Church/Spiritual 04.18.19

Pesach Skits will be at Beth Tephilah

Beth Tephilah Synagogue located at 82 River Street in Troy will be having Pesach skits along with the Seders at 7:30pm on both Friday and Saturday nights, April 19th and 20th. Handmade round Matzah, Chicken, kugel, Chicken Soup, gefilte fish and other traditional foods will be served along with vegetarian entrees.  Admission is free, but donations will be accepted either before or after Passover.

Please contact Leible Morrison 518 894-3490 for more info before 7pm Friday and call if you need anything for Passover; we can help!

 

 

Get ready for some Good News…

The Good News of Easter that is! Come celebrate the Easter holiday at the church by the lake – Snyder’s Lake Community Church. With three different services there’s something convenient for everyone. So, stop down and join us for the celebration!

Good Friday – Friday, April 19th, at 6:30 pm at Snyder’s Lake Community Church

Sunrise Service – Sunday, April 21st, at 6:30 am at the North Greenbush Town Beach Pavilion

Easter Service – Sunday, April 21st, at 10 am at Snyder’s Lake Community Church

Snyder’s Lake Community Church is located at 24 Camp Scully Way, Wynantskill.

 

Join Us- St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church Easter Celebration

St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 751 County Route 7, directly off Route 150 in East Schodack, NY, invites you to join us for Easter Sunday services, April 21 when we celebrate Jesus’ resurrection with an 11 am Communion service.

St. Stephen’s welcomes community members to visit us on Sundays for our regular 11 am services.  Please call our church office at 518-477-6950 for directions and additional information.

 

Church of The Redeemer

We invite you to join us for GOOD FRIDAY service at Church of the Redeemer at 6:00 on April 19.

EASTER SUNDAY will be celebrated with one service at 9:00 followed by coffee hour in the Hearth Room with special Easter activities for the children.

There will be CRAFTING on Wednesday at 10:00. We invite you to learn, teach, enjoy crochet, knitting, etc. We have yarn available for those who want to try something new.

BIBLE STUDY resumes in the Hearth Room on Wednesday at 6:00 with pizza at 5:30.

The Church of the Redeemer is located on CDTA bus route #214 at the corner of Third and Catherine Streets. There is handicapped parking and a ramp in front, and a parking lot in the rear. Our email is RedeemerRensselaer@gmail. com. Our website is www.RedeemerRensselaer. com. The Church phone number is 518-650-8181.

 

Center Brunswick UM Church announces Lenten and Holy Week Schedule

Thursday, April 18, 7:00 pm Maundy Thursday Communion Service

Friday, April 19, 1-3 pm the Sanctuary will be open for prayer and meditation

Sunday, April 21 Easter – 6:00 am, Sunrise Service on the parsonage lawn, located to the left at the end of the parking lot, followed by Continental Breakfast for all in the parsonage. Easter Celebration at 9:30 am with Bell and Vocal choirs followed by an Easter Egg Hunt on the Church Lawn at 11:00 am.

 

Our Parishes Welcome You to Join Us for Holy Week and Easter Services 2019

Sacred Heart Church, 310 Spring Avenue, Troy, NY;
St. Michael the Archangel, 175 Williams Road, Troy NY;
St. Jude the Apostle Church, 43 Brookside Avenue, Wynantskill, NY.

HOLY THURSDAY, 4/18/19
Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper
5:30 pm at Sacred Heart followed by a cover dish supper…Adoration until 10:30 pm, ending with Night Prayer
7pm at St. Jude the Apostle…Adoration until Midnight, ending with Night Prayer
5:30 pm at St. Michael the Archangel, followed by a covered dish supper…adoration until 10 pm

GOOD FRIDAY, 4/19/19
Morning Prayer…at St. Jude the Apostle at 9 am
Morning Prayer…at St. Michael the Archangel at 9:30 am
Stations of the Cross
3 pm at Sacred Heart
3 pm at St. Jude the Apostle
2 pm at St. Michael the Archangel

