Jerry and Jonathan at organ

Worship, 11 am
Sunday, February 23
Annual Music Service
Rev. Peggy Clark, Senior Minister
and
Jerry Brown, Director of Music

Wisdom from the Margins Series
Back packs for the Street/
Together Helping Others
Sunday, February 23
12:45-2 pm, Assembly Hall
Jeffrey Newman, Jayson Connor and their team have a mission… and Community Church has been a part of it for over a year. With support from various non-profits and corporations, the THO volunteers pack up backpacks with items that are desperately needed by homeless people and distribute them in the evenings. Come hear their amazing story and important work. https://backpacksforthestreet.org/about-us/ and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48CdnV9Y0IM&t=37s
General Assembly 2020 will be held in Providence, RI, June 24-28. The Board of Trustees is inviting Voting Members to apply to serve as delegates to represent Community Church. Pick up an application as the Welcome Table.

Small Group Ministry Groups Starting Soon
Join us for a sample session
Monday, February 24, 2-3:30 pm or
Thursday, February 27, 6:30-8 pm
or Sunday, March 1, 1-2:30 pm
Contact Esther Rosado, Director of Adult Ministries, to learn more - erosado@ccny.org or 212-683-4988, ext. 123, or see her on Sundays.

For Children and Youth

Sunday School for Children and Youth is held at 11 am in the RE Room downstairs.  Call Jil Novenski - 212-683-4988, ext. 117 or email jnovenski@ccny.org to register your children.

Additional Programs for Children and Youth


Friday Family Yoga Class with Nafisa Degani
Fridays, February 7 -May 29, 6-7pm, Front Lounge
One parent or caregiver + up to two children (age 7yrs or older), just $10 per class ! CCNY members are free. Contact Jil Novenski at 212-683-4988 x117 or email jnovenski@ccny.org to register.

NEW in RE – FREE Spanish/English Story Hour with Sandy Brooks & Esther Rosado
Mondays ,beginning February 24, 11am-12pm, RE Classrooms
Parents or caregivers with little ones (age 1.5 - 4 yrs old) will enjoy engaging stories including both Spanish and English, and some movement and music too! Contact Jil Novenski at 212-683-4988 x117 or email jnovenski@ccny.org to sign up.

Free Drawing Perspective 4-week Art Workshop with John Connors
Saturdays, 12-1:30pm, (Feb.8-Feb.29), Gallery
Young aspiring artists age 13yrs+ will learn the art of drawing with perspective from a master! Parents or caregivers are welcome to join! Contact Jil Novenski at 212-683-4988 x117 or email jnovenski@ccny.org to register.
During the Week
Hatha Yoga
Tuesdays, 6-7:30 pm
Saturdays, 10:30 am-12 pm
Front Lounge / $15/$5
Pranayama Breathing Exercises
by Appointment, $20
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NYC Street Singers
Most Tuesdays
7 pm,
3rd Floor Classroom
No Gathering on 12/31
Board of Trustees
 Wednesday, February 26, 6-9 pm, Gallery
Small Group Ministry – Sample a Session
Monday, February 24, 2-3:30 pm/Thursday, February 27, 6:30-8 pm
Join us for a sample session. Contact Esther Rosado, Director of Adult Ministries, to learn more - erosado@ccny.org or 212-683-4988, ext. 123, or see her on Sundays.


Social Tea Secret Life of Bees (Queens) with Ed Chlanda
Tuesday, February 25, 2-3:30 pm, Assembly Hall
What determines a queen bee, a drone, a worker bee? What is a “royal death match”? Ed and his wife Gisela have been active beekeepers for many years.. Ed will tells us about the fascinating life of the queen bee. He will share his adventures and stories in beekeeping. We will also have a Honey tasting.
RSVP to erosado@ccny.org or 212-683-4988, ext. 123
Organ
Irshad (Guidance)
Pipe Organ Sound Field Meditation
Wednesday, February 26
7-8:30 pm, Hall of Worship


Gallery35 Opening Reception
BLACK & WHITE
Saturday, February 29, 6-8 pm, Gallery
With just BLACK AND WHITE, eleven Gallery35 artists have created work incorporating a diverse subject matter and utilizing a wide variety of media!
Upcoming

Sunday, March 1
Worship, 11 am
Being Uniquely UU
Satya Tabachnick, Intern Minister


Emergency Exit Tour with Anthony
Sunday March 1, 12:15-12:45,
Start in Hall of Worship

Small Group Ministry - Sunday, March 1
1-2:30 pm, Conference Room
We invite you to join us for a sample session

Tenor Moments
Jonathan Long in Concert
Sunday, March 15, 2 pm
Hall of Worship
Jonathan Long, with Jerry Brown accompanying on piano, will offer and afternoon concert to benefit the New Sanctuary Coalition . $10 suggested donation, cash or checks made payable to Judson Memorial Church with New Sanctuary Coalition on the memo line.
Passover Seder Plate
Community Seder
Scheduled for
Saturday Evening, April 11

Contact Leonore Tiefer to learn more about this wonderful annual celebration. We need more volunteers to make it possible this year ltiefer@mindspring.com .     
Other Announcements

2020 Census is Hiring
Are you looking for a full or part-time position that will help our community? The U.S. Census Bureau is holding hiring events in NYC area. Learn more at https://2020census.gov/en/jobs  or call 1-855-job-2020.

AARP Tax Assistance
Thursdays, February 6 through April 9, 10 am-2 pm, Assembly Hall
Volunteer Opportunities
Office Volunteers - Do you have a few free weekday hours? The office staff could use your help! Please contact Jeff Loveland, Director of Finance and Operation, jloveland@ccny.org  or call 212-683-4988.    
    
Sunday Ushers, Greeters and Fellowship Hour Hosts
We invite everyone to consider serving on Sundays. It is a fun way to meet visitors, members and friends. Please contact Valerie Lynch at vlynch@ccny.org or 212-683-4988, ext. 126.

BJ’s and Helene's Place Needs Your Help - Shelter Volunteers are always needed – They work in teams and training is provided. Please contact Lisa Gluck lgluckster@gmail.com for details. 

Book Stall Volunteers
The Book Stall will be open 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month. We need volunteers to staff the table during Fellowship Hour. Please contact Ken Wachtell at 201-963-7763.
Making Donations to Community

How to Make  Electronic Contributions  to Community Church:
* Set up a payment with your bank for one-time gift or automatic payments -just like your auto-pay bills.
* Text Giving - Text ccuugive to 73256. Follow the prompts.
* On-Line Giving from website- There is a quick link just below the JOIN US box. Use this link and sign in as guest if you do not have an assigned password. Everyone is welcome to use this feature.

 If you have questions, contact Valerie Lynch, Membership Coordinator, at 212-683-4988, ext. 126 or vlynch@ccny.org .
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  Thank you!

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Yours in Community,

Valerie Lynch
Membership Coordinator
The Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist
40 East 35th Street
New York, NY 10016
212-683-4988