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Christmas Worship
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Join us Christmas Eve, December 24
Prelude Music begins at 7:00pm
A Service of Lessons and Carols at 7:30pm

Click here to connect on Thursday.
(additional information below, if needed)
You will find the bulletin for Thursday here.
 
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Join us Christmas Day, December 25
Worship Service at 11am

Carols, scripture, prayers and a story
Click here to connect on Friday.
(additional information below, if needed)
You will find the bulletin for Friday here.
 
 
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Join us on the 3rd Day of Christmas, December 27
Worship Service at 10am.

Click here to connect on Sunday.
(additional information below, if needed)
You will find the bulletin for Sunday here.
Communion is being celebrated. You are invited to bring something
to eat and something to drink when you join us for on-line worship.
Using elements familiar to them,
Jesus used bread and wine for his Last Supper with his disciples.
If you’re unable to have juice and bread,
bring something familiar to you.

Offering of Our Gifts
You can mail offering to: FPC, 362 State St, Albany, NY 12210
Or go on line to donate (www.firstpresalbany.org/donate/)
Thank you for your continued support of FPC ministries.
 
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Our recorded worship services and bulletins are also available on our website.
 
Please send any prayer requests to Glenn so that we can include them in worship on Sunday.


 
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INSTRUCTIONS Facebook Live Streaming: we’ll normally start broadcasting about 3 to 5 minutes before the service (so 9:55–9:57) with Trevor’s prelude. Any time after that go the main Facebook page for First Presbyterian Church of Albany. Very close to the top (or maybe just by scrolling down slightly) you’ll see the video with the words “Live now” or something similar. Click on the video and it will open into a larger window and play.  So just stay on the First Pres home page, no need to go into Events or any other sub-page.
 HELPFUL TIP: if you don’t see the livestream on the home page, refresh / reload your browser screen.  Don’t hesitate to call Dwight Cheu at 518.469.1544 if you have any problems.
 

Opportunities



Finger Labyrinth Walks and Meditations continue on each Thursday in December at 12:30pm via Zoom. Pastor Miriam, Certified Advanced Labyrinth Facilitator, leads each session. and our time together is 30 minutes. This time is open to all, whether you’ve walked a labyrinth in the past or not. 
Register here for Thursday, December 31, to receive the zoom link. Please have a Finger Labyrinth available - you can download a paper version if you don't have your own or Jamie in the church office. Join us!

 
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Albany Branch
P.O. Box 38205
Albany, NY 12203
albanynaacp1@gmail.com
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Calendar

Thurs., 12/24    7:00pm   Prelude
                          7:30pm   Live Stream Christmas Eve Worship Service

                                        

Friday, 12/25  11:00am   Live Stream Christmas Worship Service
                                        

Sunday, 12/27 10:00am   Live Stream Worship (Communion)


Tuesday, 12/29  9:00am   Men's Bible Study

Thurs., 12/31  12:30pm   Finger Labyrinth Walk and Meditation


Sunday, 1/3     10:00am   Live Stream Worship (Communion)
                         11:00am   Virtual Youth Group

Tuesday, 1/5      9:00am   Men's Bible Study
                           5:30pm   Property Committee Meeting
                           7:00pm   Membership Committee Meeting
                           7:30pm   Social Justice & Peacemaking Committee Meeting

Wednes., 1/6    11:00am   Staff Meeting

Thursday, 1/7    7:00am   Men's Bible Study
                          12:30pm   Finger Labyrinth Walk and Meditation
                         


 
******* All meetings will be held via Zoom.*******
 
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Contact info: please use this number 518-439-7492 (instead of church phone)

 
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