Sacrament of Baptism

One of the highlights in the church's life is when parents bring their children for the Sacrament of Baptism.

That highlight was celebrated Sunday, June 23, when Travis & Sarah Shine presented their daughter, Kennedy, for baptism during the morning service.

Travis, big brother Dylan, Sarah, and Kennedy
Rev. Hamm leads the Service for the Sacrament of Baptism
Baptism of Kennedy Shine
Presenting the Baptized Child to the Congregation for their prayers and support in her spiritual journey.

Church Calls Rev. Robert Hamm as Settled Pastor

At the Annual Congregational Meeting on Wednesday, June 19, the Congregation unanimously called the Rev. Robert Hamm to be our Settled Pastor.

Rob shares an informal moment with Gene Horton & Ken Lemire
Rob (as he prefers to be called) has been serving the church as transitional pastor. A Service of Installation will be held in the near future.

We are delighted that Rob will be continuing his ministry with us in Newfane.

For more about Rob's background, please click the "Our Minister" tab at the top of the page.

Music Sunday

The Church celebrated Fathers' Day on Sunday, June 16, with a Music Sunday that included the Newfane Bell Choir, anthems by the Church Choir, and hymn requests from the congregation.

Here are a few images from the morning ...

Newfane Bell Choir

Newfane Bell Choir
Newfane Bell Choir
The Bells

Zinna Hull sang a solo of "Jesus Loves Me," and signed the words which she sang ...

Zinnia Hull
 Church Choir under the direction of Music Director/Organist Martha LaMoria ...

Church Choir

 Special thanks to Martha for enriching the church's worship with her musical direction ...

Martha LaMoria