Passion of Our Lord
5:30 pm at Sacred Heart
7 pm at St. Jude the Apostle
5:30 pm at St. Michael the Archangel

HOLY SATURDAY, EASTER VIGIL, 4/20/19
Morning Prayer…at St. Jude the Apostle at 9 am
Morning Prayer…at St. Michael the Archangel at 9:30 am
Easter Vigil Service (Mass)
8:15 pm at Sacred Heart
8 pm at St. Jude the Apostle
8 pm at St. Michael the Archangel

EASTER SUNDAY, 4/21/19
Easter Morning Masses: 8am, 9:30 and 11:15 am at Sacred Heart….
9 & 11:30 at St. Jude the Apostle…7:30 am and 10:15 am at St. Michael the Archangel.

 

Invitation to Franklin Graham DECISION AMERICA

Franklin Graham DECISION AMERICA will be at 7:30 pm on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Eastern States Expo, Springfield, MA.   Bring your family and friends to an exciting evening featuring prayer, live music, fireworks, and a message of hope from Franklin Graham.  Admission is FREE.  A bus sponsored by the West Stephentown Baptist Church is being provided for $20.00 per person. Please contact Dave Cobden at 518-674-2641 or email: tabortonmt@nullgmail.com

Find out more at DecisionNortheast.com.

 

Join Us During Lent at Nassau Grace UM Church

This Lenten season we reflect on our call to faith, hope and love as we work to turn these into realities. Through prayer and meditation, we seek and practice forgiveness and grace throughout the Lenten season. Join us as we will gather each Sunday at 10 am in our traditional 19th century New England sanctuary as follows:

April 21st Earth Day Easter: For the Healing of Creation.

Children are invited to take part in our Sunday School starting midway through the service. The church is located at 42 Church Street (Route 20), in Nassau Village. We practice a progressive-inclusive theology with the focus of “First do no harm. Do good. Love God and neighbor as yourself.”

For information, call Pastor Dion Marquit, MDiv., MEd. Phone: 518-915-3393 and check out our Facebook page: Grace United Methodist Church, Nassau, NY.

 

Hope United Methodist Church Takes You on a Journey to Easter

A Seder meal will be held at 5:30 on Holy Thursday. Reservations are required (518) 279-1403.
On Good Friday from 12:00 -3:00 the worship center will be open for quiet reflection.
Greet Easter morning at 5:30 a.m. with Pastor Dave Martin as he grills fish and interprets the Easter story.
At 10:30 raise your voice in praise and song as we greet the risen Lord.

Hope UMC’s Worship Center is located at the corner of 566 Brunswick Road, Troy, at the corner of Garfield Road and Route 2 in Eagle Mills (Town of Brunswick).

 

Blooming Grove Reformed Church Holy Week Services

Blooming Grove Reformed Church Minister, Reverend Paige A. Convis, leads Holy Week Services

Friday, 19 April at 7:00 pm: Good Friday Service.
Sunday, 21 April: Easter Sunday Worship Services:
7:00 am: Sunrise Service at Blooming Grove Cemetery on Route 4.
9:00 am: Easter Worship Service.

All people are welcome at our worship services, which begin at 9:00 am.

Sunday School for children ages 3-18 begins at 9:15 am. Note: there will NOT be Sunday School on Easter Sunday.

The church is located at 706 Bloomingrove Drive in Defreestville, NY, off Route 4, across from the CDTA Park and Ride parking Lot (use Bus #224). Parking is available next to the church. The church website is https://www.bloominggroverca.church.

 

First United Methodist Church April Events

1 Gilligan Road, East Greenbush, NY 12061

Phone: 518-477-9693     Email: office@nullfumceg.org   Website: www.fumceg.org

EVERY SUNDAY – Worship services at 8:30 AM in the multi-purpose room; at 9:30 AM in the sanctuary; and at 1:00 PM at Hawthorne Ridge Independent Living, 30 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY.

