Sunlight streams through the windows of the Rensselaerville Presbyterian Church, designed by Ephraim Russ and dedicated in 1843.
Volunteers create floral arrangements for the pulpit out of local wildflowers and blooms from residents’ gardens.
Communion is an important part of our worship. Our communion table is open to all who wish to partake.
Our guest preachers have a view of the church’s exceptional architecture.
The Village Voices, a community choir, and guest musicians provide uplifting accompaniment to our services.
Clerics from different religious traditions are invited to preach at services. Here, Rev. Donna Schaper, Senior Minister at Judson Memorial Church in New York City, with sermon in hand, prepares to officiate. Sermons may be found under the Past Sermons tab on this website.
Congregants (l. to r.) Elder Mary Jane Schroeder, Zeva Greendale and Elder Joanne Steele arrive for worship in their Sunday best.
Elder Melissa and Kevin McGrath, who hosted an after-service luncheon. Melissa was a greeter for worship services and a baker for coffee hour; Kevin was an usher.
Elder Gayle Burgess greets congregants arriving for worship.
We love weddings! Here, Moderator Rev. Alexandra Lusak officiates at the wedding ceremony of two church congregants. During part of the service they sat at a table with two place settings, incorporating our 2015 summer worship theme, “A Place At The Table”, into their ceremony. (Photo by Wadi Jesurun)