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OLD CHATHAM — “Storming Caesars Palace” screening will be held at 7 p.m. March 18 in the Old Chatham Quaker Meetinghouse, 539 County Route 13, Old Chatham. After losing her job as a hotel worker in Las Vegas, Ruby Duncan joined a welfare rights group of mothers who defied notions of the “welfare queen.” In a fight for guaranteed income, Ruby and other equality activists took on the Nevada mob in organizing a massive protest that shut down Caesars Palace. Join us for a free film screening + community conversation. Building is accessible & film includes closed captioning. If other accommodations are needed, please reach out to email@example.com . Event is free, but RSVP is requested: https://tinyurl.com/scp31823. Free and open to the public. A moderated discussion will follow the film. For information, call 518-610-3735.
COXSACKIE — The Second Reformed Church, 16 Washington Ave., Coxsackie, will host a free Fellowship Fest featuring Joe Frey 1-3 p.m. March 18. For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
COXSACKIE — The Coxsackie United Methodist Church, 103 Mansion St., Coxsackie, Spring Fair will take place 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 25. There will be crafts and Easter gifts along with a food sale. Breakfast sandwiches will be served 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The church is handicapped accessible.
ATHENS — The Hudson River Bells will perform at 3 p.m. March 25 at the First Reformed Church of Athens, 18 North Church St., Athens.
Indoor Yard Sale
WEST GHENT — The Ghent Reformed Church, 1039 County Route 22, West Ghent, will hold their indoor yard sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 25. There will also be books, puzzles raffles and even a bake sale. The kitchen counter will be open for breakfast and lunch with delicious homemade food, soups and desserts to eat in or take out.
GREENVILLE — The Hudson River Bells will perform at 3 p.m. March 26 at the Asbury United Methodist Church, 5830 Route 81, Norton Hill, Greenville.
Easter Egg Hunt
KINDERHOOK — The annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held beginning at 3 p.m. March 26 at the Kinderhook Reformed Church, 21 Broad St., Kinderhook. Crafts, snacks, cookie decorating, story telling and Easter Egg Hunt in a family friendly setting. Free and open to children through Grade 5. For information, call 518-758-6401or kinderhookreformedchurch.com.
Tuesday Night Dinners
VALATIE — St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 1010 Kinderhook St., Valatie, announced the free Tuesday night dinners have returned. Dinners will be served 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through March 28. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.
Palm Sunday Pancake Breakfast
HUDSON — St. Mary’s Christian Service Committee, Holy Trinity Parish, will host a Palm Sunday pancake breakfast 8:30-11:30 a.m. April 2 at the Academy, 301 Allen St., Hudson. Menu includes pancakes, eggs, potatoes, bacon, sausage, rolls, juice, coffee and tea. Tickets will be sold at the door. Adults, $12; children, $5; family of two adults and two children, $25.
Spring Rummage Sale
CATSKILL — The First Reformed Church of Catskill, 310 Main St., Catskill, will be holding their Spring Rummage Sale 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 14 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 15.
Soup Kitchen Open
CATSKILL — The Camp Grace Inc. Soup Kitchen, located at the First Reformed Church of Catskill, 310 Main St., Catskill, is open noon-1 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. For information, call Director Lamont Taylor at 518-249-7009.
North Chatham United Methodist Church
NORTH CHATHAM — The North Chatham United Methodist Church, 4274 Route 203, North Chatham, worships at 11 a.m. Sunday in-person or via Zoom. Adult Bible Study is held at 9:45 a.m. All are welcome. For information, and Zoom link, go to northchathammethodistchurch.org. For information on North Chatham United Methodist Church, call 518-766-3535.
First Presbyterian Church of Valatie
VALATIE — First Presbyterian Church of Valatie, 3212 Church St., Valatie, worships at 10 a.m. Sundays.
Emanuel Lutheran Church
STUYVESANT FALLS — Emanuel Lutheran Church is located at the junction of US Route 9 and County Route 46 in Stuyvesant Falls. Church services are at 8:30 a.m. Sunday and all are welcome and invited.
St. Mark’s Second Evangelical Lutheran Church
HUDSON — St. Mark’s Second Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8 Storm Ave., Hudson, worships 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Communion is celebrated on the first Sunday of every 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, has in-person and live online worship services at 10:15 a.m. Sunday. Sunday School is at 9 a.m. for children 3 and older. Call Pastor Dan for information at 518-758-1891. The live broadcasts are on www.facebook.com/St-Johns-Lutheran.
