Events

“Support Our Troops Ice Cream Social”

 

 Thursday, May 10th, from 4:30 to 7:30.  Tickets are $3.50 each and veterans are free.  Tickets can be purchased at the door or from a member of the Outreach Ministry.  Please sign up to help by completing the insert in the bulletin or see a member of Outreach.  Your help is greatly appreciated by signing up for any of the following: Set Up at 3:30, Clean Up at 7:30, Put up poster/signs, sell tickets, scoop ice cream, serve baked goods, donate pies, brownies, cakes, cookies or water.

All monetary proceeds will be donated to Military Moms in Action who continues to send thousands of packages to the troops serving around the world.

This year, we would like to say thank you to all our veterans, especially those receiving care from the Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany.  If you would like to assist with some of their needs, please bring any of the following items to the church prior to or on the day of the Ice Cream Social.

ALL ITEMS MUST BE NEW

Afghans, Lap Robes, Quilts (minimum size 4′ x4′)

All sizes of coats, knit hats, gloves, heavy and regular socks, thermal underwear (tops/bottoms), undershirts, briefs/boxers, and sweatshirts/sweatpants (sizes 2XL, 3XL, 4XL);

Large Print books: Crosswords, Word Find and Sudoku

Food Pantry items such as: canned soups/vegetables/fruit, non-perishable milk, ready to eat meals, crackers, healthy cereals, macaroni and cheese, canned tuna/chicken, and snacks

Gift cards for emergency purchases of clothing, toiletries and food items from: Walmart, Target, Price Chopper, Hannaford and Shop-Rite.

We would also like to hand out drawings or cards with heartfelt messages to the vets.  We invite each of you to join us as we visit the VA Hospital and say hello to some of the vets.  If you are interested, please see Kathie Carpenter or Pastor Jenni. We are grateful for your thoughtful gifts to the men and women who have served our country during their lifetime.

VBS 2018

Beach Party: Surfin’ Through the Scriptures

The Fonda Reformed Church will hold its annual Vacation Bible School from July 9th – 13th this summer! The program will begin at 9:00 am and end at 11:30 am. All children ages 3 through 12 (6th grade) are invited to attend this fun-filled week that will include games, snacks, crafts, demonstrations, songs, stories, and a lot of fun.

Registration forms: VBS registration_form_2018  – also available at the church or the Fonda Frothingham Library.

Helpers are needed, young, and old, for a couple days or the whole week.  Volunteers, ages 13 and up, can gain community service hours for school credit.  If you would be willing to help, please email:

Deb Silvernail at dsilvernail@ffcsd.org or Gloria Bruno at gbruno@johnstownschools.org, or leave your contact information with church assistant, at 518 853-3621.

  3rd Sunday of the Month Potluck

following worship, in the Fellowship Hall

Join us. All are welcome!

Bring your favorite main dish or dessert to share, enough to feed 8-10 people.

Containers are available from the kitchen staff if you would like to share some home-cooking with someone who could use a little cheer.