A Daily Study in the Scriptures with Pastor Ray Viola

Weekdays at 6:30 PM on WZXV - The Word Listen

Our Holy Calling

All Christians are commanded to be holy. We are not given the option of being ‘selectively’ holy. By that I mean that we ‘reserve’ areas in our lives where we can engage in questionable activity or speech. There is no escaping this call unto holiness and purity for...

Reactions to Truth

Acts 2:37  Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do? Acts 7:54  When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their...


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Pastor Ray is the Senior Pastor at Koinonia Fellowship, 500 Main Street, East Rochester, NY 14445.

Our purpose at Koinonia is fellowship; that is what the Greek word “koinonia” means. We want to see people growing in their fellowship with the Lord and with His people. Our ministries and outreaches provide opportunities for personal involvement, whether it is in receiving ministry or using your gifts and talents to minister to others.

Join us for Sunday services at 8:15, 10:00 and 11:45 am, Sunday evening Bible study at 6:30 pm, and Wednesday night service at 7 pm. Childcare is available on Sunday morning and Wednesday evening, with activities for children of all ages.

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Christmas messages from Pastor Ray

Christ is Christmas

We just celebrated the first coming of Jesus at Christmas. Let’s not forget that Jesus is coming again. And may we never forget that man’s salvation was not man’s idea! From the beginning of human history, God alluded to the redemptive work of the Lamb of God....

Emmanuel, God With Us

Chances are that many of you here this morning and reading this devotional do not feel like God is with you. Beloved, may I kindly say this to you. Do not let your feelings (for whatever reason) defy the truth of Holy Scripture. This name of Jesus is slowly becoming...

Christmas Is A Message Of Adoption

How sad that in a ‘Christian’ nation, the heavenly purpose of Christ’s birth is often overshadowed by veiled references to God or ‘Seasons Greetings’. (What does that mean?) Jesus came to crush the head of Satan, the number one enemy of...

I Have Set My King in Zion

In our study this morning, we learn that the Father has set Jesus Christ as King upon His holy hill. He is a king who is to be cherished. A king who is to be adored. A king who is our Redeemer. But The Psalmist begins with a question, “Why do the nations rage?” Why is...

About Me

I am the Lead Pastor of Koinonia Fellowship, a husband, father and grandfather. I also serve on the worship team as one of the drummers.

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