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Albany, NY 12210

 

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Upcoming Events

Second Hours: Substance Abuse and Recovery

November 10, 2019

November 10 & 17

Most families have some experience of substance abuse and its impact. We will focus on this topic on November 10th and 17th second hours.

November 10: Keith Stack and Dan McLarney from the Addictions Care Center of Albany will join us to discuss the process of addiction, and how their Family Support Navigator program guides, educates and supports individuals and their families in Albany County who struggle with this issue.

November 17: We will have a follow up discussion.

Helpful resources on prevention, treatment and recovery support will be available. 

Winter Wear Give-away for Schuyler Inn Families

November 14, 2019

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

 

This is the second year of this event to provide Schuyler Inn families with warm scarves, gloves, mittens, hats and socks as they face the winter season ahead. 

Nancy Ost will do the shopping for the items, so your monetary donations for this cause will be most appreciated. You can make checks out to Westminster with Schuyler in the memo line. You may also purchase $10 gift cards from Walmart or Price Chopper as we give these out at any event we hold at Schuyler Inn. Note: some giving folks do not like to patronize Walmart, however, many of the residents at Schuyler ask for those gift cards. 

Volunteers greatly appreciated also for the event.

Stewardship Pledge Dedication Sunday

November 17, 2019

Please join us November 17th for Dedication Sunday, where you will have an opportunity to share your giving goal with the regular Sunday collection and we will celebrate our collective giving together.

Submit your giving goal online or print a giving goal card from our website Give page today.

Capitol Chamber Artists - Concert

November 17, 2019

3:00 pm

Westminster’s resident chamber ensemble, the Capitol Chamber Artists, will play on Sunday and the organ will be featured more prominently in solo and ensemble roles.

All concerts begin at 3:00 pm, and admission is free for members and friends of Westminster Church.

2019 Union Thanksgiving Interfaith Service

November 26, 2019

7:30 pm

Congregation Beth Emeth
100 Academy Rd; Albany

 

"Giving Thanks During Difficult Times"

Deb Riitano, Speaker Commissioner of Albany County Department of Aging

This service is a longstanding tradition that connects Congregation Beth Emeth, Trinity Methodist Church, The First Unitarian Universalist Sociey of Albany and Westminister Presbyterian Church.

All of the clergy of the participating congregations will be participating along with an interfaith congregational volunteer choir. Please bring non-perishable food donations to be given to the FOCUS FOOD PANTRY. Our service is free and open to the community.

Reception after services underwritten by the Rabbi Martin I. Silverman Interreligious Fund of Congregation Beth Emeth

Congregational Meeting

December 15, 2019

Following Worship

 

A meeting of the Congregation and Corporation of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Albany, NY has been called for Sunday, December 15, 2019 following worship in the Sanctuary for the purpose of electing church officers for 2020.

FOCUS Churches Empty Bowls

February 02, 2020

Save the Date!

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Delmar Reformed Church


Following the FOCUS Churches Winter Worship Service, stay for coffee hour and fellowship followed by Empty Bowls! This event raises awareness and money for programs that serve the hungry in our community.  Admission is $25.  Select your handmade bowl and then fill it with homemade soups from some of the areas best eateries!

Volunteers Needed for the Emergency Overflow Homeless Shelter

April 30, 2020

OPEN THROUGH LATE APRIL

The Emergency Overflow Homeless Shelter, operated by the Capital Area Council of Churches at First Lutheran Church in Albany, will open its doors again for the season in mid-November to serve up to 18 men each night of the week. The Shelter is scheduled to remain open through mid-April. See more details about this volunteer opportunity by visiting this web address:  http://www.wpcalbany.org/capital-region

Westminster provides volunteer services on Sunday nights throughout the cold season. Volunteers serve on a rotating schedule. There are two great options for getting involved in this ministry of service to homeless men in our community:

  • Provide on-site hospitality. Join the team of WPC volunteers who provide hospitality to Shelter guests on Sunday nights.

  • Prepare nourishing dinners. WPC volunteers team up to prepare meals for delivery to the Shelter on Sunday nights.

For more information or to sign-up to help, please contact Valerie Shanley at (518) 366-8747 / vshanley@nycap.rr.com or Sheila Wrede at (518) 419-7324 / smwrede@gmail.com

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