Current & Upcoming Events

Volunteering with RAIHN

November 18th - 25th

Artisan is again partnering with New Hope Free Methodist to support their congregation as they host families with RAIHN (Rochester Area Interfaith Hospitality Network). New Hope’s next host week is November 18th through the 25th. Please consider signing up for a couple of shifts, if your schedule allows - guests appreciate the familiar faces, and volunteers also find it more meaningful to develop relationships through the week. Sign up to help here or contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with your availability and interests.

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Reign of Christ

Sunday, November 25th, 5pm

Inviting all who claim Christ as their king to come celebrate our allegiance and unity during this time of political division, pain, and violence. The service will include celebration of the Lord’s Supper (Communion, Eucharist, etc), renewal of baptismal vows, and opportunities to commit to actions being organized in response to the myriad injustices of our moment. Co-organized with the South Wedge Mission, Baber African Methodist Episcopal Church, and Community of the Savior. All liturgical elements will be enacted as inclusively as possible, seeking to incorporate, celebrate, and unite our diverse expressions of the One Body of Christ.

Location: South Wedge Mission, 125 Caroline St.

Toy Drive with NEAD

through Sunday, December 2nd

For the third year Artisan Church is participating in a toy drive with NEAD to give Christmas gifts to the 120 kids at the Freedom School. Bring toys for boys and girls in grades K-8 (ages 5-15), wrapped and labeled for age/gender, and place them in the big box in the lobby at Artisan between now and Sunday, December 2nd. If you don’t have time or materials to wrap gifts, just bring them in and we will wrap them for you.

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Tree Lighting & Neighborhood Mixer

Saturday, December 1st, 6-8pm

Old fashioned holiday fun! Outdoor fire pits with songs and tree lighting at 7pm. Indoors, we’ll have hot cocoa, cookies and candy canes. This is a purely social event for our neighborhood: no religious commitment required. So bring your friends and family, and meet your neighbors!

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Sojourner Home Supper Program

every other Wednesday, 4-6pm, through mid-December

Women, come cook a meal with the women and children in housing crisis at Sojourner Home in the 19th Ward in Rochester. The Supper Program is aimed at helping both volunteers and the women at Sojourner Home eat and live healthier. You can sign up for every other Wednesday, October 3rd through mid-December, or just one time, or consider grocery shopping. The commitment is up to you! Please see .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information on this amazing ministry or sign up sign up here. .

Second Sundays

Second Sunday of each month, 6pm - 8pm

Join us on the second Sunday of each month from 6–8pm for a gathering about how to pray and study the Bible. Open to all spiritually curious people, regardless of experience or faith commitment. We’ll begin at 6pm.

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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.