Schedule of Services and Sermons

2019 Theme: 
Finding Joy

June 30   “Finding Joy”
Rev. Stewart Pattison, Moderator
Rensselaerville Presbyterian Church, Rensselaerville, NY

July 7   “The Joy of Healing in Community”
Rev. Dr. Amaury Tanon-Santos, Synod Networker,
Synod of the Northeast, East Syracuse, NY

July 14   “Make a Joyful Noise”
Rabbi Deborah Gordon
Congregation Berith Sholom, Troy, NY

July 21   “Good Pleasure”
Elder Barbara Wheeler, Former President
Auburn Theological Seminary, New York, NY

July 28   “What Does Jesus Know About Joy?”
Rev. Dr. Rick Spalding, Retired Chaplain
Williams College, Williamstown, MA

August 4   “Discovering Joy in a Root-Shocked World”
Rev. Peter Cook, Executive Director
New York State Council of Churches, Albany, NY

August 11   “Approaching the World”
Rev. Kate Forer, Senior Pastor
Presbyterian-New England Congregational Church, Saratoga Springs, NY

August 18   “You Give Them Something to Eat”
Rev. Dr. Roxanne Jones Booth, Co-Pastor
Riverview Missionary Baptist Church, Coeymans, NY

August 12   “Joy is Different Than Happiness”
Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper, Senior Pastor
Judson Memorial Church, New York, NY

September 1   “Joy, A Firm and Quiet Strength”
Sister Joan Scanlon, O.P., Coordinator of Dominican Ministeries
Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, CT