Here are the programs and activities scheduled for February, 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. Requested Donation: $20 / $10 Students
NYC Street Singers – Most Tuesdays, 7 pm, 3rd Fl Classroom
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 Cheryl Lisbin firstname.lastname@example.org
Classical Vocal Arts for Children
Session Dates – Sundays, February 12 and 26, 12:30- 2 pm, Gallery
Cheryl Warfield, Artistic Director of Manhattan Opera Repertory Ensemble, known as MOREOpera, offers a new 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. The sessions generally follow a 2nd and 4th Sunday schedule. Throughout the year, the children will offer choral concerts that will be open to the general public. Questions - Contact Valerie Lynch, Membership Coordinator, email@example.com or 212-683-4988.
Secular Humanist Society of New York Book Club - 1st Thursdays, February 2, 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.
Interfaith Shabbat Service - The Maldeb Foundation Event
Friday, February 3 at 6-7:30 pm, Hall of Worship - Reception Follows
Metropolitan Synagogue will hold a special Interfaith Shabbat Service together with Community Church. The service will feature music and performances by High Holidays Music Director Dr. Leonard Lehrman and Community Church member Prof. Joel Mandelbaum, together with soprano Helene Williams and High Holidays Cantor Michael Niemann.
First Saturday Feeding of the Hungry in the Bowery - 1st Saturdays, February 4, 10:45 am-12 pm, Offsite
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, ext. 26.
Green Sanctuary/New York Solar Energy Society Events
Tuesday, February 7, 5:30-8:30, Assembly Hall
Speech Support Group -
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, February 7 and 21, 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.
Worship Reflections - 2nd Sundays – February 12, 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.
Gallery35 - Artists’ Reception: February 18 6-8pm, Gallery
Invitational - January 28-March 18
Thirteen member artists have invited 13 guest artists to combine their artwork in this new exhibit fittingly titled Invitational! That’s 26 artists in all!
Studying Humanism – Last Mondays, February 27, 6:30-8:30 pm, Gallery
A monthly study group facilitated by John Rafferty of the Secular Humanist Society of New York.
Social Tea - Last Tuesdays, February 28, 2-3:30 pm, Assembly Hall
Join us for a guest speaker, conversation and light refreshments – Details will be announced soon..
Congregational Annual Meeting – Sunday, March 26, 12:45 pm, Assembly Hall
Everyone is welcome to attend. Voting Members will be voting for church leaders and several other matters. Lunch will be available. If you have questions regarding voting eligibility contact Valerie Lynch, Membership Coordinator, at 212-683-4988, ext. 19 or email@example.com.
Board of Trustees Meetings – 4th Wednesdays, 6 pm, Gallery (See announcements for holiday chages)
Church Council Meetings – Meets Quarterly (next mtg. TBA) 6 pm Potluck, 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
Feb 4: Lindsey Wilson & the Reckoning + Ren Anton & Dilson Hernandez
Feb 11: Rod MacDonald
Feb 18: Steve Suffet 70th birthday celebration (free concert, performers to be announced)
Feb 25: New Voices Night: Linnea Paton + Jonny Grave + Pamela Jean Alagoos
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.