. Students go over their completed challenges during this time and encourage each other in their road is open to everyone and listen to people talk to recovery. there is no cost to attend about their problems. God Talks to Us: We teach what God says meetings. Preaching to do about it. We teach For more Third, God talks to the Holy Bible. information visit: us. He does that, Lord The group meets willing, during the www.gotaddictions.com every Friday at 7:00pm message. Reformers or call Josh at and on Sunday mornUnanimous doesn’t just ings at 10:00. The group (716) 417-8726.

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The Original Breakfast with the Bunny St. Paul Lutheran Church, 453 Old Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda will be holding its annual “Original Breakfast with the Bunny” for the community on Saturday, April 2 from 10 am to 12 noon. All events of the day are held indoors including the breakfast, Easter Egg Hunt, games, crafts, and prize drawings. Cost of the event is $2.00 per person; children younger than two years old are FREE. A photo with the bunny costs $1.00 The admission fee includes breakfast and a visit with the bunny and a gift . Each child will also receive a bag for the Easter Egg Hunt, a coloring activity packet, four game tickets, prizes, a large craft project and a small project in addition to one entry per child for the door prize.

The breakfast menu includes cereal, hardboiled eggs, French toast sticks, sausage, donut holes, fresh fruit, orange juice, coffee, and tea. This year marks the thirteenth year that the church has sponsored the community event. In 1999 and 2000 it was known as “The Easter Extravaganza” with only the Easter Egg Hunt, games, and crafts. Starting in 2001, the breakfast was added. “We usually have somewhere from 300 400 people who attend”, said Karen Sinon, who is again the chairperson for the event. “It is always a fun day for everyone. It’s great to be able to use all of our inside spaces for the event. Cold weather, rain, or snow never messes up the day. We look forward to seeing lots of kids and parents from the community again this year.”

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