Jul
1
8:30 am08:30

Yoga in the Yard

Connect with your body, your spirit, and your neighbor! All are welcome. No sign-ups necessary.

Free yoga for all shapes, sizes, ages, and skill levels. In case of inclement weather, the yoga class will be cancelled.

If you have your own mat, please bring it. A limited number of mats will be available for use. First come, first served.

Yoga in the Yard will take place in the front yard of the church every Saturday during the summer, beginning on June 10.

Hope to see you there!


Jun
24
8:30 am08:30

Yoga in the Yard

Connect with your body, your spirit, and your neighbor! All are welcome. No sign-ups necessary.

Free yoga for all shapes, sizes, ages, and skill levels. In case of inclement weather, the yoga class will be cancelled.

If you have your own mat, please bring it. A limited number of mats will be available for use. First come, first served.

Yoga in the Yard will take place in the front yard of the church every Saturday during the summer, beginning on June 10.

Hope to see you there!

Jun
17
8:30 am08:30

Yoga in the Yard

Connect with your body, your spirit, and your neighbor! All are welcome. No sign-ups necessary.

Free yoga for all shapes, sizes, ages, and skill levels. In case of inclement weather, the yoga class will be cancelled.

If you have your own mat, please bring it. A limited number of mats will be available for use. First come, first served.

Yoga in the Yard will take place in the front yard of the church every Saturday during the summer, beginning on June 10.

Hope to see you there!

Jun
10
8:30 am08:30

Yoga in the Yard

Connect with your body, your spirit, and your neighbor! All are welcome. No sign-ups necessary.

Free yoga for all shapes, sizes, ages, and skill levels. In case of inclement weather, the yoga class will be cancelled.

If you have your own mat, please bring it. A limited number of mats will be available for use. First come, first served.

Yoga in the Yard will take place in the front yard of the church every Saturday during the summer, beginning on June 10.

Hope to see you there!

 

 

May
21
12:00 pm12:00

Annual Congregational Meeting

All are invited to join us for the annual congregational meeting after worship. Lunch will be served in Gessner Hall.

Pastor Blaine will share the Minister's Report and you will hear from different committee chairpersons about their work over the past year and their work in the year ahead.

The congregation will vote on new consistory members. The Nominations Committee submitted the following single slate ballot, which was approved by the consistory:

Elders: Jeanne Sarran, Joe Macaluso

Deacon: Yoon Ryo

Join us as we celebrate the ministry of Church on the Hill and look ahead to the coming year!

May
7
11:00 am11:00

Guest Preacher

The Rev. Doug Estella will be our guest preacher today! Join us to listen to his inspiring message!

Apr
16
11:00 am11:00

Easter Service

We gather to celebrate our risen Savior Jesus Christ on Easter morning! All are invited to join us for this festive celebration. After the service, an Easter Egg hunt will be held in the church yard for any and all children!

Apr
16
7:00 am07:00

Easter Sunrise Service - Bowne Park

Our annual Easter Sunrise Service will take place at 7 a.m. at the pond at Bowne Park. Special musical guest Jim Nicholas will be leading worship. Join us as we welcome the rising sun of the day and the Risen Son of the world!

Apr
14
8:00 pm20:00

Good Friday Service

Good Friday is one of the most sacred days of the church year and this service of darkness is often one of the most moving services of the year. Come and listen to The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross, a sacred cantata by Theodore Dubois. 

The Church on the Hill choir will be accompanied by soloists and instrumentalists for the service.

Apr
13
6:30 pm18:30

Maundy Thursday Potluck/Communion Service

Join us for a Maundy Thursday celebration! We will meet downstairs in Gessner Hall for a potluck dinner. Please bring a dish to share. Dinner will begin at 6:30. At 7:15, a brief communion service will take place in Gessner Hall. All are invited to attend this evening of fellowship and of remembrance of Jesus' Last Supper with his disciples!

Mar
12
12:00 pm12:00

90 Years of COTH: Celebrating our Legacy, Envisioning our Future

This gathering will be the kick-off for a series of celebratory events throughout the year in honor of COTH’s 90th anniversary. All are welcome, whether it is your first month at COTH or your fifth decade. Through sharing our stories with one another, we will celebrate the significant ministries, and outreach of COTH throughout the years. By coming together, we will remember the legacy of the past 90 years as we together envision COTH’s next 90. Please bring any mementos (photos, bulletins, etc.) from special COTH occasions.

A light lunch will be served. Childcare will be provided.

