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2020 Stewardship Update

It is 2020 and we are still taking pledges for the year to reach our goal of $700,000. If you have yet to pledge for 2020, please do so! Pledges are accepted online (https://tinyurl.com/tmjkaoz) or with a paper pledge card placed in the offering plate. Thank you to the 142 individuals and families who have pledged $670,238 thus far! New York Avenue would…

Free 2020 Calendars Available

The McClendon Scholar Program has once again purchased copies of the Equal Justice Initiative’s 2020 Calendar on The History of Racial Injustice and they are available free to NYAPC members who are interested. The limit is one per family and you can pick up your calendar at the main reception desk in the church office as long as supplies last.

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).

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

Back to 2 services at 8:45 and 11:00 a.m. on September 8 + Sunday School Begins at 10 a.m.

This Sunday we return to 2 worship services at 8:45 and 11:00 a.m. Sunday school for all ages begins at 10:00 a.m. Adults (including parents) should go directly to Peter Marshall Hall to hear the special program from McClendon Scholar in Residence Professor Jennifer Harvey. Gathering time for children and youth will be in room 511 with children, youth, and teachers only. 

Introducing Rev. Dr. Heather Shortlidge, NYAPC’s Transitional Pastor, Starting September 17, 2019

The Rev. Dr. Heather Shortlidge comes to us from First Presbyterian Church of Annapolis, where she has served as the Associate Pastor for the past twelve years. For the past year and a half, the congregation has been in the midst of transition, figuring out a way forward after a long-term Head of Staff/Senior Pastor retired in May 2018. Heather served as…

Join us Saturday, September 7 at 10 am as we learn what steps we should take to address harm caused by racism.

Author of “Dear White Christians” joins us this Saturday! Dear Friends, There is a growing discussion among people of faith – and also among several people running for President – about what steps our country should take to address the harm that has been caused by our nation’s racism, especially as it was directed towards African-Americans. If you are interested in this topic,…