2009-05-06 / Features

The Pulpit

The Pulpit Compiled by Susan Cleary

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm. All Nations Baptist:

•Sunday, 2:30-5:30 p.m., for three months, free English classes which have already begun, registration required, limited space, 86-76 80th St., Woodhaven; 718.296.2025.

**** All Saints' Episcopal:

•Mon-Fri., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Citizenship application (Form N400) assistance.

•Tuesdays, 6 p.m. Join the Sunnyside Drum Corps Marching Band, boys/girls ages 7-17; band information. 43-12 46th St., Sunnyside; for appointment, call 718.784-8031.

**** Astoria Center of Israel:

•Monday/Tuesday, JASA hot lunch program, $1.25, call 718.956.8977.

•Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. Shabbat services, followed by Kiddush, 27-35 Crescent St.; 718.956.8977.

**** Atonement Lutheran:

•Sunday worship, 10:15 a.m., English; Sunday school, 11 a.m.; Sunday worship, noon-1:30 p.m., Spanish Telugo (CSI); 718.639.6074.

**** Augustana Evangelical Lutheran:

•Mon.-Fri. pre-school, Wednesdays Boy Scout Troop 70, Thursdays Intercessory Prayers, Fridays Baton Twirling, Sunday School 9:15 a.m., Sunday service, 10:30 a.m., 69-05 Ditmars Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718.728.1199.

**** Bayside Jewish Center:

•May 18, Monday, 3 p.m. Sisterhood elections, entertainer Naomi Zeitlin, refreshments.

•Tuesday evenings, 7-10 p.m., practice Hebrew letters; study the prayer book, Kabbalah & Zohar, 203-05 32nd Ave.; 718.352.7900.

**** Chabad of Rego Park:

•Sundays, 9:30 a.m., beginner-friendly services; discussion, refreshments follow.

•Sundays, 6 p.m., study program for women 18-30, 62-38 99th St., Rego Park; e-mail rabbieli@ chabadrego.org.

**** Colonial Church of Bayside:

•Fridays, 7 p.m. Recovery support group, 54-02 217th St., church office entrance, Bayside; 917.880.5693.

**** Community United Methodist:

•Tuesday, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Winter/spring registration for 2008 preschool parents' cooperative program, 18 months to 4 years.

•Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon. Summer session preschool parents' cooperative program, 18 months to 4 years, 75-27 Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village; 718.894.2293 or 718.894.8654.

**** Emanuel United Church of Christ:

•May 17, Sunday, 3 p.m. Organ rededication & recital, $15/$5, 93-12 91st Ave., Woodhaven; 718.849.1153.

**** (Episcopal) Church of the Redeemer:

•Thursdays, yoga classes, call for information, 30-14 Crescent St., Astoria; 718.278.8093.

**** Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Messiah:

•May 8, Friday, 7-9 p.m.; May 9, Saturday, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Rummage sale, free parking, 42-15 165th St., Flushing; 718.358.6738.

**** Flushing-Fresh Meadows Jewish Center:

•May 17, Sunday, 9:45 a.m. Breakfast club followed by Queens College Professor Mark Rosenblum lecture on Israel's Elusive Quest for Peace at 10:30 a.m.; 718.357.5100.

**** Forest Hills Jewish Center:

•Mon., 7:45 p.m., adult education Zohar: The Book of Splendor, $100 n.m.; Tues,/Thurs,, 9:30-11 a.m., Mommy & Me Program; Wed., 8-9:30 p.m., indoor soccer; 8-10 p.m., Israeli folk dancing, $10 n.m. & more, call for program information; Thurs., following morning Minyan, Talmud class, $10 n.m.; 8 p.m. following Minyan. Yoga basics, six-week series, $60 n.m., $80 drop-ins; Sun., bi-monthly, 12:30-2 p.m., youth group for third grade children, youth lounge, $20 thru May, call x. 215.

•Operation Isaiah food collection & City Harvest food pantry collection, non-perishable food stuff, Kosher preferred.

•Operation Support Our Troops, individual-sized packages of toiletries, new or gently used Beanie Babies, CDs, DVDs, electronic & video games, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills; 718.263.7000.

**** Free Synagogue of Flushing:

•May 9, Saturday, 8 p.m. FSF Community Theatre Goup 35th Annivesary, Cinderella, $15/$13.

•May 31, Sunday, 3 p.m. The Cantor in the Concert Hall, music from 12 countries sung in 10 languages.

•Mondays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thrift shop.

•Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. Mindfulness Meditation.

