Church/Spiritual 11.07.19

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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. This week is a special

time to thank and pray for our veterans.

Our Wednesday Hot Mess Crafters meets at 10:00. Join us as we learn from each other how to create for gifting and donating. We have yarns of all colors and weights plus patterns to get you started

Wednesday evening finds us at Bible Study. This week we will study the meeting between Moses and God on the mountain and learn of the three legs of God’s Kingdom. 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 RedeemerRensselaer@nullgmail.com or call 518-650-8181.Our website is www.RedeemerRensselaer.com

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Seven days without church makes one weak!

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. Church, it’s a strengthening exercise for the soul!

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Zion’s UCC Holiday Bazaar on November 9th

We invite you to begin the Christmas Season with all of us on the mountain, over looking the beautiful Little Bowen Pond.

There will be tables of gifts, crafts and supplies to begin preparing for the Holidays. We have great deals on wrapping paper and greeting cards! Children’s activities will be upstairs.

Come for the best apple pie around. Barb and her baking crew have been busy baking! Pickup a fresh or frozen pie or two, just pop in the oven, your house will smell terrific for the Holidays!!

While shopping at the Gift Tables, you won’t go away hunger. Crock pots of “Homemade” Soups and Chili will warm you up. Before or after a delicious lunch, why not have a piece of pie with or without ice cream. And of course we’ll have baked goods!

What would a Bazaar be without raffles – we got em!! Take a Chance to win the gorgeous 2019 Holiday Quilt, titled a Holiday Jewel Box and made by Linda Bondi. There will also be other great raffle items. Be sure to fill out the enclosed raffle tickets and either bring them with you to the Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 9th or mail them to the church at 741 Taborton Road, Sand Lake, NY 12153.

The Zion’s United Church of Christ’s Fellowship Hall is Handicapped accessible and located at 741 Taborton Road, Sand Lake. We hope to celebrate the holidays with all of you!

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Gilead Lutheran Church

Please join us at Gilead Lutheran Church as we continue our 277th 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. We provide God’s message, in a traditional liturgical setting, each Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Gilead provides a free community dinner and food pantry the third Thursday of the month (through December to avoid holidays) – next day November 21st – and a “Journeys through Time” covered dish dinner and program every other month with free-will donations going to local charities and other outreach programs during the year. Next date November 15th. We welcome you to know us in both settings and renew and refresh your heart and soul for the week. Sunday School meets every other month at 9:30 a.m. Next date November 10th. An outside elevator provides handicap access. Contact 518-279-9270 and www.gileadlutheran.org

10/31/2019 – 11/07/2019

Mayan Hands Craft Sale

The Catholic Community of St. Henry’s is hosting our annual Fair Trade Sale of high quality products from Central & South America. Come to the community room on the weekend of November 9th & 10th. Sale hours will be 2:30 PM-5:30 PM on Saturday and 8:30 AM- 12 noon on Sunday. There will be many useful, charming and unusual products that make great gifts including beautiful baskets, scarves, handbags, personal accessories, Christmas items, children’s items, Fair Trade coffee and chocolate and more. This sale is a concrete way of ensuring that skilled artisans, while still poor, will not sink into destitution. Your support affirms their dignity while overcoming barriers that often separate us from the rest of the world.

11/07/2019 – 11/14/2019

Thanksgiving Coffee House

For a special evening of fabulous songs, music, stories, baked goods/nibbles and “forgettable” jokes, come to the Thanksgiving Coffee House. Share an evening of old fashioned entertainment with our local very talented performers and start the Holiday Season with friends in an evening of fine entertainment. All proceeds from the entrance basket help local families in crisis obtain food, medicine, gas for their cars and the knowledge that their neighbors care. Hope to see you in Fellowship Hall at the first United Methodist Church 1 Gilligan Road, East Greenbush on the 15th at 7:00pm

10/24/2019 – 11/14/2019

Men Invited to Recharge their Batteries, Refocus their Lives at 11/15-11/16 Retreat

Whether they’re worried about household finances, relationships with a spouse or family member, job stability or health related issues, men are never far away from a myriad of stress triggers in today’s frenetically paced life.

Those interested in setting aside those distractions and taking a more objective look at their lives are invited to attend, “A Retreat for Men: Finding Truth in a World of Lies, Political Correctness and Fake News.” The event runs from 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15 through 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 at Christ the King Center (575 Burton Rd) in Greenwich, N.Y.

“We’ve hosted many retreats for women before, but this is the first time we’ve held one just for men,” said Retreat Coordinator Fr. Mark Chesnut. “Men don’t offer themselves time to recharge, refocus and reorient themselves to what’s truly meaningful in their lives. The purpose of this event is to give them a short amount of time where they can get away and re-examine their place in their families to become better human beings and more sensitive in an active, positive sense, to those around them.”

Stan Key, president of the Francis Asbury Society, will lead three sessions designed to help attendees refocus their decision making skills, as they seek to live a more abundant life. A former senior pastor at Loudonville Community Church, Key speaks frequently at conferences, retreats, camps and churches both in the U.S. and abroad.

“The program includes interactive group sessions, teaching, socializing between meals, as well as quiet, contemplative time for men to explore our expansive 612-acre property here in the rolling hills of Washington County,” Chesnut added.

The event fee, which includes dinner on Friday night and breakfast and lunch on Saturday, is $89 through Nov. 1 and $99 thereafter. For more information and to view various lodging options, please visit CTKCenter.org or call (518) 692-9550.

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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