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We gather at our Environmental Cottage on Grand Island, New York. The Cottage sits on several undeveloped acres.

-- Photo by Jon Rieley-Goddard

March - April 2008

Riverside-Salem UCC/DC
Program Schedule
March – April, 2008

Sundays from 4-6 p.m., at our Environmental Chapel, 3449 West River Road, Grand Island, NY 14072,
unless otherwise indicated. Other events of interest in italics. Check our website for updates: www.riversidesalem.org or call June (773-1426).


March 8 A Training to Stand in Solidarity with Immigrants, 12-4 p.m., at the Network of Religious Communities,1272 Delaware, Buffalo. Info/reservations: 894-2013.
Also: International Women’s Day – shop at Ten Thousand Villages (5596 Main St.) – 15% of this day’s profits will go to women’s groups.

March 9 Cliff Cawthon, “Behind the Blockade.” Cliff accompanied Pastors for Peace on its caravan to Cuba last year (with a little financial assistance from our Peace Education Fund) and will report on what he saw and learned.

March 16 Rev. Kay Woike, “Global Missions of the UCC/DC.” Kay is currently the Interim Moderator of the Western Area UCC. She will focus on the variety of mission possibilities available.

March 19 The Iraq War Ends Here: 5 Year Anniversary of the Invasion. City-wide Caravan. Speakers include Geoff Millard, Iraq Veterans Against the War. (WNY Peace Center: 894-2013)

March 23 EASTER Conversations

March 30 Mike Ziolkowski, Report from Singapore

April 4 Martin Luther King, Jr. on Poverty & War, 5-7 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church, Walden & Genesee Streets, Buffalo (Information: WNY Peace Center, 894-2013)


April 7 Fr. Joe Bissonette Latin America Dinner featuring George Mische, of the Catonsville 9, 6:00 p.m. Tickets $15/20 Person - Canisius High School, 1180 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo

April 12 Release of “PeacePrints: Sr. Karen’s Paths to Nonviolence” from 2-4 p.m. at the Sr. Karen Klimczak Center for Nonviolence, 80 Durham, Buffalo.

April 13 Jordana Geist, Healthy Chocolate. Jordana will teach us all about the wondrous cocoa bean and bring lots of delightful desserts for the potluck (so please bring non-dessert dishes).

2:00 p.m. – “Dead Man Walking” Play at Buffalo Academy of Visual & Performing Arts, 450 Masten Avenue; $10/$5 students & seniors.
5:00 p.m. Benefit dinner for Sr. Karen Center featuring Sr. Helen Prejean, Ephesus Ministries, 80 Durham Avenue, Buffalo.
7:30 p.m. – Sr. Helen Prejean at Ephesus Cathedral (341 Grider, across from ECMC)

April 20 ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM: Serving the Environment } check website
} for details!
April 27 ENVIRONMENTAL SABBATH: Celebrating the Environment } riversidesalem.org



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