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About UsWe are an inclusive, progressive and diverse Christian community, dedicated to loving others as Christ has loved us. We welcome all who wish to join us.


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Prayer RequestsLet us know if you have a prayer request for yourself or someone else, and we’ll include it in our Sunday bulletin. For indefinite requests, please submit a new request each week. If you have a pastoral care emergency, please call our office or email us.

Liturgical Season

Advent is the first season of the church year, beginning with the fourth Sunday before Christmas and continuing through the day before Christmas. The name is derived from “adventus”, the Latin word for “coming.”
The season is a time of preparation and expectation for the coming celebration of our Lord’s nativity, and for the final coming of Christ “in power and glory.”
Advent is meant to be a time of reflection and a time set aside to renew our connection to Christ.

The Advent Wreath, seen at the front of the Nave during the Advent season, is a circle of greenery, marked by four candles that represent the four Sundays of the season of Advent. An additional candle is lit as each new Sunday is celebrated in Advent. Our Advent wreath includes a white candle in the center known as the “Christ Candle,” which is lit on Christmas Eve.

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Adult Forum Resumes

Join us Sunday mornings beginning 10/24 at 9:15 in the Parish Hall as we explore the writings of William Sloane Coffin -- a famous chaplain, preacher, and cartoon inspiration. His collection The...

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Volunteer to help at Loaves and Fishes

Regular volunteer help is urgently needed at Loaves & Fishes of Tompkins County for two or more hours every Monday or Friday from 9 am - 2:30 pm. This is a great opportunity for seniors or...

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