Next session is Wednesday, September 19 at 3 PM in Murchison Hall. Contact Nancy Jacobs for more information. On a recent Wednesday, a group of us met at Murchison Hall (Carmen, Sylvia M., Pam, Lona, Lori K.W., Karen M, and Karen’s granddaughter!), for the purpose of cutting bed sheets to fit the cages of the resident/adoptable cats at the HiTor Animal Care Center (Shelter). Among the eight of us, …Continue reading →
Great news! We have a new Director of Music for NHPC! Her name is Lois Anderson and she previously was on the music staff at Germonds Presbyterian Church. Her first Sunday with us will be September 2, so please make her feel welcome! I would like to thank the members of the Search Committee for helping to make this possible—Barbara Zacheis, Jane Craig Sebok, Jocelyne Daniel, Percy Crockett and Rev. …Continue reading →
Our annual “Welcome Back” Potluck Picnic will take place on Sunday, September 23rd after Worship. It’s a great way to welcome church family and friends as we settle back into our Fall schedule. Bring a dish, and bring a friend or two!
Our spring church cleanup day is scheduled for Saturday, May 5 from 9 AM to noon. Please come and help spruce up the church, both inside and out. A sign-up list is in the Colonial Room. Rain date is Saturday, May 12.
New Hempstead Presbyterian Church will be receiving the One Great Hour of Sharing offering on Palm Sunday, March 25, 2018. The One Great Hour of Sharing is the oldest of our special offerings and supports three major mission projects of the Church: Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Self Development of People Presbyterian Hunger Program For more information, see the PC(USA) website: http://specialofferings.pcusa.org/oghs.html …Continue reading →
Holy week is almost upon us. The choir has been planning special music including for Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. On Good Friday, the choir from Germonds church will join us. Palm Sunday Sunday, March 25 Worship at 11 AM in the Sanctuary Luncheon to follow Maundy Thursday Thursday, March 29 Worship at 8 PM in the Sanctuary The institution of the Lord’s Supper will be celebrated Good …Continue reading →
In the November 2017 issue of The Carriage Stone, Shama Omer wrote “We have a responsibility to stand up for those who made sure there would be grass and soil for us to walk on. What an honor it is to live on this land, we must acknowledge that privilege and those who are paying dearly for us to have it.” As a form of solidarity and aid for the …Continue reading →
We will begin a new Bible study Sunday, January 7, after coffee hour. We will gather with our coffee in the sanctuary and spend an hour or so in Holy Conversation around the Gospel of Mark. This is not instead of Ed Garcia’s study in his home; it is in addition to it! Mark’s Gospel is the shortest, and it would be great (though not necessary) if we all read …Continue reading →
Did you know that SOCKS are the most needed, but least donated, article of clothing for homeless people?
New Hempstead Presbyterian Church is hoping to “Warm Up the Winter” by collecting winter hats, gloves and socks for our homeless neighbors. Remember the needy of Rockland County as you do your Christmas shopping this year. Bring purchased items to Church in December. They will be distributed to guests of Helping Hands and to clients of the Salvation Army Food Truck in Spring Valley. Contact Laura Bidon with any questions.