Here are the programs and activities scheduled for August, 2016
Check back occasionally for Updates!
Room Location Notes:
Hall of Worship, Assembly Hall, Conference Room and Chapel – 40 E 35th Street (Church Bldg)
Gallery, Front and Rear Lounges and 3rd Floor Classroom - 28 E 35th Street (Look for red door and ring buzzer.)
Hatha Yoga with Nafisa Degani - Tuesdays, 6-7:30 pm / Saturdays, 12:30-2 pm, Rear Lounge
Hatha Yoga is a branch of yoga which concentrates on physical health and mental well-being. Hatha yoga uses bodily postures (asanas), breathing techniques (pranayama), and meditation (dyana) with the goal of bringing about a sound, healthy body and a clear, peaceful mind. Please bring a yoga mat to the class. (No sessions on major holiday weekends.)
NYC Street Singers – Most Tuesdays, 7 pm, Sometimes Offsite in the Summer
The NYC Streetsingers are now doing community outreach with Sing for Hope, a volunteer artists program that performs in Healthcare facilities throughout NYC. We will be singing in small concert venues and at bedside performances. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Classical Vocal Arts for Children - August 14 and 28 , 12:45 – 2 pm, Gallery
Regular Sessions – 2nd and 4th Sundays
Cheryl Warfield, Artistic Director of Manhattan Opera Repertory Ensemble, known as MOREOpera, will offer a summer series of classical vocal arts for children and youth, including music appreciation and chorus training program open to all children aged 6-14 (some flexibility) so invite family, friends and neighbors too. There will be no tuition fee. For more information contact Valerie Lynch, Membership Coordinator, email@example.com or 212-683-4988, ext. 19. Flyer
First Saturday Feeding of the Hungry in the Bowery
First Saturdays, July 2 and August 6, 10:45 am-12 pm
We invite you to help the Sai Baba Group feed the hungry on the First Saturday of each month. We meet on Forsyth, just south of Houston at 10:45 am. Please bring vegetarian food to share with the over 100 people who come. This is an outdoor event so dress for the weather. For more information contact Valerie Lynch at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-683-4988.
Young at Heart Potluck Brunch
Sunday, August 14 and 28,12:30 - 2:30 pm, Assembly Hall
Join us for an All Ages Potluck Brunch during Fellowship Hour. We invite you bring a dish to share and to “come as you are” by wearing something fun/self-expressive to church (in honor of the theme of the day).
Secular Humanist Society of New York Book Club
First Thursdays - Thursdays, July 7 and August 4, 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!
Second Sundays - July 10, and August 7, 12:45-1:45 pm – Chapel
An informal conversation about the topics raised in the sermon and other things on people’s minds and hearts.
Sundays, June 26, July 24 and August 21, 12:45-2 pm, Chapel
This group will explore the internal shifts required during periods of transition. We will focus on aspects of William Bridges’ seminal text Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes.
Engaged Conversations: Secular Buddhism's Support for Daily Practice
Summer Sessions are canceled
Sunday, August 14, 12:45-3 pm, Assembly Hall
Here's your summer opportunity to have a great time singing the choruses from the Christmas portion of the Messiah, plus the Hallelujah Chorus. There will be a light lunch to the backdrop of nostalgic and fun videotapes of some of our earlier musical events. Then everyone is welcome to sing! If you prefer not to sing, come and join the audience. Hosts: Jerry Brown, Director of Music, Rev. Dr. Hope Johnson and Dr. Janice Marie Johnson. Flyer
Anti-Racism Team – Summer Break
Green Sanctuary Events – Summer Break
Social Tea – Summer Break
Please note there may be changes due to holidays or other events
Most will take a summer break
Board of Trustees Meetings – 4th Wednesdays, 6:30-9 pm, Gallery
Church Council Meetings – Meets Quarterly (next mtg. TBA) 6:30-7:30 pm Meeting, Gallery
Finance Committee – 3rd Wednesdays, 6 pm, Gallery
Buildings and Grounds Committee – 1st Mondays, 6-7:30 pm, Conference Room
UN and Global Affairs Committee – 2nd Sundays, 1-2:15 pm, Conference Room
Gallery35 - 1st Wednesdays, 6:30-9 pm, Gallery - Next Meeting September 7
People's Voice Café – Most Saturdays (Sept-May), 8 pm, Assembly Hall - www.peoplesvoicecafe.org
Esperanto Society – Third Fridays, 7 pm, 3rd Floor Classroom (Sept-Jun)
Henry George School is offering classes at Community on various evenings. Community Church Members and Friends are welcome – no fee. For more information contact (212) 889-8020 or email email@example.com.