Pastor Campbell's Farewell Service and Reception
Dec
17
5:00 PM17:00

Pastor Campbell's Farewell Service and Reception

Please join us as we celebrate the Rev. Dr. James P. Campbell's 12 years of ministry with Broadway United Church of Christ. 

We are grateful for his illuminating preaching, thoughtfully collaborative worship style, and gracious pastoral leadership. Though we will miss his presence, we hope to send him to his newest call with all of our blessing and thanks.

We hope you will join us for this special service! Please plan to stay after for hors d'oeuvres and drinks as we celebrate Pastor Campbell's ministry.

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A Traveler's Christmas Eve!
Dec
20
7:30 PM19:30

A Traveler's Christmas Eve!

Join Broadway UCC, Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew, and Rivers of Living Water Ministries, UCC for a special event to celebrate the season with friends and family, before holiday travel begins. Gather with us to sing Christmas carols together, light candles and hear the story of the birth of Jesus.

A Traveler’s Christmas Eve is a little whimsical, a little serious, full of Christmas joy, and Christmas blues, and all are welcome!

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Christmas Eve with SPSA
Dec
24
10:30 PM22:30

Christmas Eve with SPSA

In lieu of our usual 5pm service on Christmas Eve (which is also the fourth Sunday of Advent!), please join us as we celebrate the holiday with our building partner, the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew, at their midnight service, starting at 10:45pm.  

There will be music, including beloved old Christmas carols, readings, and candle lighting, and we’ll all ring bells when midnight arrives to fill the Sanctuary with tintinnabulation!

Come celebrate the birth of Jesus!

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God and Spirits
Jan
9
7:30 PM19:30

God and Spirits

God & Spirits gathers in the evening on January 9th and all are welcome! Once each month we gather in hope, love, solidarity and God, a refuge in the midst of political and social turmoil. Please join us for music--old and new--prayer, contemplation, reflection and togetherness.

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Broadway Book Club
Jan
28
6:30 PM18:30

Broadway Book Club

The next Book Club meeting will be held directly following 5pm worship on January 28th, to discuss the 2015 novel The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. Simply read the book on your own time, and come ready to discuss!

“With courage, grace and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of WWII and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen:  the women’s war.  The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France – a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the durability of women.” (from the publisher, St. Martin’s Press)

The book for the following club meeting on Sunday, February 25th, will be Lab Girl by Hope Jahren.

 

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Spirit Walk
Jan
28
6:30 PM18:30

Spirit Walk

Spirit Walk is BUCC's monthly opportunity to reflect, breathe, and deepen one's understanding of the spirit moving in and around us. 

After Worship, our seminary intern Sam Kinsman will be taking participants through Riverside Park for about an hour on a walk that is part guided meditation, part quiet reflection.  With spoken word and song, with togetherness and silence, this is a time to put our burdens down and meditate through movement.

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Spirit Walk
Nov
26
6:30 PM18:30

Spirit Walk

Spirit Walk is BUCC's new monthly opportunity to reflect, breathe, and deepen one's understanding of the spirit moving in and around us. 

After Worship, our seminary intern Sam Kinsman will be taking participants through Riverside Park for about an hour on a walk that is part guided meditation, part quiet reflection.  With spoken word and song, with togetherness and silence, this is a time to put our burdens down and meditate through movement.

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Broadway Book Club
Nov
26
6:30 PM18:30

Broadway Book Club

On Sunday, November 26th after 5 PM worship, the book club will be discussing "Behold the Dreamers" by Imbolo Mbue, a "compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream—the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy." (from the publisher, Penguin Random House)

All are welcome to join! Simply read the book on your own time and come ready to discuss!

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God and Spirits
Nov
14
7:30 PM19:30

God and Spirits

God & Spirits gathers in the evening on November 14 and all are welcome! Once each month we gather in hope, love, solidarity and God, a refuge in the midst of political and social turmoil. Please join us for music--old and new--prayer, contemplation, reflection and togetherness.

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Haunted Sanctuary!
Oct
31
5:00 PM17:00

Haunted Sanctuary!

