Lifetree Café

by IELC on March 4, 2015

Thursdays 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Lifetree Café is an hour-long experience packed with interesting stories, fascinating people, and lively conversation that will feed your soul. The main entrée at Lifetree Café is food for thought. Come enjoy a comfortable, safe place. A place to meet old friends and make new ones. To share your thoughts about compelling topics and hear the thoughts of others. Come see what everyone’s talking about. For more details, go to:


January 11th – Make the Most of Your Life, A perspective that will change your life forever.

January 18th – Care for Caregivers, Meeting the unique needs of those who sacrifice for others.

January 25th – News from the Future, a futurist gives a sneak peek.

February 1st – Friends for Life – 10 buddies, 38 years, 1 weekend a year.

February 8th – Whistleblower – the true story of an FBI informant.

February 15th – In The News – based on current events.

February 22nd – Does God Have a Plan for You? One woman’s quest to save 300 babies.

March 1st – Finding the Family I Never Knew – a story of separation, adoption and reunion.



















Wellness On Wednesdays meets every Wednesday, and is for those 55 and older. Join us from 10 am to 12:30 pm for blood pressure checks, light exercises, speakers and lunch.

The program schedule for the next couple of weeks: 


Jan. 10 – ‘Fleece Blankets’ – Join us, as we once again tie fleece blankets to be donated to those in need of warmth and comfort.

Jan.17 – ‘Beautiful and Exotic Thailand’ – Judith DuPre, Retired Global History Teacher, returns to explain the history and culture of this amazing place.  Plus, we’ll get answers to questions like:  “What is the real meaning of a ‘white elephant’?”  “What was really going on between Anna and the King?”  “Why are the Thais always smiling?”

Jan 24 – ‘Lap Robes for Veterans Project’ – Learn how this non-profit organization donates lap robes to returning veterans from Honor Flights, veterans in hospice and Gold Star Mothers.

Jan. 31 – ‘Lucille Ball’ – Dressed as Lucille, Linda Parmalee is sure to bring back those fun memories of Lucy so many of us have!  She’ll show and explain the many facets of her life and we’ll get to see some of the featured items and settings shown at the Lucy and Desi Museum in Jamestown, NY.

Feb. 7 – ‘Stalking the Wild Life of Canada’ – Kath Gottschalk’s presentations are always so enjoyable and this one is sure to delight listeners.  She promises to explain this wild adventure and backs it up with the assurance that “nothing normal” is the way to describe it!!  COMMUNION SERVICE UPSTAIRS AT 12:15.   ALL ARE WELCOME!

Feb. 14 – ‘The Story of Valentine’s Day’ – Jack Kowiak is back once again with yet another awesome presentation. Learn how this romantic holiday came to be, how it developed and ultimately changed through the generations.

Feb. 21 – ‘The Music of Bob Lyna’ – A true accomplished musician, Bob plays guitar, ukulele and harmonica.  Adding in his singing voice, this program promises to be a winner!

Feb. 28 – ‘The Lost Wineries of the Genesee Country’ – Jane Oaks will tell us about the early wineries that no one seems to know about.  Come and hear about some of these fascinating businesses.

March 7 – ‘Frederick Douglass’ – The city of Rochester has named 2018 as “The Year of Douglass” to mark the 200th anniversary of his birth.  Christine Ridarsky, City Historian for Rochester, will discuss Douglass’ life in Rochester and the statue that honors him in Highland Park. We’ll also view a very interesting film.  COMMUNION SERVICE UPSTAIRS AT 12:15.   ALL ARE WELCOME!

March 14 – ‘Ireland:  Island of Tremendous Beauty, Conflict and Resolve’ – Immanuel member, Bruce Kulp, will discuss his recent trip to Ireland along with his observation about the strife and resilience that shaped Ireland’s history and its future.

March 21 – ‘Skyscrapers’ – In this program, Donald Hall will trace the history and recent boom of very tall buildings. Hear some interesting facts about distinctive skyscrapers!

March 28 – ‘Musical Fun with the Fiddle’ – The duo of Kathy and Denny Brunner return to WOW to share their amazing musical abilities once again. They are sure to delight us with their melodies and toe-tapping rhythms.