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This Advent, God is Starting to Show

Worship Services                                

Sundays @ 11 am
November 30
December 7, 14, 21

December Events

Monday, 1st               World Aids Day Service, Vigil (7 pm)

Tuesdays, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd 
                                        Advent Meditation Services (6 pm)

Sunday, 7th                     West Village Chorale Messiah Sing (3 pm)

Sundays, 7th & 14th        Ruby Rim’s Teddy Cares (7 pm)

Fridays, 12th (7 pm) & 14th (3 pm)  
                                         West Village Chorale Concert 

Friday, 19th                Judson Christmas Cabaret (tbd)

Saturday, 20th           West Village Caroling Walk (4 pm)

Sunday, 21st                   Stone Soup (12 pm) 
                                        Bring pre-chopped vegetables and meat.


Book Group

The Judson Book Group meets the second Wednesday of the month. We do not meet in July and August. The books we are reading for the fall are as follows: 

December 10th - It Happened in Italy: Untold Stories of How People in Italy Defied the Horrors of the Holocaust by Elizabeth Bettina.

If you would like more information, please contact Mary Russell at mcrussell42 AT or at 718-789-5593. 

Joint Book Reading

Tuesday, Dec 2nd @ 6:45 pm
Meeting Room

Prayers for People Who Say They Can't 

Not sure how to pray? It's OK.
When people say, "I don’t know how to pray,” what they often mean is, "I don’t believe.” Or maybe they're struggling with disappointment or anger with God and have taken a break from their prayer life.

Donna Schaper introduces new ways of prayer and thinking about what prayer is. It will give readers a new experience, because sometimes our heart has a wisdom our head does not. And that's OK. It's time to pray.


All I Really Want: Readings for a Modern Christmas, is short devotional readings for the morning and evening of each day from 01 December through Epiphany on the 6th of January, paired with small but transformative rituals or actions for each day. Aimed half at the spiritual but not religious and half at churchy people who don’t like uptight churchiness, All I Really Want is snarky but faithful; honest about pain but committed to delight; pro-Santa, pro-sex, pro-Jesus. For any who believe that there is mystery coursing beneath all that we can see, and who suspect that tinsel might be a way to get in touch with it, Quinn’s readings will help you get in touch with what really matters this Advent.

Quinn G. Caldwell serves as the minister of Plymouth Congregational Church, UCC in Syracuse, NY.

2014 Interfaith Thanksgiving

Honoring Food Amidst Climate Change

7 pm, Wednesday, November 26 at Judson
Food is one of the essential threads in the sacred web of life connecting our individual bodies, our communities and our natural world. For this year’s annual Interfaith Thanksgiving gathering, co-hosted by Judson Memorial Church and The Village Temple, the faith communities of Greenwich Village and surrounding neighborhoods will give thanks through a celebratory offering of music, dance, poetry and prayers. Each faith group is invited to share an offering with the assembled community that expresses the relationship between food, faith and fellowship in the context of climate change. Please come join us at 7 pm on Wednesday, November 26 at Judson Memorial Church. 



Second Helpings

Second Helpings are lay-led activities giving extra ways of being in community. Feed your soul by doing something extra with other Judson folks. Contact bethene.trexel (at) to list your ideas for service, learning, fun, whatever.  

Sunday, December 7, after church. Hear their personal stories of Burma and our special Judson connection from members Emily Fisher who travels there often and Maan Sukte who is from Burma. In the Garden Room.


Traveling Seniors Tell Their Tales in the first GOT meeting of the year on Friday, November 7. Save the date!! Judson folk who are growing older together (GOT) are a well traveled group, some of whom are going to share their experiences: Bill Altham, Mary Jo Robertiello, Marlyn Klee, Jean Ovitt, Jane Truehold, Lenny and Jinny Fox , Bob Thomas, and YOU. What are the opportunities? What are the challenges? Bring your brown bag supper at 6 p.m..

We start talking at 6:30 and end at 8:30.

Facilitator: Alice Deakins. Host: To Be Announced.
And save these dates too.

  • January 2
  • February 6
  • March 6
  • April 10 (the 2nd is Good Friday)
  • May 1


Safer Injection Kits

Work in the Judson office area with Kim Kelly (jackim7 (at) to prepare Safer Injection Kits for the Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center. Read more about this important work. 

  • Thursday, December 4
  • Thursday, December 18
  • Thursday, January 8
  • Thursday, January 22 

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