Bible Study @ Undercroft, Tree Room
Jan 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Winter Thrift Sale! @ Church of the Heavenly Rest
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Return of Thrift!
After months of reconstruction, reorganizing and recruiting… CHR’s famous thrift sale is BACK! January 20 will be the first thrift sale since last May – which means you won’t want to miss it! There will be one-of-a-kind finds of all sorts, from jewelry to linens & housewares to CDs, toys, children’s clothes, designer clothing for men and women and more! Not to mention, this event benefits the church. Bring your friends and family and get your thrift on!

Admission is $5 from 10am – 1pm, and $3 from 1pm – 4pm. Enter on Fifth Avenue (at 90th St.) We’ll see you there!

Epiphany Noonday Prayer @ Church of the Heavenly Rest
Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Holy Eucharist @ Church
Jan 21 @ 8:00 am

Rite I Service in the Chapel

Holy Eucharist @ Church
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am

Rite II Service in the Chapel

Holy Eucharist @ Church
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am

Rite II Service with sermon, choir and hymns in the Church

Questioning Faith @ Church of Heavenly Rest
Jan 21 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

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 @ Church of the Heavenly Rest
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm


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 Group @ Church
Jan 22 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

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 lbriggs@heavenlyrest.org or 212-289-3400 ext 210.

Men’s Bible Study @ 3 Guys Restaurant
Jan 23 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

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 mheyd@heavenlyrest.org.

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Need a Prayer

Open my lips, O Lord,
and my mouth shall proclaim your praise.

Create in me a clean heart, O God,
and renew a right spirit within me.

Cast me not away from your presence
and take not your holy Spirit from me.

Give me the joy of your saving help again
and sustain me with your bountiful Spirit.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen.