Current & Upcoming Events

Artisan Cider Days 2018

Saturday, September 22nd

Artisan’s best tradition! Old fashioned cider press, deep fried turkeys, and apple desserts galore! Fun for all ages. You should invite friends, family, and neighbors.

Come for either or both parts:

11:00am - or anytime on your own: Apple picking. Meet at Whittier Fruit Farm (219 Whittier Rd. Rochester NY 14624) for some apple picking with friends. Look for the Cuttings, who will be welcoming Artisan folks at the orchard. Here’s a photo.
1:00pm - The main event! Cider pressing, food & fun at the Artisan Church Building (map).

Bring: apples (from the orchard, market, or grocery store); a dessert, side, or drink to share; and a clean, empty container if you plan to bring cider home!

Sign up for a slot to help today. 

Ex-offender Mentorship Program Training

September 24th and 25th, 5:00pm to 9:00pm

As part of our ongoing work to help us become more educated and active in fighting the injustice of mass incarceration, the Artisan Social Justice Team is offering us the opportunity to to mentor (visit) inmates at the Monroe County Jail through the Judicial Process Commission. This program is designed with friendship building in mind and there is no need for experience to sign up.

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Sojourner Home Volunteer Training

Wednesday, September 26th, 6:30pm - 8pm

Old and New Volunteers and Shoppers Needed!
Training for new volunteers will be Wednesday September 26th 6:30-8 at Artisan Church

Come and cook with us and the Sojourner Home residents every other Wednesday night. Fall dinner sessions will start October 3rd and continue every other week after until mid December. Sign up coming soon!

See .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more info.

Artisan Choir

Saturday, September 29th, 10am - 12pm

Love to sing? Miss your choir days? Join us for a community sing at Artisan on Saturday September 29 at 10am - 12pm at Artisan. No experience necessary. All ages welcome. Bring a water bottle and a friend!

Newcomers’ Reception

Sunday, September 30th, 10:30am and 12:30pm

Are you new to the Artisan community and interested in hearing more about our vision, values, and history? Join us for a 20-minute reception on September 30th following worship (10:30 – 10:50 or 12:30 – 12:50). We’ll serve some light refreshments, offer a presentation about Artisan’s values and history, and take some time to answer any questions you might have. No RSVP required!

Prison Dialogue

October 27th (registration deadline September 15th)

A dialogue on community well being with men at Auburn Correctional Facility in Auburn, NY, facilitated by Arun Gandhi and Kit Miller. 20 spots available on a first come, first served basis. To register email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Prison clearance paperwork must be completed 6 weeks in advance (by September 15th.)

Greenhouses: Small Groups for Fall 2018

starting the week of September 9th

Artisan’s small groups, called Greenhouses, are a place where Artisans can grow together toward authentic faith, practicing Artisan’s values in a smaller context. Greenhouses are for people who are looking to deepen their connection with God and each other.
Each week, groups will delve into Deep waters together through scripture, prayer, and service.

Groups will meet weekly through the week of November 11th.

For more information see our Greenhouses page or contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

2nd Friday Game Night

2nd Friday of each month; 7:00 pm

Pull out your board games, your dice, and your cards and bring them down to Artisan. Make some new friends while you learn a new game. 7pm ‘till we’re done, BYO snacks to share.