Join us and our friends from SPSA as we turn the sanctuary into a creepy but fun place for the neighborhood children for Halloween! Last year, 500 kids showed up!  We’ll do set-up on Sunday, October 29, at 6:30 pm and decorate the sanctuary. The event itself will take place on Tuesday, October 31, from 5-7 pm. We hope you will join us for a fun, spooky, and rewarding experience! 

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Reformation Sunday
Oct
29
5:00 PM17:00

Reformation Sunday

Join us on October 29th to celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation! We’ll have special music, a joyful baptism, and a challenging message about OUR need for a New Reformation, so mark your calendars now!

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Why Religious Liberty Matters:  The Faith of the Founders (5 of 5)
Oct
29
3:30 PM15:30

Why Religious Liberty Matters: The Faith of the Founders (5 of 5)

Join Richard R. John, BUCC member and Columbia University history professor for a five-week class on the religious beliefs, ideas, and aspirations of the founders of the United States. This class is based on Steven Waldman’s Founding Faith, a brief (206-page) yet authoritative history that provides an engaging introduction to the radically new ideas about church and state that lie at the core of the American experiment.

Week 1 (September 24) will focus on “Christian America” (chapters 1-4)

Week 2 (October 1) on “Fighting Faiths” (chapter 5-8)

Week 3 (October 8) on “Jefferson, Madison, and Religious Freedom” (chapters 9-12);

Week 4 (October 22) on “The Radical First Amendment” (chapters 13-14)

Week 5 (October 29) “Practicing What They Preached” (chapters 15-17).

Participants are encouraged to read the chapters in advance, though this is not necessary to take part in the class.

Note: there is no class on Sunday, October 15th.

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Broadway Book Club
Oct
22
6:30 PM18:30

Broadway Book Club

TThe Book Club will meet to discuss "Tradition of Deceit (A Chloe Ellefson Mystery)" by Kathleen Ernst on Sunday, October 22nd after worship and community hour. 

The following is a description from the back cover:

"Curator and occasional sleuth Chloe Ellefson is off to Minneapolis to help her friend Ariel with a monumental task. Ariel must write a proposal for a controversial and expensive restoration project: convert an abandoned flour mill, currently used as shelter by homeless people, into a museum. When a dead body is found stuffed into a grain chute, Chloe's attention turns from milling to murder.

Back in Milwaukee, Chloe's love interest Roelke has been slammed with the news that a fellow officer was shot and killed while on duty. Sifting through clues from both past and present, Chloe and Roelke discover dangerous secrets that put their lives―and their trust in each other―at risk."

All are welcome to join! Simply read the book on your own time and come ready to discuss!

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Why Religious Liberty Matters:  The Faith of the Founders (4 of 5)
Oct
22
3:30 PM15:30

Why Religious Liberty Matters: The Faith of the Founders (4 of 5)

Join Richard R. John, BUCC member and Columbia University history professor for a five-week class on the religious beliefs, ideas, and aspirations of the founders of the United States. This class is based on Steven Waldman’s Founding Faith, a brief (206-page) yet authoritative history that provides an engaging introduction to the radically new ideas about church and state that lie at the core of the American experiment.

Week 1 (September 24) will focus on “Christian America” (chapters 1-4)

Week 2 (October 1) on “Fighting Faiths” (chapter 5-8)

Week 3 (October 8) on “Jefferson, Madison, and Religious Freedom” (chapters 9-12);

Week 4 (October 22) on “The Radical First Amendment” (chapters 13-14)

Week 5 (October 29) “Practicing What They Preached” (chapters 15-17).

Participants are encouraged to read the chapters in advance, though this is not necessary to take part in the class.

Note: there is no class on Sunday, October 15th.

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Spirit Walk
Oct
17
6:00 PM18:00

Spirit Walk

Spirit Walk is BUCC's new monthly opportunity to reflect, breathe, and deepen one's understanding of the spirit moving in and around us. 

Our seminary intern Sam Kinsman will be taking participants through Riverside Park for about an hour on a walk that is part guided meditation, part quiet reflection.  With spoken word and song, with togetherness and silence, this is a time to put our burdens down and meditate through movement.

