The New Hempstead Presbyterian Church has been holding Sunday services outdoors since mid-July. With the weather turning colder, the Session has made the decision to move the service inside the church Sanctuary, with certain COVID-19 protocols in place and observing all local rules. We will continue to stream the service live on YouTube so that you may continue to enjoy the service from your home. If you decide to attend …Continue reading →
NHPC recently welcomed our newest member through a socially-distanced baptism! To see the Baptism of Patricia Grace Crockett (from July 18), go to our Members Bulletin page HERE. If you need the password, email Barbara Z at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will be holding outdoor worship services beginning Sunday, July 12th on the Great Lawn (weather permitting). We will continue to stream on YouTube, so you can choose whether to attend in person or virtually. Either way, join us at 9:55 for the Prelude! In case of bad weather, service will be live streamed only. The Session has put together a set of policies for in-person worship: https://nhpchurch.org/COVID-19restart2020.pdf. Masks and social distancing will be required. You will also be asked some screening questions regarding covid-19. There will be no singing and no spoken responses. Please read the full set of policies before you attend. Join us in worshiping the Lord, either in-person or virtually!
Thanks to our friends at HudRivPres, all Holy Week services will be made available on the HRP Facebook Page on the following days/times. Palm Sunday 10 am Maundy Thursday 6:30 pm Good Friday 6:30 pm Easter Sunday 10 am Communion will be celebrated during the Maundy Thursday service. You are invited to prepare your own elements and to celebrate virtually as the elements will be blessed during the service. YouTube: All services will be posted to YouTube for …Continue reading →
It is going to be a very different Holy Week and Easter this year, but worship will go on. Currently, services are being put together from many different churches in Hudson River Presbytery (including New Hempstead!) There will be what I think of as “patchwork worship”: different parts of the service read, performed, or preached by different folks in the presbytery. There will be a service for Maundy Thursday, Good …Continue reading →
Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, We know that our God is good and faithful—all the time. We also are all aware of the potential dangers posed by the novel corona virus-19. In the interest of the health of the congregation, and the communities we live in, the Session of New Hempstead Presbyterian Church decided in a called meeting last night, March 12, 2020, that our worship would be …Continue reading →