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RELIGIOUS CALENDAR sponsored by. Increase the peace To The Leader: This week is the start of Freeport's two week long "Increase the Peace" campaign. It is our hope that by the time this letter is read, Freeport will be engulfed in a sea of orange ribbons signifying Freeport's stand for nonviolence. We are celebrating nonviolence. Our society has changed, as violence is increasingly a part of everyday life, particularly the life of our youth. This trend will not change by itself. It will only change when people of good faith make a commitment to change it. Here's an opportunity and we urge all Freeporters to take ! advantage of it. Parents, talk to your child about nonviolence; educators and coaches, discuss with your young people the importance of a peaceful lifestyle; government ^officials, find ways to promote nonviolence; business owners, hire a Freeport young person and contribute to their positive development; and everybody, display your orange ribbon around a tree. "You must be the change- you wish to see in the world" (Mahatma Ghandi). • Who created a world where our children turn to gangs to belong? Who created a

world where children turn to violence to settle disagreements? Who created a world where respect is a misused concept that leads to conflict instead of understanding? We did. We must look at ourselves. Because the world in which our children must grow is the world we gave them. If we allow our children to teach themselves, then how can we be upset with the lessons they've learned? It takes a village to raise a child. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a crusader for nonviolence. But his message has been lost, and that is because we allowed it to be lost. We don't need a new champion for peace and nonviolence, we need for all of us to have a little of that champion in us. Goodness in our community can get buried under the complexities of day-today life. But if we look, it is easy to find. Caring and nurturing our youth is not a controversial or complex concept. It is a simple one. Freeport Pride, together with many other Freeport organizations is sponsoring the Freeport Increase the Peace campaign. We urge Freeporters to be a part of it. The purpose of the campaign is to promote peace. The campaign is meant to be an opportunity for Freeporters to express their concern (continued on page 7)

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION A LIBERAL RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY Welcoming All Ages, Beliefs, Races and Orientations 228 South Ocean Avenue, Freeport, NY 516-623-1204 • www.snuuc.org Rev. Catherine Torpey Sunday Service: 10:30 am • Religious Education - Sunday: 10:30 am Childcare Available r; 184SP1905CF

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The Reverend Marianne K. Tomecek, Pastor Phone: 516-378-1258 e-mail: ChristFreeport@verizon.net ?,xlni SvmbAvj, Holvj Week, Avtt> Easter Services Scrvicios en el Dominso t>c IA PASIOVI, SAMIA SCWAHA vj IA Rcswrccion t>c Nwcstro Scnor April 9th • Palm/Passion Sunday, 9:30 am - English 11:00 am - Misa en espanol April llth • Stations of the Cross, 7:00 pm - English April 13th • Maundy Thursday 10:00 am - English Holy Communion with Stripping of the Altar 7:00 pm - English Misa en espanol con la Desnudacion del Altar 8:00 pm - en espanol April 14th • Good Friday Noon - English • 7:00 pm - English 8:00 pm - en espanol April 15th • Vigilia Pascuai ^ 7:30 pm - en espanol f April 16th • Easter Sunday 5 9:30 am - English •* 2 11:00 am - misa en espanol Come Worship VVJtJi Vs. All Arc Welcome In Got>'s House. Cwlto Cow Nosotros. Betivwibos A Tobos.

First Presbyterian Church 178 South Ocean Avenue, Freeport, NY 11520 Eddie J. Jusino; Pastor - Tel: (516) 379-1114 Email: firsipresby.freeport@verizon.net Sunday Worship 10:00 a.m. 2640C0305JA

