Church/Spiritual 10.17.19

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Church of the Redeemer

Sunday services are at 8:00 and 9:30 with coffee hour in the Hearth Room between and after services.

Our Wednesday Hot Mess Crafters meets at 10:00. Join us for a fun time creating items for gifting and donating. We can teach knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery, and other crafts. A special “Thank You” to our donors who continue to bless us with donations of yarn and patterns.

Join us in Bible Study on Wednesday as we study the parting of the Red Sea and learn how the Israelites’ hearts changed after God saved them. You are welcome to come at 5:30 to share pizza. 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

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Dollhouse Raffle to benefit Seminarians

Raffle tickets to benefit Seminarians! A beautiful, hand made dollhouse include the dollhouse, all furnishings, foods, and accessories such as dollhouse people, and the table it sits on. The dollhouse is electrified and includes a landscaped yard. The raffle is open during the months of October and November – the winning ticket will be drawn in December! The Raffle tickets are on sale at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 175 Williams Road, Troy, NY or by mail. The cost of the tickets: $10 per ticket.

Contact: Phyllis Mescia at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 175 Williams Road, Troy, NY 12180 by email, for more information or to buy a ticket.



10/03/2019 – 10/17/2019

Trinity Church Lansingburgh Harvest Bazaar On Sat Oct 19

Trinity Church Lansingburgh will hold its annual Harvest Bazaar at the Parish Hall, 585 Fourth Avenue, Troy (Lansingburgh,) on Saturday, October 19 from 9 A.M until 2:30 P.M Hand-crafted items, including holiday decorations, will be available for purchase. Booths will offer baked goods, next-to-new items, a turkey raffle, silent auction, and basket raffles, and more. Breakfast and lunch will be served. For more information, call 518-237-7831 or visit our website at

10/03/2019 – 10/17/2019

Final Lord’s Acre Auction at North Chatham United Methodist Church

The North Chatham United Methodist Church will be holding their Final Lord’s Acre Auction and Sale on October 19th. After 70 years, we have decided to “retire” this event and we hope to go out with a bang! Our clothing barn will remain open next year and we are considering other possibilities for selling donated items. The church is located at 4274 Route 203 in the hamlet of North Chatham. There will be a brief worship service at 8:00, with most departments opening at 8:30. The “White Elephant” department will open @ 10:00 and the auctioneer will start @ 11:00 sharp. Plenty of FREE off-street parking is available and there is good food for sale all day. This is a great chance to pick up all kinds of bargains – clothing, shoes, Christmas & holiday items, linens, books, sporting goods & toys, antiques, housewares, brand new merchandise, electrical items, furniture, etc. Featured items under the auction tent include some very nice antique furniture, a queen-sized adjustable bed frame, and 2 good quality patio sets (one redwood, one metal). Our website ( will have pictures of these items. If more “big things” come in we will post that information as well. Please keep checking, and come join us!

For more information on the Lord’s Acre Auction and Sale or any of our other events and activities, please call 766-3535 or visit our website.

Thanks, and we hope to see you soon in North Chatham!

10/17/2019 – 10/24/2019

Healing Arts Retreat

Healing Arts Retreat Saturday October 26, 9:00 to 12:30 sponsored by Saint Paul’s United Methodist Church 1583 Carney Road Castleton/Schodack 12033 518-732-7754 Treat yourself to a day of restoration! In simple 1 hour sessions learn useful tips and techniques for wholeness in your everyday life. The Retreat is designed for folks to come and go as they like; starts with light breakfast followed by sessions on Mindfulness (9:30-10:30) and “Enjoying a Healthy Harvest” (10:40-11:40), followed by an informal lunch. The suggested donation is $20.00. All donations from this event support our local community, so do good for yourself and others at the same time! Healing Arts Retreats increase community awareness and accessibility to simple, practical healing techniques and disciplines. Give yourself the gift of time in a clam, peaceful setting and find the seeds of peace and healing within yourself.

First United Methodist October 2019 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 church Sanctuary; and at 1:00 PM at Hawthorne Ridge Independent Living, 30 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY.

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.

Sunday, October 20 at 12:00 PM – Congregants participating in CROP Hunger walk (light lunch first) at 1st Reformed Church, Castleton, NY.

Tuesday, October 22 service at Rosewood Rehabilitation Center at 2:00 PM. The address is 284 Troy Road, Rensselaer, NY.

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Heavenly Coffee Served Every Sunday Morning…

Looking for some common “grounds”? Come worship at the Church by the Lake. Snyder’s Lake Community Church offers free coffee AND 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. It’s the best part of waking up on Sunday mornings!

10/10/2019 – 11/14/2019

Giving Thanks Gathering

3rd Annual Giving Thanks Gathering hosted by For His Purpose Ministries at the East Greenbush Fire House. Family style meal for free – we will have football on and giveaways! We’d love to provide a place for anyone to feel welcome and not be home alone this holiday! Please RSVP for your place at the table – Eric (518) 858-4436 or Ashley (518) 451-0037.

10/17/2019 – 12/17/2020

Support Local Charities with Your Cans and Bottles

The St Jude the Apostle Knights of Columbus has teamed up with 6 Center Redemption Center located at 461 Main Street in Wynantskill to accept qualifying bottle and can donations to support local charities and those in need.

Simply bring your clean, qualifying empties to 6 Center Redemption in Wynantskill and say they are to support the St Jude Knights of Columbus. They’ll do the rest! That’s it! Thanks for your support.

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