Community

Update: Meetings at Greenpoint Reformed Church

Dear leaders and attendees of meetings held at Greenpoint Reformed Church, The church consistory, which comprises eight members, including Reverends Jennifer Aull and Ann Kansfield, has been closely monitoring the phased COVID-19 RESTART guidelines set forth by Governor Cuomo. As of this week—commencing July 20—we are in Stage 4 of scheduled reopenings. A few of you have inquired about our plans to…

Congregational Meeting – 6/28/2020

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING Sunday, June 28, 2020 Commenced 11:48am   Church Reopening Committee – Meeting summary from Camille Ongoing conversation pre-pandemic about doing work to benefit hunger program. Follow-up on this with Joan, Adam, Jen. Worship Ideas/options:  Ann and Jen preaching out of church  Socially distanced musicians Space-sharing to enable 25% capacity – “velvet rope”  Decisions:  Immediate-term: Not yet reopening to parishioners  Medium-term:…

September 24th, 2017 Congregational Meeting Minutes

  Congregation Meeting Minutes for September 24, 2017 Introductions The Current State of Congregation and Participation Jennifer Aull tells everyone we will be using Robert’s Rules to govern the meeting. She gives a brief background on the committees that were recently set up to explore ways that our church could be more welcoming. The outstanding question is how to coordinate and organize…

Generosity

One of our neighbors is a very committed 80-something year old Catholic woman. Over the years, she and I have become good friends. We talk a lot about Jesus and the church. She tells me stories of her life in Greenpoint in the 60s and 70s. I keep her updated on all the comings and…

Sunday Visitors Share about Housing Insecurity and Staying Homeful

In this morning’s service we welcomed Kercena Dozier, the Director of Community Relations for the city’s Department of Homeless Services, and Amy Nunez, an advocate from the city’s Homebase program. They shared with us strong and educational testimonies about keeping community members in their homes and ending veteran homelessness, emphasizing the role of local congregations like…

Jazz Show to Benefit City Harvest

Our own Melissa Wrolstad, Milton St Revival Band member and church member, is performing on Tuesday, July 14th at Reflections Yoga Studio at 7:30PM. Reflections is located at 227 East 24th St (between 2nd and 3rd Avenue). The show is by donation, and all money raised will go to City Harvest. City Harvest provides food…