Also, on the FIRST Sunday of each month, there is a worship service at 2:30 PM at Riverside Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, 90 North Main St., Castleton, NY 12033.

Tuesday, April 23 – Worship Service at Rosewood Rehabilitation Center, 284 Troy Rd., Rensselaer, NY 12144, at 2:00 PM.

Friday, April 26 – “Friday Night Alive” (Youth-led Contemporary Worship) at 7:00 PM; followed by UMYF Game Night at 7:30 PM

 

First United Methodist Church

Holy Week Services
1 Gilligan Road, East Greenbush, NY 12061
Phone: 518-477-9693
Email: office@nullfumceg.org   Website: www.fumceg.org

Thursday, April 18, Maundy Thursday, 7:00, Holy Thursday Worship Service

Friday, April 19, Good Friday at a special service the Sanctuary Choir will present the cantata “Colors of Grace:  Lessons for Lent”

April 21 Easter
Sunrise Service at 6:30 am in the outdoor chapel (weather permitting)
No 8:30 am Early Service this morning.
9:30 am Morning Worship Service
11:00 am Morning Worship Service
1:00 pm Hawthorne Ridge Worship Service

April 28, 2nd Sunday of Easter, we resume our regular Sunday morning worship schedule.

 

St. Henry’s Lent/Easter Schedule

39 Old Rte 66, Averill Park, NY 12018
Phone(518) 674-3818

Holy Thursday
Pot Luck Supper at 6:00 P.M.
Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Thursday, April 18th, at 7:30 P.M.

Good Friday
Cross Walk at 9:00 A.M.
Stations of the Cross at 3:00 P.M.
Liturgy of the Passion and Death of Our Lord

Friday, April 19th, at 7:30 P.M.

Holy Saturday
Easter Vigil Service
Saturday, April 20th, at 7:30 P.M.

Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 21st,
8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 A.M.

 

Holy Week Services at Third Presbyterian Church

You are invited to join us at Third Presbyterian Church, as we celebrate and remember the events of Holy Week.

Maundy Thursday, April 18th, is a time to remember and reflect on the sacrifice that Jesus made for us. We will begin the evening with a light meal of soup and bread at 6:15 p.m. followed by worship with communion at 6:45. We will gather for worship on Good Friday, April 19th, at 6:30 p.m. to reflect on the crucifixion of Jesus and what it means for us. We will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus and the promise we have of new life in Him on Easter Sunday, April 21st, at 10:30 a.m. Childcare is offered for children under 5. Please call the church office at 518-283-2420 for more information.

We wish you and your family a blessed Easter season!

 

 

Lenten Adult Sunday School at Hope Lutheran

During the Sundays of the Lenten season, Hope Lutheran Church, will hold a Sunday School Lenten Program for Adults at 9 AM, prior to the 10 AM service. Bring your own bible or one will be provided. Join us as we learn more about God’s word to make our lives stronger and enable us to go into the community and help others as God wishes.

Hope Lutheran Church, 470 Winter Street Extension, North Greenbush, offers a spiritual home open to all with Sunday Communion service at 10 AM, followed by coffee hour. Childcare is available. Sunday School for children meets Sunday evenings. Bible Study group meets at noon every Wednesday and prayer group gathers at 1:45 PM second and fourth Wednesdays, with additional meditation and wellness programs offered.

For more information:
Church Office: 518-283-1372
Web site: www.hopelc.org
Email: office@nullhopelc.org:
FaceBook: www.facebook.com/Hope Lutheran N Greenbush

 

Grace Fellowship Easter Services

Easter services at Grace Fellowship/Latham, 20 Delatour Rd., Watervliet; 8:30, 10 and 11:30am.

Grace Fellowship/Greenbush, 73 Troy Rd, East Greenbush; 9 and 11am.

