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The Past Month and Coming Next Month

 August, 2017

Planning Ahead - October Coming Soon

Calendar of Events - September, 2017

Here are the programs and activities scheduled for September, 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.)


Special This Month:

Meet the New Interim Minister Gatherings

You are invited to meet Rev. Carlos R. Martinez, CCNY's new Interim Minister.  The purpose of these gatherings is to get to know one another and share ideas about the upcoming interim ministry period and the future of Community Church.  Dates will be announced soon!  RSVPs will be needed - Please respond quickly to vlynch@ccny.org.  


Hatha Yoga with Nafisa Degani
Tuesdays, 6-7:30 pm / Saturdays, 12:30-2 pm, Rear Lounge (No Session September 2)
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. Requested Contribution $15/$5 Students

NYC Street Singers
Most Tuesdays, 7 pm, 3rd Floor Classroom
Summer Locations – We often meet at local parks – Contact Cheryl Lisbin for locations.
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 Cheryl Lisbin clisbin25@aol.com.

For Children:

Classical Vocal Arts for Children – Resumes on October 8

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, vlynch@ccny.org or 212-683-4988.

This Month:

Art and Card Making Circle - Sunday, September 3, 1-4 pm, Gallery

Join us after Fellowship Hour for an afternoon of crafting fun.  Create art and/or cards for the holidays or other special occasions.  Supplies will be provided but feel free to bring your own as well.


Speech Support Group - 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, September 5 and 19, - 6:30-8:15 pm, 3rd Fl. Room

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 - Thursday, September 7, 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.


Gallery35 at Community - Doors and Windows – Opening Reception - Saturday, September 16, 6-8 pm, Gallery

Windows and doors are usually just for peering and transversing.  In Gallery35 at Community’s newest exhibit, they also function as an inspiration for artwork!  For the gallery’s opening exhibit of the 2017/2018 season—Doors and Windows—member artists have created work related to the theme that is both literal and imaginary


Community-Wide Conversation Series
Constructive White Conversations – 4th Mondays, September 25, 6:30-9 pm, 3rd Fl (Coversation starts at 7 pm)

What is Constructive White Conversations? - Itis a gathering in which those of us who identify as white can speak freely and openly about race, racism, oppression, isolation, and all related issues.  This is an entry point for white people who want to understand and dismantle racism, build and maintain white antiracist community, and explore the nature of white identity.  Facilitator: Stoop Nilsson / More Information: https://www.constructivewhiteconversations.org/           
Please RSVP to: cwc.midtown@gmail.com.

Studying Humanism  - Last Mondays, September 25, 6:30-8:30 pm, Conference Room

A monthly study group facilitated by John Rafferty of the Secular Humanist Society of New York.

Social Tea – Tuesday, September 26, 2-3:30 pm, Assembly Hall

Join us for a guest speaker, conversation and light refreshments. .   Please RSVP to Esther Rosado, erosado@ccny.org / 212-683-4988, ext. 23.


Governance/Committee Meetings:

Board of Trustees Meetings – 4th Wednesdays, 6 pm, Gallery

Church Council Meetings – Meets Quarterly 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

Gallery35 at Community (Art Group) - 1st Wednesdays, 6:30-8 pm, Gallery

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


Other Opportunities:


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-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 info@hgsss.org.