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GUILDERLAND — Guilderhaven’s annual “Gathering of Friends” fund-raiser is Oct. 2 at Mallozzi’s on Curry Road, Rotterdam.

For more information and to reserve your tickets call me at 861-6861. The event will include wine-tasting, appetizers, buffet, coffee, soda, dessert, a silent auction, and door prizes.

Guilderland Police Explorer Post Sergeant Chrystal Tinney won an award for second place in the D.U.I. Enforcement category and received a medal at the Cadet Police Academy.

Albany County will soon roll out a mobile application that will provide education and links to resources that will increase awareness about suicide and suicide prevention.

Services are at 8:00 a.m., and 10:00 a.m. with music, and Children’s Chapel at 10 a.m.

Father Scherck will deliver a sermon entitled “The Rock”, which outlines several ways in which the Scriptures employ the term rock referring to the things of God, in Christ, and the great benefits to those who believe. 

St. John’s Lutheran Church at 140 Maple Ave. in Altamont summer schedule:

— The summer worship schedule is one service at 9:30 a.m.

The service on Aug. 24 will be a special one marking the 30th anniversary of ordination of the pastor of St. John's, Rev. Gregory Zajac.