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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Bible Study and Conversation Opportunities with Vicar Blatt

Study and converse about selections from Luke's Gospel with Vicar Lauren Blatt! The first 3 Mondays of May, everyone from both First and St. John's Lutheran Churches are welcome to come to First Lutheran Church at 11:00 AM. We will gather in the FLC Library on Monday mornings, May 4, 11, and 18 at 11 AM. On Wednesday evenings, May 13, 20, and 27 at 7:00 PM - all are welc...
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