Eight Days of Hope | Interview with Steve Tybor

by Amy Tartick Eight Days of Hope exists to demonstrate the love and hope of Jesus Christ by serving those affected by natural disasters. Through our disaster relief, furniture distribution, feeding and shower trailer ministries, we strive to be the hands and feet of Jesus during adversity. Eight Days of Hope began in the wake […]

Church Planting Initiative Roundtable Interview

by Amy Tartick From calling to planning to launch, and then onto building sustainability, Church planting presents unique challenges for pastors who desire to see new expressions of the Body of Christ planted and growing in Western New York. Many church plants begin and end in a very short period of time due to a […]

On Mission Magazine New Edition!

We are excited to have the new edition of On Mission magazine available online for you to preview this weekend. Please visit our Resources page to read insightful interviews and stories of life transformation! Print copies of the magazine will be available, Sunday October 14, at all Chapel Campuses. You are warmly invited to join […]

Pentecost Together | Church of WNY

An interview with Al Warner and Craig Pridgen by Amy Tartick  On June 9, 2017, the Church of Western New York gathered at the KeyBank Center in downtown Buffalo, NY to celebrate Pentecost Together. That night, thousands of believers, united as the Body of Christ in our region, came together to worship the One True […]

Holistic Care for Ebola Orphans

In 2014, our world was rocked by the sudden and violent threat of Ebola. Sierra Leone’s underdeveloped health system collapsed under the weight of the rapidly-spreading Ebola virus. Ebola treatment centers in West Africa had only 25% of the isolation beds they needed. There were just two doctors for every 100,000 people in Sierra Leone. […]

Church Planting Initiative | Church of WNY

Roundtable interview with Chad Rieselman, Dan Trippie, Christopher Baldwin, and Ryan Kozey by Amy Tartick Have you ever wondered how many churches actually meet for worship services on a Sunday morning in Buffalo, the surrounding suburbs, even in the whole region of Western New York? Do we really need more locations and opportunities for people […]

Antioch Networks | Leadership Development | People Mobilization

An update from Saturation Church Planting Saturation Church Planting (SCP) exists to see every man, woman and child presented with the repeated opportunity to come to faith in Christ. Our strategy to do this is threefold: Antioch Networks, Leadership Development, and People Mobilization. Our global involvement extends from the Western Hemisphere where we work with […]

Margin & Intentionality

A blog by John Camardo What is margin? That is a question I was recently asked. I use this word so often that up until recently I didn’t recognize that it might not be commonly understood in the context of leadership. Is it possible I am guilty of using a corporate buzzword? I hope not…but […]

Kingdom Come Moments in History

Kingdom Come began quietly and seemingly without fanfare at the beginning of 2007. The path forward included launching The Chapel at Elmwood (now Renovation Church), evaluating and prioritizing current opportunities, and the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan. Through the leading of the Holy Spirit and prayerful consideration, strategic methodology was set into place […]

Imagine Community Gardens

by Rich Tedeschi This year Imagine Community Gardens is joyfully celebrating our fourth year of operations. In this time, we have had wonderful opportunities to feed many resident families, build friendly relationships with different church leaders, volunteers and resident gardeners, and to help lead the transformation in the neighborhoods in which we invest. We’ve partnered […]