FIRST CHURCH BALDWIN, UNITED METHODIST, 881 Merrick Rd, Baldwin, 2231168, Rev. Elizabeth Perry; Worship Service & Sunday School 10 a.m.; Youth Fellowship Sunday, 6:30 p.m EBENEZER CHURCH OF SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST, 97 Broadway. Michael R. Bernard, Pastor; Saturdays, Church at Study, 9:15 a.m.; Morning Service, 11 a.m.; Youth Service, 4 p.m. 379-1054 JEAN STREET CHAPEL, 23 West Dean Street. Sundays, Breaking of Bread, 9:15 am.; Adult Bible Class, 10:15 am.; Family Bible Hour, Sunday. School (pre-K through seniors), 11:15 a.m.; Wednesdays, Prayer Meeting, 8 p.m SOUTH NASSAU CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 3147 Eastern Parkway, Baldwin, '379-0720, David )ooley, Minister. Sunday School, 9:30 am.; Sunday Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Adult Bible Study, 8 p.m., Youth Group, 8 p.m.. ST. PETER'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2332 Grand Avenue, Baldwin, 2231951. The Rev. Edward G. Barnett, Pastor. The Service of Holy Communion, 10 am. ALL SAINTS' EPISCOPAL CHURCH ANGLICAN) - 2375 Harrison Avenue, Baldwin, 223-3731, The Rev. Dr. Charles G. Ackerson, 'h.D., Rector. Sunday: Holy Eucharist and iermon, 8 am., Church School and Nursery, 9:45 a.m., Sung Eucharist and Sermon, 10 a.m. Wednesday: Holy Eucharist 10 a.m. THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF BALDWIN, 717 St. Luke's Place, Baldwin, New York 11510, (516) 223-2112 Welcoming and Supporting Individuals and Families to Grow in Faith! Sunday Services at 10, o'clock astor: Rev. Mark F. Greiner www.firjstpresbyerianbaldwin.org <http://www.firstpresbyterianbaldwin.org> baldwinchurch@netzero.net <mailto:baldwinchurch@netzero.net> GLESIA CENTRO BIBLICO DE FREEPORT - 50 North Main Street, 546-0473, C. Luis Vargas, Senior Pastor. Sunday services. TABERNACLE OF FAITH, 286 West Merrick toad, Freeport, Walter Gibson, Pastor. Sunday Services, 8 and 11:30 am. and 8 p.m.; Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Friday night service, 8:30 p.m.; Monday and Tuesday Bible School, 7:30 p.m. THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF TOEEPORT, South Ocean Avenue and Smith >treet. Sunday Worship at 10 am. Rev. Eddie J. usino. BETHEL A.M.E. CHURCH, 420 North Main itreet. Reverend Dr. Harry J. White, II., Senior 'astor, Sunday Morning Worship Service 9:45 a.m., Holy Communion - Every 1st Sunday., Senior Program - Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 10 a.m., Radio Program-WTHE 1520 AM - Thursday Morning - 11 a.m. BALDWIN JEWISH CENTER, 885 Seaman Avenue. Daily minyan, Monday and Thursday 6:25 a.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 6:35 am.; Friday services 8 p.m.; Saturday services 9 a.m. and 5:50 p.m.; Sunday services, 9 a.m. FREEPORT UNITED METHODIST :HURCH, 46 Pine Street, 378-0659. The Rev. teed Davidson. 10:30 a.m. Worship Service. )uring church service nursery care and a toddler program are available along with Pre-K through ith grade Sunday School classes. CONGREGATION B'NAI ISRAEL, 91 North Jayview Avenue, 623-4200. Conservative, egalitarian congregation. Friday services, 8 p.m.; Saturday services, 9:30 am. Weekday minyan bllowed by breakfast, 6:45 a.m. Sunday services, 9 a.m., followed by breakfast. Religious ichool, pre-K through high school. Adult educaion. SOUTH NASSAU UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION, 228 South Ocean Avenue, 623-1204. www.snuuc.org. A liberal faith community where all people and beliefs are welcome: Sunday services 10:30 am. Childre's reli;ipus education, youth groups, childcare, small jroup interactions, social justice work and special vents. ....

