Sunday School Kick Off and 2017-18 Schedule

Sunday School Kick Off and 2017-18 Schedule

Our 2017-18 Sunday School season kicks off today!  We have classes for children and adults and all are welcome to join. Contact us to register your child or if you have questions. Recesses are on most public school holiday weekends. The following classes from 10:00 a.m. to 10:55 a.m on Sunday mornings: Godly Play for Pre-K and Kindergarten is led by Jessica Stockton Bagnulo and Roxanna Velandria and […]

Why I Volunteer: Phil Alexander

Why I Volunteer: Phil Alexander

I was asked to serve on the 2nd Mission Committee by Pastor Meeter. That committee, as you may know, is dedicated to creating adult education programs for the congregation and the community. Well, I don’t know if it was kismet or fate or the holy spirit, but I told Pastor Meeter, “You don’t know how perfect I am for this job,” because he didn’t know […]

Kids@OldFirst Arts and Yoga Week happens April 10-14

Kids@OldFirst Arts and Yoga Week happens April 10-14

The Seed is the Word: Old First Arts and Yoga Week for Kids The Old First Summer Arts Week was founded in 2004 with generous grants from the Reformed Church Regional Synod and Brooklyn Classis by dancer Jenny Burrill and artist Celilia Whittaker-Doe. Continuing support has enabled this uniquely inspired arts week to be offered (mostly) free of charge to the community at large. More recently a registration […]

2017 Lenten Series: Faith and Doubt

2017 Lenten Series: Faith and Doubt

Join us in March for our 2017 Lenten Book Series on Faith and Doubt. Refreshments are served before and after discussions, which run from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All are welcome, regardless of faith or religious practice. Sponsored by Old First’s Adult Education Committee. March 1 | Book Launch: Macy Halford’s My Utmost: A Devotional Memoir Join us for excerpts and discussion of Macy Halford’s new book, My […]

Wednesdays at Noon – Slow Yoga With Jenny Burrill

Wednesdays at Noon – Slow Yoga With Jenny Burrill

Jenny Burrill’s weekly yoga class at Old First (Wednesdays at 12 noon) is informal, fun and everyone is invited to drop in (no reservations or yoga experience needed). The method: “slow yoga,” which focuses on alignment and breath. Jenny feels this is the best way to get in touch with your body; when you align your body, you also align your mind. Slow yoga involves […]

Adult Education Opportunities Coming This Fall

Adult Education Opportunities Coming This Fall

Have you completed our survey inquiring of your interest in adult education activities?  With your input, we plan to roll out an enriching and informative program starting in September. Administrator Fabiola Gaerlan says that response has been enthusiastic, and we hope to have a definite game plan in place by June. The goal: to strengthen and expand adult education opportunities for our congregation. This does […]