Young and old alike, come gather to bring some joy and Christmas music to those members of our church family who are not able to get out often. After church on Sunday, December 8th we will get together for lunch, then go out to visit and sing carols with the homebound. If you have ever
Following worship and Coffee Fellowship everyone is invited to gather around the fireplace in Fellowship Hall for our annual carol sing, led by Dominick Giaquinto, our Music Director.
A Long Night Advent Service, held on or near the longest night of the year, is designed for those who find Christmas a difficult season. We hear constantly about the happiness of the season and about getting together with family and friends. Yet grief, broken relationships, unemployment, illness, pain, and isolation can make us feel
As is our tradition at FUMC, we will have our annual worship service of Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 22nd at 10 AM. In a Service of Lessons and Carols, the story of the Nativity of Jesus is told through scripture and song. We will welcome the Emery String Quartet as well as members
This unique service will feature a live Nativity! For over 70 years, First United Methodist Church of Schenectady has welcomed Christmas with a Dawn Service. Families and friends gather in the sanctuary by 6:30AM for carols and the Christmas story. The church is lit only by candles as worshipers enter silently into the sanctuary to
We live in an age of intense political, social, and religious division. Where is hope to be found? How can we, in the midst of brokenness, dream a better world? Where can we draw strength for the journey as we create Beloved Community? Bishop Karen Oliveto will explore the importance of imagination and play as
We are delighted to offer you lunch, for free! All we ask of you is that you register so we can be sure to have enough for all. You can register directly with this Google Form. If you are unable to do that, you can contact our church office at email@example.com or 518.374.4403. Please sign
Our next book discussion will be held on Saturday, May 13th. The Intersectional Justice Committee has selected Howard Thurman’s book, Jesus and the Disinherited. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his coworkers used to carry this book with them. They sought inspiration from it in the days leading to the Montgomery bus boycott; it helped shape
All children and their grown-ups are welcome to join in Family Faith Formations, led by Pastor Sara usually held biweekly on Saturdays at 9:30 AM at Hillside Elementary School playground. For May, we will gather just once - May 20 - so all have opportunity to attend the special events on May 6.