A Daily Study in the Scriptures with Pastor Ray Viola

Weekdays at 6:30 PM on WZXV - The Word

Filthy Rags or God’s Righteousness?

Man is by nature filled with pride and self righteousness. When you talk to the average person about going to heaven, the usual response is, “I am sure that I am going to heaven because I have never murdered anyone or…..” You know the rest of the story. But God sees...

Jesus, Healer Of The Oppressed

The Biblical meaning of oppression is “to exercise power over; to tire down with toil; exhaust with labor; afflict”, according to Vine’s Expository Dictionary. When Israel was in Egypt and being cruelly treated, Scripture declares that God saw their oppression and...

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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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Lessons from the Old Testament

The Spirit of Hamaan

In the Book of Esther, we are introduced to a man by the name of Hamaan. He is a man who embodies everything that a follower of Jesus Christ is not to be. Hamaan has hatred and prejudice in his heart towards a Jew named Mordecai because he refused to bow down to him...

Wrestling with God

In Genesis 32, we find Jacob in a very intense situation. After 20 years of being separated from his brother Esau, a reunion is now imminent. Jacob, the supplanter, had stripped his older brother Esau of his birthright and blessing from their father Isaac. He 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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