Worship Service @ 10 am:  Alleluia! Alleluia!  The Lord Has Risen. Third Sunday of Easter,        April 18.  Worship will be in-person, held in the Sanctuary.   A live broadcast will be available on our FACEBOOK page (Emmanuel Friedens Church) at 10 am for those of you not ready to return in person. Or watch and listen later on the church's website.  Scripture Readings: Acrs 3:12-19, Luke 24:36b-48; Sermon: "Our Bodily, Fleshly, Material Faith".  Rev. Dr. Rodney Kennedy will lead worship and preach.  

Children-Youth Sunday Classes: Cancelled at this time. 

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. Cancelled at this time. 

Community News/Events:

EFC Community Brunch: Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 10:30 -11:30 am.. The Clothing room will be open.

2021 CROP WALK: The annual CROP Walk, sponsored by Schenectady Community Ministries (SiCM) and Church World Services, will be virtual again this year, with a Zoom rally kick-off on Sunday, May 2 at 12:30 pm.  Although this is another year that we cannot walk together as a group through the streets of Schenectady, take a walk with a few friends on this day knowing that you will be walking to end hunger. To donate, go to and sign up with Emmanuel Friedens' team (type in the church's name under Search) or sign up as an individual. For any questrions, please call the church office 518 374-4114.

SAVE THE DATE: Emmanuel Friedens' Clothing Sale, June 19-20; lots of items and really good bargain. COVID procedures in place.