Church/Spiritual 11.26.20

Advent Services First United Methodist Church

EAST GREENBUSH – First United Methodist Church, 1 Gilligan Rd. East Greenbush. Advent services will be live streamed at 9:30 AM each of the Sundays of Advent, November 29, December 6, December 13, and December 20. During each service the Advent candles will be lighted by church families. The church Facebook page is:

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.

Craft Sale and Thrift Shop at Church of the Redeemer

RENSSELAER – Thrift Shop will open Saturday, December 5 from 9-2, with Hot Mess Crafters hosting a craft sale upstairs at the same time. Come to shop for unique gifts for your loved ones and for yourself

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.

Sunday services November 29 are at 8:00 and 9:30.

Hot Mess Crafters will meet on Wednesday December 2 to organize for our craft sale.

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.

Fr. Robert Haskell may be emailed at

First Reformed Church of Wynantskill Welcomes You to our Christmas Eve Service

WYNANTSKILL – Thursday, December 24 at 7 PM. Please join us in our celebration of our Savior’s birth by letting us know you plan to come. We are safely holding our services indoors. Our pews are marked off for social distancing and masks must be worn at all times for safety. We ask those who plan to attend to please call the church office at 518-283-4420 and leave your name and the number of people in your group. If you forget to call you are welcome to still come and will do our best to seat you. May God bless you and keep you healthy and safe.

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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