The Episcopal Church in Youngstown, NY

Parish News

Palm Distribution: Saturday, March 27 from 4 - 4:30 p.m. Mother Barbara will distribute blessed palms in a safe, socially distanced manner in the parking lot next to the church from 4 - 4:30 p.m. in Saturday, March 27, which is the day before Palm Sunday.  Palm Sunday service will be on Zoom on Sunday, march 28 at 11 a.m.

St. John's collected 727 bags of groceries and other necessary supplies for the CARE-and-SHARE Food Pantry in 2020. In spite of the pandemic and the suspension of in-person worship for part of the year, members of the congregation continued with regular donations to the food pantry, thanks to encouragement leadership from parishioner Shirley Oldfield. There is still a great need for

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St. John's has a close relationship with our local school district, Lewiston-Porter.  We collect school supplies over the summer for delivery in September and we give them hundreds of dollars in merchant gift cards for emergency needs that always arise at the beginning of the school year.   We also donated $1000 in Tops gift cards this past Christmas to help families who are experiencing

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When the pandemic hit in March, St. John's made the hard decision to cancel their annual June Strawberry Fest.  Not wanting to cancel the order that had already been placed with a local farmer, the vestry voted to keep the order for Coulter's Farm, and distribute the berries through the Care-N-Share food pantry instead.  Dave Coulter delivered the berries to the food pantry, parishioners helped

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