2018-08-15 / 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, Info for all events
718.847.2649, info www.resurrectionrichmondhill.com.
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FLUSHING-FRESH MEADOWS JEWISH CENTER:
Tuesdays, 11 am-noon: Chair Exercise Class for
Active Seniors. 193-10 Peck Ave., Fresh Meadows;
718-357-5100.
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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.
Sponsored by Grace Episcopal and Flushing Jewish Community Council. For info, contact Fr. Brian
718.767.6305 or email:
gracechurchwhitestone@verizon.net. 14-15 Clintonville St., Whitestone, www.gracechurchwhitestone.org.

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GRACE EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH:
Sundays: 9 am Confirmation Class for ages 12+;
9:15 am Chamber or Children’s Choir; 10 am Sunday Service and Children’s Church; 10:20 am-
11:10 am, Sunday School ages 3-11 yrs; 11:15 am
Fellowship & Refreshments; 11:45 am Chamber
Choir. 31-20 21 Ave., Astoria, 718.728.0093.
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INCARNATION CHURCH:
Saturday, Aug. 25, 9:30 am-4 pm: Outdoor Flea
Market. Clothes, handbags, cosmetic bags, costume
jewelry, toys, games, bric-a-brac, ceramics, gifts,
crocheted, kitchen, bath, baby items. Will be indoors in case of rain. 89-43 Francis Lewis Blvd,
Queens Village.
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OUR LADY OF MERCY CHURCH:
Queens Summer Sings with Forest Hills Choir,
Queens Oratorio Society and Schola Sine Nomine
to perform on Thursday, Aug. 16, 7:30 pm,
Mozart’s Requiem; Thursday, Aug. 23, 7:30 pm
Brahms Requiem. All who love to sing or just listen
are welcome ($15). 70-01 Kessel St., Forest Hills.
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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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PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF ASTORIA:
Wednesdays, 7-8:30 pm: Mindful Astoria:
Wednesday Meditation Gathering. 23-35 Broadway, Astoria (between Crescent and 23 St.).
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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:
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. All are welcome. 14-20 27th Ave., Astoria. Info
718.721.5154 (ofc. hours Wednesday, 11 am-12:30
pm), www.historic-stgeorge-astoria.org.
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ST. MARK CHURCH:
Second Saturday of the month, 10 am-noon:
Lion’s Share Food Pantry. Food collection drive
items needed: Canned foods (low-salt if possible;
soup, meat, fish, milk, fruit), Dried 1-2 pound rice,
beans, pasta, cereal, milk; Peanut/nut butters,
condiments, dressings, oil, coffee, tea etc. Household: soap, shampoo, shave cream, baby, women,
senior, pet supplies; School supplies: backpacks,
notebooks, pens, etc. PLEASE No Glass Containers. 33-50 82nd St, Jackson Heights, 718.639.8893,
www.saintmarks.net.
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ST. PATRICK RC CHURCH:
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:
Sunday, Sept. 2, Oct 7; 9 am-3 pm: Flea Market.
Please donate any usable items (no clothes, furniture, appliances); drop off at rectory (Mon-Fri, 9
am-1 pm and 2-4 pm; Sat. by appt only).
Eucharist schedule: In English, Saturday, 5 pm,
Sunday, 8 am and 11 am; in Korean, 9:45 am;
Spanish, 12:30 pm.
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.

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ST. TERESA CHURCH:
Tuesdays, 6-7 pm: 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, Aug. 18: Visit to Immigration Internment
Center in NJ. Travel to Seafarer and International
House near Union Square in Manhattan by 8:30 am
for training & transportation to NJ. Spanish not required. Return to SIH by 12:30 pm. Info & sign-up:
email Md82quez@aol.com.
Friday, Sept. 7, 6 pm: Community Supper, Trinity’s major mission to Astoria/LIC. Every second
Friday (except in September). Lots of hands and
donations needed! Coordinate with Elizabeth Lacks
at elizabeth.lacks@gmail.com. All are welcome.

Thursdays, 6-8 pm, starts September: Confirmation classes for 7th graders and older. In the Sacristy Friday to Sunday, Sept. 14-16: Annual Congregational Retreat @ Koinonia. $50 deposit to reserve, 800-980-2267, email Register@KoinoniaNY.org. See Pastor Paul for scholarship assistance. Saturdays, 2-4 pm; Sept 22, 29; Oct 6, 13, 20, 27; Nov 3, 10, 17; Dec. 1, 8, 15. Thru May 2019: Spanish as Second Language: 5 spots now available. Basement. Email Md82quez@aol.com Friday, Sept. 14 to Sunday, Sept. 16: Annual Congregational Retreat at Koinonia. $50 deposit to reserve. Call Koinonia 800-980-2267 or email Register@KoinoniaNY.org. Scholarships avail, speak to Pastor Paul. Sundays, Sept. 23-Jan. 20, 3-5 pm: Making Peace with Your Past: Help for Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families. Support group. Women only this year. Meets in Rectory Living Room, 31-18 37th St, Astoria. Email paulbmilholland@gmail.com before August 30. Sept. 24-Oct 5, 2020: Italy & Switzerland trip w/Pastor Paul to see decennial Oberammergau Passion

Play (selling out quickly). $4,399 round trip, deposit due December 31, 2018. Second Wednesdays, 7 pm: Bible study on Women of the Bible. For info email lilysagemathias@gmail.com. All are welcome! Sept. 12, 7-9 pm: Proverbs 31, Woman – who is she is 2018? Blessing of the Backpacks Supplies Collection: Needed are (20) backpacks, 70-sheet composition or spiral notebooks, 12-inch rulers, packs of #2 pencils & sharpeners, packs of blue/black ballpoint pens, 24-count Crayolas, packs of pink erasers. Ongoing: Alzheimers Assn. Caregivers’ Support Group (3rd Thursdays); Sunday School; Conversaciones Biblicas en Español; Donations for Food Pantry (incl. pet food) and Special Needs Fund; Contemplative Worship (Old Testament: Book of Judges); Connect the Tots Playgroup; Trinity Women’s Group (last Friday each month, Aug 31, 7-8:30 pm). Church address: 31-18 37th St., LIC, info at church office 718.278.0036, www.trinitylic.org. ****

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