 

Emmanuel Reformed Church Easter Schedule

Maundy Thursday Worship, 4/18, 7:00 pm

Good Friday Cross Walk, 4/19, 12:00 pm, begins at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Easter Egg Hunt, 4/20, 10:00 am

Sunrise Service, 4/21, 6:00 am, Horizon View Cemetery, Castleton

Resurrection Worship, 4/21, 9:30 am

All of the events occur at Emmanuel Reformed Church, 1150 Maple Hill Rd., Castleton, unless otherwise noted. Call 518-732-7766 for more information or go to  www.EncounterERC.com

 

Salem UMC Holy Week

Salem United Methodist Church, 349 Shaver Rd., West Sand Lake, just off Rt-150, South of Rt-43. Reverend Dr. Patricia A. Bush, officiating.

Seder Meal, Maundy Thursday, April 18, reservations are required. The Service begins at 6:00pm.  Good Friday, April 19, Prayer Vigil beginning at 8:00am in the Chapel concluding at 6:30pm. An Ecumenical Cross Walk will be held, leaving from St. Henry’s Church at 9:30am.   The walkers will end their journey at Salem UMC, where there will be a Good Friday Service beginning at 12:00 noon.

Easter Sunday, Sunrise Worship Service begins at 7:00am.  Breakfast will follow the Sunrise Service.  Worship of our Risen Savior will begin at 10:30am.  Join us as we celebrate the Risen Christ!

For reservations and more information, please call the church office at 518-674-3106.

 

Center Brunswick UM Church announces Lenten and Holy Week Schedule

Thursday, April 18, 7:00 pm Maundy Thursday Communion Service

Friday, April 19, 1-3 pm the Sanctuary will be open for prayer and meditation

Sunday, April 21 Easter – 6:00 am, Sunrise Service on the parsonage lawn, located to the left at the end of the parking lot, followed by Continental Breakfast for all in the parsonage. Easter Celebration at 9:30 am with Bell and Vocal choirs followed by an Easter Egg Hunt on the Church Lawn at 11:00 am.

 

Join Us During Lent at Nassau Grace UM Church

This Lenten season we reflect on our call to faith, hope and love as we work to turn these into realities. Through prayer and meditation, we seek and practice forgiveness and grace throughout the Lenten season. Join us as we will gather each Sunday at 10 am in our traditional 19th century New England sanctuary as follows:

Holy Week: April 18th. Maundy Thursday Covered Dish 6:30, service at 7 pm.

April 21st Earth Day Easter: For the Healing of Creation.

Children are invited to take part in our Sunday School starting midway through the service. The church is located at 42 Church Street (Route 20), in Nassau Village. We practice a progressive-inclusive theology with the focus of “First do no harm. Do good. Love God and neighbor as yourself.”

For information, call Pastor Dion Marquit, MDiv., MEd. Phone: 518-915-3393 and check out our Facebook page: Grace United Methodist Church, Nassau, NY.

 

Evangelical Lutheran Church Easter Services Schedule for 2019

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Poestenkill will hold the 2019 Easter services at the following times and places:

Maundy Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Faith Lutheran Church, 50 Leversee Road, Troy, at 7 pm

Good Friday, April 19, 2019 at Evangelical Lutheran Church, 772 Route 351, Poestenkill, at 7 pm

A Children’s “Easter is Coming” Celebration, Saturday, April 20, 2019, at Evangelical Lutheran Church, 772 Route 351, Poestenkill, beginning at 1 pm until 2:30 pm at the church. All children are welcome.

Easter Sunday Service, April 21, 2019, at both churches, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Poestenkill beginning at 9 am and Faith Lutheran Church, Troy, beginning at 11 am.

 

Trinity Church Lansingburgh Holy Week services

Trinity Church Lansingburgh, 585 Fourth Avenue, Troy (Lansingburgh,) invites all to attend Holy Week services:  Thursday, April 18 – Agape bread and soup meal at 6 PM followed by foot washing and Holy Eucharist Service at 6:45 PM; Friday, April 19 – Stations of the Cross at 6 PM; Sunday, April 21 – Easter Festival Service at 9:30 AM.

