January Opportunities at St. John’s and First Lutheran Churches

Bible Study Opportunities with Vicar Lauren Blatt Who the heck is Habakkuk??  Let's journey together (with Vicar Blatt) through the prophet's short three-chapter prophetic book!  We will discuss the origins, authorship, dates, and other historical facts about Habakkuk as well as what was at stake for Habakkuk and the Jewish people! Jan 13 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John's Churc...
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Worship Opportunities to Celebrate Christ’s Birth

Sunday, December 21, 2014 during our 9:30 AM Worship Service, our Sunday School students will present "Broadcasting Christmas". You are invited to hear the Christmas story from the children of St. John's Lutheran Church. Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - Christmas Eve Worship Services at 6:00 and 8:00 PM. Our 6:00 service will have a children's sermon and Holy Communion. The 8:...
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Opportunities to Help Others

Helping and giving to others are important parts of our ministry as the congregation of St. John’s Lutheran Church. Perhaps you are looking for an opportunity to participate. • We are collecting single-serving size mixed-fruit cups for the Equinox Thanksgiving dinner. Donations will be accepted at the chapel and in the lounge at church. • Our collection of 2015 calendars for ...
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“Come and Get It” Event

“COME AND GET IT” – OCTOBER 25, 2014 – 11am-1pm! ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2014, 11 AM – 1 PM; St. John’s Lutheran Church will host another “Come and Get It” event in our Fellowship Hall (and Courtyard, weather permitting)! Time to “Clean Out” once again and bring your donations of Fall/Winter clothing, toys, books, household goods, etc. – No Electronics – to St. John’s Church!...
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Cornerstone Campus Ministry’s 3rd Annual Patron’s Dinner…

…is just weeks away and NOW is the time to RSVP! We hope you’ll attend Thursday, September 18 at 6:00 p.m. at 1st Lutheran Church in Albany. All are invited to hear stories from students, enjoy a tasty meal, bid on some great silent auction items, share the story-telling gifts of special guest Rev. Kent Busman… and of course, support the work of the Protestant Campus Mini...
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NEW from UAlbany’s Cornerstone Protestant Campus Ministry: Music & Meditation

Members of St. John's are welcome to join UAlbany's campus ministry for a new mid-week music and meditation service at 8:00pm the second Wednesday of each month in the fall semester (9/10, 10/8, 11/12, 12/10) at the Chapel House Interfaith Center at the University at Albany. Join the evening to de-stress, center yourself, and connect with the student ministry that St. John's he...
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Sunday, August 31 is Pastor Paul’s final day leading worship as pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church

We give thanks to God for the ministry of the Rev. Paul D. Rees-Rohrbacher. Pastor Paul is retiring as of September 1, 2014 and he will lead his final worship service as pastor of St. John's Lutheran Church on Sunday, August 31 at 9:30 AM. Our prayers are with both Pastor Paul and Darhon Rees-Rohrbacher as well as our congregation as we all enter this time of transition and tru...
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Picnic Lunch on Sunday, August 10 at 11:30 AM

All are welcome to a picnic in our courtyard, weather permitting, on Sunday, August 10 at 11:30 AM. We will celebrate the arrival of our seminary intern, Vicar Lauren Blatt, as she begins her year of ministry with us and the congregation of First Lutheran Church. We have invited our friends and neighbors from FLC to come to our picnic and share in our celebration. Hope to see y...
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Joint Worship Sunday, July 27, at First Lutheran Church

St. John's will join First Lutheran Church, 181 Western Avenue, Albany, at worship July 27 beginning at 10:00 am. An Ice Cream Social will follow the service.
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Holy Week Worship Opportunities

Maundy Thursday, April 17th Communion Worship & Hand Washing 12:15 PM at Chapel 7:00 PM at Church Good Friday, April 18th Communion Worship 12:15 PM at Chapel 7:00 PM at Church Easter Vigil, April 19th 5:00 PM at Chapel Easter Day Worship Sunday, April 20th Festival Communion Worship  9:30 AM at Church
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