2016-03-09 / Features

The Pulpit

Hanze Alberts by Annette Pulpit compiled

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Astoria Adventist Church:
Fridays, 7 pm: Small group video seminar,
More About Jesus, with Christian writers and
speakers Maurice Venden and Lee Venden.
Saturdays, 3 pm: Bible Study and Prayer
Group. 30-89 32nd St., Astoria, 718.932.5390.
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BVM Help of Christians:
Thursdays, 9:30 am-noon: Food Pantry open to
those in need, ID required. Donations being
accepted all other times. 70-31 48th Ave,
Woodside, info 718.672.4848 ext. 11.
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Church of the Resurrection:
Last two Saturdays of the month, noon: Senior
Lunch Program (free). All Saints Church of
Woodhaven is also having their lunches at
Resurrection (on the last Saturday). 85-09
118th St., Richmond Hill/Kew Gardens,
718.847.2649.
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Grace Episcopal Church:
Mondays, 5-6 pm; Fridays 10-11 am: Free
Food Pantry for anyone who visits. No application form is required; all inquiries kept confidential. Donations accepted year-round.
Suggested items: cereal, canned items: tuna,
fruit, vegetables; instant oatmeal, peanut butter,
pasta, rice. Any monetary donations go directly
toward helping those in need. For info, contact
Fr. Brian 718.767.6305 or email: gracechurchwhitestone@verizon.net. 14-15 Clintonville St.,
Whitestone, gracechurchwhitestone.org.
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Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church:
Sunday: 9 am Chalice Choir; 10 am Worship
with Children’s Church; 10:20 am Sunday
School; 11:15 am Fellowship & Refreshments;
noon Chamber Choir; 6:30 pm Evening Prayer;
7 pm Welcome to Christ.
Wednesday: Learning Circle (Parsonage)
Holy Thursday: 7:30 pm Service
Good Friday: 7:30 pm Service
Easter Sunday: 9 am Traditional Lutheran
Service; 10 am Easter Breakfast; 11 am Family
Friendly Service, incl. Children’s Church and
the Sunday School Easter Program. 31-20 21
Ave., Astoria, 718.728.0093.
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Kissena Jewish Center:
Every 4th Sunday of the Month, 10 am:
Breakfast with the Jewish War Vets. Vets and
non-vets invited. Also, when a vet dies, the
JWV supplies an American flag, and follows up
with a list of benefits. 43-43 Bowne St.,
Flushing, Comdr. Ben Singer 718.463.4742.
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Our Lady of Hope:
Saturday, Mar. 12, 9 am-5 pm: Holiday Fair &
Flea Market w/over 80 vendors. Ample parking
in church lot; kitchen open all day; raffles. Eliot

Ave. at 71 St., Middle Village.
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Our Lady of Mount Carmel-Astoria:
Saturdays, 5 pm; Sunday, 8 am, 10 am, 11:15
am, 5 pm: Obligation English Mass, Upper
Church.
Sundays, 12:30 pm: Obligation Spanish Mass,
Upper Church.
Sundays, 9 am, Italian; 10:30 am, Czech-
Slovak; 3 pm, Vietnamese language Obligation
Masses in the Lower Church.
Monday-Friday, 8 am & noon; Saturday, 8 am:
Masses in Lower Church; Rosary prayed after
each Mass. Wednesdays after 12 pm Mass:
Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St.
Jude. 23-25 Newtown Ave., Astoria. For more
info, 718.278.1834, www.mountcarmelastoria.org, facebook.com/OLMCAstoria.
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Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church:
Sunday, Mar. 13, 2:30-5 pm: Taste of the
World, an international food festival and restaurant showcase ($25 door). OLQM School
Auditorium, 72-55 Austin St., Forest Hills
(entrance at back of parking lot, on 72 Rd. off
Austin St.).
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Rego Park Jewish Center:
Tuesday, 6 pm: Bingo with cash prizes; special
games: Jackpot, Early Bird Share the Wealth,
Diamond Share the Wealth, Tri-Color game for
add’l charge ($4 adm. incl. 12 games; 18+). 97-
30 Queens Blvd. For information, schedules,
call 718.459.1000 or visit www.rpjc.org.
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Resurrection-Ascension Church:
Fridays, 10 am-11:45 am: CODA (Co-
Dependents Anonymous; women only). R-A
Pastoral Care Center, 85-18 61st Rd., (off
Woodhaven Blvd.), Rego Park; 718.424.5212.
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St. George Episcopal Church:
Services: Sunday 9:30 am, Holy Eucharist;
Wednesday, 10 am (in the chapel), Morning
prayer and Eucharist. First Sunday and
Wednesday include a healing service and
anointing. 14-20 27th Ave, Astoria. Info
718.721.5154 (ofc. hours Wednesday, 11:15
am-12:30 pm), www.historicstgeorgeastoria.org.
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St. Josaphat R.C. Church:
Sunday, Mar. 13, from 9 am-4 pm: Flea
Market plus Polish Meat and Bake Sale.
Vendors wanted, call Steve for info:
718.224.3052. Parish Hall.
Saturday, Mar. 19, 10 am-3 pm; Sunday, Mar.
20, 9 am-2 pm: Easter Craft Sale. Cemetery
pieces, centerpieces, homemade items, Polish
meats and pastries. 35 Ave. & 210 St., Bayside.
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St. Patrick:
Monday thru Friday, 12:10 pm: English Mass
(Church Chapel).
Every 1st Sunday, 12:30 pm: Filipino Mass.
39-38 29 St., LIC, 718.729.6060.
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St. Raphael Church:
Thursdays, 10:30 am-noon; Sat 1:30-3 pm:
Food Pantry distributes food to those in need,
ID required. Donations being accepted all other
times; canned and dry food only. Basement
Rectory, 35-20 Greenpoint Ave, (at LIE) LIC,
718.729.8957, straphaelrectory@yahoo.com.
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St. Teresa:
Tuesdays, 6-7pm: Food Pantry gives out food
donations to those in need, ID required.
Donations being accepted all other times. 50-20
45th St, Woodside, info 718.784.2123 x22.
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Trinity Lutheran Church:
Friday, Mar. 11, 6-8:30 pm: Community
Supper. All Welcome! To volunteer, donate,
Elizabeth.lacks@gmail.com.
Saturday, Mar. 12, 8 pm: Astoria Choir presents A Choral Aviary, inspired by birds and

