Church Briefs

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Plant Sale

VALATIE — The Presbyterian Church, 3212 Church St., Valatie, annual Plant Sale will be held 9 a.m.-noon May 15. Many plants including annuals, perennials, vegetables, shrubs, ground covers and houseplants will be available. If you have any plants to donate, contact

Food Pantry

VALATIE — The Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3266 Route 9, Valatie, will be offering boxes of free food from its food pantry once every three months. This year, those dates fall on the following Saturdays May 15, Aug. 21 and Nov. 20. The drive-through food pantry will be open from 2-4 p.m. on those dates and individuals will be served on a first come, first serve basis. For information or if you have any questions, contact the church office at 909-784-4400 or check the church web site at

Food sale

HUDSON — St. Michael’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 59 Partition St., Hudson, holds a food sale noon-1 p.m. Sundays in the Church’s Hall. Potato and cheese pierogies are available each Sunday. Sauerkraut pierogies, Borscht and Stuffed Cabbage available but must be pre-ordered by Friday afternoon, and picked up on Sunday. Call 518-506-4288 to place order or for more information. Free delivery within 10 mile radius on orders of $50 or more. While visiting, browse our Handmade Orthodox Prayer Ropes.

National Day of Prayer

CATSKILL — The 7Oth Observance of the National Day Of Prayer will be held noon-2 p.m. May 6 at the Greene County Courthouse, 320 Main St., Catskill. Praying for our nation. For information, call 518-947-9179.

Food and Fellowship Luncheon

NEW BALTIMORE — The New Baltimore Reformed Church, 52 Church St., New Baltimore, will hold the Food and Fellowship Luncheon program noon-1 p.m. May 12. The menu is oven barbecue chicken, potato chips, macaroni salad, three bean salad and rhubarb cake. The luncheon will be provided as takeout ONLY. Reservations are required for you to obtain your takeout luncheon. To make reservations, call the church at 518-756-8764, or email them at, or send your request as an instant message from the church’s Facebook site. Include your name, contact number and the number of reservations you are making for this meal. Reservations must be received by May 8. Free will offerings are graciously accepted to offset food costs.

Yard Sale and Bake Sale

SAUGERTIES — The Katsbaan Ladies Aid Society will hold a Yard Sale & Bake Sale, rain or shine, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 14 and May 15 in the Katsbaan Reformed Church Hall, 1801 Old Kings Highway, Saugerties. Household items, toys, books, jewelry and delicious homemade baked goods. Something for everyone. Masks required and social distancing, seven guests at a time.

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.

Tri County Lutheran Parish

VALATIE — The following is the worship schedule for the Tri County Lutheran Parish. The churches will be following all safety recommendations such as wearing masks properly, social distancing, contact tracing, no singing and no touching.

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Emanual Lutheran Church, 506 County Road 46, Stuyvesant Falls, worships at 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Christ Our Emmanuel, 19 Park Row, Chatham, worships at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 1010 Kinderhook St., Valatie, worships at 10:30 a.m. Sunday with Sunday School also at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. Emanuel/St. John’s Lutheran Church, 20 South Sixth St., Hudson, worships at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Zion Lutheran Church, 102 North Washington St., Athens, worships at 9 a.m. Sunday. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, State Route 81, Oak Hill, worships at 11 a.m. Sunday.

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.

Kinderhook Reformed Church

KINDERHOOK — The Kinderhook Reformed Church, 21 Broad St., Kinderhook, will have in person and live online Sunday worship at 9:30 a.m. Face masks and social distancing required. Live broadcasts at 9:30 a.m. on Church or For information, call 518-758-6401 or

Claverack Reformed Dutch Church

CLAVERACK — The Reformed Dutch Church, 88 Route 9H, Claverack, worship at 9:30 a.m. Sundays in the sanctuary and live-streaming to the Facebook page where it can be viewed live or later. The mission project this month is Mercy Ships, an organization that provides health care for the needy. They also support many local food pantries. For information, call 518-851-3811.

Old Chatham Quaker Meeting

OLD CHATHAM — Old Chatham Quaker Meeting is currently meeting for worship at 11 a.m. Sundays only via Zoom. For information, visit

Ghent Reformed Church

GHENT — The Ghent Reformed Church, 1039 County Route 22, Ghent, worships at 9 a.m. Sunday. The church is complying with the required safety requirements. No coffee hour after worship at this time. Sunday School will be at 10:15 a.m., masks mandatory. There is instruction available for children 3 through the 8th grade. If you would like more information, leave a message on the Church phone at 518-828-5946.

Grace Bible Fellowship Church

RHINEBECK — Grace Bible Fellowship Church, 6959 Route 9, Rhinebeck, worships at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. 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. Mid-week prayer meeting is at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. For information, call 845-876-6923 or

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