Church hosts day of celebration ahead of Christmas

first_imgJOHNSON CITY (WBNG) – Two Rivers Church was in the full swing of holiday celebrations on Sunday as hundreds gathered to worship and enjoy the countdown to Christmas. Two Rivers Church will have a Christmas Eve service at 5 p.m. for those wishing to attend. The church says all are welcome. “Just really fun to sing with everybody and just worship. It was just a celebration there today and it was a really good time,” Snider said. “It’s really not about the gift of presents, so much as the gift of presence [of Christ].” Amidst all of the holiday mayhem, Snider was thankful for being able to enjoy a day of celebration with his community. A similar celebratory event was also held at the church’s other locations in Corning, Cortland and Ithaca. “We just love celebrating with our community,” Snider said. “It’s just an honor and a pleasure to host everyone here today.” Binghamton community pastor John Snider told 12 News between 500 and 600 people came to the church, taking part in a hot cocoa bar, cookie decorating, pictures with Santa Claus, hay rides, and worship.last_img read more


One Killed, Three Injured In Greensburg Crash

first_imgImage: Indiana State PoliceOne person was killed and three others were injured in a two vehicle crash in Greensburg Thursday morning.Decatur County Dispatch received an emergency call at 10:26 a.m. reporting a collision on the S.R. 3 Bypass at Carver St.A 2005 Chevrolet Suburban driven by Margaret Folkman, 55, of Batesville was northbound on S.R. 3 approaching Carver St.Linda Phillips, 57, of Rushville , was driving a 2005 Pontiac Vibe southbound on S.R. 3 approaching Carver St.“Both vehicles had the green light however Phillips failed to yield and turned left onto Carver St. into the path of the Suburban,” reported Indiana State Police Public Information Officer Noel Houze.“The Suburban struck the Vibe in the passenger side,” he added.Phillips husband, 65-year-old Stephen Phillips was pronounced dead at the scene from multiple injuries. Linda Phillips was airlifted to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis with severe chest injuries.Folkman and her passenger, 77-year-old Carol Firisch of Greensburg, were taken to Decatur County Hospital for pain their lower extremities.last_img read more