Church/Spiritual 05.30.19

Church of The Redeemer

On June 1, Sunday services will be 8:00 and 9:30 followed by coffee hour in the Hearth Room.

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 those who want to try something new.

BIBLE STUDY continues at 6:00 on Wednesday. Travel with us to the land of Abraham, Isaac, and others of the Old Testament as we learn from the teachings of historian and educator Ray Vander Laan. Come at 5:30 for pizza.

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 Our website is The Church phone number is 518-650-8181.


Got questions?

On Sunday, June 2nd, Snyder’s Lake Community Church is taking its church service on the road! It’s an open invitation to follow along as the Church will be on hand at Butler Park in Averill Park from 11am-1pm to answer people’s questions about the Christian faith. Lunch will also be provided.

Know someone who’s looking for answers, purpose and a deeper understanding of who God is? Well, this is an opportunity for folks to come out and get answers to their questions. Anyone who has a faith-related question is encouraged to send them in advance to:

So, stop down and take advantage of this invitation to fellowship, ask questions and enjoy a free picnic lunch.  Hope to see you there!


St. Jean Baptiste Day Celebration

La Fédération Franco-Américaine du NY, will celebrate the feast of St. John the Baptist with a Mass and reception on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at 2pm at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 119 Broad Street, Waterford, NY. The celebrant will be Father Jeffery L’Arche officiating the Mass in English and French with a choir singing French hymns.

Following the mass, La Fédération Franco-Américaine du NY welcomes Dr. Janet Shideler from Siena College to bring her project, “Je Me Souviens…I Remember”, to the reception, to be held in the parish hall.  Dr. Shideler project, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, seeks to digitally preserve the rich cultural heritage of upstate New York Franco-American communities.

Individuals can bring old family photos, toys, religious medals, newspapers clippings, needlework, sheet music, bobbins, spindles, military medals, anything that helps to tell your Franco-American story. The items will be scanned and entered into the database. Eventually, the items will be able to be viewed at the New York Heritage Digital Collection that is on-line.

The public is invited.


Healing Arts Retreat


The next HEALING ARTS RETREAT at Saint Paul’s Church, 1583 Carney Rd., Castleton/Schodack, will be JUNE 22, 2019, 9:00 to 1:00.

Sessions are being finalized and will include practical tips shared by qualified practitioners in the healing arts. Ease the transition into Summer! For more information, visit or call & leave message at 518/732-7754.


Join Us at Gilead

Please join us at Gilead Lutheran Church as we continue in our 277th year serving the community of Brunswick and surrounding communities with worship and outreach. 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 provide God’s message, in a traditional liturgical setting, each Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Our free community dinners will resume in September, but our food pantry is open each month, last Thursday of the month. Next pantry will be May 30th, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Story Dinners will also resume in the fall. We welcome you to know us in both settings and renew and refresh your heart and soul for the week. An outside elevator provides handicap access. Contact 518-279-9270 and check out our new web site (currently under construction):


Upcoming Events for Center Brunswick UM Church

We look forward to sharing God’s fellowship with our community.

Save the Dates:
June 2 Welcoming Reception for Pastor Joel Holcomb and his family
June 23 Celebration of Ministry and Retirement for Pastor Joy Lowenthal
October 5 Swiss Steak Supper
December 14 Christmas Bazaar

2020 Dates to remember:
January 4 Brooks BBQ sponsored by Jubilation Station
April 25 Swiss Steak Supper

Center Brunswick UMC is located at 990 Hoosick Road, Troy, NY 12180. Inquiries can be sent to


Assistant Pastor Called to Clearview C&MA Church

The Clearview Christian & Missionary Alliance Church is welcoming a new Assistant Pastor, Joel Geer, with his wife, Laura and their son, Josiah. The Geers will be joining in ministry at the church beginning in mid-June.

Joel was raised in Camden County, New Jersey. Called to the ministry at an early age, he had dedicated his life to the Lord and to His service. That call that would be confirmed many times through the people around him and through opportunities he was given to serve in Christian ministry. Motivated by his calling, Joel attended Nyack College, in Nyack, NY, graduating in 2011 with a degree in Bible and Theology.

In the summer of 2009, Joel met his wife, Laura, at a summer retreat in Ocean City, NJ, where it was love at first sight! One year later, to the day, they were engaged, and the following year, to the day, they were married.

The public is invited to welcome the Geers to our area at an Open House to be held at Clearview C&MA Church, 275 Schodack Drive, Castleton, NY, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Sunday, June 30th, at the church. For those who wish to stay, there will be an Installation Service at 4:00 PM, followed by a dinner. You may contact the church at 518-732-2027.


Agape Apostolic Church of Deliverance Community Day

Agape Apostolic Church of Deliverance will hold their 4th Annual Community Day

Sat., June 1st, 11–3 pm, 1010 Madison Avenue, Troy, New York 12180.

Everything is free: Food, lots of prizes, community services, Bouncy bounce, Free giveaways and so much more!

Amazing 90 ft. long obstacle course. Children’s activities.

For info., call Minister Anthony Lewis 518-813-8840.


St Anthony’s of Padua Parish Festival Gala

St Anthony’s of Padua Parish Festival Gala on Thursday, June 13th, 2019. 5:30 pm Parish Mass. 7:00 pm Gala at Franklin Terrace Ballroom, 126 Campbell Ave, Troy, NY. Tickets are $40 at the door. Contact the parish office for more information at (518) 273-8622. Come and enjoy the celebration!



Love Lutheran Church 60th Anniversary Celebration

Love Lutheran Church is celebrating its 60th Anniversary with an Open House on Sunday, June 9th!  Please join us for our worship service at 10:00 am and stay for our 60th anniversary celebration. We are looking for any type of memorabilia from past and present members.  If you can provide any pictures, etc., please mail them to the church or drop them off on a Sunday morning and join us for worship!  (9:00 am-Bible Study/Confirmation, 10:00 am-Worship, 11:00 am-Fellowship) Be sure to include your name and address, so we can return the items to you.  Love Lutheran Church is located:  Just off Route 20 at Pheasant Lane & Middlesex Road, East Greenbush, NY.  Church office:  518-477-8685.  Love Lutheran Church mailing address:

10 Greenwood Drive, P.O. Box 118, East Greenbush, NY 12061.

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