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Bikes galore!

Posted by on May 20, 2018 in Community, Neighborhood, Youth Outreach | 0 comments

Bikes galore!

Off to a good start Yesterday’s Annual Bike Clinic was a great turnaround success! We say “turnaround” because rainy weather was threatening but turned around Saturday morning and was welcoming by mid-day. Dan Lill and the crew from R Community Bikes (including our very own Justine’s friend John) arrived with their professional repair van and set up around 12:45 pm, followed by our first eager participants shortly before our 1 pm opening time. With only an occasional sprinkle here and there, matched by flashes of sun...

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Rebirth of Israel

Posted by on May 14, 2018 in Hebrew Roots, Middle East, Peacemaking, Prayer | 0 comments

Rebirth of Israel

“Comfort, comfort my people” Israel was miraculously reborn as a modern nation 70 years ago on May 14, 1948, one of the most pivotal days in history… Christians around the world are joining with the people of Israel to celebrate the landmark anniversary of this historic moment in time. After twenty centuries of exile and persecution, Abraham’s descendants have reestablished national sovereignty on the land that almost 4,000 years earlier God had promised would be their “everlasting possession.” (Genesis 48) “…I will bring them...

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Gospel at Arnett Library

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in Community, Neighborhood, Youth Outreach | 0 comments

Gospel at Arnett Library

A Visitation of New Life Saturday noon’s session of the 2018 Arnett Library Music Series saw a great turnout of enthusiastic neighbors participating in a gospel song fest put on by the New Life Fellowship Gospel Choir, and everyone got into it! If you missed the event, click on the video below for a taste of the time we had together. Want more? Just visit New Life Fellowship, right in the neighborhood at 330 Wellington Avenue, some Sunday morning at 10...

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Honoring Martin Luther King

Posted by on Apr 4, 2018 in Community, Neighborhood, Peacemaking, Prayer | 0 comments

Honoring Martin Luther King

Today, April 4, marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., and the Board, staff, and supporters of His Branches will join others in our community and across the nation in paying tribute. The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, built around the hotel where King was shot, is asking that bells toll 39 times to honor the number of years King lived and pay homage to his legacy. In our neighborhood the bells will start ringing at the U of R Hopeman Memorial Carillon in the Rush Rhees Library...

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2018 Arnett Music Series #4

Posted by on Mar 31, 2018 in Community, Neighborhood, Youth Outreach | 0 comments

2018 Arnett Music Series #4

A wonderful FREE program for music lovers of all ages followed by refreshments and a chance to meet the musicians. This concert features the New Life Fellowship Gospel Choir. These are some of the best musicians in the area and they will be at our very own Arnett Library! We hope to see you and your families...

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Easter Egg Hunt!

Posted by on Mar 31, 2018 in Neighborhood, Youth Outreach | 0 comments

Easter Egg Hunt!

Egg Hunt a Big Success! This year’s Easter Egg Hunt was a wonderful event today, thanks to our dedicated neighborhood volunteers (including Captain Rora) and a loving God who broke open the cold, rainy weather we’ve been having and gave us a delightfully warm, sunny day to celebrate. Dozens of kids showed up with their parents and older siblings, waited with amazing patience for the starting signal, and descended on our neighborhood Bird & Butterfly Garden in droves. Within minutes, the eggs had been gathered, smiles all...

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2018 Arnett Music Series #3

Posted by on Feb 24, 2018 in Community, Neighborhood, Youth Outreach | 0 comments

2018 Arnett Music Series #3

A wonderful FREE program for music lovers of all ages followed by refreshments and a chance to meet the musicians. This concert features the Juniper Winds Ensemble. These are some of the best musicians in the area and they will be at our very own Arnett Library! We hope to see you and your families...

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Frederick Douglass Event

Posted by on Feb 5, 2018 in Community, Peacemaking, Prayer | 0 comments

Frederick Douglass Event

His Faith, His Family, Our Future This month, one of the most notable African-American Statesman and Abolitionists, Frederick Douglass, will be honored for the bicentennial of his birth. Douglass, born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, was an author, scholar, humanitarian, and entrepreneur who served five United States presidents. While many remember Douglass as a fiery speaker who denounced slavery and advocated for the civil rights of blacks and women, most are less aware of Douglass’s commitment to faith and family. Come join...

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Black History Month

Posted by on Feb 1, 2018 in Community, Peacemaking, Prayer | 0 comments

Black History Month

Rochester’s Year of Frederick Douglass Black History Month marks a time when we reflect on the important contributions made by iconic African Americans to civil rights, culture and science, and technology within American society. Appreciating and understanding the importance of Black History Month aligns with His Branches’ Purpose and Core Values. We strive to serve our community and patients, families, and colleagues with dignity and sensitivity in Christian love . As an important figure in African American history and the...

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2018 Arnett Music Series #2

Posted by on Jan 27, 2018 in Community, Neighborhood, Youth Outreach | 0 comments

2018 Arnett Music Series #2

A wonderful FREE program for music lovers of all ages followed by refreshments and a chance to meet the musicians. This concert features the Eastman Community School Youth Ensembles. These are some of the best musicians in the area and they will be at our very own Arnett Library! We hope to see you and your families...

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