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June, 2019

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Calendar of Events - July/August, 2019

Here are the programs and activities scheduled for July and August, 2019

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 Lounge and and 3rd Floor Classrooms - 28 E 35th Street (Look for red door and ring buzzer.)

Summer Sunday Worship Schedule:

Join us at 11 am in the Assembly Hall - Speaker Schedule


Hatha Yoga with Nafisa Degani

Tuesdays, 6-7:30 pm / Saturdays, 10:30 am -12 pm, FrontLounge

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 clisbin25@aol.cpm

Pranayama Breathing Exercises with Nafisa

Fridays, 1:15 pm, Chapel (by appointment) – No Session July 5

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

Other Classes/Programs:

Speech Support Group

Tuesdays, July 2 & 16, August  6 and 20, 6:30-8:15 pm, 3rd Floor Classroom

This monthly group is open to Community members and friends. It welcomes anyone who is a secondary stutterer – that is an adult who acknowledges he/she does stutter, and one who always has "anticipatory anxiety", the expectation to fail, to be dis-fluent. Our meetings start with relaxation breathing, then follows with specific exercises and then conversation using the taught techniques. There is a $2 fee per meeting.


Secular Humanist Society of New York Book Club

Thursdays, July 11and August 1, 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.


Art & Card Making Circle

Sunday, August 18, 1-3 pm, Gallery

Join us after Fellowship Hour for an afternoon of crafting fun.  Supplies will be provided but feel free to bring your own as well.


Social Tea – Summer Break


Save the Dates - Special Times with Rev. Peggy

Homecoming Sunday
Sunday, September 8

11 am Worship - Rev. Peggy will officiate her first service with us!

 The Installation of Senior Minister Rev. Peggy Clarke to our Pulpit
Sunday, October 27, 4 pm

Invite family and friends. A celebratory reception will follow the service.



Governance/Committee Meetings

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 pm, Gallery

Church Council Meetings – Meets Quarterly 7:30-9 p (next meeting date TBA)

Finance Committee – 3rd Wednesdays, 6 pm, Gallery

Shelter Committee – 2nd Sundays – 9:30-10:30 am, Shelter Kitchen

UN and Global Affairs Committee – 2nd Sundays, 1-2:15 pm, Conference Room

Gallery35 at Community – 1st Wednesdays, 6:30-8 pm, Gallery


Other Opportunities:


People's Voice Café – Most Saturdays (Sept-May), 8 pm, Assembly Hall - www.peoplesvoicecafe.org