As was preached this past Sunday, the parable of the prodigal son is powerful with characters that we can readily identify with. We bring our own emotions into the story because we know what it is like to be the parent, the older sibling, or the younger sibling. We also know what it is like […]
On behalf of the Schenectady City Mission, I would like to thank our NRC family for their continued support of the school supply drive for Schenectady schools. The donations were very generous and will be used to help students begin their 2020/2021 school year. Being prepared with materials will allow them greater ease in navigating […]
Our Communion Collection for October will be for SICM—Schenectady Community Ministries. Celebrating 52 years, SICM is a partnership of 50 congregations for ministries of social service and social justice. With financial support and volunteers from its members and others, SICM serves thousands of high-need people each year. SICM addresses public health needs such as food […]
It’s Fall! It’s time to celebrate the beauty of the changing seasons, cooler temperatures, apples and of course CIDER DOUGHNUTS! The Membership Committee is hosting an outdoor, socially distanced, sanitized and MASK-WEARING coffee hour for those attending in-person worship services this SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4! Immediately following the service, pre-packaged brown bags with cider and doughnuts […]
The Women’s Fellowship Group (WFG) will resume their monthly meetings via Zoom on Wednesday, October 14 at 2:00 pm. At this first meeting after a summer break, the group will be looking at how to continue their fellowship and service efforts during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Please contact Trudy Lehner for Zoom Login details.
At the end of June, we distributed a survey to help with our efforts to return to worship in the Sanctuary. As we continue to adapt to our current reality, your input is helpful in how we move forward. Once again, we call upon you, along with grace from the Holy Spirit, to guide us […]
The heavens are telling the glory of God; and the firmament proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours forth speech, and night to night declares knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there words; their voice is not heard; yet their voice goes out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the […]
Are you feeling isolated and detached? Do you need a little help breaking out of your pandemic-induced cocoon? Looking for something besides the usual B.S.? Join a new Bible Study (B.S. … what were YOU thinking?) series, “Seeing God in the Everyday,” on Mondays at 7:00 pm beginning on October 5 and continuing for ten […]
NRC is hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Saturday, October 10th 8am- 1 pm. Social distancing and safety measures will be in place to keep donors and employees safe, while giving blood. To schedule an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org.
On September 26 the women of the NRC Book Group celebrated 20 years of sharing their love of books with one another. The group first met on October 7, 2000 and has formed lifelong friendships, supporting one another through life’s difficulties and celebrating the special joys. Several members remain from among the original group that […]