Bethlehem Church participates for 15th year
For the 15th year, Bethlehem Community Church will be collecting shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. The project provides gifts for children in need living throughout the world’s poorest nations.
Program seeing uptick in local need, struggling to meet demand
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany on Wednesday, Nov. 14, celebrated the grand opening of its new warehouse in the Rotterdam Corporate Park, which houses furniture and housewares donations for low-income individuals and families.
Alice Kyei-Anti has spent decades working in Africa
For the fourth time, Ghanian Presbyterian leader Alice Kyei-Anti will visit the Capital District to speak about her experiences in Africa as a pastor and public health advocate.
Rest Fest brings three days of music to St. Joseph’s Church
Eighteen bands, a collective of friends and community members, gathered in the decommissioned historic St. Joseph's Church over three days for the third annual Restoration Festival (Rest Fest).
Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery offers new ‘eco’ burial plots, first of its kind in region
Being green is increasing in popularity and area environmental stewards can now rest easier knowing even after they pass their footprint will be a little smaller.
Two religious organizations team up to provide lunches for flood victims
Two religions came together to provide a hot lunch for Rotterdam Junction residents as they tried to make their houses homes again.
Delmar man organizing bike collection for overseas aid
Delmar resident Charlie Hughes is leading a bicycle collection on Saturday, Sept. 17.
Pine Hollow Arboretum hosts concert to benefit Irene victims
The Pine Hollow Arboretum is hosting a unique musical evening on Sunday, Sept. 25, to benefit the victim of Tropical Storm Irene.
Latham-based web company hopes to change the way churches get online
While in the online news world “pay walls” are the topic of the day, in the non-secular sphere some churches are thinking about “prayer walls.”