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In the News: Coronavirus pandemic compounds dire situation for poor Americans (ABCNews.com)

‘Lot of fear’: Coronavirus pandemic compounds dire situation for poor Americans By 8 a.m. on Wednesday, the line outside St. Paul and St. Andrew United Methodist Church in New York City stretched around the block. But this wasn’t any ordinary morning. Read the full article from ABCNews.com

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SPSA Announcements, Updates, and Online Worship During Coronavirus

Sunday, July 12 Worship Service “Am I Teachable” Sixth Sunday after Pentecost Worship with us… Sunday, July 5 Worship Service “On the Fifth of July” Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Worship with us… Sunday, June 28 Worship Service “Breaking the Walls” Pride Sunday Worship with us… Sunday, June 21 Worship Service “A Sacred Conspiracy” Third Sunday...

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Connect & Care Groups: Building Community Amidst Coronavirus Concerns and Precautions

Dear Friends, “Bear one another’s burdens and in this way fulfill the law of Christ,” writes Paul to the community in Galatia. Since I woke up this morning, far earlier than was necessary or desired, I have had this verse on my mind. It’s always been my own personal gospel, the way in which I’ve...

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Digital Worship for July 5, 2020

On the Fifth of July Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Today’s Readings: 2 Timothy 2:8-15;  Matthew 11: 1-5, 16-19, 28-30 “Come to me, all you that are weary and carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 We could all use a break, I think it’s safe to say. It’s been a long season...

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Digital Worship for June 21, 2020

A Sacred Conspiracy Third Sunday after Pentecost Today’s Readings: Genesis 21: 8-21, Matthew 10: 26-39 “And the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven, and said to her, ‘What troubles you, Hagar?’” (Genesis 21:17) The story of Hagar, the slave of Sarah and the mother of Abraham’s first-born son, is devastating. Born in Africa, she...

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A time to cry out, “Injustice!”

View photos from our “Spread the Flame” vigil on May 31. Instagram Facebook Dear Community, This is not a time to be silent.  For those of us who have come to be known as white, we must move out of our privileged and removed bystander status and speak out about the reality of racialized violence and...

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St. Paul & St. Andrew in the News

Being the church at epicenter of US pandemic By Linda Bloom | New York UM News April 3, 2020 In New York City, no worship is taking place at the United Methodist Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew. But a vital mission remains, which is filling the pews of the sanctuary at West 86th...

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From Your Pastors: Supporting Essential Ministries in Times of Need

‘Lot of fear’: Coronavirus pandemic compounds dire situation for poor Americans By 8 a.m. on Wednesday, the line outside St. Paul and St. Andrew United Methodist Church in New York City stretched around the block. But this wasn’t any ordinary morning. Read the full article from ABC News Dear Friends, It’s been hard not being...

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Digital Worship for March 22, 2020

“We are not forgotten, God knows our name.” Many of us have been social distancing due to the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic. Let us take time this Sunday morning to be together through a digital worship service. Click here to see this morning’s bulletin Click here to make a prayer request  Click here to make...

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From Your Pastors: Urgent Covid-19 Update

Dear Community, We are all taking things day by day in what amounts to an unprecedented time and circumstance.  We have been deeply moved by the ways in which our community has responded.  You are offering yourselves and your resources, your prayers and your adaptive engagement.  We are learning how to be church in new...

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