Bring a new pair of warm, winter socks to church on Sunday, February 16th. All donated hats, gloves and socks will be distributed to needy Rocklanders the following weekend. Remember our neighbors in need. A little warmth goes a long way….
New Hempstead Presbyterian Church is collecting winter hats, gloves and socks for homeless and marginally housed individuals in Rockland County. Bring purchased items to Church in January and February; the Collection bin is located in the Colonial Room. Donated items will be distributed to individuals in Rockland County, in partnership with the Salvation Army Food truck in Spring Valley and other local programs. Remember our neighbors in need throughout the winter months. A little warmth can go a long way….
The Presbyterian Church is a connectional one, connected to other Presbyterian churches by similar faith and government. The Per Capita is a fee that our church pays to be part of that connection. The Per Capita goes to supporting the work of Hudson River Presbytery, The Synod of the Northeast, and the General Assembly. This year, our church’s fee is $38.80 per member, for a total of just under $3000. … Continue reading →
Donations to our “Adopt a Habitat Family” are due this Sunday, December 15th, to allow time for the Deacons to shop, wrap and deliver gifts in time for Christmas. Contact Laura Metallo-Bidon with any questions.
Habitat of Rockland helps local families achieve their dream of home ownership. And this year, you can help two Habitat families as they celebrate a Merry Christmas in their very own homes! This holiday season, New Hempstead Presbyterian Church will be “adopting” two families who have recently moved into homes built or renovated by Habitat for Humanity of Rockland. Each family has two young children and will benefit greatly this … Continue reading →
New Hempstead Presbyterian Church has a long tradition of donating “Thanksgiving Baskets” to local families in need, and we will be continuing that tradition again this year! Be sure to bring your food items to church on Sunday, November 24th so that we can distribute them before Thanksgiving. You can also sponsor a basket, and we’ll do the shopping for you–a full basket costs $40. Be sure to indicate … Continue reading →
Habitat for Humanity of Rockland will be this year’s recipient of our Peace & Global Witness Offering (formerly known as the Peacemaking Offering). Not only does Habitat help Rockland families achieve the dream of home ownership, but did you know their office is located in Murchison Hall? This offering is a great way to support our community partner and help Rockland families achieve their dream. Make checks payable to New Hempstead Presbyterian Church, and indicate “Peace & Global Witness,” or use the special envelops that can be found in your church pew, by Sunday, October 13th, 2019.
Pentecost is Sunday, June 9th, and again this year our Pentecost Offering will be dedicated to the Martin Luther King Jr. Multipurpose Center in Spring Valley. Your gifts will directly benefit children of our community who may not otherwise have the opportunity to attend the Center’s Summer Program. The Summer Program provides academic enrichment, field trips, music and fun in a safe and caring environment. Please give prayerfully and generously to the Pentecost Offering, and don’t forget to wear red on Sunday!
Special thanks to the Center’s Executive Director Nathan Mungin III and his wife Laura for worshiping with us last Sunday, and sharing stories of some of the families who benefit from our gifts. When our children thrive, our community thrives!
On Saturday, May 18th, New Hempstead Presbyterian Church will be participating in Keep Rockland Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup by clearing roadside litter along New Hempstead and Old Schoolhouse Roads. Come join your church family, friends and neighbors as we joyfully help to beautify our community!
When: Saturday, May 18th, 2019 from 9am – Noon (Rain date: Sunday, May 19th, from 1pm-4pm)
Where: Meet in the parking lot of New Hempstead Presbyterian Church. There will be coffee and friendly faces to greet you! All supplies will be provided free of charge.
Sign-up sheet is in the Colonial Room, or contact Karen Martin or Laura Metallo-Bidon for more information.
Our next rotation at the Warming Center is coming up on Monday, April 15 to Wednesday, April 17. Appropriately enough, this is during Holy Week. We will be serving dinner to our homeless neighbors from 6-8:45 PM at Building D of the Yeager Center in Pomona. The signup sheet is posted in the Colonial Room. If you have questions, see Pam Fink.