Church/Spiritual 08.15.19

Gilead Lutheran – Serving The Community

Summer services are at 9:30 a.m. through August. 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. Future dates:  August 30th – 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Also, stay tuned for: Sunday School classes begin monthly on September 8th, and a chicken barbeque in September (cooked by our own chefs.) Covered dish evening will resume in October. We are handicap accessible with an outside elevator. Contact 518-279-9270.

Nassau Synagogue Hosts Historical Presentation about Adirondack Jews

Nassau, NY – The Nassau Synagogue and Jewish Community Center will present a free program at the synagogue called “Adirondack Jews – Community and Contribution” at 7PM on Monday, August 19 at 12 Albany Avenue (Route 20), Nassau, NY, 12123.

The program focuses on Jewish migration into the Adirondacks, Jews who lived in the Adirondacks and had an impact, Jewish summer camps, private resorts and golf clubs and some humorous and poignant anecdotes.

The featured speaker is Diane O’Connor, Managing Director, Ticonderoga Historical Society. “The Adirondacks is rich with accomplishments and contributions by individuals of Jewish heritage,” said Diane. “Louis Marshall, an attorney and conservationist, helped draft the ‘Forever Wild’ clause for the protection of the Adirondacks, and his son Bob Marshall was a founder of the Adirondack 46ers and the Wilderness Society”.

Refreshments will be served. The program is free. Although not required, donations will be graciously accepted. Reservations are appreciated at

Vacation Bible School: “To Mars And Beyond!”

Bring your children for a Bible-based good time where they will explore where God’s power can take them.

They will become Voyagers and discover how to serve God and God’s mission for their lives.

Where:   New Life Assembly of God, 292 Hays Road, East Greenbush  518-479-3439 or 518-567-9788

When:  4 Wednesday evenings: Aug. 21 & 28

Time:  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Bible stories/crafts/songs/games/snacks!  Ages 3 years and up.

Upcoming Events for Center Brunswick UM Church

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

Save the Dates:

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

Service, Crafting, & Bible Study

Summer schedule at Church Of The Redeemer is for service on Sunday at 9:00 followed by coffee hour in the Hearth Room.

Crafting continues on Wednesday at 10:00. Join us for making items for family, loved ones, and those in need. We are currently crocheting hats, afghans, and bookmarks.

Later, on Wednesday, Bible Study will travel with Ray Vander Laan to Masada, the site of mass suicide in response to Roman invasion. Come at 5:30 to share pizza and to socialize. Bible Study begins at 6:00

The Church of the Redeemer is located on CDTA bus route #214 at the corner of Third and Catherine Streets. There is handicap parking, a ramp in front, and a parking lot in the rear. Email or call 518-650-8181. Our website is

Snyder’s Lake Community Church

Church shopping? We’re open Sundays! Come worship at the Church by the Lake. Snyder’s Lake Community Church offers a non-denominational, Christian service rooted in the Gospel and family values. Join us every Sunday at our 10am worship service located at 24 Camp Scully Way, Wynantskill.

First United Methodist Church August Events

Every Sunday – Worship services at 8:30 AM at the outdoor chapel (or multi-purpose room if inclement weather); at 9:30 AM in the Air Conditioned Fellowship Hall; 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.

Additionally, on the Fourth Tuesday of each month, there is a worship service at 2:00 PM at Rosewood Rehabilitation Center, 284 Troy Road, Rensselaer, NY.  The next one is on August 27.

Tuesdays – Book Study Group meets at 9:30 AM.

Wednesdays – Roosters (Men’s group) Breakfast Meeting – Call 518-477-9693, press 5 to leave voicemail.

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