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Save the Date for the Congregational Picnic!

Sunday, May 31, 12:00-3:00 p.m., Rock Creek Park. The Christian Education Learning Cluster invites you to an All Church Picnic.  We will celebrate the Sunday School, teachers of all ages, and enjoy time together as a congregation.  We will be at Shelter 13 at Rock Creek Park in DC. There is parking. (Exact directions to come.) The church will provide burgers, hot…

Meet Elmarie Parker

Rev. Elmarie Parker, PC(USA) Regional Liaison for Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Iran, will visit on  Sunday, March 22.  She and her husband, Rev. Scott Parker, are stationed in Beirut and are in the U.S. on home leave.  Rev. Parker will lead an Adult CE class at 10 a.m. and will give a presentation in Peter Marshall Hall at Noon where lunch and coffee will…

PC(USA) trip to Lebanon, April 20-30, 2015

The PC(USA) Syria-Lebanon Partnership Network  invites NYAPC members to participate on a PC(USA) trip to Lebanon, April 20-30, 2015.  The cost is $1,800 plus airfare.  The delegation will meet with church partners and visit refugee camps.  Registration deadline is March 21.  PC(USA) Regional Liaison, Rev. Elmarie Parker, will accompany the delegation.  NYAPC is a member of the Syria-Lebanon Partnership Network  and is developing a relationship with…

A Supply Drive for First Presbyterian-Reformed of Havana

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the formal partnership between NYAPC and First Presbyterian-Reformed Church of Havana, the Cuba Partners committee is hosting a supply drive during the month of March. Donations of over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, Depends, bars of soap, USB drives, towels, summer clothes, and shoes will be gratefully accepted in any of the…

2/21/15 Lectionary Readings

Daily Readings for Saturday, February 21, 2015 Morning Psalms 43; 149 First Reading Deuteronomy 7:17-26 Second Reading Titus 3:1-15 Gospel Reading John 1:43-51 Evening Psalms 31; 143 MORNING PSALM 43 1   Vindicate me, O God, and defend my cause against an ungodly people; from those who are deceitful and unjust deliver me! 2   For you are the…

2/9/15 Lectionary Readings

Daily Readings for Monday, February 9, 2015 Morning Psalms 5; 145 First Reading Isaiah 57:14-21 Second Reading Galatians 6:11-18 Gospel Reading Mark 9:30-41 Evening Psalms 82; 29 MORNING PSALM 5 1   Give ear to my words, O LORD; give heed to my sighing. 2   Listen to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for…

2/6/15 Lectionary Reading

Daily Readings for Friday, February 6, 2015 Morning Psalms 84; 148 First Reading Isaiah 55:1-13 Second Reading Galatians 5:16-24 Gospel Reading Mark 9:2-13 Evening Psalms 25; 40 MORNING PSALM 148 1   Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord from the heavens; praise him in the heights! 2   Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his host! 3   Praise…

Event Schedule for the 150th Anniversary of the end of the Civil War

January 31, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. – The Death of Slavery: Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the 13th Amendment. Keynote by Dr. Edna Greene Medford, Professor and Chair of History, Howard University; Actor Kevin McIlvaine will portray Frederick Douglass, interpreting some of his greatest speeches on behalf of the aspirations of black Americans; neighbor pastors will discuss the role of their…