This Week at PAUMC

Faith & Public Life | Tuesday, March 12th at 6:30pm
Join us  for an opportunity for the church and broader communities to meet together to discuss the role of faith as it relates to the social and political issues with which we are confronted every day. This month, we will be discussing the recently declared State of Emergency regarding the southern border. For more information, contact Isaiah Fish at

Exercise & Fitness Class for Seniors | Wednesday, March 13th at 1:15pm

Midweek Lenten Service | Wednesday, March 13th at 6:30pm
Lenten services will be held on Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm for a time of prayer and reflection on spiritual practices for healing and wholeness.
March 13 Confession & Pardon
March 20 Mindfulness & Listening
March 27 Service
April 3 Sabbath & rest
April 10 Witness
April 17 Silence

Worship Services | Sunday, March 17th
Second Sunday in Lent
9:00am: Holy Communion Service
9:30am: Bible Study
11:00am: Traditional Worship Service

Coming Up

Book Club | Thursday, March 21st at 6:45pm
At the next gathering of the PAUMC Book Club, we will be discussing The Wife by Meg Wolitzer. All are welcome.
Young Adult Movie Night | Friday, March 22nd at 7:00pm
The Young Adults will gather in Clarke Hall for a viewing of Green Book, the Best Picture winner at the Academy Awards. Bring snacks and drinks for a night of fellowship and discussion! All are welcome, and no RSVP is needed. For more information, contact Isaiah Fish at
Spiritual Day Apart | Saturday, March 23rd at 9:00am
Join us for a Spiritual Day Apart led by The Reverend Susan E. Hill, Spiritual Director and Associate Rector of Church of the Holy Apostles in Chelsea. The day will include discussion and exploration of spiritual practices that can lead towards healing of mind and spirit. Registration is $15 including lunch. To register, please contact Isaiah Fish at by Sunday, March 17th.
Young at Heart Adults (YAHA) Play Outing | Saturday, March 23rd at 6:00pm
Oscar Wilde’s comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest – Two Ways, is being performed by the New York Classical Theater. (This is the organization that performs Shakespeare for free in Central Park, Carl Shurz Park, and Battery Park.) The entire cast will switch the male/female roles at every other performance. There is no admission charge. However, if you want to guarantee your seat, call (866) 811-4111 and give a refundable deposit of $30.
DATE: Saturday, March 23rd
TIME: Performance starts at 7:00pm. Be there before 6:00pm if you haven’t reserved seats.
LOCATION: A.R.T./New York Theaters, 502 W 53 St, between 10th and 11th Aves.
PAUMC’s 182nd Anniversary | Sunday, March 24th
On Sunday, March 24th, we will celebrate the church’s 182nd Anniversary! All members are asked to bring a friend and give a donation in increments of 1-8-2 dollars if possible. All gifts for the church anniversary this year will go into the General Church Fund.
Town Hall | Sunday, March 24th at 12:30pm
A Special Session of the New York Annual Conference will be held on Saturday, March 16th, where presiding Bishop Thomas J. Bickerton will review and discuss the results of the called session of the General Conference. Information will be shared at PAUMC during a Town Hall Meeting on Sunday, March 24th at 12:30pm. All members are highly encouraged to attend.
Church Clean-Up Day | Saturday, April 13th at 10:00am
Join us for a special day of spring cleaning as we beautify our church building and sanctuary. We are anticipating a fun day working together to prepare our home for the Easter celebrations. Cleaning supplies will be provided. To sign-up, contact the Church Office at or (212) 427-5421.