The RSA is Hiring!

Wednesday, 30 December 2015 by

The Regional Synod of Albany is looking to hire a part-time administrative assistant! Interested individuals should send their resume to Rev. Abby Norton-Levering at Check out the job description below to see if you (or someone you know) would be a great fit. Administrative Assistant

Beginning and Beyond 2015

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 by

Come on retreat to Camp Fowler for Beginning and Beyond 2015! November 1-3 in Chi-Rho Lodge New to the Synod, new to this call, new to ordination ministers are invited to come to fellowship, network, retreat, learn, and rest. This year, featuring special guest presenter Rev. Dr. Chuck DeGroat who will share insights from his

Feasting by the Riverside

Monday, 13 April 2015 by

Feasting by the Riverside (formerly “Sacraments Day”) is a day-long workshop for Elders, Deacons, and Church Leaders to deepen their love and understanding of the sacraments. May 30, the Saturday after Memorial Day, at First Reformed Church in Scotia (224 N. Ballston Ave, Scotia NY 12302) Download the Flier: FeastingByTheRiversideFlier Schedule: Coffee and Registration: 8:30am Introduction

Synod Open House

Tuesday, 07 April 2015 by

Come to the Regional Synod of Albany for their Spring Open House! Not only can you come for lunch and conversation with all the best and brightest that the Regional Synod has to offer (we mean you elders and ministers and leaders) BUT ALSO you can get free books! At this Open House, we’re hosting

Ridder Church Renewal

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 by

There are several pastors and churches in the Regional Synod of Albany who are now participating in the Ridder Church Renewal process. In connection with Western Theological Seminary, this journey equips leaders with the tools necessary to confront the unhealthy models that hinder personal and congregational growth. If you’re interested in finding out more about

Credo Youth Retreat

Thursday, 26 February 2015 by

The Regional Synod of Albany is hosting Credo, a youth retreat for students preparing for profession of faith or confirmation. There will be an opportunity to draft statements of faith, do some projects around camp, play games, and meet other youth from around the Synod. Credo takes place at Camp Fowler in the Chi Rho

Come and See…Feed My Sheep

Thursday, 20 November 2014 by

          Synod-Wide Youth Lock-In & Service Project Friday, January 30, 5pm – Saturday, January 31, 2pm     Albany Synod churches invite students in grades 7-12 to come together in fellowship and explore their journeys as disciples in Christ. Jesus beckons, “come and see” and then sends us into the world saying,

 A Directed Retreat: Encouraging the Nurture of a Listening Heart March 17-19, 2015 Linwood Spiritual Center Rhinebeck, New York “And don’t we all, with fierce hunger, crave a space of deep listening—full of quiet darkness and stars, until finally we hear a syllable of God echoing in the cave of our hearts.” – Macrina Wiederkehr

Annual Retirees’ Luncheon

Saturday, 23 August 2014 by

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM Regional Synod office, located at 1790 Grand Blvd, Schenectady, NY 12309. Retired pastors, retired synod and denominational staff, and their spouses are invited to our annual fall gathering. Meet the people who work at the Albany Synod offices. Share what is going on in your life

Pastors Nearing Retirement Retreat

Thursday, 21 August 2014 by

When: Sunday, November 16, 2014 – Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Where:  Fowler Camp and Retreat Center, Speculator, NY. Who’s invited: Clergy considering retirement in the next few years, and their spouses. The planning team for this retreat includes Al Janssen, Craig Hoffman, and John Paarlberg. We’re planning lots of time for connecting with old friends