Journey inward and listen to the quiet voice of your soul. All you need is the willingness to be surprised as you encounter the unexpected and touch the edges of mystery. Join us on Wednesdays at 5pm in the Chapel from September 12-October 17. Afterwards, stay for the Celtic Eucharist at 6:30pm.
Anne Marie’s Ordination
Exciting news! Anne Marie Witchger, our Chief of Staff and Assistant Rector will be ordained to the priesthood on Saturday, September 15 at 10:30am at the Cathedral of St. John the
Divine (1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112 Street). Mark your calendars; all are welcome!
New Member Welcome Events for the Fall
All who are new, all who want to learn more, and all who want to connect more deeply at Heavenly Rest are invited to the following events:
(1) CHR 101
is a series of three Sunday classes to introduce new members to the Episcopal Church and Heavenly Rest: September 30, October 7 and October 14, Noon-1pm
; (2) The New Member Reception
is an informal time to meet other parishioners on Saturday, October 20 from 4pm-5:30pm;
(3) The Rite of Welcome
is a short liturgy that formally welcomes new members into the community and will take place on Sunday, October 21
during the 10:30am service
. We’re glad you’re here and hope that you can take advantage of some or all of these welcome events! Any questions? Contact Cindy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Everyone’s Favorite Sale Returns this Fall!
Come shop the CHR Fall Thrift sale, New York’s best kept secret, on Saturday, September 22 from 10am-4pm. Please have donations to the church by Saturday, September 15.
Memorial: Steve Lawson
We continue to grieve the loss of our Associate Organist, Steve Lawson, who died suddenly of natural causes on August 18. A memorial service and celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, October 6 at 11 am in the Church. Please keep Steve, his parents, Mollie, and the whole Parish in your prayers in the days ahead.