Expressing God's Love, Engaging in God's Justice

Events

For information on children and youth programs, visit the Children and Youth page, or email Rev. Rachel Pacheco at rachel.pacheco@nyapc.org.

Recurring Events

Sunday Morning Prayer
Weekly at 9:15 am
Join others in a time of prayer for our community, the world, neighbors in need, and our own members and friends on our Care/Prayer list.

 

Go to Zoom Meeting or dial 301-715-8592 with meeting ID 226 396 834


Sunday Worship
Weekly at 10:00 am
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, worship is being conducted virtually. Grab some coffee, and join your community of faith for online worship, fellowship, and reflection.

 

Go to Zoom Meeting or dial 929-436-2866 with meeting ID 150 620 342

 


Tuesday Morning Prayer
Weekly at 8:00 am
A space to connect in liturgy and prayer with our faith community and leaders.

 

Go to Zoom Meeting or dial 301-715-8592 with meeting ID 229 424 538


Thursday Morning Prayer
Weekly at 8:00 am
A space to connect in liturgy and prayer with our faith community and leaders.

 

Go to Zoom Meeting or dial 301-715-8592 with meeting ID 553 049 565


Thursday Community Book Study
Weekly at 10:00 am
We are discussing Almost Everything : Notes on Hope by Anne Lamott.  In twelve short chapters Lamott raises a wide variety of spiritual and challenging questions.  We are finding her writing amusing, poignant and insightful.  For example, Chapter Four: “Unplugged" consists entirely of this sentence, “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.”  One can’t get any more concise than that.  Join us by zoom on Thursdays at 10 am.  Hosted by Tom Dunlap.

 

Go to Zoom Meeting or dial 301-715-8592 with meeting ID 134 791 118


Parents Gathering
Every other Friday at 8:30 pm
All parents are invited to join us as Kristin Ford will facilitate a time of sharing about how you are coping during this pandemic, as well as the tips, joys, and surprises you are discovering along the way. Our next gathering is Friday, October 23rd.

 

Go to Zoom Meeting or dial 301-715-8592 with meeting ID 813 2590 9225


Featured Events

Discipleship in Matthew, Mark, Luke and John

Saturdays, Oct. 31, Nov. 21, Dec.5, Dec.12, 4:00 pm

As disciples of Jesus, we are called to follow him. But exactly what does “follow” mean? Each of the Gospel writers came to somewhat different answers to that question. This Bible study will delve into passages in each Gospel that encapsulate a different perspective on “discipleship.”  Paul Dornan will lead this discussion.

Go to Zoom Meeting or dial 646-558-8656 with meeting ID 772 350 9505 and then press #.


Children's Sunday School: Pre-K and 2nd Grade
November 1, 9:15 am
Through November, we are spending time with stories that connect us with God's Creation, the earth around us.  Each class meets twice per month, but on different Sundays.  Email Pastor Rachel (rachel.pacheco@nyapc.org) to be added to the zoom link distribution list.


Youth Sunday School: Middle and High School
November 1, 11:30 am
Through November, we are meeting twice per month. The youth are spending time with stories that connect us with God's Creation, the earth around us. Email Pastor Rachel (rachel.pacheco@nyapc.org) to be added to the zoom link distribution list.


First Sunday FaithTalk
Sunday, Nov. 1, 5:00 pm
Loss is all around us. Faith tells us a lot about how to make sense of our grief and sadness, but we don’t always talk about it in community. Join us for a discussion of how we are using faith to live through our losses, and how our experiences in the pandemic have changed our point of view. First Sunday FaithTalk is a "come as you are" gathering. All you need to bring is a willingness to share and to listen.

Email meghouse8@gmail.com to RSVP and to be added to the First Sunday FaithTalk email list.


Faith and the Election
Nov. 7 and 14, 4:00 pm
Mike McCurry, director of the Center for Public Theology at Wesley Seminary and former press secretary for President Bill Clinton, will lead two classes talking about the election and what it means, and we’ll look at the question, “Where do we go from here?” - and the role churches can play.

Link to Come


Joint Worship Service with Brown Memorial
Sunday, Nov. 8, 10:00 am
Rev. Heather Shortlidge and Brown Memorial’s senior pastor, Rev. Andrew Foster Conners, will lead a joint service with both congregations, including a sermon dialog between the two pastors. 


Heeding God's Call to Witness for the End to Gun Violence
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 10:00 am
All are welcome at the monthly, hour-long witness in Fairfax, VA on Waples Mill Road off Route 66, the 14th of each month at 10 am (if the 14th falls on a Sunday, the time shifts to 2 pm).  Signs are furnished on the excuses for having readily available handguns and suggest reforms that have wide approval - universal background checks and a ban on assault weapons. Please join us! To engage, please contact Anne Laroche solo1101@verizon.net.