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About Us
Grow Your Soul
Do Justice
Religious Education

Our Mission at The Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist is to grow as a caring, justice-making, anti-racist, diverse, spiritual community.

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John Haynes Holmes Fellowships

Our Minister


Rev. Bruce Southworth
Senior Minister
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As a Unitarian Universalist congregation, we encourage one another "to grow our souls" -- to pursue our personal religious and spiritual journeys in a warm, caring and supportive community and to make a better world for all. Explore our site to find out how you can "grow your soul" at Community.

Grow Your Soul

This Sunday's Worship
Service 11 am

Religious Education & Family Ministries
Our Sunday School and More

Sermons on TV

Cable TV Broadcast Changes

Cable TV Viewing:  Cable TV - Sundays at 8:30 pm: The Community Church's Time Warner cable TV channel is 1997 (MNN3-Manhattan Neighborhood Network Channel 3 – Spirit Channel); also broadcast on RCN channel 84 and FiOS channel 35. Link for Streaming Information: http://www.mnn.org/live/3-spirit-channel

Share Your Gifts

“We, the members of The Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist, embrace the transforming vision of the "Beloved Community" — a just world in which all persons can share equitably in the wealth of the world, and freely develop their gifts and potential...read our vision

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Sunday Worship - 11 am

Hall of Worship

Sunday, February 14

Sunday Worship Service and Activities
Canceled Due to
Extreme Cold

     See you at Community next week!


Sunday School for
Children and Youth

11 am
Childcare is Available

For details contact Esther Rosado, Director of Lifespan Religious Education at 212-683-4988, ext. 23
or email erosado@ccny.org

Special Program for Children
Classical Vocal Arts
All Children in NYC Area Invited
2nd & 4th Sundays
12:30-2 pm
More Information
Join us after Sunday School.

Download the Sunday Announcements

February 7 Announcements

February 14 Announcements

Past Sermon Brief 

“Fidelity – So Great A Cloud of Witnesses – 2015”

Sunday, January 3, 2016

… The celebrated Selma civil rights leader, Amelia Boynton Robinson, was the subject of an article titled, “Defiance Defined Her.” (Nikole Hannah-Jones, NY Times Magazine, 12/27/15)

Throughout her civil rights activism, she displayed fidelity to matters bigger than herself… things like justice, equality, fairness, and freedom, defying those who would diminish others. And she found colleagues and support for her blessed journey….

Continue Semon Brief

Click Here to read complete sermon: Fidelity

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Sermons - 2014/15
Sermons - 2013/14
Sermons - 2012/13

Other Past Sermons are also available - Click Here

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Community is now on Facebook!


Do Justice


Doing justice in the world is an integral part of our history and tradition here at The Community Church of New York. We encourage the personal spiritual growth of our members and seek to create a more just society and world. Find out more...

Please take time to learn about the shareholder activism  (click to read) Community Church engages in with regard to our investments.  Watch for articles in the upcoming September Homecoming issue of Community Connections.

Do You Enjoy Singing?


Volunteer Choir
New Singers Welcome!
Rehearsals Most Sundays
Late Aug-May
12:45 pm, Hall of Worship
More Info: Choir
Contact Jerry Brown
Director of Music

Other Events at Community

Peoples Voice Cafe
Most Saturdays, 8 pm
Feb 6: Alix Dobkin; DK and the Joy Machine

Esperanto Society
3rd Fridays
7-9 pm, 3rd Fl Classroom
Contact Neil Blonstein

Henry George School
Offering classes at Community
Various Dates
Community Church Members
and Friends are welcome.
For more information
Contact (212) 889-8020 or
Email info@hgsss.org.

UU Publications/UU Links of Interest

Publication of the Multicultural Ministries of the UUA. Next issue coming soon.  

Interweave Connect
Publication of Interweave - for GLBTQ Community and their families and friends

UU World - Quarterly Magazine published by UUA 

Website-Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
Standing on the Side of Love - Page
InterConnecions - Link

Website - UUA Central East Regional Group

Website-Unitarian Universalist District of Metropolitan New York
Metro NY Minute - the monthly newsletter (Past Issues Only)


Upcoming Events

Many classes/programs take place at the John Haynes Holmes
Community House
28 E. 35th Street. 
Look for red door and ring the bell.

Seasonal storms and changes in facilitator's availability sometimes cause us to reschedule or cancel activities.  When in doubt call to confirm:



Hatha Yoga
with Nafisa Degani

Tuesdays, 6-7:30 pm
Saturdays, 12:30-2 pm
Rear Lounge

NYC Street Singers
Most Tuesdays
7 pm, 3rd Floor Classroom
More Info

Classical Vocal Arts
for Children
Extreme COLD

2nd & 4th Sundays
12:45 – 2 pm, Gallery
12:45-2 pm
All Children in NYC
Area are Welcome!
No Tuition

Living in Gratitude
A Second Forum with
Dr. Janice Marie Johnson
Extreme COLD



Green Sanctuary
Solar Salon:

The Value of Solar
Thursday, February 18
5:30 - 8:15 pm, Assembly Hall Guest speaker Dr. Richard Perez, Research Professor, University at Albany’s Atmospheric Sciences Research Center.

Coninuing the Jouney
Thursday, February 18
This Session Cancelled


UU Women's Association Luncheon/Lecture
Due to Blizzard
Postponed to March 12


Watch Services on Cable
or Stream
Cable TV - Sundays at 8:30 pm: The Community Church's Time Warner cable TV channel is 1997 (MNN3-Manhattan Neighborhood Network Channel 3 – Spirit Channel);  also broadcast on RCN channel 84 and FiOS channel 35.
Link for STREAMING Information.