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Church Briefs for Nov. 9, 2019

November 8, 2019 11:31 am

Turkey Supper

NORTON HILL — The Asbury United Methodist Church, 5830 Route 81, Norton Hill, Greenville, will serve its annual turkey supper 4-7 p.m. Nov. 9. Eat in or take out. Adults, $15; children 6-12, $7; children under 6, free. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling GNH Lumber at 518-966-5333. It is not necessary to visit the store in person.

Banquet and Silent Auction

BERNE — Helderberg Christian School Vision Banquet and Silent Auction will be held 4-7 p.m. Nov. 9 at the First Baptist Church of Westerlo, 618 Route 143, Westerlo. Adults, $15; children under 10, $8. For tickets and information, call the school office at 518-499-5416 or


HUDSON — Temple Israel of Catskill, the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York and Columbia-Greene Community College present a free screening of the acclaimed film, “The Last Goldfish,” at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 in the Arts Center Theater, Columbia-Greene Community College, 4400 Route 23, Hudson. Told through a personal archive of photos and home movies, “The Last Goldfish,” is the story of a daughter’s search for her family’s lost European roots beginning in Nazi Germany and Kristallnacht to their journey to Trinidad, and eventually settling in Australia. The movie is a revelation of how they got there and why. Writer and director, Su Goldfish, is related to Temple Israel congregant, Joyce Federman. Su will hold a question and answer session via Skype from Australia after the viewing. A Havdallah service ending the Sabbath will be conducted by Rabbi Zoe B. Zak, spiritual leader of Temple Israel of Catskill. Light refreshments will be served.

Pancake Supper

EAST JEWETT — The East Jewett United Methodist Church, 2252 Route 23C, East Jewett, will hold a pancake supper 2-6 p.m. Nov. 10. Menu includes pancakes and maple syrup, eggs, sausage and gravy, sausage, applesauce and more. Free will offer to benefit a community family.


COXSACKIE — A Columbia-Greene Women’s Luncheon will be held 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 13, at Pegasus Restaurant, 10885 Route 9W, Coxsackie. The Cornucopia luncheon features Kathy Brennan of K&B One of a Kind Designs in Saugerties, music by Ed Mateyunas from Gilboa, and speaker Amy Macris from East Greenbush. Come and bring a friend. Reservations are necessary and cancellations a must. RSVP No later than Nov. 11. Call Ruth at 518-634-7405 or Lynn Overbaugh at 910-382-6373. The luncheon is $12.50, cash only. When calling, let us know if you have any specific dietary needs and if you are a first timer.

Food and Fellowship Luncheon

NEW BALTIMORE — The Food and Fellowship Luncheon Program at the New Baltimore Reformed Church, 52 Church St., New Baltimore, will be holding their monthly luncheon noon-2 p.m. Nov. 13.

The menu (subject to change) is turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes with gravy, butternut squash, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie.

Following the meal there will be a presentation by Ron Gabriele. He will be speaking on “Uncle Mike and World War II.” Ron’s Uncle Mike joined the service from Athens. Ron will also tell us something about the causes of the war and how America got into it.

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 email Include your name, contact number, and the number of reservations you are making for this meal. If you need transportation or physical assistance, leave that information as well. Dining space is limited to 60 seats. Free will offerings are graciously accepted to offset food costs.

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

TANNERSVILLE — The annual Mountaintop Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Service will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Kaaterskill United Methodist Church, 5942 Main St., Tannersville.

All are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served after the service.

Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale

CAIRO — A Christmas bazaar and bake sale will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 22 and Nov. 23 at South Cairo United Methodist Church, 25 County Road 67, Leeds. Cookies, coffee and tea will be served.

Thanksgiving Dinner

COXSACKIE — The Coxsackie United Methodist Church, 103 Mansion St., Coxsackie, will serve a Thanksgiving dinner noon-2 p.m. Nov. 28. The menu includes turkey, stuffing, corn, sweet potato casserole, green beans, mashed potatoes, gravy, pumpkin and apple pie. No charge, come as you are.

ATHENS — The Senior Angels’ fourth annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28 at the Rivertown Senior Center, 39 Second St., Athens. Open to all seniors 60 and older. Doors open 11 a.m.; lunch served noon-2 p.m.

There will be music, door prizes and conversation over coffee and pie 2-4 p.m.

For information, or to donate to help offset costs, contact the Department of Human Services at 518-719-3555 and ask for Ken.