Annual Meeting
Feb
4
11:00 AM11:00

Annual Meeting

It's a very Presbyterian thing to do, exercise our democratic values. The annual meeting of the White Plains Presbyterian Church will be held in teh church house immediately following worship. Members in good standing will elect elders to serve on the church council, elect members to the nominating committee, elect auditors, and receive the annual reports of ministry and mission. The budget for 2018 will be presented.

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10:00 AM Family Service Dec. 24 (with live goat)
Dec
24
10:00 AM10:00

10:00 AM Family Service Dec. 24 (with live goat)

Christmas Eve is a Sunday this year, therefore our family service will take place at 10:00 AM. This early service will particularly welcome younger children and their extended families (and those who don't travel out after dark) to hear and experience the Christmas story in worship. Our shepherd will be accompanied by a live goat, courtesy of Greenburgh Nature Center.

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Christmas Caroling
Dec
17
4:00 PM16:00

Christmas Caroling

On Sunday afternoon we will be bringing songs of Christmas joy to our neighbors in Kingsley House and home-bound members of the congregation. A perfect Sunday afternoon for the whole family! Plan to spend about two hours together, and to carpool from house to house. Please dress warmly and bring a great smile - songbooks will be provided.

RSVP's to the church would be helpful to the pastors as they arrange our visits.

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Christmas Pageant
Dec
17
10:00 AM10:00

Christmas Pageant

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Children and youth will present the annual Christmas Pageant during worship on Sunday, December 17. Costuming and brief rehearsal will be held before worship at 8:30 a.m. Come see the Christmas story unfold before your eyes and sing some of your favorite Christmas hymns in anticipation of our afternoon caroling.

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Godly Play Open House
Dec
2
9:00 AM09:00

Godly Play Open House

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Church School. Sunday School. We call it Godly Play.

We're holding an open house to introduce our church school staff and Montessori based church school program for all ages. All families are welcome to come and learn about children's programs at White Plains Presbyterian Church, meet our three pastors, our church school superintendent, and other christian families.

Please RSVP to pastorgeary@optonline.net by Friday.

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Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Service
Nov
21
7:00 PM19:00

Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

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The White Plains Religious Leaders and the Ministers Fellowship Council of the City of White Plains and Vicinity invite you to join your neighbors in giving thanks with liturgy, prayer, inspiration and great music. The Calvary Baptist Church Choir, the Salvation Army Youth Band and the Presbyterian Church Choir.

Guests are encouraged to bring a donation of canned or dry goods for the Emergency Ecumenical Food Pantry.

Parking lot is in the rear of the church between Barker Avenue and Rockledge Avenue.

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Made in Palestine
Nov
19
5:00 PM17:00

Made in Palestine

The congregation is encouraged to attend a special event on November 19 called "Made in Palestine" as an enjoyable addition to our study of the PC(USA) report "Israel-Palestine: Human Values in the Absence of a Just Peace." This will be a night of entertainment as we celebrate Palestinian culture! Headlining Amer Zahr - Palestinian American Comedian. Palestinian Fair trade goods, embroidery, clothing and food will be available for purchase. Dabke dancing, poetry and more! Tickets can be purchased here.

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Prayer Breakfast
Nov
18
9:00 AM09:00

Prayer Breakfast

All are welcome for a time of food, prayer, songs and fellowship. Our special guest this year will be The Rev. Lynn Dunn, who will be speaking on "Finding Faith in a World of Conflict."

There is a suggested donation of $10. RSVP to the church via phone (914.761.8585) or email (wppresby.church@optonline.net)  

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Phyllis Trible Lectures on Jeremiah
Nov
5
11:30 AM11:30

Phyllis Trible Lectures on Jeremiah

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The community is invited to a series of lecture on the Prophet Jeremiah, led by Dr. Phyllis Trible. Sundays October 22 and 29 and November 5 right after worship.

  • October 22: Setting and Calling (Jer. 1 and 2)
  • October 29: Wrestling and Wounds (Jer. 4, 6, 20 and 26)
  • November 5: Into the Future with Hope (Jer. 31 and 34)

Phyllis Trible, an internationally known biblical scholar and rhetorical critic, is a professor of biblical studies at Wake Forest University School of Divinity. A past president of the Society of Biblical Literature, she began her collegiate teaching career at Wake Forest University in 1963. After leaving in 1971, she taught at Andover Newton Theological School in Massachusetts until she went to Union Theological Seminary in New York in 1979 as a professor of Old Testament. From 1981 until her appointment to the Wake Forest School of Divinity 1998, she was the Baldwin Professor of Sacred Literature at Union Theological Seminary.

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Orange Day
Oct
25
6:00 AM06:00

Orange Day

The 25th of every month has been designated “Orange Day” by the United Nations Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence Against Women, to raise awareness and take action to end violence against women and girls. As a bright and optimistic color, orange represents a future free from violence against women and girls. Orange Day calls upon civil society, governments, and UN partners to mobilize people and highlight issues relevant to preventing and ending violence against women and girls, not only once a year on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November), but every month. 

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Battle of White Plains Anniversary
Oct
22
1:00 PM13:00

Battle of White Plains Anniversary

THE 241st ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF WHITE PLAINS AT THE HOME OF REVOLUTIONARY WAR PATRIOT AND PRESBYTERIAN, JACOB PURDY
The White Plains Historical Society would like to invite you to join them this coming Sunday October 22, 2017 as they commemorate the 241st anniversary of the Battle of White Plains. In particular: join your neighbors for for the 1:00pm Flag-raising ceremony and encampment.

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Phyllis Trible Lectures on Jeremiah
Oct
22
11:30 AM11:30

Phyllis Trible Lectures on Jeremiah

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The community is invited to a series of lecture on the Prophet Jeremiah, led by Dr. Phyllis Trible. Sundays October 22 and 29 and November 5 right after worship.

  • October 22: Setting and Calling (Jer. 1 and 2)
  • October 29: Wrestling and Wounds (Jer. 4, 6, 20 and 26)
  • November 5: Into the Future with Hope (Jer. 31 and 34)

Phyllis Trible, an internationally known biblical scholar and rhetorical critic, is a professor of biblical studies at Wake Forest University School of Divinity. A past president of the Society of Biblical Literature, she began her collegiate teaching career at Wake Forest University in 1963. After leaving in 1971, she taught at Andover Newton Theological School in Massachusetts until she went to Union Theological Seminary in New York in 1979 as a professor of Old Testament. From 1981 until her appointment to the Wake Forest School of Divinity 1998, she was the Baldwin Professor of Sacred Literature at Union Theological Seminary.

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Blessing of the Animals
Oct
1
10:00 AM10:00

Blessing of the Animals

As autumn arrives, people in various places may notice something odd: a procession of animals is led to churches for a special ceremony called the Blessing of the Animals. In our Scriptures, the act of blessing means 'the imparting of power or life.' The person performing the blessing mediating that power from God or Christ to the person or the animal involved. To bless is more than an expression of goodwill and caring. To bless is to impart God's power in person! 
 
Animals refer to all the living creatures people bring to worship - such as cats and dogs, birds, reptiles, and fish, domesticated or wild. People not able to bring an animal may wish to bring a picture of an animal they love or and endangered species in the wild. The custom is conducted in remembrance of St. Francis of Assisi's love to all creatures. All Creatures of our God and King are welcome in worship on October 1.

All are invited to bring beloved pets to worship for a special blessing at the beginning of worship. Please bring everything necessary to share worship with your pet while respecting others. 

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