We will celebrate the birth of the Christ child with a candle-light service on Christmas Eve, December 24, at 8 PM in the Sanctuary.
The festival of Las Posadas (or “the Inns” in English) is celebrated in Mexico other Hispanic cultures beginning December 16. It is a festival that celebrates Mary and Joseph looking for a place to stay in Bethlehem, and usually takes place over nine nights (to celebrate the nine months Mary was pregnant with Jesus.) We will celebrate a truncated version on Sunday, December 14 at Sunday worship. This is a … Continue reading →
The first Sunday in Advent is November 30 and as is the tradition here, we will be decorating the church for the Christmas Season after the service that day. We’ll start at noon with a quick lunch, and then move into the Sanctuary. Many hands will make quick work and the result is always beautiful. So mark your calendar and plan on staying a little later that day.
The Blessing of the Pets will be held Saturday, October 11 in the Sanctuary at 4 PM. Bring your small pets (in cages or on leashes) and celebrate the feast of St. Francis of Assisi.
The Joint Confirmation Class service will take place this Saturday, June 7 10 AM at New Hempstead Presbyterian. … Continue reading →
Here is the Holy Week Worship schedule for 2014: Sunday, April 13 Palm Sunday 11 AM Worship 12 noon Palm Sunday Luncheon Thursday, April 17 Maundy Thursday 8 PM Worship with Communion Friday, April 18 Good Friday 8 PM Tenebrae Service Sunday, April 20 Easter Sunday 8 AM Sunrise Service in Murchison Hall 9 AM Full Breakfast in Murchison Hall 11 AM Service of the Resurrection … Continue reading →
Sunday, March 2, the Rev. Margery Rossi will lead worship and preach. After worship, she will conduct a workshop on “Rediscovering our Spiritual Gifts.” Rev. Rossi lead this workshop for the Elders and Deacons in the fall, and it was a fun, enlightening event. God has blessed each one of us with gifts and skills. When we discover what those are, we find our place for joyful service in Christ’s … Continue reading →
We will celebrate the birth of Christ with a candle-light service on Christmas Eve (December 24) at 8 PM in the Sanctuary. The Eucharist will be celebrated. All are welcome to share in the joy, regardless of church affiliation.
Mark your calendars for the annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service sponsored by Clarkstown Clergy. This year, it will be held on Tuesday, November 26 at New City Jewish Center (47 Old Schoolhouse Road, in New City) at 7:30 PM. We look forward to seeing you there. … Continue reading →
On Saturday, October 5, we will be blessing our pets and celebrating our animal companions at 4 PM in the Sanctuary. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to bring their pets to this special worship service. Bring your small pets and participate in this service of praise to God for the gift of our furry, finned, winged, scaled, and otherwise accoutered pets! As we have not reached the point Isaiah envisioned … Continue reading →