Rite I Service in the Chapel
Rite II Service in the Chapel
Rite II Service with sermon, choir and hymns in the Church
New to the Church or simply want to explore your faith more deeply? We’ll look at scripture, tradition, and reason within the Episcopal Church. Come to ask all the questions that you’ve wanted to ask and be part of a lively discussion. Weekly meeting room announced in every Sunday leaflet.
Night Prayer Service
Church of the Heavenly Rest invites you to a service of quiet music and contemplation, joining hearts and voices in the centuries-old tradition of Night Prayer. Let the softness of candlelight and the beauty of singing envelop you each Sunday evening from 7:00pm-7:30pm in the Chapel of the Beloved Disciple. Night Prayer, the last office of the day for monastic communities, is the perfect way to both end the day and begin the week nourished and refreshed.
Night Prayer begins on Sunday, December 1.
Monday Meditation: Join us every Monday at 6:15 pm for silent meditation in the Chancel. Every session will include a brief reflection, followed by 20 minutes of silent meditation, sometimes called Centering Prayer in the Christian tradition. Please arrive on time so as not to enter during the silence. All are welcome! No prior experience necessary, and no need to sign up. If you have questions, contact Lindsey Briggs at email@example.com or 212-289-3400 ext 210.
From Genesis to Revelations, reading the Bible together is a meaningful way for Heavenly Rest parishioners to deepen their faith while strengthening their ties to the church community. Currently, there are two regularly scheduled opportunities for close Bible study: with the Men’s Breakfast Group, which meets on Tuesday mornings at 7:30 am (locations alternate between the choir room and 3Guys Restaurant on Madison Avenue; and our Friday Morning Bible Study (open to all) which meets Fridays at 9:00 am in the Choir Room after the Morning Prayer service. Both groups enthusiastically welcome newcomers, so please stop by if you are interested.
To learn more about any of these groups, or to propose another forum for Bible study, please contact Rev. Heyd at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Wednesday evenings from 7pm to 8:15pm, all are invited to join us in the Chancel for our discussion of Women of the New Testament. Mary and Martha, Mary Magdalene, Mary the Mother of Jesus: all have something to teach us about what it means to be a woman following Christ. A simple meal is offered – a small cash donation is requested to offset the cost of the food. All materials are provided. For more information, please contact Tuesday Rupp, email@example.com.