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Fresh Flowers for the sanctuary on Sundays may be donated in honor or in memory of a person or event. The cost is $80.  A sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board outside the main office. You may contact Jamie directly at 518-449-7332 or



Got a Favorite Recipe?

Picnic on May 20 postponed Unfortunately, our joint picnic with Walls Temple scheduled for May 20 has to be postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. It will be rescheduled so you can continue to send in those recipes!  Check next week’s eblast and next Sunday’s bulletin for the new date.

Memo for Mission and Outreach

The Outreach and Mission Committee is collecting needed articles for the Giffen Elementary School’s “Clothes Closet” which goes beyond just clothes. Articles may be left in the box in the Assembly Hall designated for this purpose.  Items Needed: sweatpants size 6-7, 8-10, 12-14, 1x, 2x, 3x; girls leggings size 6-7 & 8-10; boys belts, small & big; girls belts small & big.

Youth News

2023 Summer Service & Reflection Trip

Click for FULL info sheet
Washington, D.C. July 30-Aug 5

To register your 6th-12th grader for this trip, please contact Molly.
A $50 deposit will secure your spot on the trip.


Upcoming Events:


Sunday, May 21 - Confirmation Sunday
10:30am - Confirmation during worship 
please come support & celebrate with your fellow youth!
Sunday, June 4 - More Light Sunday
10:10 am - Youth Usher in worship
12:00-2:00 pm - Lunch & Program in Youth Room
Sunday, June 11 - Pride Parade
9:15am - Decorate our vehicle with pride!!
11:45 am - Pride Parade 


Upcoming Events at First Pres

Upcoming Events at First Pres

May 21 – Confirmation
June 4 – More Light Sunday
June 11 – Pride Parade
June 18 – 9:30 summer worship time begins


Tuesday, 5/9       9:00am   Men's Bible Study via Zoom
                            6:30pm   Anti-Racism Task Force

Wednes., 5/10     7:00pm   Dads' Small Group

Thurs., 5/11        7:00am   Men's Bible Study
                            7:00pm   Soloist/ Choir Rehearsal 

Sunday, 5/14      9:15am   Preschool Education 
                            9:15am   Children’s Education 
                            9:15am   Adult Education
                            9:15am   Confirmation Class
                            9:30am   Soloist/Choir Rehearsal
                          10:30am   Worship Service in the sanctuary and                                                                 livestreaming on Facebook
                          11:45am   Fellowship Time

Tuesday, 5/16     7:00pm   Session Meeting in Rose Room with Confirmation                                             Students

Wednes., 5/17  10:00am   Women to Women Small Group

Thurs., 5/18        7:00am   Men's Bible Study
                            6:30pm   WPNA Meeting
                            7:00pm   Worship Committee Meeting
                            7:00pm   Soloist/ Choir Rehearsal

 Sunday, 5/21     9:15am   Preschool Education 
                            9:15am   Children’s Education 
                            9:15am   Adult Education
                            9:30am   Soloist/Choir Rehearsal
                          10:30am   Worship Service in the sanctuary and                                                                 livestreaming on Facebook
                          11:45am   Fellowship Time
                          12:00pm   Youth Group
                            4:00pm   Albany Area Bread for the World meeting

Monday, 5/22     1:00pm   Covenant Small Group

Tuesday, 5/23     6:30pm   FOCUS Board Meeting

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Contact info: church office: 518-449-7332

May Birthdays

Pastor Miriam                                        Ray Henrikson
5/9                                                            5/22
Henry Burke                                           Todd Stevens
5/12                                                           5/29
Susan Sneeringer                                    Eric Fagans
5/14                                                           5/30
Sam Rogers                                             Sebastián Tañón-Elias
5/15                                                           5/30
Mary Vail                                                Mary Kelly
5/16                                                           5/31
Rose Jackson                                               

If your birthday is this month and it's not listed, please let Jamie know so we can update our records. 
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