Adirondack Events

Events and Happenings at Local United Methodist Churches

Listings are from The Adirondack District

Newsletter of the Living Waters, Emmaus/Chrysalis Community: 

Michigan Wednesdays, July 6 through Aug. 31, Memorial UMC in Lyon Mountain

Michigans, chips, desserts and beverages, 11 AM to 1 PM, Memorial UMC, 3909 Route 374, Lyon Mountain. Eat-in or take-out. Platters available on July 6 and Aug. 3 only. (518) 735-4052

Farmers Market, Fridays through Sept. 16, Middle Grove UMC

Farmers Market at Middle Grove UM Church parking lot, 429 Middle Grove Rd., Middle Grove, every Friday until September 16 from 4 to 7 PM. Get your fresh vegetables, jars of Hot Fudge Sauce, Blown-lass jewelry, homemade pierogies, baked goods, soup to go, and much more. 

Grief Support Group, Thursdays, July 28 through Sept. 8, Schroon Lake Community Church

High Peaks Hospice Grief Support Group at Schroon Lake Community Church meeting on Thursdays, July 28 through Sept. 8, from 2-3 PM. Anyone is welcome to come and does not need to be connected to Hospice to attend. We are located at 1088 US Route 9, Schroon Lake. Click here to view flyer.

Garage and Bake Sale, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 12 and 13, Galway UMC

The Galway UMC will hold its annual Garage and Bake Sale on 
Friday, Aug. 12 from 9 AM to 5 PM and Saturday, Aug. 13 from 9 AM to 3 PM. This sale is a multi-family sale that includes clothing, furniture, sporting goods, toys tools, household items, collectibles, electronics, books, baby items and much more. The sale is held indoors come rain or shine. A bake sale will be held at the same time. The public is welcome to attend. The church is located at the corner of Routes 147 and County Route 45 in the Village of Galway.

Ribbon Cutting, Friday, Aug. 12, First UMC of Lake George

The First UMC of Lake George, 78 Montcalm St., has recently finished renovations and added a hospitality area. We are hosting a community ribbon cutting on Friday, Aug. 12 from 4 PM to 5 PM, and would like to invite any and all to come and celebrate with us. There will be refreshments and fellowship. In attendance will be the Chamber of Commerce, the mayor, as well as the community whose generosity has made it all possible. 

Bazaar, Saturday, Aug. 13, First UMC of Corinth

Annual Bazaar, from 9 AM to 1 PM Saturday, Aug. 13 at the First UMC of Corinth, 243 Main St. White Elephant Sale/Food/Bake Sale
Jewelry/Crafts/Plants/Books/Thrift Store. Breakfast/Lunch.

Summer Bazaar, Saturday, Aug. 13, First UMC of Lake Luzerne

First UMC of Lake Luzerne will hold its annual Summer Bazaar on Saturday, Aug. 13 from 9 AM to 2 PM. We will have a garage/lawn sale, baked goods table and, of course, we will have Moby Dick’s Fish Fry Truck. Returning will be free face painting and the Blessing of the Animals at noon. We welcome new friends from Mountain Mama’s Market, Wildflower Designs and Crafts and Yum Yumz Italian Ice. Further information is available through our web site at The sale will be held on our parsonage lawn at 23 Main St., Lake Luzerne, across the street from our Church.  We welcome everyone.

Ernie and Jason Couch, Tuesday, Aug. 16, First UMC of Lake George

Ernie and Jason Couch “Revival,” 6 PM Tuesday, Aug. 16, 78 Montcalm St., Lake George. For more information, click here.

Michigans for Mission, Sunday, Aug. 21, Harkness Hall

Harkness and Keeseville UMCs invite you to “Michigans for Mission,” 11 AM to 2 PM Sunday, Aug. 21 at the Harkness Hall (778 Hallock Hill Road, Peru). $5 for a meal of Michigan, Chips, Dessert and a Drink. Extra Michigan is $2. In case anyone wants an “enhanced dessert”, they will surely find it at the Bake Sale table, cheerfully staffed by the Keeseville Church UMW.

 Tammy Renee, Sunday, Aug. 28, Middle Grove UMC

Tammy Renee, gospel artist from Florida (originally from the Adirondack region), will be worshiping with Middle Grove UMC at 9 AM Sunday, Aug. 28. The church is located 429 Middle Grove Rd., Middle Grove. For more information on Tammy Renee, click here. A love offering will be taken.

Foresters Gospel Music Group, Saturday, Sept. 17, Middle Grove UMC

The Foresters Gospel Music Group from Michigan will be in concert at the Middle Grove UMC, 429 Middle Grove Rd., Middle Grove at 6 PM Saturday, Sept. 17. To visit their website, click here.

Foresters Gospel Music Group, Sunday, Sept. 18, First UMC of Lake George

The Foresters Gospel Music Group from Michigan will join the First UMC of Lake George for worship at 9 AM Sunday, Sept. 18. The church is located at 98 Montcalm St. in Lake George. To visit the group’s website, click here.

Electronics and Metals Recycling Event: Saturday, Oct. 1, Calvary UMC, Latham

Save the date! Start that household clean-out! On Saturday, Oct. 1, Calvary UMC, 15 Ridge Place, Latham, in partnership with JGS recycling, will again hold an Electronics and Metals recycling event. Along with your household, invite your friends, neighbors, co-workers and relatives to start saving the recyclable items listed on our website ( under What’s Happening – Upcoming events) so you/they can participate this Fall. Your $10 (or more) donation, along with a portion of the proceeds will benefit the ministries and missions of the church. *Please note: There is a set cost for TV’s and monitors. This event is being held in accordance with the Social Principles of the United Methodist Church. To view poster, click here.

Bottle and Can Drive

Porter Corners UMC, 512 Allen Rd., Porter Corners (12859). You can leave your bags or boxes at the back door of the church, or if you have a large quantity, pickup is available. Call Jane Decouteau (518) 893-2289 or Carrie Howe (518) 893-6214.
Please consider posting this flyer in your church: Click here 

Fortsville UMC collection

The Fortsville UMC collects metal lids (jelly jar, pickle jars, screw tops) and pop tabs from soda and other cans for their mission. They benefit The Ronald McDonald House in Albany. Donations can be left on the side porch on the parking lot, or if large amounts need collection,, they can call the church at (518) 793-7095 and leave a message for pick up. The church is located at 402 Fortsville Road, Gansevoort

‘Connect’, 6:30 PM Fridays.

‘Connect’, 6:30 PM Fridays. Connect is a small group through the United Methodist Church, made up of young adults (18 to 35) who gather every Friday to play board games, watch movies and talk about important issues and topics. These topics range from financial planning and resume writing to the differences between hemp and marijuana. For now, Connect is going to “connect” through WhatsApp while watching something together to discuss.

You can contact Gracie Lynn Besse with questions, or (518) 932-3925. Visit our Facebook Page:

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