FPCN Thanksgiving and International Night Dinner on Sat. Nov. 23

Created: Sunday, October 20, 2019

Thanksgiving DInner

FPCN's annual Thanksgiving and International Night dinner will take place on Sat. Nov. 23 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

The Thanksgiving service, officiated by Rev. Grace, will run from 6:00 to 6:30 PM.

The International Night program will take place immediately after the service. It will consist of the Parade of Nations, turkey dinner with dishes from around the world brought in by guests, and entertainment and other performances.

All are invited to come, give thanks, and enjoy our night of celebration. For more information, contact the church office at 718-639-3126.


Local Walking Tour Includes Stop at FPCN

Created: Friday, October 18, 2019

The Elmhurst History & Cemeteries Preservation Society is organizing a walking tour of historic sites in Elmhurst from 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM on Sat. Oct. 26.

This walking tour will focus on the Queens Blvd. section of Elmhurst but does some interesting twists and turns. Come see the only Newtown Pippin Apple trees left in the community of its birthplace, visit a hidden cemetery, see some modernist buildings, and much more.Continue to discover Elmhurst’s beginnings as a Dutch and English settlement called Middleburgh, its ties to the American Revolution, its transformation into the town of Newtown, then Elmhurst, and see the multi-cultural community it is today. The tour will be led by lifelong Elmhurst resident James McMenamin. The tour will cover a range of historic sites, fun facts, pop culture, local culture and some of the organization’s preservation initiatives in the community.

The tour begins at the Newtown Playground on Grand Ave. and 92 St. The cost of the tour is $20. Tickets are being sold online by Eventbrite at https://www.facebook.com/events/688548118287023/

FPCN Apple-Picking Trip on Sat. Oct. 12

Created: Sunday, September 29, 2019

FPCN's annual apple-picking trip will take place on Sat. Oct. 12, 2019.

This year, we will be going to Wightman's Farms in Morristown, New Jersey. Apples can be picked for $2.39 per pound. A corn maze and petting zoo are among the activities available at the farm.

Please arrive at the church at 8:30 am. Our bus will leave promptly at 9 am.

Rev. Grace Bowen To Become Interim Pastor

Created: Monday, July 29, 2019

On Jun 23, FPCN's Transition Interim Committee presented Rev. Grace E. Bowen as its choice for interim pastor. Session voted unanimously to accept her as our candidate for interim pastor. On Jul. 2, the committee met with the Presbytery of New York City's Committee on Ministry, who unanimously approved her.

Rev. Bowen will start as FPCN's Interim Pastor on Sun., Sep. 1.