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Potential COVID-19 Exposures at Local Churches List Includes Tucker Missionary Baptist Church

The Onondaga County Health Department has confirmed that individuals who attended gatherings at three local churches have tested positive for COVID-19. The potential exposure occurred at the following gatherings: Blessed Virgin Mary Church at Our Lady of Peace Church, 203 Halcomb St., Syracuse, NY 13219 Sunday, September 6, 10:00 am-11:00 am service Tucker Missionary Baptist More »

Greater Syracuse H.O.P.E. releases Syracuse COVID-19 Experience Survey Results

H.O.P.E and Survey Partners Identify Food and Rent Insecurities among Syracuse Residents More than 200 people participated in Greater Syracuse H.O.P.E.’s Syracuse COVID-19 Experience Survey which identified food and rent insecurity as primary concerns ailing residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey revealed that the COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated long-standing issues like housing, food, More »

Potential COVID-19 Exposure at Local Churches

The Onondaga County Health Department has confirmed that individuals who attended services at four local churches have tested positive for COVID-19. The potential exposures occurred at the following church services: First Ukrainian Pentecostal Church, 3875 Warners Road, Syracuse Sunday, August 2, 9:00 am service and 12:00 noon service The individual attending service was not wearing a mask More »

A Message from ACTS: ‘Help us Build our Beloved Community’

As an interfaith group of congregations, agencies and individuals committed to racial justice, ACTS has taken an intentional role in the community to confront the crises and underlying issues that hinder the realization of what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. called “The Beloved Community.”  We are committed to disrupting systemic racism and intentionally dismantling white supremacy, both More »

Governor Cuomo, Joined by Savannah Mayor Van R. Johnson, Announces New York State to Establish two Church Testing Sites in Savannah COVID-19 Hotspots

Sites in Temple of Glory Community Church and Kingdom Life Christian Fellowship to Provide up to 500 Tests Per Day Residents Can Schedule Tests by Appointment by Calling 833-693-6742 New York State Sending PPE Including Masks, Face Shields, Gloves, Gowns and Hand Sanitizer to Savannah The Announcement Followed a Meeting With New York’s COVID-19 Response More »

The Syracuse Clergy Coalition Announcing the “Campaign for Peace”

The Syracuse Clergy, a coalition of faith-based organizations and members of the faith community are deeply concerned about the violence that persists within the City of Syracuse. We are equally concerned about the pain and suffering of families who have lost loved ones to gun violence. The loss of children and young adults are especially More »

Mayor Walsh Announces Formation of Columbus Circle Action Group

Building on Interfaith Works Dialogue Circles convened by Mayor, group to make recommendations for a comprehensive education and learning site at Columbus Circle Mayor will include voices of Native Americans, Italian Americans, Black and other communities of color, advocacy organizations, government and Dialogue Circles participants to serve “I made a commitment to seek understanding, common More »