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 →
The Race and White Privilege book discussion group is restarting this Wednesday, January 8 at 7:30 in the Colonial Room. We meet monthly on the second Wednesday to discuss books which address racism past and present. This Wednesday, we are finishing our study of Friday Black. All are welcome. … Continue reading →
Do you enjoy good food and fellowship at our Coffee Hour after worship each Sunday? If so, the Deacons are looking for volunteers just like you to partner with us for Coffee Hours in 2020. Sign up now to help a Deacon shop, set-up, serve and clean-up. Sign-up sheet is in the Colonial Room. Many hands make light work and good fellowship!
We will have a brief congregational meeting on December 29th at the conclusion of service for the purpose of electing elders and deacons for the upcoming classes of 2020. Please plan to attend.
Join us as we celebrate the beauty of the season and God’s perfect gift to the world–Jesus is born! We are a diverse and inclusive congregation. All are welcome!
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.
Some people have indicated that they would like to order another engraved brick for the new patio. We are willing to place a second order for bricks if we can meet the ten brick minimum. If you are interested in purchasing one or more, please sign up on the sheet in the Colonial Room. Once we have the ten, we’ll distribute the order forms. The cost remains at $50 each. … Continue reading →
On the first Sunday of Advent, we celebrate the start of the season by decorating our Worship space. All hands are needed—from hands that put up the tree to hands that fold prayer cards. If you can, please bring cut greens and clippers. There will be a light lunch at coffee hour. According to our tradition, we will write prayer cards for the Advent season on the second Sunday of … Continue reading →
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 →