Church/Spiritual 10.15.20

C H __ __ C H… Know what’s missing? U R!

WYNANTSKILL – If you want to find the missing “peace”, then 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. U R what you believe! (Social distancing protocols required.)

Book Nook at Transfiguration Parish

SPEIGLETOWN – GOOD NEWS……We’re open!!!  The Book Nook at Transfiguration Parish is open again on Saturday, October 17th from 9:00 am until noon.  We ask that you please wear masks, social distance 6’ apart and contact tracing information will be required upon entering the Nook.   Only two people at one time will be allowed into the Book Nook, so please be patient.  The specials for October are on the following:  6/$1 on all self-help, cookbooks, history, biographies, religious and romance.  Children/young adult books are 3/$1.  At this time, due to limited space, we cannot accept any donations.  We are looking forward to seeing everyone again, but ask for your patience and understanding during these trying times.  Thanks for your support and we’ll see you at the Book Nook!

Celebration Of Life

AVERILL PARK – October 17,2020 we will be celebrating the lives of Richard and Barbara Biittig. At 11 am we will be having a graveside service with Father Tom Holmes at St. Henry’s cemetery. Following the outside service we will be having a coffee hour at Averill Park Fire Department. Please come and share your stories and memories. Social distance and wear a mask.

Church of the Redeemer

RENSSELAER – Sunday services on October 18 are at 8:00 and 9:30 with coffee hour following each service. Diocesan guidelines of wearing face masks which cover both the nose and the mouth, using hand sanitizer, and social distancing are followed at all church activities. 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 is by host only.

Hot Mess Crafters meet in the Hearth Room on Wednesday at 10 AM. We are learning to crochet and knit mittens, and we continue to make hats to donate to the Mariners.

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

Fr. Robert Haskell may be emailed at

First Baptist Church of Poestenkill Book Available for Purchase

POESTENKILL – We are proud to announce that the book about the history of the First Baptist Church of Poestenkill is ready. This book, written by Gary Catlin, is a history of facts, events and photos not only of the church, but of the neighborhood and town. Gary is a well established author with several history books to his credit.

This book is being sold by the church and the Poestenkill Historical Society for $32.54 plus $4.00 for packaging and mailing. Send your order with a check (made out to Gary Catlin) to Poestenkill Historical Society, PO Box 140, Poestenkill, NY 12140. Please include your name, address, e-mail and number of copies requested.

The deadline is December 1st. After that date the price will go up.

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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