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Events This Weekend
Join us on Sunday, August 23
 
First Pres’ anti-racism conversations continue on Sunday at 8:45am.
Environmental Racism.
The discussion will examine the core definition of environmental racism and justice by watching a short video and reading some select passages from the National Council of Churches Ecumenical Study Guide on Environmental Racism. As reference materials, here is a deep dive into some of the issues in Albany  and the Ecumenical Study Guide.
              All are welcome! Join us via zoom at 8:45!
 
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Children (preschoolers through 5th grade) and Parents
Join the zoom at 9:15am to talk about how Staycation Bible School is going. All are welcome! Join us via zoom at 9:15!
If you would like to join any of our 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.
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.

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.
 
Youth Group News
Opportunities
Parents of preschoolers throught 5th graders: join with other FPC parents tonight, Thursday, August 20, at 9pm via zoom (in a seperate email)! All are welcome!
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First Presbyterian Church is awarding Educational Grants to church members who seek financial assistance in continuing their education.  These funds may be used during the school year for any type of studies beyond high school.  A simple application can be obtained from the church office at info@firstpresalbany.org.  The dead line is September 1, 2020.

Worship Schedule

Note our worship times and invite a friend to worship with you virtually this summer!
 
August 23   10:00am    Worship Service via Facebook
August 30   10:00am    Worship Service via Facebook
Sept 6         10:00am     FOCUS Worship Service at
                                      Westminster Presbyterian Church online
                                      (link will be provided)
Sept 13        10:00am    Worship Service via Facebook
Sept 20        10:00am    Worship Service via Facebook
Sept 27        10:00am    Worship Service via Facebook

 
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Glenn and Miriam Lawrence Leupold are away from the office this week for their annual planning retreat. They’ll be back in the office on Tuesday,
August 25.

 
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