Picnic! Sunday, June 19

Our summer kicks off on Sunday, June 19 with a short, informal service followed by a picnic. We will meet in the sanctuary at 11:00 for a short (really) service;then convene on the lawn for our picnic. John will be grilling hamburgers, hot dogs and veggie-dogs. Please bring a dish – salad, dessert, etc. and…

Garden Party Celebrating Jane Ann’s Service to South Church

As Jane Ann leaves us, we will mark her departure with a garden party. It is a time of change, a bit melancholy and a bit of wonderment…so, a garden party is just the celebration we need. Please join us for this quiet and joyful celebration of all that Jane Ann has done for our…

This Sunday, June 12: Jane Ann’s Last Worship Service at South

Come join us in worship at 10:00 on Sunday, June 12 for Jane Ann’s last service. And after worship service, stay for the Garden Party and help us say thank you and good-bye to Jane Ann, who has led our congregation through this uncertain and sometimes daunting interrim period as we searched for our next…

Introducing the Rev. Drew Paton

South Church is extremely pleased to announce that the Reverend Drew Paton will be serving as full-time minister starting in August, 2016. Drew is a graduate of Hunter College (BA Theatre) and has an Masters of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary. Drew’s past ministries include: Collaborating with representatives of disenfranchised communities to develop adequate and…

South Church has a new pastor!!

Following inspiring words and worship from the pastoral candidate last Sunday, South unanimously called him to be our new pastor beginning in August. At the same meeting we gave our Pastoral Nominating Committee (Kate Colquitt, Murphy Halliburton, Susan Lauer, Dave Person, Linda Jo Platt, Nathalis Wamba, and Teresa Williams) affirmation of their job well done…

March/Pilgrimage for Farmworker Justice, May 15-June 1

New York State farmworkers are excluded from the labor rights and protections that other workers receive, including overtime pay, days off, and the right to bargain collectively. Work conditions are very poor; farmworkers have had to fight for drinking water and sanitation stations. To address some of these issues, the Farmworker Fair Labor Protection Act…

WEEKEND-OF-CALL: May 14th and 15th

The Pastoral Nominating Committee is pleased to announce an Open House Meet & Greet in Fellowship Hall on Saturday, May 14, from 4:00-6:00 PM, for the purpose of meeting their recommended pastoral candidate and family. Please stop by!  All members and friends of South Church are urged to attend for a few moments or the…

Sacred Spirit Yoga Event – April 17

On April 17, 2:00-3:15 PM, Sacred Spirit, a new, non-profit yoga and healing arts center located on the South Church campus, presents a yoga and live music collaboration with master yoga teacher Franklin Shire and musician/composer

Donna Thompson – Collages

Collage works by Donna Thompson will appear in the Gallery from April 10 through May 31. An opening reception takes place on Sunday, April 10 at 11:00am.