The Church School children will be leading Worship on Sunday, June 9. Thanks to Pauline Mattis, Syenni Lucas and all of the other instructors who teach our children. Also, thanks to the parents who help out and who support the program. After Worship, we will have a covered dish luncheon which will be, weather permitting, on the church lawn. … Continue reading →
Members of the Hudson Valley Symphonic Wind Ensemble will present a concert of Chamber music to benefit the New Hempstead Presbyterian Church and the wind ensemble in the NHPC sanctuary. Beethoven’s Sextet for two clarinets, two bassoons and two horns will be featured, along with a variety of woodwind quintet pieces of several different styles. Please join us for an evening of fine music and light refreshments.
Spring is finally here! Saturday, April 13 is our annual spring grounds clean-up. We’ll be working from 9 AM to 12 Noon both outdoors and indoors. Bring work gloves, rakes or a blower and we’ll put you to work.
Here is the Holy Week Worship schedule for 2013: Sunday, March 24 Palm Sunday 11 AM Worship 12 noon Palm Sunday Luncheon Thursday, March 28 Maundy Thursday 8 PM Worship with Communion Friday, March 29 Good Friday 8 PM Tenebrae Service Sunday, March 31 Easter Sunday 8 AM Sunrise Service in Murchison Hall 9 AM Full Breakfast in Murchison Hall 11 AM Service of the Resurrection in Sanctuary 12 … Continue reading →
An historical update from Bob Greenhalgh. Did you know that New Hempstead Presbyterian Church has a cemetery associated with it? Many of the church founders from the 18th and early 19th centuries are buried in a small cemetery not a mile away from the church. This is a map of the area drawn from when The Reverend Donn Jann (a former pastor at NHPC) and Bob Greenhalgh visited the cemetery … Continue reading →
Debbie Wallace is exhibiting one of her photographs in a Juried Exhibition at the Medford Arts Center. The exhibition runs through March 10, 2013 at the Arts Center in Medford, NJ. For more information, contact Debbie or see their web site. … Continue reading →
This summary of our church history was written in 1978 to celebrate the church’s designation as a National Historic Place. In Colonial Days, The English Church stood on a crossroads busy with farmers and continental troops. It still stands on that busy American crossroads, watching over change, unchanged and lovely as ever. Why did they call us “The English Church”? The reply is that we were the only church conducting … Continue reading →
During worship today, Carmen Bermudez was ordained and installed as a Ruling Elder and Sylvia Miller was ordained and installed as a Deacon for New Hempstead Presbyterian Church. Also installed were returning Elders David Garcia and Syenni Lucas and returning Deacons Kim Deen and Howard Whitehouse. Thank you to these officers for helping to lead the Church. Thanks as well to Elder Jane Sebok and Deacon Kristen Rabeler who are … Continue reading →
Varje has printed the 2012 annual report in advance of our annual meeting on Sunday, February 10. Every committee and group in the church has written a summary of their 2012 activities for your reading pleasure. Feel free to pick up a copy in the Colonial Room. Be sure to bring it back for the meeting on Sunday.
We will observe Ash Wednesday with a Worship service at 8 PM on Wednesday, February 13. The service will include the imposition of ashes. The Christmas Feast is already a fading memory, And already the mind begins to be vaguely aware Of an unpleasant whiff of apprehension at the thought Of Lent and Good Friday which cannot, after all, now Be very far off —W. H. Auden, “For the Time … Continue reading →