Programs and resources at Lyall:  Food For Folks,                      Meals on Wheels Millbrook, Recovery at Lyall, Book Study,    First Harvest Pantry, Stephen Ministry, Grief Circle, and                Church Re-Imagined...

 Meals on Wheels Millbrook
   contact us at 

Meals on Wheels Millbrook: Meals on Wheels Millbrook delivers three days a week, to those in need.  We are pledged to serve the residents of the Town of Washington and the Village  of Millbrook, and when we are able those in neighboring areas, who do not have access to a similar program.  Please contact us at to learn if we can assist. 

If you are interested in joining us, we can always use help. Volunteers can work in the kitchen where cooks prepare the meal, kitchen helpers make sandwiches and package the lunch bags and meal trays, and drivers deliver the meals to our clients in the Millbrook area.   We prepare meals Monday, Wednesday and Friday (except holidays and during bad weather) from approximately 8:30 - 10 AM, drivers start their rounds at 10:00.  If you could volunteer a day a week or a day per month, or even as an occasional fill-in.

Food For Folks food pantry aLyall
  call 845-242-6508  to arrange an appointment
                    Book Study meets several     
                times a year.
                                 The next session begins                                 April 12, at 1:00 PM
Photo of August Wilson courtesy of PBS


Anti- Racist Book Study

  • On Monday, April 12 from 1 - 2 p.m.  We will begin our next six-week block.
    We will be reading Two Trains Running, a play by August Wilson, a Pulitzer-Prize
    winning American playwright, best known for a series of ten plays, collectively
    called The Pittsburgh Cycle, which chronicles the experiences and heritage of the
    African-American community for each decade of the 20th century. Two Trains
    Running, set in the mid-1960s, is one of those plays. You may have seen movies
    made of his plays, e.g. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and Fences.

  • We have been meeting on Zoom. If you wish to come but have no access to a computer, please let us know. Thank you! 

  • Please R.S.V.P. to the office (845-677-3485,, Pastor Thom, or Cat Greenstreet
    ( by Saturday, April 10th. 

Food For Folks, Food Pantry:

The Food for Folks food pantry is for short term emergency use, addressing the needs of those in the local area and its residents. 

To find out if you qualify please call Diane at 845-242-6508, to make an appointment.

Recovery at Lyall
Alcoholics Anonymous
(click above to be referred directly to the D.C. A.A. homepage)
Stephen Ministry aLyall
 call 845-264-0205 to arrange an appointment

Stephen Ministry: Stephen Ministers meet with clients once a week for one hour during the course of a year.  Please call the pastor, to learn more about this Pastoral Care ministry.

First Harvest Pantry
willl resume in late May 2021....
with masks and social distancing.
Grief Circles are currently 
being arranged on request

Grief Circle:  

Please contact Cat Greenstreet ( or

Pastor Thom if you are interested in participating in a Grief Circles.

At Lyall, we believe that our experiences of loss and grief can be a profound turning point in our lives personally and spiritually.  Those who participate in Grief Circles gather together as a group to help name and speak to this transition in the hope that we will find our way to a more profound integration and gratitude.

Recovery at Lyall:  We are honored to offer hospitality and a home to those in recovery.  Alcoholics Anonymous meets here at Lyall every day, in the Gathering Room in our new wing.  Nearly fourteen thousand persons in twelve step recovery enter our church building each year, each one with a story and a hope, offered one step at a time.   Find a meeting in Dutchess County  or call (845)452-1111.  Here at Lyall, we speak the language of recovery applying it to all of us and to all area's of our lives.

Prayer Resquest may be shared with the pastor directly.

Lyall Lunch  currently suspended

     Lyall Lunch:  All are welcome        to join us for fresh homemade        soup, sandwich, dessert, and            conversation.  Lunch is free,            but if you would like to make          a donation it will be                            appreciated. 

Volunteers, desert donations and questions

are welcome.  


Prayer Requests 

Pastor Thom will accept prayer requests for members of our church family, our community, country, and world.  

Church Re-Imagined at Lyall currently suspended

Church Re-Imagined, Families and individuals are welcome to join:

Each session will have it's own theme.  past themes have been:  Who is Your Neighbor?; Gratitude; Happy Birthday Jesus....       

We will have 45 minutes of activity-based exploration, followed by a 15-minute child-friendly celebration and then dinner for all. The menu is pizza, salad, and ice cream sundaes. The program which takes place one Saturday a month, between 4-6:00 PM, is intended to be for all ages, and all are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

First Harvest Pantry aLyall
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