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Posts from 2015

Time is Running Out – Sign Up Now for the Next Trip to Cuba

NYAPC will again visit our partner church, First Presbyterian-Reformed Church of Havana, on Wednesday, April 6-Wednesday, April 13, 2016. We will fly via charter directly from BWI/Baltimore to Havana! Cost is approximately $1500 for everything (hotel, airfare, meals, and gifts). Deadline for sign-up with visa information is December 15. If your passport expires before July 14, 2016, you must renew it for this trip before January 1. For more info, contact…

Longest Night Vigil and Service

When: December 18th, 11:00 a.m. Radcliffe Room and Sanctuary Each year, too many of our neighbors pass away as they are living on the streets. Around the Winter Solstice, we gather to remember those who have passed on this year through an overnight vigil and memorial service. On Friday, December 18th we will host the lunch and memorial service portion of the…

Young Adult Faith on Tap

When: December 9, 6:30 p.m.  Rev. Lader has invited us to her home for our December Faith on Tap!  Rev. Gench will lead the discussion this month on “Incarnation”– What does it mean? How does it frame our understanding of Advent and Christmas?  Theologian Wendy Farley offers a beautiful understanding of the notion: “Incarnation offers a sublimely literal enactment of the truth that we are “knit and…

Advent Giving Opportunity – Gifts for Radcliffe Room Guests

Through December 15, please bring in personal care items and/ or cards to include in Christmas gifts for Radcliffe Room guests. Requested items include: toothbrush/ toothpaste, comb, soap, shampoo, hand warmers, and/ or small Christmas gift. We are also collecting a few new clothing items and toys for children who sometimes come to the Radcliffe Room.  All donations may be dropped off in…

Washington Immigration FilmFest explores hidden worlds

Check out this Article from the Post discussing the Immigration Film Festival Washington Immigration FilmFest explores hidden worlds Excerpt: What the appreciative, English-speaking families clapping in the church basement don’t know is that the part-time performer has a secret. Handsome in his tight, black mariachi suit, Miguel Cortes mentions it in Spanish after he takes his bows, but no one understands. So…

McClendon SIR November 4: A Citywide Call for Justice and Mercy

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 7-9 pm Featuring Bryan Stevenson Executive Director, Equal Justice Initiative and Author of the New York Times Bestseller, Just Mercy Bryan Stevenson, best selling author of Just Mercy and nationally known advocate for criminal justice reform, will be the featured speaker at this citywide event that is hosted by The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church in downtown Washington.  Individuals, congregations…

All Church Retreat

October 31-November 1   Where Meadowkirk in Loudoun County, an hour from DC.   What Time for scripture study, discussion, contemplation, labyrinth walking, worship, and fellowship. Programming for all ages! Lodging Cottages: Great for families or young adults. Two separate sleeping areas with bunk beds and baths, sleeps up to 18 people. The Inn: 20 rooms, each with two double beds and…