Pine Grove Players present "Hijinks on the High Seas" (2011)Pine Grove TodayOur two churches side by side (Prior to July 1961 when the older church in the foreground was taken down).  Children dressed up for the Christmas Pageant - A shepherd and her sheep (2011).Easter Flowers on the Altar , April 5th, 2015Crop Walk 2011, Walkers ready to walk!Children decorating the Easter Flower Cross this Easter Sunday (2015)Children dressed as stars for the Christmas Pageant (2010)Children in the Christmas Pageant (2013)

Sunday School 9:00 - 10:15 AM | Sunday Worship 10:30 - 11:30 AM
1580 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12205

Welcome to Pine Grove United Methodist Church

Welcome to Pine Grove, we are glad you are here. We are a warm welcoming congregation that believes in maintaining close relationships with our community. Located in Colonie, New York we have been here for over 150 years, offering a variety of activities and outreaches.

Our worship services are weekly on Sundays at 10:30 AM between Labor Day and June 30th and at 9:30 AM between July 1st through Labor Day. We offer Sunday School for children on Sundays from 9:00 through 10:15 AM.

Other upcoming activities you will find posted here on our website. Examples of past events: Annual Fall Bazaar, many church dinners, rummage sales, bible studies, Strawberry Festivals, family movie nights, covered dishes, lighted churches, talent shows, and many others.

Please stop in sometime, whether you visit an event or a worship service, we will welcome you. All are welcome.

Blessing of the Backpacks - Sunday September 13th during 10:30 AM Worship

Sunday, September 13th, 2015 10:30AM

On Sunday, September 13th, there will be a special blessing of all school-aged children and their parents as part of our regular worship service. Children should bring along their school backpack for this Back-pack Blessing event. During the service, children will come forward for a special moment of prayer and blessing. Let’s send our congregation’s kids into the new school year assured of God’s promises and loving support!

Pine Grove Church Picnic at Cook Park - Sunday, September 20th at 10:30 AM

Sunday, September 20th, 2015 10:30AM
Church Picnic

In what has become an annual event – the Pine Grove Church Picnic - will be held Sunday, Sept. 20th at Cook Park (off Lincoln Ave.), rain or shine. The picnic will be preceded by worship at 10:30 am at the picnic pavilion. The pavilion site provides us with the opportunity to have fun in many forms. Bring a favorite board game. Other games will be available, as well as just a time for good ‘ole’ fellowship. Burgers and hot dogs will be provided and the menu will be rounded out by donations of salads, desserts, and beverages.

FREE Family Movie Night, Friday, September 25th, 6:30PM - "Cinderella"

Friday, September 25th, 2015 6:30PM

Come join us as we see the rags to riches story of Cinderella. We will be watching the 2015 live-action version of Cinderella at our next family movie night Friday September 25th at 6:30 PM in the McIntyre Lounge.

Invite family and friends. Popcorn and drinks will be available. "Where there is kindness, there is goodness, and where there is goodness, there is magic." Come experience the magic as we watch this version of the classic romantic tale. We hope to see you there.

Roast Pork Dinner, Saturday September 26th, 4 - 6 PM

Saturday, September 26th, 2015 4:00PM
Plate of roast pork

Please join us September 26th for our roast pork dinner, which will be served from 4-6 PM. We will be serving roast pork, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, and green beans. A variety of pies will be served for dessert.

The price is $11 for adults and $5 for children age 5-12. For dinner reservations, call 952-7079 and leave a message with your name, your phone number and how many in your party.

Harvest Bazaar , Seeking Help and Donations - October 23rd and 24th

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 9:00AM
Fall harvest pumpkins

The dates for this year’s Harvest Bazaar Festival sponsored by the United Methodist Women are October 23rd and 24th

What can you donate?
Now’s the time to decide what you could donate – handmade items for any booth, gently used items for Books, Household, Toys, Treasures and White Elephant or plan to make something for the Bake booth. New this year is a booth with handmade quilted items. If you quilt, consider donating one of your creations to this booth.

Upcoming Dinners

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 4:00PM

The following dates are planned for dinners at Pine Grove in 2015. Church Dinners (paid) are set for June 20, September 26 & November 17. The free Community Dinners are scheduled for October 17 & November 21. While these dates may change, mark them for now and we’ll let you know of any changes.