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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...

Recent Justice Making Events

Backpacks for the Street
We were a sponsor for the organization. Backpacks for the homeless were assembled in our Gallery

UN & Global Affairs honors and hosts activities on global multilateralism and the UN's three pillars of work - development, human rights, peace and security.

Green Sanctuary
Recent Environmrntal Program - Link Here

Yemen, Left to Die - UNGA Forum
Yemeni guests from a range of NGOs helped us gain  direct understanding from unique personal and professional views. We learned what is behind the crisis, what is happening now, and how we can help. See these Facbook links for more information for Feed Yemen.

Time Served! - Art Exhibit
Gallery35 @ Community presented art exploring the issue of overcoming the challenges facing those released from prison who are seeking new beginnings in the larger community.  Partnered with CSSNY's conference  Full Participation is a Human Right that was held at Community Church.

Community Church Concert
to Benefit
St Vincent Sevices for CHildren with AIDS
Jonathan Long performs


Doolittle Grants - Information

John Haynes Holmes Fellowships
Scholarships for UU Seminarians


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November- Fall Events at Community!


Everyone is welcome to attend our fall activities and programs!

Room Locations: The Assembly Hall, Chapel and Conference Room are downstairs.  The Gallery and Front Lounge are next door in the John Haynes Holmes Community House at 28 E. 35th Street, the building with the red door!  Always check the signs at the front doors as room assignments are changed occasionally. 


Pranayama Breathing Exercises with Nafisa – Mondays, by Appointment, Chapel

Learn the breathing technique which improves breathing capacity, opens the upper chest muscles, strengthens the lungs and opens air passages while releasing tension through the spine and shoulders. Requested Contribution: $20


Hatha Yoga - Tuesdays, 6-7:30 pm / Saturdays, 12:30-2 pm, Front Lounge

Hatha Yoga is a branch of yoga which concentrates on physical health and mental well-being. Please bring a yoga mat to the class. Requested Contribution $15/$5 Students

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

Open to all who also believe in the transformative power of the arts to inspire and unite, please join us on Tuesday evenings.  For more information, please contact Cheryl Lisbin- clisbin25@aol.com.

This Month: (See below for additional special events)

Secular Humanist Society of New York Book Club - First Thursdays,7-8:30 pm, Front Lounge 

Some of us will have dinner together afterwards at a nearby (inexpensive) restaurant. Please join us. Join us even if you haven't finished reading. The book club is open to all ... and free!  See www.shsny.org  for upcoming titles.

    Nov 1: The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion - Jonathan Haidt  

    Dec 6 - The Righteous Mind: Why good people are divided by politics and religion by Jonathan Haidt
Drawing on his 25 years of groundbreaking research on moral psychology, Haidt shows how moral judgments arise not from reason but from gut feelings.

    Jan 3 - Grand Hotel Abyss: The lives of the Frankfurt school by Stuart Jeffries
Combines biography, philosophy, and story telling to reveal how the Frankfort thinkers gathered in hopes of understanding the politics of culture during the rise of fascism.

    Feb 7  Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress by Steven Pinker,
The subtitle says it all.

Veterans Day Concert with Joel Mandelbaum – Sunday, November 11, 2-3:30, Assembly Hall

Everyone is invited to hear wonderful moving music with very talented performers.  No tickets needed.

Gallery35 at Community Opening Reception – Saturday, November 17, 6-8 pm, Gallery

Join us to view the new Gallery35 exhibit – Local Inspiration.  Enjoy work celebrating NYC and surrounding areas.

"From New York with Love" Art Party for Kids – Sunday, November 17, 11:30 am -1 pm, Gallery

Following worship in the RE room (11 am) Camp Art Project will offer a special Sunday School program – Inspiring a child's creativity while encouraging an understanding and personal connection to refugee children affected by the Syrian civil war. www.campartproject.org

Pipe Organ Tour – Sunday, November 25, 12:45-2 pm, Hall of Worship

A "tour" of the Madeleine Hosmer Holmes Pipe Organ in the Hall of Worship will be offered once again. Jerry Brown will be demonstrating the instrument after Fellowship Hour on November 25, beginning at 12:45 pm.  Everyone is invited to join him as he explains the wonderful features of the organ.

Coming Up in December:

Annual Holiday Craft Fair – Sunday, December 2 – 12:30-4 pm – Vendor Inquiries Now Being Accepted

We will once again feature food, fun, and fabulous crafts and gifts made by artisan members and friends of Community Church.  For information about tables, contact Jody Leight at j_ cyberbunny@yahoo.com  or at (973) 673.7354.

Christmas Eve Messiah Choir Rehearsals - Saturdays/Sundays, December 2-22, 12:45 -2 pm, Hall of Worship
Mandatory Rehearsal on Thursday, December 20 at 6:30 pm.  Contact Jerry Brown, Director of Music, to join the Messiah Choir jbrown@ccny.org or 212-683-4988, ext.133.

Other Opportunities:

People's Voice Café – Most Saturdays, 8 pm – More information at www.peoplesvoicecafe.org

Esperanto Society – Third Fridays, 7-9 pm, 3rd Floor Classroom (Oct-May) – Everyone is welcome.



Last Published: November 7, 2018 6:45 PM