EVANGELICAL'S ANNUAL PRAISE NIGHT & HARVEST FESTIVAL.  This is a wonderful intergenerational event for the whole family! 

  We begin in the Sanctuary for lots of great singing with our Praise Band and special guests.  If you would like to add to this time, either singing or playing an instrument, please let us know. 

  Then, all the kids (of all ages!!) will move to the Community Room/Parish Hall for a great time of fun, games, and snacks to celebrate the Fall Harvest and all that the Lord has blessed each of of with this year.

   If you would like to help or donate some goodies, speak with Brenda, Curt or Pastor.


Dave Ramsery's "Financial Peace University" is being offered through Fields of Grace Outreach each week beginning on Sat., now through Sat., Nov. 15th, 10am, at the Fields of Grace Outreach pavilion building and coordinated by Pr. DeBartolo. Each week's lessons will bring you further toward how God wants you to manage the treasures with which He has blessed you.  As you are being educated about how to get out of debt, stay out of debt, budget for emergencies, grow financially secure, you will gain financial peace of mind through knowing what you have learned and how to use it wisely.

If you will live like no one else, later you can live like no one else.
Dave Ramsey

Registration is required as space is limited for this course.  The final class on Sat., Nov. 15th will be held at Evangelical Lutheran Church and will be a Stewardship Potluck Supper open to anyone else in the congregation and your family members. 


Women's Via de Cristo

Weekend Renewal Retreat #17

Hard to believe that the upstate Damascus Road Chapter of the national Via de Cristo has been going on as long as it has... WOW! We're on #17!

This is a wonderful spiritual renewal weekend which fosters the spiritual growth as well as fostering the growth of leaders in the congregations of churches. 

The Women's Via de Cristo Weekend Renewal Retreat is coming up November 6-9th.

If you would like to attend one of these annual weekends for men or women speak with Pastor DeBartolo or Marlene Schager. 


   The Capital District's Youth for Christ is again hosting their annual "Excel" retreat for senior high students, Friday night, January 16th through Sunday, January 18th, in Saratoga.  This year's theme is. . .

If we are to be genuinely growing in our faith journey with Jesus, we need to be sure we are allowing the changes Hes making on the inside to affect and show on the outside. Christ at work in us should translate into a changed life. I Timothy 1:5; 2 Corinthians 4:16

Registration must be made soon to benefit from the lower rates, so speak with retreat coordinator, Mrs. Amy Mitchell-Van Steele, as soon as possible if you want to attend this year.  All youth in Senior High School are invited to join us for this exciting weekend of praise, music, skits, workshops, and lots of fun! 




Sundays - 9:00am
        10:30am - Sept. - June
   ADULT STUDY - 10:30am -               All year
Supervised NURSERY available each Sunday following the Children's Sermon.
Adult Christian Education
Sundays and other times...
  • Sunday - 10:30am
  • Tuesday - 7:30pm @Van Steele's
  • Wednesday - 9:00am
  • Men's Prayer Breakfast - 2nd Sat. each month - 8:00am @Evangelical
  • Women's Discipleship Study - 2nd Sat. each month - 8:00am @Evangelical resuming 2015
  • Men's Dinner & Bible Study - 4th Wed. each month - 6:30pm @Evangelical (unless specified at a home)
  • Women's Discipleship Study - 4th Wed.. each month - 6:30pm @Evangelical resuming 2015
Church Office -
Wed. 9-12 noon
and by appointment

Pastor -
The Rev. Peter J. DeBartolo, Sr.

NALC Bishop -
Rev. John F. Bradosky
Sarah's Pantry -
"Serving those in time of need"
Open by appointment - please call and leave a message.
NALC Newsletter - link here to webpage to download latest newsletter.
Evangelical's Constitution & By-Laws -
Duties of Boards & Chairpersons

The NALC's Stance on Holy Communion

Coming Soon!
January 16-18 Saratoga, NY