flight; works from Renaissance to today ($15
online; $20/25 door).
Sunday, Mar. 13, 6 pm: Organ concert by Arin
Maisky from Israel (donation at door) At
Church of the Redeemer, 30-14 Crescent St.,
Astoria. Info www.redeemerconcerts.org.
Tuesday, Mar. 15; noon: Bible Study series:
Lenten study – Confession, Forgiveness and
Reconciliation. In Living Room of Undercroft,
approx. 45 minutes.
Sunday, Mar. 20, 10:30 am: Palm/Passion
Sunday
Holy Thursday, Mar. 24: Hand washing,
Sermon & Holy Communion, noon & 7:30 pm.
Good Friday, Mar. 25: Bidding Prayer &
Veneration of the Cross, noon; Most Precious
Blood Procession, Station 4, 6:50 pm;
Tenebrae/Service of Shadows, 7:30 pm.
Easter Vigil, Mar. 26: Liturgy at Trinity Middle
Village (details to follow).
Easter Sunday, Mar. 27: Festival Eucharist
Celebration, 10:30 am; Easter Lunch, noon;
Easter Egg Hunt, 12:30 pm.
Friday-Sunday, Apr. 8-10: Trinity
Congregational Retreat at Koinonia. Retreat
theme: Mountains and Valleys of Life. Info
www.koinoniany.org.
Saturday, Apr. 16: 125th Anniversary Concert:

Handbells and History of Trinity & Astoria/LIC.
History buffs welcome to help compile and scan
TLC’s history. Astoria Historical Society will be
part of the event. (History buffs invited to help
now with research, cataloguing, scanning.)
Ongoing: Spanish Conversations on the Bible,
Sundays, 9-9:45, Undercroft, Apr. 3; Handbell
Choir rehearsals Sundays, 12:30-1:30 pm,
Children’s Handbell Choir meets 12:15 pm,
new members welcome; Food Pantry & Petfood
Pantry are open. Donations for Food Pantry, and
esp. Petfood Pantry, and Special Needs Fund are
needed and always welcomed – open first
Tuesday every month, 6 pm; Creative
Collaborative welcomes artists, poets, film writers, actors, singers, instrumentalists, dancers, all
welcome, contact contact
lisaalonsocanellas@gmail.com or Trevor
Bowen; Contemplative Worship: Gospel
according to Luke, in Chancel of main worship
area, use side gate, Tuesdays, 7 pm; Adult Choir
rehearses Tuesdays at 8 pm in Nave, singers and
instrumentalists wanted; Trinity Women’s
Group (TWG) regular meetings 1st Weds., 7-9
pm; 3rd Sat., 2-4 pm; contact lisaalonsocanellas@gmail.com, 646.460.0501. 31-18 37th St.,
LIC, info 718.278.0036, www.trinitylic.org.

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