Lily Dale's Summer Season begins Friday evening, June 30, 2017.
Summer Services will be held in the Auditorium Starting June 25th on Sundays at 10:30 a.m.
Membership Dues of $25.00 are due by July 1, 2017 for the fiscal year of July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. Dues must be paid on or before July 1, 2017 in order to be able to vote at the Annual Meeting which will be held in the Lyceum Building on Tuesday evening, July 18, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. LDSC members 75 years of age or more, who have been members in good standing for 25 years or more, will be given a milestone life membership and thereafter pay no dues.
Credential Renewal: Ordained Ministers and National Spiritualist Teachers need to renew their credentials by August 1, 2017. Go to the website: www.nsac.org to download the renewal form.
LDSC Elections. At the Annual Meeting, elections will be held to select a new Board of Trustees for the August 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 church year. The open positions are: President, 2 years; Vice President, 1 year; Secretary, 1 year; Treasurer, 2 years and three trustees for 1 year each. Please contact the Nominating Committee members, Lorraine Courson (716-595-3313) or Kathy Hopkins (716-581-5658) if you are interested in running for a board position.
Our Constitution and Bylaws were amended and reprinted on July 19, 2016. To request an updated copy, please contact a Board Member.
First Sunday of the Month: After the service, please stay for the Hospitality Hour and join us for coffee and refreshments. This is a great time to talk to old friends of like mind and meet new ones.
Third Sunday of the Month: Board Meetings are held following the service. All paid-up members of the church are encouraged to attend and participate in church activities. We need your input and help to continue to promote the ministry and activities of our church. Please call ahead to confirm that a board meeting is still being held and not rescheduled.
Wednesday Evening Community Service: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. until June 14th. Every Wednesday evening in the Healing Temple, a service is held from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., sponsored by the Lily Dale Spiritualist Church, Church of the Living Spirit, Fellowships of the Spirit and the City of Light Spiritualist Church. Wednesday evening June 21, there will be a Summer Solstice Ceremony at Inspiration Stump at 7:00 p.m.
Cassadaga Food Pantry -- Helping Those in Need. We have placed a food collection box in the church for donations to the local food pantry. The Pantry needs non-perishable food items for its shelves., as well as personal care items such as toothpaste, tooth brushes, soap, etc. We are always mindful that others depend upon the donations for assistance with providing food for themselves and their families. If you wish to make monetary donations, please send them to Cassadaga Food Pantry, P.O. Box 212, Cassadaga, New York 14718, or call Roger Higgs at 595-8718.
Sunshine Committee. Lorraine Courson (716-595-3313) is our Sunshine Person. Call Lorraine if someone has celebrated a special event, such as a marriage, a birth in the family, educational attainment, a move, retirement, etc., or is ill, has suffered a loss of family, friends, or pets. Lorraine will send them a card or flowers to let them know they are in our thoughts.
Amazon Smile Program: Please go to: Smile.amazon.com and select 'Lily Dale Spiritualist Church.' For every $1,000 of merchandise ordered, a donation will be made to our church. Go to: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/91-1901907659.
Cash For Cans: Another fund-raising activity for the church is returning your cans and bottles to "Cash For Cans" on Route 60 in Fredonia. The church will receive a check for the returns you make on our behalf.