this Sunday (May 3): concert after the worship service

Join us at 6:30pm for a concert after the service this Sunday (May 3) featuring our own Danny Perez, Ali Ager, and Tiffany Sung.  They will perform original music (guitar, vocals and violin).  There will be a wine and cheese reception before the music begins.  The event is free and all are welcome.

This Sunday: A Night of Silent Comedies

  Join us this Sunday evening at 7pm for a series of short films from the 1920’s.  These comedic fills will be shown from old reels and accompanied by live pipe organ, featuring veteran accompanist Ben Model. The event is free and open to the public – all are welcome. The program will be: Should … Continue Reading

Sunday afternoon activity

This Sunday, in the morning service, we will have a friend from the Bowery Women’s Center in Harlem share during the service.  The women’s center is a residential program that helps women transition from homelessness or very difficult situations to a place where they can land on their own feet and resume life on their … Continue Reading

This Sunday (10/20): A Night of Silent Comedies

Join us at 7pm for a fun event – viewing silent films (yes, film – not digital) with live organ accompaniment, featuring veteran organist Ben Model. The event is free and open to all.  There will be 3 shorts and 1 full length feature (1 hour) – you are welcome to stay for as many … Continue Reading

Screening of Silent Comedies – January 13

Join us for a fun, free evening of classic comedy films, accompanied by live organ (with well-known silent film accompanist, Ben Model). The program will be: His Wooden Wedding (1925) – Charley Chase The Goat (1921) – Buster Keaton Grandma’s Boy (1922) – Harold Lloyd Liberty (1929) – Laurel and Hardy All films are approximately … Continue Reading

Special service on December 9

Once a year we have a special service called a Festival of Lessons and Carols.  The service has scripture readings in various languages (to celebrate the reality that God’s kingdom transcends national and ethnic boundaries), Christmas hymns/carols, special music, and a short sermon from senior pastor Charlie Drew. This will be very different from our … Continue Reading

seminar on Genesis: this weekend (11/2 & 11/3)

A few weeks ago I posted an announcement that there will be a free seminar this weekend sponsored by Redeemer Seminary in Dallas – they have sent notice that the seminar is still on and will not be cancelled (hurricanes don’t scare people in Dallas).  Doug Green, the professor who will lead the seminar, is … Continue Reading

4 Week Class: Being in a Presbyterian Church – Thursdays in November

What makes one church or denomination different from another?  By talking about how a Presbyterian Church works we hope to broaden our understanding and appreciation for the church in general.  This will be helpful to anyone who wants to know what is distinctive about a Presbyterian church, but also should help us understand a bit … Continue Reading

church-wide seminar: tomorrow

This is a reminder about the seminar happening tomorrow morning (Saturday, 10/13).  The description below is from the e-mail sent out by the church administrator, but I’m posting it here for those not on the main Emmanuel e-mail list.  Note the location, as we don’t usually have meetings there – we are renting space from … Continue Reading

Seminar on Genesis: November 2nd&3rd

consider registering for and attending this free seminar with Professor Doug Green – he teaches at Westminster Seminary in Philadelphia, and the event is sponsored by Redeemer Seminary in Dallas (where he also teaches).  The seminar will be on Friday evening and Saturday morning, and will take place at Central Presbyterian Church on Park Avenue. … Continue Reading