April 6, 2018

Vacation Bible School
All-Church Retreat
Bibles and Beyond Book Sale
Spring Recitals
vbsFun and Adventure in Vacation Bible School 
Sign-up is open
David the Shepherd King
A young shepherd boy becomes king of all Israel. Chosen by God, this almost-overlooked youngest son grows up to be the hero of the Jewish nation. Hear how he is chosen and how he becomes a powerful king.

Sign-up is open for "David, Shepherd King," this summer's Vacation Bible School (VBS), from Monday, June 25, to Thursday, June 28, for children age three to rising grade six.

VBS is 9:00AM to 12:00PM, and, for grades 4-6, the day continues with optional PresbyCamp, featuring fun and fellowship with a mission focus.

Learn more and sign up now at nassauchurch.org/vbs.
retreatAll-Church Retreat
Memorial Day Weekend Getaway
The all-church retreat is a great way (actually, the best way) to start your summer, from Friday, May 25, to Sunday, May 27. We are going to NorthBay, located two hours south on Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.
Our retreat begins with dinner on Friday and ends after lunch on Sunday. 

More on the Retreat web post.
Adult Education

Against All Odds.  This Sunday, April 8, learn about  Princeton native Paul Robeson and the effort to make his birthplace at 110 Witherspoon Street a memorial to his life and his unwavering commitment to equality on behalf of the poor and underserved. Denyse Leslie and Ben Colbert lead this class at  9:15AM in the Assembly Room

Come back later in the day at 3:00PM for a benefit concert in the Sanctuary  to support the Paul Robeson House renovation.  Special guests are Robeson's granddaughter Susan Robeson and soloist Keith Spencer. Visit  thepaulrobesonhouseofprinceton.org for ticket information.
Noel Werner
The Everlasting Instant.  Director of Music Noel Werner contributed to a project this Lent with local friends and colleagues to craft a series of reflections on "The Four Quartets" by T.S. Eliot. Read the reflections here. Noel wrote under the handle 4quartetseliot .
booksaleBibles and Beyond Book Sale
Visit the church book sale in the Assembly Room next Sunday, April 15, from 10:15-11:00AM and 12:00-12:30PM, featuring study Bibles, Bible study reference works, previous small group books, and books on theology, social issues, parenting, faith formation, and much more. Come for deeply discounted prices and many freebies.
recitalsMark these Dates for Spring Recitals
New School Recital: Music Is Emotion 
Join the full faculty of the New School for Music Study in their final recital of the 2017-2018 season, next Sunday, April 15, at 2:30PM in the Sanctuary.

The recital, "Music Is Emotion," will celebrate the transformative power of music. The performances will journey through a range of emotions and moods, featuring solo and chamber works by J. S. Bach, Mozart, Debussy, Glass, and many more. The recitals are free and open to the public. Donations accepted.
Schubert and Mendelssohn in Westminster at Nassau Series 
On Thursday, April 19, at 12:15PM the Westminster Conservatory at Nassau series will present Larissa Korkina and Esma Pasic-Filipovic, duo pianists, in Niles Chapel. Open to the public without charge.

The performers are members of the Westminster Conservatory faculty. The program includes Franz Schubert's Fantasy in F Minor, D. 940, and two works by Felix Mendelssohn, Fantasy in D Minor and Allegro brillante, op. 92.