The Session of Shelter Island Presbyterian Church recently voted to put up (see above) these ‘Let’s Be Neighbors’ banners on the front lawn of the church building as a tangible sign of welcome in these divisive and difficult times.
‘We hope they will be a reminder to all of us that we are called to be neighbors to one another,’ said Reverend Stephen Fearing.
COURTESY PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin wrote to the Reporter about the events in Charlottesville last weekend.
From Congressman Zeldin
To the Editor:
Anyone associating themselves with the KKK and Nazism is associating themselves with hatred, bigotry, racism, intolerance and a tremendously inhumane past filled with horrible evil.
This is one of the extremes that exist in our society that has a long history of trying to tear us apart. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Last year’s race, with ducks racing (well, almost) on the surface of Chase Creek, being cheered on toward the finish line.
Have fun with a bit of healthy competition in support of the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce at the Sixth Annual Duck Race, Sunday, August 20 at Volunteer Park on Bridge Street. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Reverend Stephen M. Fearing
This Sunday, Union Chapel welcomes guest preacher Reverend Stephen Fearing, pastor of Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. His sermon is titled, “Saying No to Scripture.” (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A 2015 Shakespeare performance on the lawn at Sylvester Manor.
SHAKESPEARE AT THE MANOR
Bringing dynamic arts programming to Shelter Island is a vital part of the mission at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm and since 2009, “Shakespeare at the Manor” has been a cornerstone in the Manor’s commitment to encourage deeper connections to culture and place. (more…)