March - April 2008
March – April, 2008
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
March 2 BUSINESS MEETING
8 A Training to Stand in Solidarity with Immigrants, 12-4 p.m.,
at the Network of Religious Communities,1272 Delaware, Buffalo.
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.
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.
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.
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)
23 EASTER Conversations
30 Mike Ziolkowski, Report from Singapore
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)
6 BUSINESS MEETING
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
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.
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).
p.m. – “Dead Man Walking” Play at Buffalo Academy
of Visual & Performing Arts, 450 Masten Avenue; $10/$5 students
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)
20 ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM: Serving the Environment } check website
} for details!
April 27 ENVIRONMENTAL SABBATH: Celebrating the Environment } riversidesalem.org
4 BUSINESS MEETING