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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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December 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 – by Appointment, Chapel - nafisa.degani@gmail.com

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, 10:30 am-12 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:

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.

Annual Holiday Craft Fair – Sunday, December 2 – 12-4 pm, Assembly Hall

We will once again feature food, fun, and fabulous crafts and gifts made by artisan members and friends of Community Church.  Lunch will be available (proceeds benefit the shelter) and a craft table for all ages will add to the fun. 

Secular Humanist Society of New York Book Club - First Thursdays, December 6, 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.

    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.


"From New York with Love" Art Party for Kids – Sunday, December 9, 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

Anniversary Celebration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – Sunday, December 9, 1-2 pm, Chapel

The monthly UNGA meeting will include guests from the UUA-UN Office for a ceremony in celebration of the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  For information and participation, feel free to contact Dana Burch – danaburch@outlook.com.  All are welcome.

There's No Place Like Home – Sunday, December 9, 12:45-2 pm Assembly Hall

A Conversation with Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt

Community's Holiday Party - Sunday, December 16, 12:15-2 pm, Assembly Hall

We invite you to a special Fellowship Hour as we celebrate the Holidays together.  Please bring a favorite dish or dessert to share.

Christmas Eve Services  - Monday, December 24

A Community Christmas – 6 pm

Join us A Community Christmas - Join us for a warm and festive holiday service with seasonal             music and stories. Bring a gift of warmth, such as gloves, socks or mittens, for homeless children.

Annual Handel's Messiah Concert - 8 pm

No Tickets Required-Free Will Offering Taken

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: December 5, 2018 8:59 PM