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Posts from 2019

Dinners for Nine, Deadline for Sign Up is Jan 19. Click here for more info.

Dinners for Nine is a program in which participants come together in groups of eight or nine (or fewer) about every two months for a potluck dinner at a member’s home. This is a wonderful way to get to know other people in the congregation. If you are interested, contact Miriam Dewhurst (703-560-0871 or miriam.dewhurst@gmail.com) or Karen Dunlap (703-725-9347 or shakescene@aol.com ). Deadline for signing up is…

First Sunday FaithTalk, January 5

The next FaithTalk will be at 5:30 p.m. at Gwenn and Paul Gebhard’s home. We’ll be discussing the meaning of Epiphany for us today.  For details and to RSVP, or to be added to the FaithTalk email list, contact meghouse8@gmail.com. These are informal gatherings to discuss issues of faith. All you need to bring is an interest in faith, a willingness to discuss, and a donation for a…

Kenya Mission Trip 2020, Apply Now

You are invited to participate in a mission trip to visit our partner church in Njoro, Kenya from August 6-19, 2020. Find additional information and applications (due February 15) below or at the back of the sanctuary and on the first floor. Please reach out to Rev. Beth Braxton (revbeth.braxton@gmail.com) or Morgan Brown (mobrown80@gmail.com).

In-Town Solitude Retreat Saturday, December 7, 8:30 a.m.

In-Town Solitude Retreat will be held at NYAPC from 8:30 to 12:20 p.m. on Saturday, December 7. We will feature: labyrinth walking, mandala drawing, meditation and lectio divina in the Sanctuary. If you need a break from the hectic pace of the Holiday events, please consider coming down to church to slow down and focus on the sacred part of the Christmas season.

First Sunday FaithTalk, December 1

Join us at 5:30 p.m. to discuss what Advent means to us. For details on location, to RSVP, or to be added to the FaithTalk email list, contact meghouse8@gmail.com. First Sunday FaithTalks are informal gatherings in members’ homes to discuss issues of faith. All you need to bring is an interest in faith, a willingness to discuss, and a donation for a take-out supper!

2020 Stewardship Campaign Update

Thank you to the 132 individuals and families who have pledged so far for the 2020 Stewardship Campaign! We have $629,178 pledged at this time, 90% of the way towards our goal of $700,000! It is not too late to make your pledge for 2020 using the pledge cards in the pews, or through our online pledge form: https://tinyurl.com/yynhusr7

Would you like to contribute to or help assemble care packages on December 3?

Care packages are sent each year to our members who are away at school.  If you can help assemble these packages (Tuesday, December 3, 10 a.m. at the Dewhursts’) and/or would like to contribute food items for the packages, please contact Miriam Dewhurst (703-560-0871 miriam.dewhurst@gmail.com).  Suggestions of possible recipients are also very welcome.