Archives for November 2012

This catches us up – Sundays thru Dec. 2

miki soos logoPlease join us this Sunday, November 18th, as Pamela Hughes tells us about her visit to the Zen Mountain Monastery.

Pamela is the editor of the Trailblazer, the newsletter of the Sierra Club locally (she succeeds Charles Lamb in that role).  4-6 p.m. (with potluck, naturally).  3449 West River Road, Grand Island.

Note:  NO church gathering the following Sunday, Nov. 25, as many will be away celebrating Thanksgiving with family & friends.  Happy Thanksgiving!

Dec. 2nd Dr. David Johnson will show “Hearts in the Himalayas” and talk about the Himalayan Health Care Project.  David is a local family doctor whom many of you know.  :-}

A labyrinth can be obscure

labyrinth and salvia

miki sos smallSeasonal covering for our Labyrinth, including a red-blooming salvia, Environmental Chapel, West River Road, Grand Island, New York, Riverside-Salem United Church of Christ/Disciples of Christ, 0 3November12. Photo by Jon Rieley-Goddard. (Click on photo to see larger sizes.)

120 ways of looking at commitment – honoring our church

miki sos smallJoin us this Sunday, November 11th, from 4-6 p.m. at the cottage, 3449 West River Road, as we gather in the commitments we and our friends have begun making (that we know about) in honor of our 120th-year.

We raised $1,000 at the piano concert and have several other contributions to celebrate already and would love to learn about more.

Potluck following, as ever.

Business meeting, native plants occupy our time

looking for native plants

Ken Parker, native plant specialist from Lockwood Greenhouses, met with us on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the RS Cottage to assess our place and talk with us about recommendations for native plantings.

miki sos smallSunday, Nov. 4  [Daylight Savings Time Ends at 2:00 a.m.] WNYCIC Fall Annual Meeting, 1-5 p.m., lunch & registration 1:00, $8 (2:00 program), at Salem UCC, 114 Morgan St. in Tonawanda, NY 14150:  Election of Officers, Approval of Budget for 2012; Monica Liddle, Missionary; reservations to 835-4120,

NB:  RS Business Meeting (no other RS program) will start at 5 p.m. rather than 4 p.m.

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