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Events This Weekend
Join us on Sunday, July 12
 
First Pres’ anti-racism conversations continue on Sunday at 8:45am.
 We will be discussing the recent action/inaction of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA). We recommend reading these three articles to get different views of what occurred at GA in June:
Join us via zoom at 8:45!
To connect to any of the zoom meetings please contact Miriam or Glenn.
 
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Worship Service at 10am.
We will be live streaming on Facebook
Click here to connect on Sunday.
(additional information below, if needed)
You will find the bulletin for Sunday here .

We will be celebrating communion. 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/)
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
First Pres, through the Social Justice and Peacemaking Committee, has been working with the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. The next public, monthly organizing meeting is:
 
Wednesday, July 15, 7:00pm - Capital Region PPC Organizing Meeting
 
Join to learn about the work of the campaign in the Capital Region and take action together. RSVP here
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Wednesday, July 22, 6-8pm
Online Zoom Workshop


On July 22, please join us for Poor People's Campaign 101. We will discuss the history of the 1968 campaign, the relaunch in 2018 and how we got to where we are today. Most importantly, we will focus on the principles of the campaign and our goals, in particular why shifting the narrative by shifting the narrator is so central to what we do. We will also explore ways you can get involved. Whether you are new to the campaign or would just like a refresher, or perhaps you are wanting ideas on how you too can present the Poor People's Campaign to your organization or community, we encourage you to register for this program and discussion. Spanish and ASL interpretation available.
July 22nd, 6pm-8pm
NYS Poor People's Campaign 101 - Register Here
Online Workshop (Zoom)

Contact newyork@poorpeoplescampaign.org with any questions!
El 22 de julio, te invitamos a participar del evento educativo "Introducción a la Campaña de la Gente Pobre" (PPC 101). Presentaremos la historia de la Campaña de la Gente Pobre del 1968, además del reinicio de la Campaña en el 2018 y cómo hemos llegado a donde estamos. Conoceremos los principios de la Campaña y nuestros objetivos. En particular por qué cambiar la narrativa con cambiar los protagonismos, es fundamental para lo que hacemos. Compartiremos diferentes formas de involucrarse. Invitamos a personas que quieran conocer la Campaña por primera vez, además de personas que quieran profundizar su participación y personas interesadas en cómo presentar la Campaña en su organización o comunidad. Interpretación al español y lenguaje de señas (ASL).
¡Regístrate aquí!

 

Worship Schedule

Note our worship times and invite a friend to worship with you virtually this summer!
 
July 12     10:00am    Worship Service via Facebook
July 19     10:00am    Worship Service via Facebook
July 26     10:00am    Worship Service via Facebook
August 2  10:00am    FOCUS Worship Service at First Church Albany
                                   (drive-in worship in their parking lot, 110 N. Pearl St.)
                                   An on-line service will also be available from the Synod
                                   of the Northeast

August 9  10:00am    Worship Service via Facebook
 
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Contact info: please use this number 518-439-7492 (instead of church phone)
mleupold@firstpresalbany.org; gleupold@firstpresalbany.org; info@firstpresalbany.org
 
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