Here are the programs and activities scheduled for April, 2017.
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.
NYC Street Singers
Most Tuesdays, 7 pm, 3rd Floor Classroom
The NYC Streetsingers are now doing community outreach with Sing for Hope, a volunteer artists program that performs in Healthcare facilities throughout NYC. 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 email@example.com.
Classical Vocal Arts for Children
Regular Session Dates – 2nd and 4th Sundays
Cheryl Warfield, Artistic Director of Manhattan Opera Repertory Ensemble, known as MOREOpera, offers a 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 is no tuition fee. New children always welcome. Throughout the year, the children will offer choral concerts that will be open to the general public. Questions - Contact Valerie Lynch, Membership Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-683-4988.
UU Women's Association Annual Luncheon/Lecture – Saturday, April 1, 12-3:30pm, Gallery
SIGNIFICANCE OF A WOMAN PRESIDENT BACKLASH & RESISTANCE
Speaker: Patricia Ackerman, CCNY Women's Studies
(Sliding scale charge-$12-20) Link here for information/registration form.
Gallery35 Meeting – Wednesday, April 5, 6:30-8 pm, Gallery
Community Church members who appreciate art are encouraged to join in – You don't need to be an artist!
Secular Humanist Society of New York Book Club - Thursday, April 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 titles.
Anti-Racism Team Film Presentation – Sunday, April 9, 12:45-2:30 pm, Assembly Hall
The Team will offer the film The Abolitionists. A discussion will follow the viewing.
Worship Reflections - 2nd Sundays – April 9, 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.
Art and Card Making Circle – Sunday, April 9, 1-3 pm, Front Lounge
Join us after Fellowship Hour for an afternoon of crafting and artistic fun. Supplies will be provided but feel free to bring your own as well. Everyone is welcome!
Tenebrae Service - Friday, April 14, 7:30-8 pm, Chapel
This service, which commemorates the events of Good Friday, has been adapted to capture the spirit of Jesus' personal loyalty to truth and self-sacrifice for the well-being of others.
Community Seder – Saturday, April 15, 5-7 pm, Assembly Hall
Advance Purchase of Tickets required: $25//$12 for children under 12
We invite you to an evening of fun and fellowship. Tickets are available at the Bookstall today. We ask you now to be part of the Seder Team. We need volunteers for many aspects of the Seder – shopping, set-up, take-down, food ideas and preparation, reading parts, music and … This is wonderful annual event at Community! Plan to be there!
Young Adult Gathering – Sunday, April 16, 12:45-2 pm, Conference Room
Meet with Julio Torres, our Student Minister.
Facebook 101 – Sunday, April 16, 2-3 pm, Gallery
Learn the ins and outs of Facebook – Facilitated by Julio Torres, Student Minister
Gallery 25 Artist's Reception
Scapes—Land, City, Nature
Saturday, April 22 6-8pm, Gallery
Be sure to see this final exhibit in the 2016-2017 season.
Memorial Service for Michael Orzechowski– Sunday, April 23, 1-4 pm, Hall of Worship/Assembly Hall
We shall celebrate Michael's life with a Memorial Service followed by a reception.
Social Tea - Last Tuesdays, April 25, 2-3:30 pm, Assembly Hall
Join us for a guest speaker, conversation and light refreshments – Details will be announced soon..
Piano and Organ Concert with Jerry Brown - Sunday, April 30 at 1:26-2:26 PM
Jerry Brown, Director of Music, will offer a special concert. A reception will follow in the Assembly Hall (2:30-4:30 pm).
Board of Trustees Meetings – 4th Wednesdays, 6 pm, Gallery (See announcements for holiday chages)
Church Council Meetings – Meets Quarterly (next mtg. Wednesday, April12) 6:30-7:30 pm Meeting, Gallery
Finance Committee – 3rd Wednesdays, 6 pm, Gallery
Buildings and Grounds Committee – 1st Mondays, 6, 6 pm, Conference Room
UN and Global Affairs Committee – 2nd Sundays, 1-2:15 pm, Conference Room
People's Voice Café – Most Saturdays, 8 pm, Assembly Hall - www.peoplesvoicecafe.org
Apr 1: Lavender Light Gospel Choir + Gotham Rock Choir
Apr 8: 3rd Annual Ray Korona Song Night
Apr 15: Closed for Easter Weekend
Apr 22: Susie Erenrich's book release "GRASSROOTS LEADERSHIP & THE ARTS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE" (performers to be announced)
Apr 29: Bing Futch
Esperanto Society – Third Fridays, 7 pm, 3rd Floor Classroom (Sept-May)
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.