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KINDERHOOK – The Reformed Church of Kinderhook, 21 Broad Street, Kinderhook, will hold a hymn singing at 4 p.m. on September 11 and at 4 p.m. on October 30. All are invited to come together and sing the hymns of our faith.
Hometown Hero Spaghetti Dinner
CHATHAM – In recognition of the essential service that police, fire and ambulance personnel provide to the community, as well as the service and sacrifice of serving military and veterans, Christ Our Emmanuel Lutheran Church (COEC) will host a Free spaghetti for hometown heroes and their families. The event will take place from 5.30pm to 7.30pm on September 9 at the Chatham Fire Station, 10 Hoffman Street, Chatham. The menu includes salad, bread, spaghetti, meatballs and a variety of homemade desserts.
The event will be held in support of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) “The Work of God. Our Hands” through which nearly 10,000 congregations offer a day of service to benefit their communities. Across the country, thousands of ELCA members will engage in service work to bring positive change in their communities, build and deepen relationships, and share God’s love.
OLD CHATHAM – The screening of “Quakers: The Quiet Revolutionaries” will take place at 7 p.m. on September 10 at the Old Chatham Quaker Meetinghouse, 539 County Route 13, Old Chatham, opposite Pitt Hall Road and Powell House. Today’s Quakers share spiritual DNA with their earliest ancestors. They follow in the footsteps of devoted Friends who fought against the authorities for the abolition of slavery, civil rights, religious freedom, women’s suffrage and resistance to all wars. This film covers who the Quakers are, their beginnings and activism, early Quaker women, troublemakers and martyrs, Quakers in America from persecution to power, William Penn and the holy experience, the quietest period , diversity of Quaker worship and belief, abolition and women’s suffrage, women asserting their rights, spirit in action, principled travel, civil and human rights, Quaker presidents, the Quaker testimony and Quaker education and the future. Free and open to the public. A moderated discussion will follow. For information, call 518-610-3735. For directions, www.oldchathamquakers.org.
COXSACKIE — Coxsackie United Methodist Church, 103 Mansion St., Coxsackie, will serve a take-out-only chicken barbecue from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on September 15. , butter and cookies. Tickets are $15. Tickets must be purchased by September 7. Tickets are available from any church member or by calling 518-428-9600 or 517-731-8072. For delivery, call 518-428-9600. Pick up at Lafayette Avenue parking lot.
COPAKE FALLS — Concert Winds in the Wilderness with Sharon Powers, flute; Judith Dansker, oboe; Ronald Gorevic violin, viola; Pete Toigo, bass; John Myers, guitar and guest Allan Dean, trumpet at 3 p.m. Aug. 28 at St. John in the Wilderness Church, 344 Route 261, Copake Falls. Outside, inside if it rains. The current Covid regulations will be respected. Recommended donation of $15, free for children and students. Welcome after concert to meet artists and friends.
Charismatic Mass and Healing Service
LOUDONVILLE — The Charismatic Mass and Healing Service presented by the Catholic Charismatic Renewal of the Diocese of Albany will be held Sept. 14 at Christ Our Light, 1 Maria Drive, Loudonville. Prayer and Praise at 7:00 p.m. followed by Mass and healing service at 7:30 p.m. with music by Joyful Heart. Everyone is welcome. For more information, www.AlbanyCCR.org.
KINDERHOOK – St. Paul’s Episcopal Church presents Memories of Patsy Cline with tribute artist Courtney Shane on September 17 at the McNary Center, 6 Sylvester St., Kinderhook. Doors open at 5 p.m., show starts at 6 p.m. Adults, 12 and over, $10; children 6-11, $5; children 5 and under, free. Food will be available for purchase. Lucky Bucket Tombola with many great prizes. Purchase tickets at saintpaulskinderhook.org or by calling the Church office at 518-758-6271.
KINDERHOOK – The Reformed Church of Kinderhook will be sponsoring a Rise Against Hunger food-packing event from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Packers from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.) on September 17 at Martin H. Glynn, 3211 Church Street, Valatie . To volunteer or donate, call 518-758-6401 or kinderhookreformedchurch.com for details. The Rise Against Hunger Meal Packing Program is a volunteer-based initiative that coordinates the assembly line packaging of highly nutritious dehydrated meals to support feeding programs in developing countries.
Day of reflection and prayer
LOUDONVILLE – Christ Our Light RC Church, 1 Maria Drive, Loudonville, is offering a day of reflection and prayer on October 1. The guest speaker will be Dr. Joy Galarneau, professor of contemporary systematic theology. Admission and registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Presentation, lunch and prayer meeting from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Bring a bag lunch, refreshments will be provided. Offering, $20. Participants are asked to bring the Bible. Pre-registration is essential. All payment instructions are published on www. AlbanyCCR.org. The deadline for registration is September 27. For information, contact Diane S. at 518-663-5125 or Jack E. at 518-334-6503.
CATSKILL – The First Reformed Church of Catskill, 310 Main St., Catskill, will hold its annual fall charity auction from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on October 7 and from 9 a.m. to noon on October 8. There will be tons of items available. Clothing for children and adults, DVDs, home goods, books, jewelry and more.
CATSKILL – The Camp Grace Inc. Soup Kitchen, located in the First Reformed Church of Catskill, 310 Main Street, Catskill, is open from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. For information, call Director Lamont Taylor at 518-249-7009.