For more information, call 518-235-0223 or visit our website at http://www.trinitychurchlansingburgh.org/.

 

West Sand Lake Community Church Easter Services

West Sand Lake Community Church invites you to join us on Sunday, April 21, as we celebrate the resurrection of our Savior! Sunrise Service will be at 6:30 AM, followed by breakfast at 7:30 and Worship Service at 9:00. (Please note that there will be no service at 10:30.) Our Good Friday communion service will be held on April 19 at 7:00 PM. We are located at 4363 Route 150 (next door to Rite Aid). For more information about our church, visit wslcc.org.

 

Easter Services at Gilead Lutheran Church

Gilead will celebrate Easter starting with Good Friday service, April 19th, at 7:00 pm; and Easter service, April 21st, at 10:30 am. Gilead is located on 308 Brick Church Road (Intersection of Route 278 and Route 7) in Center Brunswick. We invite you to join us as we continue our missions inside and outside the community and within our congregation. We especially would love you to join us for The Passion and Easter, the resurrection of our Lord. www.gileadlutheran.org

 

Hope Lutheran Church Services

You are invited to share in the journey with Jesus from triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday to crucifixion on Good Friday and His glorious Resurrection on Easter.

To learn more about us, go to our website, click on Hope News in upper right corner to see our April newsletter. Hope Lutheran Church is located at 470 Winter Street Extension, North Greenbush, 1/3 mile from Rt. 4.

MAUNDY THURSDAY, April 18:
Worship Service 7:00 PM
First Century Meal 6:00 PM*
*Reservations needed. RSVP
to: dyermm48@nullgmail.com

GOOD FRIDAY, April 19:
Worship Service 7:00 PM

EASTER SUNDAY, April 21:
Worship Service 10:00 AM

Church Office: 518-283-1372
Web site: www.hopelc.org
Email: office@nullhopelc.org:
Face Book: www.facebook.com/Hope Lutheran N Greenbush

 

St. John’s Episcopal Church Easter Schedule & Egg Hunt

COHOES—St. John’s Episcopal Church, 405 Vliet Blvd., invites all to come and celebrate the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Our schedule of services:

Maundy Thursday, April 18, 7:00 p.m., Seder meal and stripping of the altar. Good Friday, April 19, 7:00 p.m., Veneration of the Cross, and communion from reserved sacrament. Easter Sunday, April 21, 9:30 a.m., the Great Easter Vigil with Service of Light and blessing of the new fire and Easter Candle.

On Saturday, April 20, children are invited to an Easter Egg Hunt at 11:00 a.m. on the church grounds followed by refreshments of hot dogs and beverages.

 

2019 Holy Week Events at Greenbush Reformed Church

688 COLUMBIA TPKE., EAST GREENBUSH, NY:  Maundy Thursday Potluck Dinner and Hand Washing Service, 4/18/19 (Dinner at 6:00 PM; Service at 7:00 PM); Easter Dawn Service, April 21, 2019, at 7:00 AM, Cemetery behind the church; Celebration of the Resurrection Service, April 21, 2019, at 10:10 AM.

 

Easter Schedule 2019 at St. Mary’s Church, Nassau

The following is St. Mary’s Church Easter Schedule 2019, located on Church Street in the Village of Nassau.

Holy Thursday
Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 PM
Fr. Robert Powhida

Good Friday
Friday, April 19, 2019
Friday, Stations of the Cross by the children of St. Mary’s at 3PM
The Passion of the Lord Jesus Christ at 7PM
(Not a Mass but Communion reserved from Holy Thursday will be distributed)
Deacon Robert S. Pasquarelli

Holy Saturday
Easter Vigil Mass
Saturday, April 20 at 7:00 PM
Fr. John Close

Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 21 at 10 AM.

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