A Farewell from Rev. Scott DeBlock

A Farewell from Rev. Scott DeBlock

Dear Friends of Albany Presbytery, I want to thank you all for your friendship and care in my brief yet enjoyable 4-year sojourn in Albany Presbytery. As I write this, I am unpacking boxes in our new home in Scarborough, Maine as my wife Heidi is working at one of... Read more
Second-Chance Campership Grants: 2019

Second-Chance Campership Grants: 2019

God works to change young lives through summer camps.   Albany Presbytery is now accepting electronic applications for $150 grants. These grants will go directly to Christian summer camps in the names of, and toward the accounts of, eligible student attendees.... Read more
Lenten Reflection

Lenten Reflection

Standing in the grocery line, a cart full of food, she feels a chill. Patting her pocket, then pockets, she realizes, she doesn’t have her wallet. With a silent expletive she steps out of line. Deep breath, just breathe. Exhale. Her mind frantically rehearses, where... Read more
Understanding Compassion

Understanding Compassion

Over the years I’ve had many occasions to think about the experience of compassion, an emotion we highly value as Christians. In that time I’ve come to believe our Western, American culture doesn’t truly understand how compassion works. We think compassion is... Read more