Welcome to the Presbyterian Church in Geneva 

Worship Schedule:

Sunday, May 31, 2015 – Trinity Sunday

  • 8:15 am – Chapel Service
  • 9:00 am –  Sunday School
  • 9:15 am – Adult Education
  • 10:30 am – Sanctuary Service
    • Special Music: Adult Choir, “O Holy Blessed Trinity”
  • Hymns:
    • “Holy, Holy, Holy”  (GG #1)
    • “Mothering God, You Gave Me Birth”  (GG #7) (10:30 am only)
    • “Holy God, We Praise Your Name” (GG #4)
    • GG – Glory to God Hymnal
  • Minister: Rev. Dr. Deborah Lind-Schmitz

Upcoming Events:

Click here to view Church Events by month.

Choir Practice @ Choir Room
May 28 @ 7:00 pm
SERRV Shop open
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

The SERRV Shop is open Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year.  On Saturdays, the SERRV Shop is open from 10:00am to 12:30 pm during the months of February through October and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm during November and December.  On Sundays the SERRV Shop is open after regularly scheduled worship year round.  The SERRV shop is closed during the month of January.

Please call the church office at (315) 789-1343 for an appointment to visit the SERRV Shop during the week.

Faith in the News @ Fellowship Hall
May 31 all-day

Stop at the round table in the Fellowship Hall that Adult Education has provided with the newspapers. Join or start a discussion about something in the news while you enjoy your Sunday morning coffee and treat.

Worship Service @ Chapel
May 31 @ 8:15 am
Sunday School @ Christian Eductation Wing Upstairs
May 31 @ 9:00 am
Choir Practice/Warm-up @ Chior Room & Sanctuary
May 31 @ 9:30 am

The 9:30 am rehearsal most Sundays is an optional rehearsal in place for those who were unable to come on Thursday night.   Warm-up time most Sundays is at 10:00 am. Anyone who wishes to participate in Adult Ed can leave just a bit early to come to our 10:00 warm-up.

Worship Service @ Sanctuary
May 31 @ 10:30 am
Interpretation & Stewardship (I & S)
Jun 1 @ 7:30 pm
Adult Ed Committee
Jun 2 @ 5:30 pm


Judith McKinney**
Michele Ross*
Diana Capron – staff
Bill Fox*
Mat DeMoras
Lauren Lamb
Beth Carle
Richard Cox

** Committee Chairperson
* Session Member

Property Committee @ South Parlor
Jun 2 @ 7:00 pm


Hugh Price**
Bill Fox*
Jim Capron
Ray Chapin (alt)
Jim Oswald
Mike Karlsen
Dick Morse
Jeff Newcomb
Mark Springmeier, ex-officio

** Committee Chairperson
* Session Member

Click here to view the full calendar.

REFLECTIONS AND A special coffee hour, Sunday, June 14 

REFLECTIONS AND A special coffee hour, Sunday, June 14

Take time … give thanks … consider your personal inventory

On Sunday, June 14, through worship and a presentation during a special coffee hour, we as a congregation will contemplate and discuss the ways to look at and frame our individual and relational legacies. What’s important? What needs to be done in our lifetimes? How do we want to be remembered?

This topic of taking stock of one’s life is seemingly everywhere in this season of commencement speeches, newspaper editorials, new books (e.g. author David Brooks’ “The Road to Character”), and summer days that unfold with time to relax and reflect.

Please plan on attending worship for inspiration on gratitude and God’s gifts to each of us, and then continue the theme during a coffee hour conversation with attorney Murray Heaton, who will present ideas and help us discuss the benefits and satisfaction gained by taking stock of our lives. This special coffee hour will take place in Fellowship Hall immediately following 9:30 worship (first summer service).

All are invited, including friends of the congregation. Throughout the morning, Pastor Deb and Murray Heaton will engage us with valuable perspectives and information on topics from thankfulness, peace and reconciliation to personal values and estate and charitable planning. Come and enjoy the good fellowship, information and topics for reflection.

–The Foundation Committee


Summer Preaching Schedule 

Sunday Scriptures Sermon
June 7 Sunday School Sunday
June 14 Praying the Psalms:
Psalm 103 “All God’s Benefits”


A Summer of Psalms and Wisdom 


This summer let’s do something different, something out of box. How about a sing-along outside or a “flash mob” song? That’s just another way of saying, “Everyone meet at the fountain and start singing a favorite song.” Please check your emails, texts and newsletters for time, date and place.


Chris Wertman – This is your life

On Sunday, May 3, 2015 a tribute to Chis Wertman was held after the 10:30 am Worship Service.  The following is the text that Pastor Deb used to celebrate Chris’s 26 years of music ministry.


Summer Worship Schedule

On Sunday, June 14th, The Presbyterian Church in Geneva will begin its summer worship schedule.  There will be one worship service each Sunday at 9:30 am in the sanctuary.  The summer worship schedule will continue thru September 6th and the 8:15 and 10:30 am services will resume again on September 13th.

We look forward to seeing you this summer!!!

Let’s Talk

 Meets once a month on
Thursdays during the summer
from 6-8 pm in various locations

Save the dates!!

Plan ahead for a summer of excitement as we again consider topics of interest in our Let’s Talk venue.

June 25:   Renewable Energy Resources: Willow Trees and…

Larry Smart will discuss renewable resources and our responsibility in serving as stewards of our environment. This program will be open to the Geneva community and will be in the Fellowship Hall. (more…)

Once a Deacon…

“Once a Deacon, Always a Deacon…”

This is a phrase Deacons say often; I’ve heard it from my grandmother, who was part of the group years ago, and from current members at our monthly meetings. As a teacher, I have said something similar many times – to current and past students – “once a teacher, always a teacher” – in this case meaning that I am always available and happy to help, to tutor, to guide… (more…)

Presbyterian Women

Upcoming Events:

Sat. May 2 – Spring Gathering of Presbyterian Women – 9am-2:30p
1st Presbyterian Church of Ulysses, Trumansburg, NY

Sun. May 17 = PW meeting 11:45am – Conference Room (more…)