Coffee Hour
May
21
6:00 pm18:00

Coffee Hour

  • 263 West 86th Street New York, NY, 10024 United States

Join us for coffee and treats post-worship!

Augustine, the Roman Empire, and the Rise of Christianity
May
21
3:30 pm15:30

Augustine, the Roman Empire, and the Rise of Christianity

Christianity became inextricably entangled with the Roman Empire in the fourth century--with momentous consequences that continue to reverberate today. Join BUCC church member and Columbia University historian Richard R. John for a five-week class on this fateful entanglement.

Selah Choir Gathering
May
14
4:00 pm16:00

Selah Choir Gathering

Do you love to sing? Have you wanted to join the Broadway Choir but don’t read music? Not to worry! On Sunday, May 14, everyone and anyone who would like to sing as a group at our 5 p.m. worship service is invited to join the Selah Choir as we meet to rehearse at 4 p.m. that day.

God & Spirits
May
9
7:30 pm19:30

God & Spirits

Join us for our monthly gathering of song, reflection and prayer. We will gather with the theme, "God in the Resistance", a meditation on hope, love, solidarity, and God in the midst of political and social turmoil. It is a theme we will expand on over the next few months. Please join us for music--old and new, prayer, contemplation and reflection. After worship we'll migrate to a nearby cafe or pub, for conversation about life, theology, and the headlines. Join us for worship, or discussion, or both!

Mission Committee Meeting
Apr
30
6:30 pm18:30

Mission Committee Meeting

Please join us for a Worship Committee meeting on Sunday, April 30, after worship, led by Chair Sam Washington. Updates will be provided on the mothers of Bedford Hills Correctional Facility and the Church of Saint Paul and Saint Andrew’s Women's Shelter. We will also discuss new ways to get involved. All are welcome!

Coffee Hour Workshop
Apr
30
4:00 pm16:00

Coffee Hour Workshop

Have you wanted to serve for coffee hour but had questions about how? Sunday, April 30th, the Nurture committee will help!

Broadway Book Club
Apr
23
6:30 pm18:30

Broadway Book Club

The next Book Club meeting will be directly following 5:00pm worship on Sunday, April 23rd, to discuss A Girl Like Us by Rachel Lloyd.

A Lenten Journey into Social Justice: Black Lives Matter
Apr
9
6:30 pm18:30

A Lenten Journey into Social Justice: Black Lives Matter

The phrase “Black Lives Matter” means many different things to different people based upon personal experience: where one lives and grew up, one's conception of 'justice', etc. This Sunday after worship, Sam Washington, BUCC's Mission Committee Chair, will speak from a personal perspective to offer insight into what it’s like to be a Black man in America today.

A Lenten Journey into Social Justice: Transgender Rights
Apr
2
6:30 pm18:30

A Lenten Journey into Social Justice: Transgender Rights

A few years ago now this congregation unanimously expanded our Open and Affirming Statement to include transgender people. But beyond words on a page, how can we be in solidarity with our transgender siblings? How can we advocate for justice and equality in a political time of oppression? What do we still not understand about issues of gender?  

Please join us Sunday evening after worship as Benevolence Ng facilitates a short presentation on the current state of transgender rights, in week 5 of our Lenten Series: Food for the Journey. Come with your questions, an open mind, and a generous heart.

First Hour Study: White Privilege - Let's Talk
Apr
2
3:30 pm15:30

First Hour Study: White Privilege - Let's Talk

"White Privilege: Let's Talk," has been designed to invite our community to engage in safe, meaningful, substantive, and bold conversations on race. The series will be six sessions long. At this point in the class, please contact Candace at cgcunard@gmail.com to join.

A Lenten Journey into Social Justice: Christian/Muslim Relations
Mar
26
6:30 pm18:30

A Lenten Journey into Social Justice: Christian/Muslim Relations

This Sunday, at 6:30PM in the Parlor at 263 West 86th Street, Broadway United Church of Christ invites you to a film screening and discussion of Cities of Light: The Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain, a nationally broadcast PBS documentary (45 min.) from Unity Productions Foundation. The discussion will be co-led by Oz Sultan, a Muslim pundit, Gareth Bryant, a Muslim Chaplain at St. John's Episcopal Hospital, and Alex Matika, Broadway UCC's Administrator. 

Mar
19
6:30 pm18:30

A Lenten Journey into Social Justice: Immigrant Justice & the New Sanctuary Movement

The New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City is an interfaith network of congregations, organizations, and individuals, standing publicly in solidarity with families and communities resisting detention and deportation in order to stay together. We recognize that unjust global and systemic economic relationships and racism form the basis of the injustices that affect immigrants. We seek reform of United States immigration laws to promote fairness, social and economic justice. This evening’s presenters are Susan Cushman and Meliza Weir.

