June 12, 2017
 
 
 
Toddlers Who Volunteer
 
 
 
 
4-year-old Evy has been part of our Food Pantry ministry since a very young age: her mom, Frankie, was here handing out bags of groceries on her due date. Since then, Evy has logged over 200 volunteer hours before starting Kindergarten.

Read the full special story about how Evy and other children are learning about helping others first-hand through our Food Ministries.
 
 
 
 
 
Summer Suppers Registration
 
 
 
 
Wonderfully diverse individuals, coming from many parts of the world and all walks of life, have found their way to Advent, where God is weaving together our unique passions and stories in amazing ways.

This is the reality of our new intergenerational, bilingual program, Summer Suppers. It calls young and old, English-speakers and Spanish-speakers to the same table to know each other better through dinner, worship, and Bible study.


Summer Suppers will be on Wednesday evenings from July 12 through August 16, is open to all ages, and will be in both English and Spanish. We invite you to register at this time! You can view the full schedule and register online on our website, or pick up a registration form on the back table in the sanctuary.
 
 
Register Online
 
 
 
Annual Congregational Retreat this August
 
 
 
 
Everyone who attends our annual retreat at Koinonia leaves so glad that they went. Why? Because it gives them the opportunity to make friends and get closer to people in the congregation. Because a weekend in the beautiful landscape of Koinonia refreshes the city-worn soul. Because you experience God at work in the abundance of life in nature and in the community present.

Plus there's boats, goats, campfires, s'mores, hikes, early morning coffee, late-night board games, and all the other fun that comes with our weekend retreat at Koinonia's Retreat Center.

So consider joining us the weekend of August 4-6 this summer. We'd love to have you with us. Learn more about travel, costs, housing, programming, and registration on our website.
 
 
Register Online
 
 
 
Conversations on Advocacy All Summer Long
 
 
 
 
Through September 11, join us at our Adult Conversations from 10:10am to 10:50am for a series devoted to social issues and suggested advocacy actions. Here is the full schedule of upcoming topics:

June 18 | Voter’s Rights
June 25 | Prison Reform
July 2 | (no conversation)
July 9 | El Salvador
July 16 | Welfare
July 23 | (no conversation)
July 30 | Environment
August 6 | Immigration
August 13 | Augusta Victoria Hospital
August 20 | LGTBQ Rights
August 27 | Climate Change
September 3 | (no conversation)
September 11 | Disaster Response
 
 
 
 
 
Equipo El Salvador Blog
 
 
 
 
This year’s El Salvador delegation will get a send-off in worship on Sunday, July 9 and travel July 18-25. You’re invited to share in the experience through their daily blog reflections, which will be shared through our e-letter and Facebook page. Be sure to check in as they tour El Salvador and visit our sister church in Calderitas.
 
 
 
 
 
In-Church Picnic
 
 
 
 
Our annual In-Church Picnic returns Sunday, July 16 after 11am worship in the fellowship hall. Come enjoy a meal of summer picnic favorites!
 
 
 
 
 
Full Ministry Calendar
 
 
 
 
What ministry or group will you be involved in this month? There are even more ways to connect in fellowship and service this April and May!
 
 
View our full Ministry Calendar
 
 
 
This Sunday
 
 
 
 
Gospel | Matthew 9:35--10:8 [9-23]
Preaching | Pastor Danielle at 9am & 11am worship in English, and Pastor Mills at 12:45pm worship in Spanish
Presiding | Pastor Mills at 9am & 11am worship in English, and 12:45pm worship in Spanish
Music Minister | Aaron Wunsch
Advent Chorale | Sings at 11am worship
Sunday School | Meets at 10:05am in the basement. Pastor Danielle invites all parents to a parents' meeting during this time.
Adult Conversation | Meets at 10:05am in the basement. Our next topic in our summer advocacy series will be voter's rights.
 
 
 
 
 
Giving
 
 
 
 
Make a general donation to our church quickly and simply online, or manage your recurring automatic online giving.
 
 
Donate
 
 
The Mission of the Month for June is our food ministries, Community Lunch and Food Pantry. Community Lunch provides 150-200 people a hot meal once a month, and Food Pantry distributes 150 grocery bags each month. We invite you to make a special contribution to these long-term, growing, and valued ministries this month.
 
 
Donate to our MOTM
 
 
2504 Broadway at 93rd Street New York, New York 10025  |  Phone: 212.665.2504
 
 
      
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