:HRIST EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN :HURCH/IGLESIA LUTERANA DE

CRISTO; North Grove Street and Randall

Avenue. Pastor, The Rev. Marianne Tomecek, Sundays - 9:30 am. - Worship Service; 10:45 am. Sunday School and Adult Education; 11 am. Spanish Mass. WORD OF LIFE MINISTRIES, 80 West Merrick Road, Freeport Non-Denominational; Stephen and Roseann Brower, Senior Pastors; Sunday morning Worship 10 am.; Children's Church 10 am.; Nursery available. Wednesday Care Groups in the homes; Fridfay evenings ministries.; Care (Home and Hospital visits), Children's Ministry 7:30:p.m., 18 month residential program for substancb abuse. Bible Education Center. 546-3344. ' j FREEPORT CHURCH OF GOD, 580 Babylon Turnpike. Reverend Linette Clark, Pastor. Sundays, Sunday School 9:45 a.m.; Morning Services 11:15 am.; Evening Youth Services 6 .p.m.; Sunday Night Service 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Prayer Service 8 p.m. SALVATION ARMY, i66 Church Street, P.O. Box 725, Sunday: Mofning Worship 11 am.; Afterglow Service 12 p.m.; Home League Ladies Group Thursday 11 am.; Bible Study Friday 11 am.; Mid-week Service Wednesday, 12 p.m.; Senior Citizen Center, Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Family Supper Program on Tuesday 5 p.m. followed by Scouting activities 5:30 to 7 p.m. Call (516) 378-4557 . TRANSFIGURATION EPISCOPAL . CHURCH - (ANGLICAN), South Long Beach Avenue and Pine Street. Tuesdays Holy Eucharist 8:45 a.m. Sundays, Holy Eucharist 8 and 10 am. Sunday School, noon. CHURCH OF OUR HOLY REDEEMER, 37 South Ocean Avenue. Weekday Masses Monday 7:30 p.m. (Spanish), 7:30 a.m. and 12:10 p.m., Thursday, 7:30 p.m. (Spanish); Friday 12:10 p.m, foltowed by Divine Mercy Chaplet; Saturday Morning Mass in the Church, 7:30 a.m. Saturday Evening (Sunday Vigil Masses) 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. (Spanish); Sunday Masses 8:00 am., 10 (Family), 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. (Spanish); Miraculous Medal Novena, Saturday following 7:30 am. Mass. Blessed Sacrament Chapel open 24 hours. ST. CHRISTOPHER'S R.C. CHURCH, 11 Gale Avenue, Baldwin. Sunday Masses: Saturday at 5 p.m.; Sunday at 7:30 a.m.; 9:30 a.m. (Folk Group); 11 am. (Choir); 12:30 p.m.; 5 p.m. (Contemporary Music Group). Daily Masses: Monday through Friday: 7 and 9 a.m.; Saturday: 9 am. Holiday Masses: Please consult the weekly Bulletin the Sunday before the holyday. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF FREEPORT, Pine Street and South Long Beach Avenue. Sunday Worship - 10:45 a.m.; Sunday School for adults & children, 9:20 a.m.; Wednesday Bible Study & Prayer, 8 p.m.; 379-8084. COMMUNITY CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, 301 Atlantic Avenue. Sundays, Sunday School for all ages, 10 am.; Morning Worship Service, I I a.m.; Evening Praise and Prayer Service, 6 p.m.; Wednesdays, Evening Bible Study in Spanish and English, 7:30 p.m. Second and fourth Fridays, Youth Night in Church gym, 8 p.m. GREATER SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH, 129 East Merrick Road. Reverend Mallette, Sundays, Morning Service, 11 a.m.; Evening Service, 9 p.m. Thursdays, Prayer Meeting, 8 p.m.; Sunday School, 9:30 am. SOUTH BALDWIN JEWISH CENTER, 2959 Grand Avenue, Baldwin; Rabbi Robert Judd. Conservative. Twice daily minyan. Weekdays: Sunday 9:30 am.; Monday-Friday 6:50 a.m.; Sunday-Thursday 8 p.m.; Shabbat: 8 p.m.; Shabbat morning 9:30 am.; Sat. afternoon 10 minutes before sundown. Religious school; Adult education. Mens Club & Sisterhood. 2238688 ZION CATHEDRAL, COGIC,, 312 Grand Avenue, Freeport. Bishop Frank Otha White, Senior Pastor; Dr. Frank Anthone White, CoPsastor. Sunday: 7:30 and 11:15 am., Worship Services; 10 am., Sunday School. Tuesday:: 121 p.m., Noonday Prayer; 6:30-8:30 p.m., Spiritual Empowerment Service; 6 p.m., Youth Activities.

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