RSVP by March 5th to Sally Ann Castle at s.castle@verizon.net or (718) 479-4480

Feb
26
12:00 pm12:00

Special Congregational Meeting

After the worship service, you are invited to a special congregational meeting at which the members will be voting on the recommendation to sell the church's house on 169th St.

Jan
7
9:00 am09:00

Auction 2017

Mark your calendars now!

Viewing begins at 9 a.m. Bidding will begin at 10 a.m.

Dec
26
Jan 2

Church Office & Building Closed

The church office and building will be closed the week between Christmas and New Year's. Please do not leave donations outside of the church building during this week. The church office will re-open on Tuesday, January 3. 

Dec
17
3:00 pm15:00

Crawford Holiday Party

Blaine and Brittnee Crawford invite the congregation to the parsonage for a holiday open house.  Drop in as you are able--there will be plenty of food and holiday cheer! The parsonage is located at 168-03 35th Ave. (right across the street from the sanctuary doors). 

Dec
16
7:30 pm19:30

Blue Christmas Service

Are you anticipating a Blue Christmas?  For many, “the most wonderful time of the year” is anything but.  Join us at Church on the Hill in the sanctuary for an inspirational service of song, meditation, comfort, and hope.  This will be an ecumenical service with Grace Episcopal Church of Whitestone and First Presbyterian Church of Whitestone.

Nov
12
10:00 am10:00

Harvest Festival

Come out on Saturday, November 12th to our Church's annual fund raiser, The Harvest Festival.  This is a great opportunity to get a head start on your Christmas and Holiday shopping when you visit the Country Store across from the Church Office with the sights and smells of freshly popped popcorn, spiced cider, home baked goods, smoked meats and cheese, fresh Asian Pears, Jams, Jellies, and Pickles. And don't forget the lovingly prepared frozen meals by our own superb cooks.

Then down in Gessner Hall you can have breakfast and lunch - where delectable dishes await you.  After you have eaten you can visit the jewelry tables, the Christmas Tables, the Raffle Table laden down with baskets of goodies, and vendors with various and interesting merchandise.  Last but not least on the stage you will find Santa and the opportunity to have holiday pictures taken by our talented photography  team.  

This is sure to be a fun day for all so put it on your calendar and we look forward to seeing you there.

 

Oct
30
12:00 pm12:00

Food For Kids Coffee Hour

During the coffee hour, tables will be set up for people wanting to pack the bags of food that will be distributed to a local school at a later date. All our encouraged to bring items of food for the bags themselves. For a full list of items to donate, please click here.

Oct
16
9:30 am09:30

Men's Communion Breakfast

All men are invited to the annual Men's Communion breakfast. Lester Lin, a member at the Reformed Church of Newtown, will be the keynote speaker. 

More details will be posted in the near future. For now, mark your calendars for this day of communion and fellowship!

Oct
15
1:00 pm13:00

Women's Christian Circle Luncheon

The Women's Christian Circle is hosting a luncheon on Saturday, October 5. Bring a sandwich or salad for lunch; beverages and dessert will be provided. Lunch will be followed by games of bingo!

Sep
18
12:00 pm12:00

Church Picnic

Regular worship at 11 a.m. begins again. An all-church picnic will follow the worship service. Bring a dish to pass and invite a friend as we kick off another program year at Church on the Hill!

Sep
12
7:30 pm19:30

Adult Bible Study

Fall Bible study for adults begins on Tuesday, September 13. The weekly study will meets at 7:30 p.m.

This fall's topic is Jesus' longest recorded sermon, the Sermon on the Mount. Historian Jaroslav Pelikan calls the sermon "the greatest moral document of all time." Theologian N.T. Wright says that “the Sermon . . . isn’t just about how to behave. It’s about discovering the living God in the loving, and dying, Jesus, and learning to reflect that love ourselves into the world that needs it so badly.” Come and discover the living God in these ancient words of wisdom from Jesus Christ!

Sep
11
6:00 pm18:00

Retirement Celebration for Andrew Andela

Come and celebrate with us the ministry of Andrew Andela here at Church on the Hill. For almost 30 years, Andrew has led the music ministry. Join us for this time of celebration as we bless and send off Andy and his wife Roslyn to their next season of life!

Food will be provided but please RSVP to the church office.

Sep
11
11:00 am11:00

Worship Begins at 11 a.m.

The worship service will resume its fall schedule and begin at 11 a.m. Join us, as elder and recent seminary graduate, Sally Ann Castle, leads us in worship!