Church/Spiritual 07.20.23

United Methodist Lay Servant Ministry Courses

The Albany District of the Upper New York Conference (United Methodist) will offer two Advanced Lay Servant Ministries Courses. “United Methodist Heritage” will be held on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. – August 7, 14, 21, & 28 via Zoom and September 11 in person at a site to be determined. The course will be lead by Bruce France. A minimum # of participants are needed; please contact Bruce France with your interest and to register ASAP at

“Justice in Everyday Life: A Look at the Social Principles of the United Methodist Church” will be in person at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at FUMC delmar (428 Kenwood Ave., Delmar, NY) October 4, 11, 18, 25 and November 1. The course will be lead by Heather Smith. Please contact her with questions or to regkister no later than September 22, at

Summer Music Series at Greenbush Reformed Church

Summer Concert Series at the Greenbush Reformed Church, 688 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush, NY 12061.

All concerts will take place in our air-conditioned sanctuary @ 7:00 PM. August 25th-Kaitlyn Fay Jazz Quartet; September 22nd-Justan Foster (Organ Music). Free will offering for future concerts will be taken.

Welcome to Narnia – VBS Program

Our Welcome to Narnia VBS will be held August 7-11 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. The program is based on the C.S. Lewis book, “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.” Your child(ren), age Pre-K – 13, will enjoy the adventures in Narnia, a fantasy world of magic, mythical beasts and talking animals, where the lion, Aslan calls upon the children to help fight evil.

Each evening they will experience a story, a craft, a game, a baking activity, singing and a biblical application of the story. To register for this adventured-filled experience, go to or call 518-732-7766 and leave a detailed message with your name and phone number. Emmanuel Reformed Church is located at 1150 Maple Hill Road, Castleton adjacent to the Maple Hill High School. We look forward to sharing the adventures in Narnia with your children!

Summer Activities at the North Chatham United Methodist Church

The North Chatham United Methodist Church worships every Sunday morning at 9:30 AM, through Labor Day. After that we will return to our regular schedule of Adult Bible Study at 9:45 and worship at 11:00 AM.

All are welcome!

Our Clothing Barn is open from 9:30-12:30 every Saturday morning, through the end of October. The church is located at 4274 Route 203 in the hamlet of North Chatham. If you can’t make it in person our worship services are available on Zoom – please see our website ( for details.

For more information on North Chatham United Methodist Church, please call 518-766-3535 or visit our website. Thanks and we hope to see you soon, in person or on ZOOM!


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