On Saturday, April 26 we will be repairing the damage the winter did to our grounds and preparing for spring. We’ll meet at 9 AM and go until noon, but help is welcomed any time that morning for as long as you can help. Bring gloves, rakes and other garden implements.
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 →
During worship on February 16, Yvonne Bermudez was ordained and installed as a Deacon for New Hempstead Presbyterian Church. Also installed were returning Ruling Elders Pam Fink, Barbara Zacheis and Karen Martin and returning Deacons Donna Butson and Patricia Crockett. Thank you to these officers for helping to lead the Church. Thanks as well to Deacons Theresa Lucas and Liring Sullivan, and Elders Walter Hemsley and Walter Smith who are rotating … Continue reading →
It seems that you can’t listen to the news without reports of more violence, especially violence involving guns. For four Sundays in March, we will be studying “Gun Violence and Gospel Values”. This is a denominational resource guide written to start a conversation around the relationship between our Christian Values and the havoc wrought in our nation by the abuse and misuse of firearms. We will meet in the sanctuary … 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 →
A congregational and corporation meeting has been called for Sunday, February 9, 2014 after Worship. All NHPC members are requested to attend. This will be our 279th Annual Meeting of the Congregation. The deadline for annual reports is Tuesday, January 28 so Kristen can assemble them by the Sunday before the meeting. … 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.
The Church is praying for and collecting donations to help the efforts of Presbyterian Disaster Assistance in providing relief to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. The Typhoon left many dead and hundreds of thousands displaced. Place a check, clearly marked for Typhoon Relief, into the offering plate. Or, see the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance website for more ways to give. … Continue reading →
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 →
It’s hard to believe, but Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner. To get us in the holiday mood, this year the Fundraising Committee is organizing a Holiday Boutique on Saturday December 7. The event will occur in the big room of Murchison Hall and it will run from 10-4. There will be handicrafts and goodies for sale as well as a raffle and “white elephant” sale. The committee … Continue reading →