A Lenten Journey into Social Justice: Domestic Violence and Prison Sentencing
Mar
12
6:30 pm18:30

A Lenten Journey into Social Justice: Domestic Violence and Prison Sentencing

Please join us in the Parlor right after church this Sunday for week two of our Lenten series, A Lenten Journey into Social Justice. Anisah Sabur, a Program Associate for the Women in Prison Project at the Correctional Association of New York, will be leading a presentation and discussion about the Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act (DVSJA), a multi-year advocacy campaign to change the criminal justice system’s response to domestic violence survivors who act to protect themselves from an abuser’s violence. 

Ash Wednesday
Mar
1
11:00 am11:00

Ash Wednesday

During the day:

Broadway's Pastors will be hosting "Ashes to Go," an outreach to our Upper West Side community, in which they will be outside of the church and offering the imposition of ashes to passersby on the street from 2:00PM-4:00PM on Ash Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
All are welcome!

At night:

Please join us for a joint worship service with St. Paul and St. Andrew at 7:30PM in the Sanctuary. Details to come!

Nurture is a Verb
Feb
19
6:30 pm18:30

Nurture is a Verb

Join the Nurture Committee Sunday, February 19th, after worship in the Parlour for a brainstorming session on ways that we can care for, encourage, and develop our church life in the coming months. 

Mission Committee Meeting
Feb
5
6:30 pm18:30

Mission Committee Meeting

Please join us for a Mission Committee meeting on Sunday, February 5, after worship, led by Chair Sam Washington.

We will be discussing new opportunities to get involved, such as the SPSA Women's Shelter. 

First Hour Study: What does it mean to be a Just Peace church?
Jan
22
3:30 pm15:30

First Hour Study: What does it mean to be a Just Peace church?

In our new location, Broadway United Church of Christ is in the unique position to reinvent itself once again. It is a time to look back, take stock of what we have contributed to the community as a Christ-centered church – and look ahead to decide whether to build on those contributions, or whether to create new opportunities for sharing Christ’s mission in the world...

"I'll Be There!" Sunday
Jan
8
5:00 pm17:00

"I'll Be There!" Sunday

What would it look like if all the members and friends of Broadway UCC showed up on the same day? How much joy would be in the room? How much inspiration would follow you home? How much hope would you have for our future? Let's find out! We’re planning a very special service on Sunday, January 8, 2017.

The New Year's Eve-nt! 2017 or Bust!
Dec
31
Jan 1

The New Year's Eve-nt! 2017 or Bust!

All are invited to join food, friends, music, and games as we celebrate New Year's Eve with a viewing of the family film "Kubo and the Two Strings," followed by a live stream of the Times Square ball drop! The Eve-nt will be held in the Chapel and Parlour at 263 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024. Please RSVP to office@broadwayucc.org by 12/28 to attend.

First Hour Study: Eat With Joy
Dec
18
3:30 pm15:30

First Hour Study: Eat With Joy

In American society, food is often a source of angst and anxiety; nevertheless, God invites us to delight in food, and the table is at the heart of our faith. Join us as we study together Eat With Joy by Rachel Marie Stone, and explore what food can mean for our faith as individuals and as a community.

A Traveler's Christmas Eve
Dec
16
7:30 pm19:30

A Traveler's Christmas Eve

Join us for our annual Traveler's Christmas Eve on Friday, December 16th at 7:30PM. We will celebrate as if it is Christmas Eve, singing familiar carols, sharing candlelight and recounting of the story of the birth of Jesus, followed by a very festive reception. A Traveler's Christmas Eve is held the week before Christmas so that those of us who will be traveling away from home during the holidays can gather with our church family and friends to celebrate. 

Living Water: Stories about Water and Redemption
Dec
11
7:00 pm19:00

Living Water: Stories about Water and Redemption

Please join us for a special storytelling concert on Sunday, December 11, at 7:00pm. The concert will last one hour and will be conducted by our own Jim Sterner, a member of the Network of Biblical Storytellers. 

The program of stories will be inspired by the Flint, Michigan water crisis. Jim was born and raised in Flint and has friends that haven't had clean water to drink or bathe in for over two years. Jared Gilbert, President of the Congregation, will be offering special music for the program. That evening, Coffee Hour will also include pizza and soda for those in attendance. 

Metropolitan Museum of Art Visit
Dec
3
12:45 pm12:45

Metropolitan Museum of Art Visit

On December 3rd at 1pm, join us as we take in the fascinating Jerusalem: 1000-1400 exhibit and traditional Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche in celebration of this holiday season. We’ll begin gathering at 12:45pm on the steps of the museum where we’ll then travel inside together as a group at approximately 1pm.