Weekly Update

Dear Family and Friends of Our Savior’s,

             He who sings, prays twice.  This quote attributed to St. Augustine of Hippo emphasizes the importance of singing in the lives of Christians.  Encouraged by our Elders and others in our congregation, the “Reopening Committee” has revised the worship guidelines to allow for singing with masks on during our church services.  As the psalmist declared: Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.  Let us come before Him with thanksgiving and extol Him with music and song.  (Psalm 95:1-2).  

    

     -Women’s Bible Study:  Thursdays, 10-11:30 a.m. led by Cheryl Pangburn and meeting outside by the main entrance of the church.  Bring your own chairs and face masks.    

     -Women’s Discipleship through ZOOM meetings led by Lori Whitehouse on Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.   Contact Lori if you are interested in participating.  (518/874-1571)

    - Men’s Bible Fellowship meets on Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m. on Ray Hoffman’s back patio.   Ray’s address is 37 Van Buren Ave, Colonie.  The MBF is studying the book of Hebrews.

            Pastoral Care/Prayer is available from our Elders:  Don’t hesitate to call your assigned Elder (or any of the other Elders) if you have any needs for prayer and ministry.  They are ready to respond. 

                   Fred Dignon (518/396-7742) assigned to members whose last names begin with A, B, C   

                   Alan Fijal (518/373-8710) – members whose last names begin with D, E, F                              
                   Dave Hawley  (518/729-2306) last names beginning with G, H, I, J                                                                                                              Ray Hoffman (518/438-7359)  last names beginning with K, L, M                                                                                                               Marlow Olson (518/356-2646)  last names beginning with N, O, P, Q, R                                                                                                     Ike Wallace (518/482-4522) last names beginning with S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z 

                   

 Continue Praying: 

-for our Call Committee as they develop a new list of candidates to serve as the next pastor at Our Savior’s

-for John Richardson, our School Board, and Our Savior’s faculty and staff as they prepare to open Our Savior’s Christian School on September 9th.

-for all who are ill, unemployed and isolated because of COVID 19 and for those providing care for those afflicted with the corona virus. 

 

Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us, to Him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen                                                                              Ephesians 3:20-21

                                                                                                                              TLR

                                                                                                                        

 

 

 

 

 

            

                         

 

 

                        

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