2016-08-31 / 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, info www.resurrectionrichmondhill.com.
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Emanuel United Church of Christ:
Saturday, Sept. 24, 5:30 pm: Full course catered stuffed
chicken breast dinner and dessert with entertainment
($20/10 children). Call to reserve tix on a Tuesday or
Wednesday, 718.849.1153 by Sept. 17. Woodhaven Blvd
& 91st Ave, Woodhaven.
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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 yearround. 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:
Sundays: 9 am Chalice Choir; 10 am Worship with
Children’s Church; 10:20 am Sunday School; 11:15 am
Fellowship & Refreshments; noon Chamber Choir.
Wednesday: Learning Circle (Parsonage). 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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New Life Fellowship Church:
Saturday, Sept. 17, 10 am-4 pm: E-Waste Recycling
presented by Lower East Side Ecology Ctr. (Info lesecologycenter.org, 212.477.4022). Accepting computers
and peripherals, TVs, VCRs, DVD players, phones,
audio/visual equipment, cables, cell phones. 82-10
Queens Blvd, corner lot, cross street: Simonson Street.
Electronics recycling is required by law as of January
2015. Rain or shine.
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Our Lady of Mount Carmel-Astoria:
Saturdays, 5 pm; Sunday, 8 am, 10 am, 11:15 am, 7 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:
Tuesday, Sept. 13: Rehearsal begin for the Sacred
Music Society. All ages, ability levels, and co-ed chorus
to sing hymns at weekly Mass, and in Christmas Concert
w/ professional orchestra and soloists. Info
718.268.6251.
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Rego Park Jewish Center:
Tuesdays, 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’s Episcopal Church:
Saturday, Sept. 17, 9:30 am: Prayer Breakfast ($15/10
seniors age 65+ and children under 13).
Regular Services: Sunday 9:30 am, Holy Eucharist;
Wednesday, 10 am (in the chapel), Morning Prayer and
Eucharist (September-June). 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.historic-stgeorge astoria.org.
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St. Patrick RC Church:
Saturday Vigil, 5 pm, Mass in English.
Sunday, 9 am, English; 10:30 am, Espanol; noon:
English.
Email stpatlic@yahoo.com; www.stpatlic.org; 39-38 29
St., LIC, 718.729.6060.
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St. Raphael Church:
Sundays, Sept. 11, Oct. 2, 9 am-3 pm: Flea Market.
Vendors wanted: $35 for 10-foot spot ($45 if borrowing
8-foot table). In case of rain, takes place the following
Sunday. Rainout info 718.729.8957, after 6 pm, day
before.
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, email straphaelrectory@yahoo.com.

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:
Saturday, Sept 10, 9 am-4 pm: Anti-Racism Training at
Advent Lutheran Church located at 93rd and Broadway
in Manhattan (free). Pastor Paul will attend, invites all
Trinity members to join him, see him soon to register.
Sunday, Sept 11, 10:30 am: Service to Honor First
Responders w/ guests: members of NYPD 114th
Precinct and FDNY.
Sundays, Sept 18-Dec 4, 3-5 pm: Program for healing,
“Making Peace with Your Past: Help for Adult Children
of Dysfunctional Families,” an intense program led by
Pastor Paul Milholland. 12-session face to face support
group encounters. Women only this time. Register at
paulbmilholland@gmail.com, deadline: September 4.
Meets in the Rectory Living Room ($15 materials fee).
Wednesday, Oct 5 from 6-8 p.m.: Join Lutheran Social
Services of NY in celebrating the 500th Anniversary of
the Reformation with an exclusive first viewing of
“Word and Image: Luther’s Reformation” a world premier exhibit and cocktail reception at the Morgan
Library and Museum. Be part of the first group to view
this rare collection before it opens to the press and public. Tickets are $150, available at www.lssny.org or 212-
840-1146. Expected to sell out quickly.
Upcoming: Trinity Presents Trinity: Part II. A concert
and art show to be held on Saturday, October 8; The
Christmas Fair to be held on December 3 – Trinity seeks
people who can make things, donations of jewelry, other
items, Christmas ornaments (preferably handcrafted),
ideas, Sewing Ladies coordinating, they meet every
Tuesday from 11 am-2 pm in the Undercroft or call
718-726-8882.
Ongoing: Conversaciones Biblicas en Español, every
other Sunday, 9:30-10:15 am in Undercroft Living
Room – see Maritza Tamayo for dates; Handbell Choir
rehearsals Sundays, 12:30-1:30 pm, Children’s
Handbell Choir meets 12:15 pm, new members welcome; Sunday School starts at worship, pre-schoolers
must be accompanied by parent/guardian; Donations for
Food Pantry (incl. petfood) and Special Needs Fund are
needed and always welcomed – open first Tuesday

every month, 6 pm; Contemplative Worship: Gospel of
Luke – in Back Garden, Tuesdays, 7 pm; Adult Choir
rehearses Tuesdays at 8 pm in the 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; Friday Night With Pastor Paul for elementary school ages – field trips, discussions, details
TBD; Creative Collaboration group seeks all types of
artists to work on projects, presently working on a script
for a Intergenerational Christmas Pageant in December
– email msvqueens@gmail.com,
susan@susanstoderl.net, stay tuned; Conversations
Between Muslims & Christians, details TBD. Church
address: 31-18 37th St., LIC, info 718.278.0036,
www.trinitylic.org.
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