 

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God and Spirits
Oct
10
7:30 PM19:30

God and Spirits

God & Spirits gathers in the evening on October 10 and all are welcome! Once each month we gather in hope, love, solidarity and God, a refuge in the midst of political and social turmoil. Please join us for music--old and new--prayer, contemplation, reflection and togetherness.

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Why Religious Liberty Matters:  The Faith of the Founders (3 of 5)
Oct
8
3:30 PM15:30

Why Religious Liberty Matters: The Faith of the Founders (3 of 5)

Join Richard R. John, BUCC member and Columbia University history professor for a five-week class on the religious beliefs, ideas, and aspirations of the founders of the United States. This class is based on Steven Waldman’s Founding Faith, a brief (206-page) yet authoritative history that provides an engaging introduction to the radically new ideas about church and state that lie at the core of the American experiment.

Week 1 (September 24) will focus on “Christian America” (chapters 1-4)

Week 2 (October 1) on “Fighting Faiths” (chapter 5-8)

Week 3 (October 8) on “Jefferson, Madison, and Religious Freedom” (chapters 9-12);

Week 4 (October 22) on “The Radical First Amendment” (chapters 13-14)

Week 5 (October 29) “Practicing What They Preached” (chapters 15-17).

Participants are encouraged to read the chapters in advance, though this is not necessary to take part in the class.

Note: there is no class on Sunday, October 15th.

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Fall Corporate Meeting
Oct
1
6:30 PM18:30

Fall Corporate Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Fall Corporate Meeting of Broadway United Church of Christ will be held on Sunday, October 1, 2017, at 263 West 86th Street, New York City, for the following purposes:

1. To receive brief reports from the Board of Stewards and Treasurer;

 2. To present to the congregation brief reports and goals for the year from program standing committees: Mission, Nurture, and Worship;

3. To act upon such other business as may properly come before the meeting. The meeting will be called to order at 6:30PM.

By order of the Board of Stewards, Ned Reeves, Clerk

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Why Religious Liberty Matters:  The Faith of the Founders (2 of 5)
Oct
1
3:30 PM15:30

Why Religious Liberty Matters: The Faith of the Founders (2 of 5)

Join Richard R. John, BUCC member and Columbia University history professor for a five-week class on the religious beliefs, ideas, and aspirations of the founders of the United States. This class is based on Steven Waldman’s Founding Faith, a brief (206-page) yet authoritative history that provides an engaging introduction to the radically new ideas about church and state that lie at the core of the American experiment.

Week 1 (September 24) will focus on “Christian America” (chapters 1-4)

Week 2 (October 1) on “Fighting Faiths” (chapter 5-8)

Week 3 (October 8) on “Jefferson, Madison, and Religious Freedom” (chapters 9-12);

Week 4 (October 22) on “The Radical First Amendment” (chapters 13-14)

Week 5 (October 29) “Practicing What They Preached” (chapters 15-17).

Participants are encouraged to read the chapters in advance, though this is not necessary to take part in the class.

Note: there is no class on Sunday, October 15th.

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Why Religious Liberty Matters:  The Faith of the Founders (1 of 5)
Sep
24
3:30 PM15:30

Why Religious Liberty Matters: The Faith of the Founders (1 of 5)

Join Richard R. John, BUCC member and Columbia University history professor for a five-week class on the religious beliefs, ideas, and aspirations of the founders of the United States. This class is based on Steven Waldman’s Founding Faith, a brief (206-page) yet authoritative history that provides an engaging introduction to the radically new ideas about church and state that lie at the core of the American experiment.

Week 1 (September 24) will focus on “Christian America” (chapters 1-4)

Week 2 (October 1) on “Fighting Faiths” (chapter 5-8)

Week 3 (October 8) on “Jefferson, Madison, and Religious Freedom” (chapters 9-12);

Week 4 (October 22) on “The Radical First Amendment” (chapters 13-14)

Week 5 (October 29) “Practicing What They Preached” (chapters 15-17).

Participants are encouraged to read the chapters in advance, though this is not necessary to take part in the class.

Note: there is no class on Sunday, October 15th.

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God and Spirits
Sep
12
7:30 PM19:30

God and 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!

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Selah Choir Gathering
Aug
6
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, August 6th, 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.

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God & Spirits
Jul
11
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!

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