Church Events


Cabin Fever Coffee House

Come to the Cabin Fever Coffee House on Friday, January 19th at 7:00 PM. Musicians, story tellers and sometimes dancers; delicious food and always great audiences are the antidote to Cabin Fever.

Soup and Bread Fundraiser on January 21st

soup and bread

The Confirmation class will have a soup and bread fundraiser on Sunday, January 21, to raise money for their New York City trip in the spring. It will be held in the Fellowship Hall after services. There will be dine-in or take-out options.

Please come meet and support our confirmation class.

 

Come Learn about Joseph's House and Shelter

Joseph's House and Shelter

Joseph's House provides emergency shelter and support services to an average of 1,000 men, women and children, yearly. Central to Joseph's House mission is to provide non-judgemental services to end homelessness. The staff works to build relationships based on each guest's and tenant's strengths and capacities. Treating each person with dignity and respect, and promoting self-determination empowers guests and tenants to make healthier choices.

On Sunday January 28th at 10:45 AM, Janet Douglass, Volunteer Coordinator os Joseph's House and Shelter, will talk about the variety of volunteer opportunities at the shelter and about the churches that assist with emergency housing during the Code Blue winter season when shelter census exceeds capacity.

Red Cross Blood Drive

Can you spare a drop of blood

The need does not go away when we move through the busy holiday season. If you have not donated before, please consider a very special gift which could save the life of someone in your community.

Dunkin Donuts is supplying our blood drive with $5.00 Dunkin Donuts Cards while they last to everyone who donates blood.

The greater reward: Providing a gift that doesn't need to be wrapped but will be thankfully re-ceived by someone in need.

How you can become involved: The schedule is on the long table in the foyer where you can sign up to be a donor, bake cookies or help register donors as they arrive on January 26.

You can also call the Red Cross (1-800-Red-Cross) or visit www.redcrossblood.org to schedule a donation. Questions or more information call Carrie Pierce 518-283-0130 or contact Carrier Larson.

Eco-Fair

The Eco-Team will be holding an Eco-Fair on Sunday, March 18 at 11:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall.

CHURCH LIBRARY

John St United Methodist Church in Manhattan

Do you like to read on the beach or at a campsite, maybe in a hotel room? That is great! Did you know the church has a library full of interesting books to read for young and old and everyone in between? Check it out! The library is next to the nursery, across from the Youth Lounge.

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