Upcoming Events

For the week starting November 19, 2017

For more information, see the “Good News” or call the church office at 518-456-5410.

Until Sun., Dec. 10th – Presbyterian Women will be collecting items for its Mitten Tree. Handmade or purchased mittens, gloves, hats and scarves for infants, children and adults are needed. Men’s gloves and hats are especially needed. The Mitten Tree will be in the rear of the Sanctuary. Donations will go to the New Faith Family Center at the Capital Area Rescue Mission, Family Life Center at the Schenectady City Mission, Guilderland Interfaith Food Pantry clients and Brian Nitsky’s Living Resources home.

Sun., Nov. 26th, 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. – Mayan Hands Craft Sale in the Multipurpose room.

Sun., Nov. 26th and Sun., Dec. 3rd – Following both Worship Services – Nina Zanetti’s latest CD, Winter’s Light, a collection of her beautiful mountain dulcimer music, will be sold in the lounge for $15.00. The CD includes Christmas and other sacred music. She will be donating her profit to Freedom from Fistula which is a program for the prevention and treatment of obstetric fistula.

Sun., Nov. 26th, Serving at 10am Worship
Greeter: Wayne Gannett
Ushers: Wayne Gannett, Steve & Laura Smith, Trudy Hutchinson
Layreader: Ron Messersmith

Sat., Dec. 2nd, 4:00-7:00 p.m. – Christmas party to decorate the Sanctuary and the Fellowship Hall. Fellowship, food and fun for all ages. Please bring an appetizer or snack to share. A light supper will be provided.

Mon., Dec.4th, 7:00 p.m. – Session Meeting.

Tues. Dec. 12, from 10:30 am - about 1:30, Presbyterian Women will be hosting its annual Christmas Potluck Luncheon and Cookie Packing Event. Bring 3-4 dozen cookies to pack for people in need, plus an appetizer or salad. Rev. Stewart Pattison will read a story with a Christmas message. We will wrap Christmas gifts for residents of New Faith Family Center at the Capital City Rescue Mission and Brian Nitsky’s Living Resources Group Home. A freewill offering to support the Presbyterian Women's budget, which is dedicated to mission projects, will be collected. To sign–up, there are sign-up sheets in the Sanctuary and the Multi-Purpose Room or contact Betty Deitz at 456-4193 or bettydeitz@me.com.

Weds., Dec. 13th, 10:15 a.m. – Deacons Meeting in the lounge.

Thurs., Dec. 14th – Newsletter deadline. Send articles to Editor, Mark Hutchinson at goodnewshupc@gmail.com.

Weds., Jan. 3rd, 7:00-8:30 p.m. – Making Connections Bible Study will resume.

Every Thursday, 7:15-8:30 p.m. – Choir practice. If you are interested, please contact Charlotte Palmeri at 518-355-1307.

Every Saturday, 9:30-11:00 a.m. – Bell Choir practice. If you are interested, please contact Rae Rau at 518-598-8916.

Every Thursday morning, 9:30-11:30 a.m. – “In His Presence.” This is a group of lady cancer survivors whose intent is to grow in their Christian faith while both supporting and encouraging themselves and other survivors facing challenges. For more information, see Charlotte Palmeri.