Service and picnic on anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene

The first Sunday following the Hurricane Irene, an ecumenical service was held on the lawn of Lasell Hall, known as D.A.R. Hall because the 18th-Century Federal building has been owned by the Schoharie Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution since 1913.

“People tearfully shared in a worship and gratitude service,” say organizers of a service to be held this Sunday in the same place, four years later. “It seems fitting to remember that occasion with another worship service of celebration.”

Everyone in the community is invited to attend the 9:30 a.m. service on Sunday, Aug. 30. The service is hosted by the Schoharie Village Churches: Schoharie Reformed, Christ the Shepherd Lutheran, and Schoharie United Presbyterian.

A “Close of Summer” Community Fellowship Potluck Picnic will follow the service. In the event of rain, the service and picnic will be held inside the Schoharie United Presbyterian Church.

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