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Below we have listed prayer and worship opportunities for some of the faith traditions that make up our community. For a more complete listing please click the link below that says "view the PDF online". If you would like more information about faith communities not listed in the brochure or on our website please contact the Office of Spiritual Life

For a list of faiths and worship opportunities, please contact the Office of Spiritual Life or view the PDF online.

Faith Traditions and Worship Opportunities

BUDDHIST

Albany KTC Buddhist Center, 199 Washington Ave., Rensselaer NY, 12114. SERVICES: SUNDAY: Chenrezig/Amitabra practice (9am), Meditation practice (10am) Teaching and other programming (11:11am) instruction available. Tel: (518) 434-7420

CHRISTIAN

AME:

Israel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 381 Hamilton St., Albany, NY, 12110. SERVICES: Sunday-Divine Worship (11am)/Wednesday-Bible study/prayer service (6pm). Tel: (518) 463-8779

Baptist:

Metropolitan NTM Baptist Church, 105 2nd Street, Albany, NY 12210

A shuttle picks up on Sunday at 11am in the Lima Lot and returns students to campus after worship service. Service begins at 11:30am.

Catholic:

Blessed Sacrament Church, 607 Central Ave., Albany, NY 12206. SERVICES: Weekday (7am,12pm)/ Saturday (4pm, 7pm) Sunday (9am,10:30am,12pm). Tel:(518) 482-3375

St. Vincent De Paul, 900 Madison Ave., Albany, NY 12208. SERVICES: Saturday (5pm)/Sunday (8:30am, 11am)/ College Liturgy -Sunday 6:30 pm. Tel: (518) 489-5408

HINDU

Hindu Temple Society of the Capital District, 450 Albany Shaker Rd., Loudonville NY.  See website for service information. Tel: (518) 459-7272.

JEWISH

Reform:

Congregation Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany, NY 12208. SERVICES: Friday: 5:30pm, Saturday (Torah Study, 9:30am). Tel: (518) 436-9761.

Conservative:

Temple Israel, 650 New Scotland Ave., Albany, NY 12208. SERVICES:

Morning services (Monday/Thursday) 6:45am, (Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday) 7am, (Sunday- service with light breakfast) 8:30am. See website for Shabbat & afternoon service times. Tel: (518) 438-7858

Orthodox:

Congregation Beth-Abraham Jacob,380 Whitehall Road, Albany, NY 12208.  Service times change throughout the year, check website for updated information. Tel: (518) 489-5819. www.cbaj.org

MUSLIM

Al-Fatemah Islamic Center, 10 South Family Drive, Albany, NY 12205.  Service times change, see website for updated information.

Tel: (518) 869-1492.

Islamic Center of Capital Region, 21 North Lansing Road, Schenectady, NY 12304.  Service times change, see website for updated information. Tel: (518) 370-2664

 

For Those of Catholic Faith

The College works with St. Vincent de Paul parish to provide opportunities for prayer and worship for those of Catholic faith on campus, at local campuses and in our neighborhood. St. Vincent de Paul Church is located at 900 Madison Ave.
College Sunday Night Liturgy at 6:30pm.  St. Vincent’s holds additional weekend liturgies at the following times:
Saturday vigil: 5pm and Sunday morning: 8:30am and 11am.

Masses & Communion Services during the week
Wednesday: 5pm Communion Service at the Hubbard Interfaith Sanctuary

Sacrament of Reconciliation: Contact the Office of Spiritual Life

Ways to get involved at mass and beyond:

  • Eucharistic Ministers
  • Lectors
  • Music Ministers
  • Religious Education Teachers
  • Food Pantry Volunteers
  • Youth Ministry Volunteers

If you have any questions about the above, please call the Office of Spiritual Life at 454-5250