Wayside Presbyterian Church
Wayside Presbyterian Church
A safe, inclusive place for all people to worship.
Welcome Pastoral Candidates
Please review our Wayside Mission Study.
Wayside Mission Study
Welcome to Wayside
Wayside Presbyterian Church has been a home for Christian worship for over 85 years. We are located along the shores of Lake Erie at 5017 Lakeshore Road in Hamburg, NY. Temporary Pastor Rev. Dr. Carol Evans LeBlanc and Pastoral Assistant Rev. Rami Al Maqdasi are great shepards and inspiration to the congregation.
Sunday Worship and Sunday School begin at 9:30AM
Worship Bulletin
Worship & Christian Education
Our mission is to reach out and bring people to meet, know, and follow Jesus.
Wayside Presbyterian Church was founded in 1928 as the Wayside Chapel. In 1938, the small church became affiliated with the Presbyterian Church.          
Wayside Activities
icon-1Mission & Outreach
Wayside most recently has reached out to the community in refugee settlement support, food pantry support and volunteering with donations and dinner kitchen  support at Friends of the Night.
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Wayside has a very special worship and music program. Musicians are welcome to join the band, choir and the bell choir. Throughout the year special music programs are promoted for the arts.
The Wayside congregation has been conducting fundraisers to benefit charitable groups and others over the years.
icon-1Hosting of Wellness Groups
The Wayside buildings and grounds are ideal for meetings and functions. Many local groups make use of the facilities to support wellness and improved quality of life activities.
Wayside News
icon-calendar Congratulations to Pastor Rami on membership into the WNY Presbytery
Blessing of Pastor Rami Al Maqdasi on membership into Presbytery USA
The Presbytery of Western New York held a Stated Meeting on Saturday September 24th at Hamburg Presbyterian Church. Pastor Rami was examined by the Committee on Ministry and the Moderator. He was subsequently received into membership as a Teaching Elder/Pastor and is now officially admitted into the Presbyterian Church USA. Pastor Rami is currently a Pastoral Assistant at Wayside and guest preacher around the area. Congratulations to Rami and his family. Thanks go out to Wayside and others that have supported him during this 18 month qualifying process.
icon-calendar Over 100 Attend Calendar Luncheon Fundraiser and Social Event
Calendar Luncheon Raises $750 for Wings Flight of Hope
The Women of Wayside held their annual Calendar Luncheon on Saturday September 17th. Over 100 women attended this annual event and over $750 was raised for Wings Flight of Hope. The luncheon features a table decorated for each month of the year. Thanks to Mark Panfil and Friends for entertainment and to the men who volunteered for kitchen duty.
icon-calendar Christian Ed. Kicks Off Fall Session
Installation of Sunday School Teachers 2016-2017
The Christian Education program opened with installation of Sunday School teachers on Sunday September 11th. Christian Ed. director Karen Klug and 10 teachers and helpers were blessed and charged with their duties. Approximately 20 children were enrolled. Sunday School is open to all children preschool through confirmation class. Children may join anytime during the school year.
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Service of Confirmation
Congratulations to Beau on his confirmation. Beau has grown up in Sunday School at Wayside. On Sunday September 11th Beau presented his statement of faith, renewed his vows, and was commissioned for full participation and governance in the church.  Pastor Rami Al Maqdasi presented Beau with his Certificate of Confirmation and Elders laid hands on Beau and he was welcomed by the congregation.
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Welcome New Members
On Sunday Spetember 4th the congregation celebrated the reception of new members; Mark, Kathleen and Bev. They were welcomed into membership by Pastor Carol, Elder Laura Glista and the congregation.
icon-calendar Celebrating Our Blessings
Confirmation, Baptism & New Members
We have many recent blessings to celebrate that include baptisms, confirmation and new members. It is very rewarding for the church to share the Good News and experience the joy of coming together in Christ.
Waysider Newsletter
Wayside Presbyterian Church
5017 Lakeshore Road, Hamburg, NY 14075
Tel: 716-627-2150
email: waysidechurch@hotmail.com
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