Church/Spiritual 11.14.19

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

10/10/2019 – 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.

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Church Inventory Liquidation Sale

On November 16th the North Chatham United Methodist Church will be selling off a wide variety of items such as tents, tables, shelving, pallets, lights, etc. They will be auctioned off starting @ 10:00 AM. Bidder registration and previews will be available starting @ 9:30. Please note that all items are subject to prior sales and the large tents being sold will have minimum bids. Other than tents, we cannot guarantee security of items not removed on the 16th. For more information on what’s being sold please go to the church website ( The rain/snow date is 11/23 and if we decide to postpone it will be posted on our website by 7:00 PM on 11/15. The church is located at 4274 Route 203 in the hamlet of North Chatham.

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Free training and a Great Commission… Sound interesting?

Inquire within 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. It’s one opportunity worth pursuing!

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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 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 at Bible Study 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 or call 518-650-8181.Our website is

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Our Special Connections workshop Learning from our loved ones

Beth Tephilah Synagogue, located on 82 River Street in Troy, will be having a special workshop Sunday, November 17th at 1 p.m. called “Our Special Connections”. Each person will be given the opportunity to share their life lessons about their loved ones who passed away. Everyday corresponds to a unique portion of the Torah and the day of passing of a person shows on the completion of all that person’s efforts of their lifetime. In this workshop we will compare the unique portion of the Torah for the day of passing of a particular loved one and see how that Torah portion can shed light on the lessons of that person’s lifetime. In addition to the workshop there will be served a vegan soup cafe with a variety of different gluten free soups and flatbreads some of the breads will be gluten-free as well. Different unique vegetable toppings , a spinach quinoa salad along with special herbal teas will also be served. All the foods are made with very little sugar or salt or oil and are very flavorful. The admission is only $5 and this event is primarily for adults. For any information on any of these events please call 518-894-3490

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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 or call (518) 692-9550.

11/14/2019 – 11/21/2019

Emmanuel Reformed Church Roast Pork Dinner Nov 23

The Emmanuel Reformed Church in Castleton is once again having its Roast Pork Dinner on November 23 with servings at 4:30 & 6:00 p.m. The menu will include pork loin, butternut squash, green beans, potatoes, apple sauce, dessert and coffee or tea all for only $13 per adult, $5 children 6-12 and free for children under 6. Please call 732-7766 for reservations and takeout dinners. We are located at 1150 Maple Hill Road adjacent to the High School, have plenty of parking and are handicapped accessible. See you soon!

11/14/2019 – 11/28/2019

Vendor Fair at Cornerstone Community Church in Lansingburgh

Saturday, November 30 there will be a Vendor Fair at Cornerstone Community Church, 570 Third Avenue (corner of 115th St) in Lansingburgh.

There will be local businesses including craft items, bakery items, Pampered Chef and Rada. There is also a large selection of Department 56

collectibles on hand. Hours of sale are from 10AM to 1PM. Tables are still available. To reserve yours contact Jill at 518-330-8288. Lunch will be available from 11:30 to 1PM and the church’s thrift shop will also be open from 9AM to 1PM.

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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