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

Are you new to our website?  Looking for something in particular?  Start here with "Frequently Requested Information".

Questions about renting space? Contact here
Take a look at Facilility page

For seminary scholarships:
John Haynes Holmes Fellowships

Our Interim Minister

Carlos Martinez web

Rev. Carlos R. Martinez
Interim 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

December 17

From Dark to Light

Rev. Carlos R. Martinez,
Interim Minister
Service will include the
Lighting of the Menorah.

See you at Community!


Sunday School for
Children and Youth
Sundays, 11 am

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

Classical Vocal Arts
for Children

with Cheryl Warfield
of MoreOpera
Sessions Start Again in January
More Information


December 10 Announcements

December 17 Announcements

Other Important Items  to
Share this Week

Visit us on Facebook

Community is now on Facebook!

Other Local Events

UU Christian Fellowship
Advent Gathering
for Metro NYC

at 4th Universalist
160 Central Park West
Everyone is Welcome!
Thursday, December 14
6 pm
More Info
Rev. Mark Cutolo



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.

Celebrate the Winter Holidays at Community!

Sunday, December 17

Lighting of the Menorah
(Part of the 11 am Worship)

Annual Holiday Fellowship Hour
Vocal Arts Choir Concert
Santa will visit too!
Please bring a dish to share.
12:15, Assembly Hall

Sunday, December 24

Christmas Eve

11am Worship
Assembly Hall
Embracing the spirit of the holidays sharing stories and carols.
Speakers will include John Birchall, Nafisa Degani, Joel Mandelbaum, Ellen Mandelbaum and Gisela Schilling-Chlanda.

Candle-Lighting Service
4:30 pm
Followed by Hot Cider and Cookies

Christmas Eve Messiah
Concert Service

25th Anniversary!!!
7:30 - 9 pm
Handel's Messiah - Christmas Portion and "Hallelujah Chorus"
Chorus of 55 and Trumpet
No Admission, No Tickets Needed
Free Will Offering Taken
Arrive by 7:15 for good seating

Sunday, December 31

Kwanzaa Celebration
11 am Worship

Hall of Worship

Holiday Flyer


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:



Breathing Exercises

with Nafisa
4-5:30 pm, Chapel
Requested Donation

Hatha Yoga
with Nafisa Degani
Tuesdays, 6-7:30 pm
Saturdays, 12:30-2 pm
Rear Lounge
Requested Donation
$15 / $5 Students

NYC Street Singers
Most Tuesdays
7 pm, 3rd Fl Room
 More Info

Classical Vocal Arts
for Children

New Sessions Begin
in January
2nd & 4th Sundays
1-2:30 pm, Gallery
28 E 35th St
All Children in NYC
Area are Welcome!
No Tuition

Peoples Voice Cafe
Most Saturdays
8 pm, Assembly Hall
Performance Schedule

Holiday Coat Drive
for New York Cares

Friday, December 15,
6-8 pm, Assembly Hall
Community Church and SHSNY
Bring new and lightly used coats for the needy.

Holiday Decorating
Friday, December 15
6-8 pm
Assembly Hall
Come for the Coat Drive and Stay for Fellowship and Decorating Fun