•Fridays, 8:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat services, social hour & refreshments to follow.

•Saturdays, 10:3 a.m. Torah study., 41-60 Kissena Blvd.; 718.961.0030.

**** Good Shepherd United Methodist:

•Wednesdays, 8 p.m., Taize Service.

•First Sunday of every month, 6 p.m. Word Alive evening services.

•Sunday, 10 a.m. service, 11:30 a.m., fellowship/ Bible study, 30-44 Crescent St., Astoria; 718.728.5182.

**** Grace Church:

•May 9, Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Flea market, 14-15 Clintonville St., Whitestone; 718.767.6305.

**** Hillcrest Jewish Center:

•May 8, Friday, 8:30 p.m. Dinner following Kabbalat Shabbat services with lecture "Is Judaism an Optimistic Religion?", by reservation only; May 9, Saturday. D'Var Torah: "What is Jewish Mysticism?…" and more, Shabbat lunch, "The First Rabbinic Debate…"

•May 15, Friday, 7:30 p.m. Service followed by Oneg and Tea and Schmooze.

•May 31, Sunday, 7:30 p.m. The Voice of Music Cantor Moti Fuchs with Kaskeset fundraiser, early bird special before May 19 $25 then $35/$50/$100.

•Shabbat mornings, 10:30 a.m, Cool Shul songs, prayer and fun for kids 2-8 and their parents, library, 183-02 Union Tpke.

**** Our Lady of the Snows:

•May 17, Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Flores de Mayo Novena, followed by a Procession with Mass at 5 p.m.

• 9 a.m. Mission Mass, 8 p.m. Mission Service, 258- 15 80th Ave., Floral Park; 718.347.6070.

**** Queensboro Hill Community Church:

•May 15, Friday, 7 p.m. Penny social, prizes, donation $3 includes cake/coffee and 25 tickets for gift bids, 60-02 138th St., Flushing; 718.359.2681.

**** Queens Community for Cultural Judaism:

•May 9, Saturday, 2 p.m. Meeting and discussion The Red Tent, $5 n.m., refreshments; Queens Universalist Congregation, 149th Street/Ash Avenue, Flushing.

**** Queens Jewish Community Council:

•May 18, Monday. United States Supreme Court.

•May 31, Sunday. Israeli Day Parade.

**** Reform Temple of Forest Hills:

•May 15, Friday, 6:15 p.m. Monthly Temple Tots dinner & service, $12/$8, reserve.

•May 16, Saturday, 8 p.m. Sisterhood memoriam concert, "Crossing Delancy to Forest Hills", $36 admission includes dessert reception.

•May 18, Monday, 7 p.m. "Torah with a Twist", for ages 20-30, study session, drinks and light snacks follow.

•May 21, Thursday. Horizons Club for ages 55+, lecture on genealogy, $2 includes coffee & cake.

•Wednesday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Duplicate bridge games, lesson & light lunch, 71-11 112th St., Forest Hills; 718.261.2900.

**** Rego Park Jewish Center:

•May 9, Saturday, 9:30 p.m. Pre-Mother's Day service.

•May 16, Saturday, 12:30 p.m. Parashat & Haftarat Club, Torah study, light bite served.

•May 17, Sunday, 11:30 a.m. Expression in the Arts, May brunch, $5 p.p., RSVP.

•Wednesday, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Yiddish Vinkel, $2 p.p.

•Thursdays, 1:30-2:30 & 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tai Chi classes; English & citizenship class.

•Saturday, 9 a.m. Shabbat services, 97-30 Queens Blvd., Rego Park; 718.459.1000.

**** St. Josaphat's R.C.:

•May 16, Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. & May 17, Sunday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Rummage sale and Polish bake sale, call Steve, 34-32 210th St., Bayside; 718.224.3052.

**** St. Joseph's:

•May 9, Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Flea market, rain or shine, free parking in schoolyard, new & gently used items, 28-46 44th St., Astoria; 718.278.1611.

**** St. Mark's Episcopal Church:

•May 30, Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Bake & thrift sale, over 60 vendors, rain date Jun. 6, snack bar in Parish Hall.

•Tuesdays, 8:30 p.m., Jackson Heights Al-Anon, Parish House, 2nd Floor, 82nd Street and 34th Avenue, enter on 82nd Street; 718.457.1511.

**** St. Mel's R.C.:

•Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Join the adult choir, rehearsals in sanctuary choir suite for noon Sunday mass, 26-01 154th St., Flushing; 718.886.0201.

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