Spring Gathering

 Presbyterian Women in the Presbytery of Albany Spring Gathering – Zoom Gathering  Thursday, April 22 – 10:00 am to noon  Creation Care – How Can We as a Church Respond to God’s Call? Our speaker will be Nancy Pienta, Moderator of Presbyterian Women in... Read more

April Moderator’s Musings

APRIL Moderator Musings Snow melts. Mud season underfoot.  Seed catalogs in the mailbox.  Birds return and sing.  Spring has arrived! Thinking of nature and Presbytery, appreciation, recognition, and thank you go to the Peacemaking Taskforce, special guest Caroline... Read more

Cemetery Superintendent

The trustees of the St Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery Association, Schoharie, NY are looking for someone to act as the Cemetery Superintendent.  The cemetery is entrusted to the members of the Schoharie United Presbyterian Church; the church session members are the trustees... Read more

Northeast Grant Announcements

Dear Presbytery Leaders, Blessings as you move into the Lenten season.  My name is Sarah Henkel and I recently joined the Synod of the Northeast team as Grants Coordinator. I am writing with a few updates and reminders regarding the next round of applications to the... Read more

Peacemaking Book Reviews

Climate Church, Climate World – How People of Faith Must Work For Change, written by Jim Antal. Published by Rowan & Littlefield, 2018  Reviewed by Larry Deyss: Why is the church responding to the issue of Climate Change? The answer is given at the beginning... Read more

Moderator’s Musings 2/27

MONTHLY MUSINGS OF THE MODERATOR March!  Seasons change. Lent.  Eagerly I look for indications that SPRING will soon appear in melting massive snow piles,  tiny bits of green peeking out of the earth and on trees.  It will happen and soon just not yet.  We are on a... Read more

Memo: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Each year New York State requires employees of churches, including ministers, as well as ministers serving in an approved ministry, to take a training class on avoiding and proactively responding to sexual harassment. The program Albany Presbytery uses is created by... Read more