This Week at PAUMC

Lectio | Tuesday, May 15th at 6:30pm
This service follows the rhythm of Lectio Divina (Latin for “divine reading”), an ancient way of prayerfully reading and meditating upon Scripture. All are welcome.

Exercise & Fitness Class for Seniors Wednesday, May 16th at 1:30pm
This one hour class, hosted in conjunction with Health Advocates for Older People, seeks to build strength, balance, and flexibility for senior adults.

Reverend Phil Clarke Memorial Saturday, May 19th at 12:00pm
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 19th at 12:00pm for the Reverend Philip A. C. Clarke. The service will be a celebration of his many years of faithful pastoral leadership. He served as pastor of Park Avenue United Methodist Church from December 1, 1956 until June 30, 1999. If you are interested in contributing to the reception that will follow the service, visit to sign up and share contributions. We look forward to sharing stories and experiences of Rev. Clarke’s ministry. If you have any questions, please contact Doreen Morales.

Sunday Worship Service | Sunday, May 20th at 9:00am & 11:00am
Pentecost Sunday
Lectionary Readings: Acts 2:1-21; Psalm 104:24-34, 35b; Romans 8:22-27; and John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15

Coming Up

PAMDS 65th Birthday Celebration & Alumni Association Launch | Thursday, May 31st at 6:00pm
Come celebrate the 65th Birthday of the Park Avenue Methodist Day School and launch of the Alumni Association. All gifts will be dedicated to the Scholarship Fund.

Spring Choir Concert: Walking By Faith Through the Hymns | Sunday, June 3rd at 3:00pm
The Park Avenue United Methodist Church Choirs present “Walking By Faith Through the Hymns”, our annual Spring Concert on featuring a special appearance by PAUMC’s Children’s Choir. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or contact the Church Office.

Camp Olmsted Work Day | Saturday, June 9th at 7:30am
We will be headed to Camp Olmsted for the day on Saturday, June 9th. Camp Olmsted is a summer camp for youth run by Five Points Mission and overseen by the United Methodist City Society in Cornwall-on-Hudson. We meet at Grand Central around 7:30am and travel upstate and spend the day working. Past projects have included painting, building a desk, clearing brush, organizing storage rooms, and cleaning the kitchen. To sign up or for more information, please contact Lisa Cecchini at