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Church Briefs for Nov. 30, 2019

November 29, 2019 11:49 am

Holiday Sale

TANNERSVILLE — The Kaaterskill United Methodist Church, 5936 Main St., Tannersville, will hold a holiday sale 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 30. Holiday decorations, gifts for all ages, new or nearly new and more.

Christmas Bazaar

CAIRO — Calvary Episcopal Church, 143 Jerome Ave., Cairo, Christmas Bazaar and Rummage Sale will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 30, weather permitting.

There will be great bargains for all as we kick off the Holiday Season. For information, call Robert at 518-622-2945.

Pizza Take Out

GREENPORT — Sacred Heart-Mount Carmel Shrine, 442 Fairview Ave., Greenport, will be having pizza takeout Dec. 6. Orders can be called in from noon-6 p.m. with pickups from 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Call 518-828-8775. Pizzas are $10 with additional toppings $1 each. Bake at home pizzas will be available.

Christmas Tea

WINDHAM — The Windham Hensonville United Methodist Church, 5296 Main St., Windham, annual Christmas Tea will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 7.

There will be gifts for all, baskets, crafts, floral and more. Santa

will arrive at 2 p.m. for visits with the children.

St. Nicholas Bazaar

CAIRO — The Cairo United Methodist Church annual St. Nicholas Bazaar will be held 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 7 in the Fellowship Hall, 488 Main St., Cairo.

There will be baked goods, holiday items and homemade soup and sandwich lunch. Eat in or take out.

There will also be a baby shower with all items going to the neo-natal unit at a local hospital.

Breakfast

CATSKILL — Friends of St. Patrick’s Church Catskill Inc. will serve breakfast 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 7 at the Robert Antonelli Senior Center, 15 Academy St., Catskill, to benefit the legal fund.

Breakfast includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, coffee cake, juice and coffee. Adults, $10; children under 5, free with adult ticket.

They will also be holding a raffle that day for a 50” Phillip’s Smart TV with Google assistant, $100 in local gift cards and a Holiday Basket.

Raffle tickets are $5. Tickets can be obtained at Jefferson Cafe in the old hospital or by messaging Patricks Church on FB.

Annual Meeting

ALBANY — The Capital Region Jewish Genealogical Society annual meeting will be held 1-3 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York, 184 Washington Ave. Ext., Albany.

CRJGS will be hosting a respected expert from New York City, who will deliver a presentation, “Post 1492 Sephardic Dispersion and A Guide to Sephardic Genealogy.”

Sarina Roffé, the author of the book “Branching Out from Sepharad,” will provide an overview of how Sephardic Jews dispersed around the globe after 1492 and will discuss Sephardic resources for genealogy.

Following the presentation, please join us to celebrate the holiday season (refreshments and goodies will be served).

Food and Fellowship Luncheon

NEW BALTIMORE — The Food and Fellowship Luncheon Program will be held noon-2 p.m. Dec. 11 at the New Baltimore Reformed Church, 52 Church St., New Baltimore.

The menu (subject to change) is baked ham, escalloped potatoes, French style green beans and bread pudding.

Following the meal, Shannon Friel (harpist) will be performing. This luncheon is open to all members of the community. To facilitate planning, reservations are encouraged by the Sunday before the luncheon.

To make reservations, call the church at 518-756-8764 or nbrchurch@aol.com. Include name, contact number, and the number of reservations being made for this meal. If transportation or physical assistance is needed, leave that information as well.

Dining space is limited to 60 seats. Free will offerings are graciously accepted to offset food costs.

Winter Craft Fair

SOUTH BETHLEHEM — The South Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 67 Willowbrook Ave., South Bethlehem, Winter Craft Fair will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 14.

Breakfast and lunch will be available, plus a bake sale to support Church Women United. Thrift Shop ‘Boutique’ will be open as well.

For information, call Emily Shutter at 518-813-0661.