A Daily Study in the Scriptures with Pastor Ray Viola

Weekdays at 6:30 PM on WZXV - The Word

Ritual or Resurrection?

Let me ask you a question. What motivates you to be in church today? Is there something different that has compelled you to come to service this morning but not last week or next week? Why would you believe that the Resurrection of Jesus Christ is important to...

Almighty God, not Mother Earth

The Bible clearly tells us that the heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament shows the work of His hands. The Bible begins with these words, "In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth." Thus, the ownership and maintenance of this universe...

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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 cure for bitterness

Oh, how human we are! Praising one day and grumbling and bitter the next. The children of Israel were gloriously delivered out of Egypt by the mighty hand of God. There was singing and dancing and celebration. They even made the most wonderful proclamation, Who is...

The message of Ecclesiastes

The book of Ecclesiastes is one of the Wisdom Books of the OT, along with Job, Psalms, Proverbs and the Song of Songs. The English Bible adopted the title of the book from that employed by the ancient Greek translation of the Old Testament, known as the Septuagint:...

Remembering God (Part 2)

Paul tells us that there are lessons that the church can learn from the history of the nation of Israel. One of those important lessons is seeing how quickly they forgot what God had done for them.  Psalm 106 records Israel's "spiritual amnesia", "they remembered not...

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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