Please join us in praying for our upcoming weekends and these other weekends that are partnering with us in prayer.

Summer #112 Canandaigua UMC – Canandaigua NY (NOTE THIS WAS A RECENT CHANGE IN LOCATION)
Men’s July 27-30, 2017
Leader: Mike Guyer
Verse: Verse: 37  “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.  38  Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” Luke 6:37-38

Women’s August 24-27, 2017
Leader: Norma Jayne
Verse: “Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.” Psalm 55:22

Reunion: September 9 at Christ Community Church of the Nazarene at 3644 Warners Road, Syracuse, NY 13209.


Fall #113 St Paul’s UMC – Oneida, NY
Men’s October 12-15, 2017
Leader: Luther Aungst

Women’s November 9-12, 2017
Leader: Heather Hurd


Koinonia 64
October 7-9, 2017
Minoa UMC, 246-248 East Ave, Minoa, NY 13116
Leaders: Beth B.

Weekend Verse: It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Gal 5:1

Community Support is welcome and encouraged:
1. To sponsor candidates for the weekend.
2. To pray for the team, candidates, sponsors and family, community, and kitchen
3. Throughout the weekend on community and helping in the kitchen (we do have limited space for community to stay overnight at the church)
4. As “fireflies” who stay up in shifts during the night in case candidates need something overnight
5. To drive to showers on the 2nd day of the weekend
6. To come to Holy Hour (6pm) and the HOOT (7pm-ish) on the 2nd evening of the weekend
7. To bring/send agape for agape bags.

Please contact Betsy (Lay Director) koinonia@closerwalkuny.com with any questions or to volunteer to help!


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