First Presbyterian Church during the COVID 19 pandemic:

We have joined our neighbors across the country in prioritizing community health. For that reason, we have made some temporary changes to procedures and operations.


Please join us for our weekly Facebook livestream of worship service at 10am on Sundays. Each service will be recorded so that you can watch any of the recordings at any time thereafter. Click here for Sunday’s bulletin.

INSTRUCTIONS: we’ll normally start broadcasting about 5 min before 10am with Trevor’s prelude. Anytime after that go the main FaceBook page for First Presbyterian Church of Albany. Very close to the top (or maybe just by scrolling down slightly) you’ll see the video with the words “Live now” or something similar. Click on the video and it will open into a larger window and play.

HELPFUL TIP: if you don’t see the livestream on the home page, refresh / reload your browser screen. 

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Pastoral Support

Pastor Glenn and Pastor Miriam are available! Contact them at 518-439-7492 or or

Congregational Care

Many among our congregation have already reached out to those among us and around who may be particularly vulnerable during this time. Please continue to check on and care for one another. Miriam, Glenn and the Deacons are working together to ensure that this natural response is organized and sustained. If you know of someone with particular needs, please reach out to Glenn or Miriam to let us know. If you would like to support the work of the Deacons and volunteer to help us stay in touch with the congregation, please let us know.

Other Church Events

All other church events have been postponed or canceled. Check back often for developing information on opportunities to gather online.

Facility Use

In order to comply with community health best practices and directives passed down from the Governor’s office First Presbyterian Church will no longer be available for meetings of any kind. We regret the difficulty this presents to many of our building use partners and wish to do whatever we can to help mitigate that stress. 

Office Business

Office Administrator Jamie and Financial Administrator Carlie are both working from their homes. You can contact them through their church emails: and

Communication with Congregation

Eblasts are sent to people who are on our emailing list. If you’d like to be included, please sign up to receive email. If you would like it surface mailed to you, also contact Jamie. Click dates below to read past eblasts.

October 29, 2020 FPC Updates

October 27, 2020 FPC Updates

October 22, 2020 FPC Updates

October 20, 2020 FPC Updates

October 11, 2020 FPC Updates

October 6, 2020 FPC Updates

October 1, 2020 FPC Updates

September 29, 2020 FPC Updates

September 24, 2020 FPC Updates

September 22, 2020 FPC Updates

September 17, 2020 FPC Updates

September 15, 2020 FPC Updates

September 10, 2020 FPC Updates

September 8, 2020 FPC Updates

September 3, 2020 FPC Updates

August 27, 2020 FPC Updates

August 25, 2020 FPC Updates

August 20, 2020 FPC Updates

August 18, 2020 FPC Updates

August 13, 2020 FPC Updates

August 11, 2020 FPC Updates

August 6, 2020 FPC Updates

August 4, 2020 FPC Updates

July 30, 2020 FPC Updates

July 28, 2020 FPC Updates

July 27, 2020 Follow up to Sunday’s Anti-Racism conversation about the census

July 23, 2020 FPC Updates

July 21, 2020 FPC Updates

July 16, 2020 FPC Updates

July 14, 2020 FPC Updates

July 9, 2020 FPC Updates

July 7, 2020 FPC Updates

July 2, 2020 FPC Updates

June 30, 2020 FPC Updates

June 25, 2020 FPC Updates

June 23, 2020 FPC Updates

June 18, 2020 This Weekend

June 17, 2020 Special Edition

June 16, 2020 FPC Updates

June 11, 2020 FPC Info

June 9, 2020 FPC Info

June 2, 2020 Meet our Youth Director

May 28, 2020 FPC Updates

May 26, 2020 FPC Updates

May 21, 2020 FPC Updates

May 16, 2020 Poor Peoples Campaign Important Advocacy Opportunities

May 14, 2020 Worship & Zoom Discussion Group Opportunity

May 7, 2020 Worship & Zoom Discussion Group Opportunity

May 5, 2020 FPC Updates

April 30, 2020 FPC Update

April 23, 2020 FPC Update

April 16, 2020 FPC Update

April 12, 2020 Happy Easter

April 10, 2020 Good Friday & Easter Worship Services

April 9,2020 Maundy Thursday Worship

April 8, 2020 FPC Updates

April 4, 2020 Holy week Worship

April 2, 2020 Session decisions and information from PC (USA)

March 31, 2020 Behind the scenes

March 26, 2020 Spiritual Practices

March 24, 2020 Updates re pledges, face masks, and FOCUS

March 22, 2020 Prayer requests and making face masks

March 19, 2020 Worship Info

March 17, 2020 New territory suggestions

March 13, 2020 Initial response