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Blessing of the Animals October 4, 2020

New Life’s third service since reopening September 20 was an outdoor Blessing of the Animals service. Typically the most fun service of the year, the celebration of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi honors God’s creatures and creation. Click on the link below to see a gallery of photos from the event. God Bless…

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All Groups and March 15 Sunday Service Canceled Due to Coronavirus

Special Notice Covid-19

March 12, 2020 Beloved in Christ, These are difficult times, when many people are in danger of contracting the coronavirus COVID-19. There is already a case in Canton at Mercy Medical Center. For your safety, we have decided to cancel our Sunday service at 10 A.M. on March 15. This also precludes coffee hour and anything…

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Canton Repository: Bond New Rector at New Life Episcopal

See the article posted online about The Rev. Dr. Barbara Bond becoming New Life’s Priest-In-Charge. The Rev. Barbara Bond has been appointed as priest-in-charge of New Life Episcopal Church at 13118 Church Ave. NW, effective March 1. Bond retired in 2016 after 10 years as rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Canton. Following retirement,…

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Rev. Dr. Barbara Bond Named Priest-In-Charge at New Life

The Rev. Dr. Barbara Bond has been called as Priest-In-Charge of New Life Episcopal Church in Uniontown, Ohio effective March 1, 2020.  Bond retired in 2016 after 10 years as Rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Canton, Ohio. The energetic priest immediately took on a one-year post as Interim Rector at St. Andrew’s Episcopal…

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Uniontown Firefighters Judge 2020 Chili Cook-Off

Another delicious Chili Cook-Off is in the books! The January 26, 2020 Cook-Off followed the Annual Congregational Meeting. It featured special guest judges from the Uniontown Fire Department (see photos!). Scott Bridges won first place with his White Chicken Chili, and he shared his recipe with the firefighters as a thank you. Cook-Off Coordinators Joe…

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New Vestry for 2020

New Life formed its new 2020 vestry on January 26, 2020 following the Annual Meeting. At the Vestry Meeting prior to the Annual Meeting, the vestry appointed Jan Szwast to fill the remaining one-year term for Christine Domer. At the Annual Meeting, the congregation elected Laura Melert and Susan Brenan to three-year terms. After the…

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2020 Taizé Prayer Service Dates Set

Mark your calendars to meet God in the simple, quiet Taizé way. Song, prayer, reflection, meditation. The 2020 dates are March 22, May 17, July 19, September 20, October 18 and November 15. The services are held from 7:00-7:45 P.M. in the serene, candle-lit New Life sanctuary. The unique Taizé style of music is led…

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Taizé Services to be held Sundays October 20 and November 17 at 7 PM

Lighting a candle for prayer requests.

Our Taizé services have proved very popular with both regular and non-regular churchgoers alike.  The ambiance – a combination of prayer, song and silence – appeals to all the senses. The informal service takes place in our candlelit Church. It is quiet and reflective, with a period of silence for your own private prayer and…

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Future Therapy Dogs Receive Blessing

New Life Episcopal Church in Uniontown received two giant, fluffy surprises on Sunday, October 6, 2019, when a couple of  enormous ten-month-old sheepdog mixes showed up for the annual Blessing of the Animals service. The service was officiated by Rev. Barbara Bond, who did not seem at all alarmed at the pony-sized visitors, even though…

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2019 Blessing of the Animals Photo Gallery

The Annual Blessing of the Animals service on Sunday, October 6 did not disappoint! Rev. Barbara blessed two cats (Dusty Miller Bridges and Thecia Van Cleve); a pack of dogs including Rosie, Maggie, Chewy, Breccan, Harley, and Charlie; and numerous pets-by-phone. We were blessed by several visitors who brought their pets for a blessing, including three…

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