Category: Volunteerism

Lenten Collection for UNICEF

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The NRC Sunday School will be collecting pocket change for UNICEF on Sundays during Lent. UNICEF does many good works, but is currently providing assistance to children impacted by the military occupation in Ukraine. Donations can be placed in collection receptacles during Coffee Hour. Sunday School students will also be walking around each Sunday to […]

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Pillowcases for YWCA

Pillows for the YWCA Women’s Shelter

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The YWCA of NorthEastern New York’s (Schenectady) domestic violence program offers safe shelter and other related services to victims of domestic violence.  NRC’s Women’s Fellowship Group is once again sewing pillowcases and providing pillows to the shelter for these women. If you would like to help, we would welcome your contribution of standard-sized pillowcases (self-made […]

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Teens Wanted to Assist with Sanctuary Decoration

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Are you a teen at NRC (or, perhaps, their parent)? Would you like an easy and fun way to earn some volunteer hours, help out the church, and have some fun? If your answer to any of these questions was “yes,” please join the Sanctuary Decorating Team on Saturday, November 27th at 10am! Advent is […]

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Face masks

Helping Hands at NRC

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NRC cutters and sewists (that’s people who sew)  have joined forces with Schenectady’s MoonCatcher Project (www.mooncatcher.org) to provide fabric face masks for local hospitals and other organizations which are requesting these during the shortage of commercial face masks. To date, we have provided nearly 500 sets of cut-out pieces and elastic for the project.   The […]

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SICM

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SICM is still running their food pantry during this crisis with certain precautions in place. They are advising any volunteers over the age of 70 to stay home. Seeing as though a lot of their volunteers fall in this age range, they are in need of volunteers under the age of seventy. If you willing […]

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Ushers Needed

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TWO USHERS NEEDED: Barb Sim, the coordinator of the ushers’ schedule, needs your help. The ushers rotation is every eight weeks. If you can help, please contact Barb at thumpersgram@verizon.net or 518-878-5631.  

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Cemetery Clean Up

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The Women’s Fellowship Group (WFG) will meet on Tuesday, May 21 at 10:00 am for the annual (new – across Route 7) cemetery clean-up.  We welcome you to join us as we remove any remaining Christmas wreaths and other old decorations, rake around the headstones, pick up branches, etc.  Please bring a rake, gloves, bug […]

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Schenectady CROP Walk Youth Event – May 5th

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The Youth Group at NRC is looking to participate in the Schenectady CROP Walk 2019. We’ll need volunteers in the 4th grade and up to collect funds as a team to represent NRC, and then attend the walk on May 5th. All participants will receive a free t-shirt, and those who raise over 100 dollars […]

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March 13th Youth Event CANCELLED

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The grocery packing Youth Group event on Wednesday afternoon (March 13th) has been cancelled due to scheduling issues in the school district. We are looking to reschedule this event for the future. Thank you for your interest! We hope to support NiskyNOW in the future.

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Youth Group Activities – March 10th & March 13th

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Sunday School at NRC is so excited to remind everyone of our March 10th Youth Group event, where we will be hearing from Jessica Brennan about NiskyNOW and hunger in the Niskayuna area! Please join us for an informative discussion on Sunday, March 10th at 11:30 am. This event is open to all! The following […]

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