Church/Spiritual 07.02.20

Presbyterian United Church Auction

SCHAGHTICOKE – The Presbyterian United Church at 165 Main St. in Schaghticoke will be holding an Auction of many baskets filled with a variety of wonderful items from July 6, 2020 to July 11, 2020. All baskets and items may be viewed on the church’s Facebook page beginning July 6th through the end of the auction on Saturday, July 11th. On July 10th at 6 pm, a review and description of the items will take place and the auction will open for bidding, all on the church’s Facebook page. On July 11th, an update with regard to the bidding will be reviewed, one update is planned during the morning hours and one in the afternoon; successful bidders will be notified after the 3 pm closing of the auction. All proceeds from this auction will benefit the renovation/installation of a church kitchen which, upon completion, will also be available for community use.

Kid’s Summer Meal Bags

BRUNSWICK – The Brunswick Cares Food Pantry is offering “Kids Meal Bags” this summer to our registered families now and continuing through Saturday, September 5th. Kids Meal Bags are available to families of school age children during our normal pantry hours of Tuesdays 5-7pm and Saturdays 9-11am. Families can pick up Kids Meal Bags each week through the summer.

Summer Hours and Craft Group At Church of the Redeemer

RENSSELAER – Summer hours for Sunday Services have begun. We will have one service at 9:00. Guidelines from the diocese include using hand sanitizer, wearing face masks which cover both the nose and the mouth, and social distancing. There is a sanitizing station as you enter the Church with face masks if you do not have your own. The church is marked 6 ft. intervals to aid in social distancing. Communion will be offered by host only.

Coffee hour is suspended until further notice.

While Bible Study is still suspended, Hot Mess Crafters will again be meeting in the Hearth Room on Wednesday at 10 AM. We will be following diocesan safety guidelines.

The Church of the Redeemer is located in Rensselaer at the corner of Third and Catherine Streets.

Please continue calling your loved ones to let them know you are thinking of them.

Fr. Robert Haskell may be emailed at

Have a safe and happy 4th of July.

Gilead Outdoor Services

CENTER BRUNSWICK – Gilead Lutheran Church will hold drive-in worship services in the parking lot at 308 Brick Church Road (Routes 7 and 278 in Center Brunswick). Beginning July 5th, services will begin at 9:30 a.m. until further notice. Social distancing guidelines will be followed. The service will be conducted through a low band radio transmitter. We will ask that all vehicles park six feet from an adjacent vehicle. A chair can be used if the six feet distance is kept. Lutheran Books of Worship will be loaned to each person as we continue these services. Communion will be administered using self-contained, disposable juice cups with the host. On-line services will still be available through Facebook and YouTube by going to our web site, Please join us as we take the opportunity to wave to our friends, neighbors, and visitors and praise God in this beautiful outdoor sanctuary.

Brunswick Cares Food Pantry Services

TROY – Brunswick Cares Food Pantry will continue to operate Tuesday 5-7pm and Saturday 9-11am with a ‘drive-up’ pre-packaged service. Social distancing rules apply:

1. Stay in car if another guest is at the door

2. Please only come to the bottom of the steps and maintain at least 6 feet and we will take your order

3. Please wait in your car and we will bring your order to you.

You can check our webpage for updates at https/

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