Our annual “Welcome Back” Potluck Luncheon will take place on Sunday, September 22 after Worship. It’s a great way to welcome church family and friends as we settle back into our Fall schedule. Bring a dish to share, and bring a friend or two! Sign-up in the Colonial Room.
Pauline Mattis and the Christian Nurture and Spiritual Growth committee have chosen a new book for the children’s Sunday school. Growing in God’s Love: A Story-Bible is a fun book which introduces the children to the classic Bible stories in a way that we have found keeps their attention. Pauline will be distributing a schedule of which stories are covered in which weeks, and parents are welcome to purchase the book to reinforce the learning at home.
New Hempstead will be celebrating Holy week with a Palm Sunday luncheon following worship, a service on Maundy Thursday, a joint worship service with Germonds church on Good Friday and two services on Easter Sunday with a pancake breakfast in between.
|Palm Sunday||Worship at 11 AM|
Fellowship luncheon after Worship
|Maundy Thursday||Worship at 8 PM in the Sanctuary with Eucharist|
|Good Friday||Worship at 7:30 PM at Germonds Presbyterian|
39 Germonds Road, New City
|Easter Sunday||Sunrise service, 8 AM Murchison Hall|
Pancake breakfast around 9 AM in Murchison Hall
Worship Service 11 AM in the Sanctuary
|Holy Humor Sunday||During the Easter season, we rejoice that Christ|
is risen and laugh because he has conquered death. Join
us at 11 AM for a joyous funny time of Worship.
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.
From Pastor Knight-Whitehouse: Lent is often a time of “giving something up”: candy, alcohol, etc. Or it is a time of “taking up”: practicing kindness, spending more time in prayer. Perhaps this Lent you might want to think about letting go of things that are unnecessary: worry, fear, short temper, procrastination. Once you spend 6 weeks letting go of these things, you may find that life is better without them. … Continue reading →
Wednesday, March 6 marks the beginning of the season of Lent. Please join us at 8 PM in the Sanctuary for a Worship Service with Communion and the Imposition of Ashes. Ashes are made by burning last year’s palms from Palm Sunday, and the prayer intention cards from Advent.Continue reading →
There will be a meeting of the congregation and the corporation of the New Hempstead Presbyterian Church on Sunday, February 3 in the Sanctuary immediately following Worship. All members are urged to participate. Copies of the annual report will be available in advance.Continue reading →
There will be a congregational meeting for the election of Elders and Deacons before Worship on Sunday, January 27. The meeting will be called to order at 10:50 AM.Continue reading →
On Saturday, 1/9/19, at 2 PM, Jane will be reading from her new book, Time Changes Everything, and signing copies for those who wish to purchase copies. Refreshments will be served. The book tells the story of Caitlin, a troubled young girl who travels into the past and meets her mother as a college student. Appropriate for both teens and adults, the book explores the issue of how things have … Continue reading →
The Deacons are collecting toys this Christmas season for the annual Marine Corps Reserve’s “Toys for Tots” drive. Toys do not need to be gift wrapped; however they must be new and in original packaging. Toys will be distributed to needy children between the ages of infant to 15 years old. A collection box is located in the Colonial room until mid-DecemberContinue reading →