STUYVESANT FALLS — Emanuel Lutheran Church is located at the junction of US Route 9 and County Route 46 in Stuyvesant Falls. Church services are held at 8:30 a.m. on Sundays and all are welcome and invited.
Second St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
HUDSON — St. Mark’s Second Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8 Storm Ave., Hudson, worships at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Communion is celebrated on the first Sunday of each month with Pastor Stan Webster. Child care is offered during the service and Sunday school after the service ends. For information, call the Church office at 518-828-9514.
St. John’s Lutheran Church
STUYVESANT — St. John’s Lutheran Church, 159 Route 26A, Stuyvesant, offers in-person and live online worship services at 10:15 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school is at 9 a.m. for children ages 3 and up. Face masks are optional if you are more comfortable wearing one, please do so. Social distancing is still in effect. Live streams are at www.facebook.com/St-Johns-Lutheran.
Tri County Lutheran Parish
VALATIA – Here is the worship schedule for the Lutheran Parish in Tri County. Visit the TCLParish.org website for the weekly Zoom worship schedule and link.
Columbia County: Emanual Lutheran Church, 506 County Road 46, Stuyvesant Falls, worships at 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Christ Our Emmanuel, 19 Park Row, Chatham, 9.30am Sunday. St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 1010 Kinderhook St., Valatie, worships at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays with Sunday School also at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays. Emanuel/St. John’s Lutheran Church, 20 South Sixth St., Hudson, celebrates at 11 a.m. Sunday.
Greene County: Zion Lutheran Church, 102 North Washington St., Athens, worships at 9 a.m. Sundays.
Rensselaer County: Trinity Lutheran Church, 68 Green Ave., Castleton, worship at 9 a.m. Sundays. St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 751 County Route 7, East Schodack, celebrates at 11 a.m. Sunday.
Southern Columbia County Lutheran Parish
GERMANTOWN — Southern Columbia County Lutheran Parish has updated its worship schedule. St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Churchtown, worships at 11 a.m. in August; passes at 9 a.m. on September 11. Christ Lutheran Church, Germantown (Viewmont), 9 a.m. on September 4 then 11 a.m. from September 11. St. John’s Lutheran Church, Elizaville (Manorton) celebrates at 9am in August.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
KINDERHOOK — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 8 Sylvester St., Kinderhook, Holy Communion in person at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Sunday. Face masks and distancing required regardless of vaccination status. For information and news, www.saintpaulskinderhook.org/ or follow us on Facebook. Subscribe to our newsletter: http://eepurl.com/cG4YSv; 518-758-6271 or saint[email protected] Office open from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Tuesday to Thursday and by appointment.
Kinderhook Reformed Church
Dutch Reformed Church in Claverack
CLAVERACK — The Dutch Reformed Church, 88 Route 9H, Claverack, worships at 9:30 a.m. Sunday in the sanctuary. For information, call 518-851-3811.
GHENT WEST — The Reformed Church of Ghent, 1039 County Route 22, West Ghent, celebrates at 9 a.m. on Sundays. Sunday School begins at 10:15 a.m. on Sundays for children in kindergarten through middle school. As per the New York State mandate, masks will be required. The cleaning is always so diligent. Coffee time follows worship.
Germantown Reformed Church/Mt. Pleasant reformed church
GERMANTOWN — The Germantown Reformed Church and Mt. Pleasant Reformed Church congregations announce worship schedules for the summer months. The Germantown congregation meets at 9 a.m. for the morning service and the Mt. Pleasant congregation at 10:30 a.m. The Bible study group will resume in the fall. Germantown Church is located on Church Avenue in Germantown and Mt. Pleasant Church is located at 33 Church Road in lower Greenport.
St. John’s Reformed Church
RED HOOK – St. John’s Reformed Church, 126 Old Post Road North, Red Hook, worships at 10 a.m. Sunday in person and via Zoom. Worship services can be viewed after the service on YouTube.com at “St. John’s in Red Hook. Social distancing and hand sanitizing encouraged. Masks are not required. Children are sent back to Sunday School after the children’s message Communion is celebrated the first Sunday of the month Everyone is welcome Bible study meets Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. in the fellowship room For more information call the church office at 845-758-1184, email, visit the St. John’s website www.stjohnsreformed.org or follow us on Facebook.
Grace Bible Fellowship Church
RHINEBECK – Grace Bible Fellowship Church, 6959 Route 9, Rhinebeck, services at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sundays. Sunday School for All Ages meets at 9:30 a.m. Women’s Bible Study and Grace Bible Institute meets at 7 p.m. Mondays. The midweek prayer meeting is at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. For more information, call 845-876-6923 or [email protected]
CLAVERACK – People’s Bible Church, 615 State Route 23B, Claverack, worships at 11 a.m. Sunday in person and online on Facebook. Sunday Adult Bible Study, Secondary through Adult, is at 10 a.m. on Sundays. Children’s church is at 11 a.m. Communion is the first Sunday of each month. Wednesday Prayer and Communion is at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The Faith Bible Institute satellite school semester begins at 6 p.m. on August 25. Classes are held every Thursday at 6 p.m. at the church. For information, www.fbiclass.com or call the Church at 518-851-9811.
The monthly community breakfast takes place from 9 to 11 a.m. on the first Saturday of the month.
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