Lent

Let St. John's be part of your Lenten journey. In addition to our normal Sunday morning services, consider visiting for our Wednesday Lenten services at Noon at St. John's and for soup and service at 6 PM and 7 PM respectively across our Albany Lutheran Cluster churches. Wednesday evenings will follow the Holden Evening Prayer liturgy. The locations for Wednesday evening se...
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We’re Moving

St. John's will hold it's last worship service at our 160 Central Ave location on January 15th, 2017 at 2 PM.  Come and be a part of this service to celebrate the many years of service and inspiration this beloved building has provided to the City of Albany to the glory of God. On January, 22nd the congregation will begin regular Sunday morning services at our Sand Creek cha...
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Pray, Listen to God’s Call and to each other, and Attend Cottage Meeting

"What are the people of St. John's Lutheran Church going to do that will most benefit the spread of the gospel of God's love?" and "Trust the Holy Spirit and be smartly creative and completely realistic." Pastor Jo Page, our Intentional Interim Pastor, has been sharing these statements with us in sermons and newsletter articles - how do we determine what is next for St. John...
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Holy Week – Palm Sunday and Services of the Triduum

Our Palm Sunday service at the Church on March 20 at 9:30 AM begins festively with palms waving to commemorate Jesus' entry into Jerusalem, the mood grows somber as the reading of the Passion story is interspersed with hymns that reflect the growing danger that faces Jesus. The services of the Triduum or the Three Days, is the period that begins with the Maundy Thursday serv...
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Ash Wednesday and Midweek Lenten Worship Opportunities

Ash Wednesday, March 10, 2016, we will have two worship opportunities at our St. John's Chapel - 303 Sand Creek Road, Colonie. Both the 12:15 pm and 7:00 pm services will include the imposition of ashes as we begin the season of Lent. Mid-Week Lenten Series for 2016 is titled "Wilderness Journey" Each Wednesday from February 17 - March 16 there will be a mid-day service at S...
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Upcoming events and service opportunities!

Citizen Preparedness Training Program will take place on Saturday, June 6 from 10:00 AM - 12 Noon at Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 57 Hurlbut St. Albany. Albany Lutheran Cluster Communion Worship & Luncheon for Seniors - Wednesday, June 10 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit. Gathering time will begin at 10 AM, Worship at 11:00 AM, and Lunch at 12:00 Noon. All...
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