Sunday Worship: Join us this Sunday, April 21, for Easter worship at 10 am.  A reception will follow the worship service.  Scripture readings: Isaiah 65: 17-25, Luke 24:1-12, Easter Meditation: A Far From Idle Tale. Peter JB Carman will preach and lead worship. 


Adult/Children-Youth Sunday Classes 

The adult classes during Lenten season will be discussions of the scriptures used during worship, with the theme, “Turning to the Wilderness”  Individuals and /or families will lead the class based upon their personal reflections of the scripture for that Sunday. 

Next adult class on: Date: April 14,  11:15 am -12:15 pm          

Scripture:  Luke 19:28-40                                                                              

There are classes for children of all ages following worship, from 11:20 - 12:15

Youth Group (grades 7-12) will meet following worship in Room 115 .

Services During Lent: 

 Maundy Thursday service will be held on April 18 at 7 pm at Emmanuel Friedens Church. A service shared with First United Methodist Church, our neighbors. A remembrance of Jesus’ Last Supper with his friends. The service will include on offering of communion and foot washing.

Shaping the Sermon Bible Study every Wednesday evening at 7 pm.  You will learn about the coming week’s scripture passages in conversation with the pastor. Learn about the background of each reading; bring your own thoughts and interpretations on how its stories speak to the world we share, and in our personal lives.  Bible Study will resume after Easter.

Community News/Events:

Saturday, April 27: Free Communiy Brunch hosted by Emmanuel Friedens Church  from 10:30-11:30 am.  Clothing Room will be open beginning at 10:30 am.

Sunday, April 28: We are pleased to present Keith Reas, organist, in concert at Emmanuel Friedens at 3 pm. The concert is free and open to the public-no reservations are required. 

Sunday, May 5: Schenectady Community Ministries' (SiCM)  annual CROP WAlk, rain or shine, will be held at Emmanuel Friedens Church. Registration begins at 1 pm: the walk begins around 2 pm following musical entertainment by the Donna Tritico Band  and a brief opening ceremony. Also, the SiCM food van will be parked in the church's parking lot on the day of. All are invited to bring non-perishable food items for drop off.