Tri County Lutheran Parish
VALATIE — The following is the worship schedule for the Tri County Lutheran Parish. Visit TCLParish.org website for 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, 9:30 a.m. Sunday. St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 1010 Kinderhook St., Valatie, worships at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
Greene County: Zion Lutheran Church, 102 North Washington St., Athens, worships at 9 a.m. Sunday.
Rensselaer County: Trinity Lutheran Church, 68 Green Ave., Castleton, worships at 9 a.m. Sunday. St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 751 County Route 7, East Schodack, worships at 11 a.m. Sunday.
Lutheran Parish of Southern Columbia County
GERMANTOWN — Lutheran Parish of Southern Columbia County includes the following parishes, St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Churchtown; Christ Lutheran Church, Germantown (Viewmont); St. John Lutheran Church, Elizaville (Manorton). St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Churchtown worships at 9 a.m. Sunday. In-person worship has resumed, and is evaluated by weather and the COVID case numbers listed by the Department of Health for prayerful discernment of our Church Councils, and any changes will be posted in this publication, and on phone message, Facebook page and Blog.
Christ Church Episcopal
HUDSON — Christ Church Episcopal, 431 Union St., Hudson, worships at 9 a.m. Sundays in person and online Facebook.com/ChristChurchEpiscopalHudson, or christchurchepiscopalhudson.org. Fridays in Lent, Silent Meditation 5 p.m., followed by Stations of the Cross at 5:30 p.m. Midweek Eucharist Wednesdays 12:15 p.m. in the church. Office hours and Emergency Food Shelf 9 a.m.-noon weekdays.
For information call 518-828-1329 or email email@example.com.
Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church
KINDERHOOK — Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, 8 Sylvester St., Kinderhook, offers Mass at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday. Holy Week schedule: Palm Sunday, April 2, 9 a.m. Mass with the blessing of Palms in Saint Benedict’s chapel located next door to the church in the McNary Center and process to the Church and the reading of the Passion. Good Friday, April 7, 7 p.m. in the church. April 8 at 7:28 p.m. Ecumenical Great Vigil: begins in the McNary courtyard, kindling of the New Fire; blessing of the Paschal Candle; Blessing of holy water; Mass of the Resurrection. Easter Sunday, April 9, Masses at 8 and 10 a.m. in the church. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 518-758-6271.
Kinderhook Reformed Church
KINDERHOOK — The Kinderhook Reformed Church, 21 Broad St., Kinderhook, will have in person and live online Sunday worship include Sunday 8:45 a.m. prayer group 1; 9:30 a.m. worship and youth Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. coffee hour; and 11 a.m. prayer group 2. Weekly Bible studies available. Live broadcast on http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCTUNikeMHshkf-mqhM-NxCw or www.facebook.com/KinderhookReformedChurch. For information, call 518-758-6401 or kinderhookreformedchurch.com.
Claverack Reformed Dutch Church
CLAVERACK — The Reformed Dutch Church, 88 Route 9H, Claverack, worships at 9:30 a.m. Sundays in the sanctuary. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. For information, call 518-851-3811. Also leading worship on Sundays will be Rev. Derek DeJager March 26; Holy Week begins April 2 with Reverend Appleyard-Pekich returning to lead Palm Sunday worship. Holy Communion will be served, and palms are distributed to everyone by the children during this service. A solemn Maundy Thursday service will be held at 7 p.m. April 6. The glorious Easter Sunday Service on April 9 will be led by Rev. Appleyard-Pekich. For information, call 518-851-3811 or https//claverackreformedchurch.org.
Ghent Reformed Church
WEST GHENT — The Ghent Reformed Church, 1039 County Route 22, West Ghent, worships at 9 a.m. Sundays. Communion is celebrated the first Sunday of the month. Sunday school begins at 10:15 a.m.
Reformed Church of Germantown/Mt. Pleasant Reformed Church
GERMANTOWN/GREENPORT — The Reformed Church of Germantown worships at 9 a.m. Sunday and Mt. Pleasant Reformed Church worships at 10:30 a.m. Sunday with Pastor Dave Tipple officiating. The Germantown church is located at 20 Church Ave., Germantown and the Mt. Pleasant church is located on 33 Church Road, Greenport.
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