religion

The Mountainview Evangelical Free Church in Voorheesville began as a Bible-study group 40 years ago. Thirty years ago, the study group got its own church, and, in September, amid dwindling membership, the church shut down. 

Political theorist Hannah Araendt coined the now well-known concept of the “banality of evil” as she reported on the trial of Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann.

The Knox Reformed Church

Letters from a score of congregants commenting on Pastor Timothy Van Heest’s worth were submitted to the Albany Classis.

What do we know about the archaeology of the religion of ancient Israel, and how do we know it? A course at B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation in Albany will provide many of the answers.

About 85 people, nearly all from the state of Chuuk in Micronesia, have gathered as they do every Sunday afternoon at the Christ Lutheran Church on Western Avenue for a service in their native Austronesian language of Chuukese.

The building will be transferred to the Atlantic District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, which will decide what to do with it long-term.

A congregation of about 90 Micronesians from the Chuuk islands in the northern Pacific Ocean has worshiped each week in Guilderland since 2011.

When Joy Hamlin visited a family of refugees from war-torn Myanmar living in Albany’s Arbor Hill, “She found them huddled in the middle of a room, freezing to death,” said her husband, Shawn.

We are a diverse nation. Prejudice against any of us reduces all of us.

On Saturday, former pastors of the Knox Reformed Church will be feted at a dinner celebrating the church’s 175th anniversary. On Sunday, they will all participate in the church’s worship service.

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