Our Website at a glance

A thumbnail of all of our web pages – sorted alphabetically

2021 Hopes & Prayers
2021 Hopes & Prayers A video slideshow of the sharings posted to our prayer board in front of the church on Main Street.
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ABOUT
We are open for limited In-Person Worship <more…> ABOUT VISIT EVENTS MINISTRIES GIVE Our Pastor Pastor Jennifer Berryjennifer.berry@nyac-umc.com267 978 3082 at the Parsonagemore… Who We Are Church Leadership Worship Safe Sanctuaries more… Reconciling Ministries A Welcoming CommunityCommitted to …
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Anti-Racism Church
If you missed our discussion sessions, you can always email or call us to ask questions, share your views, and enter into this important conversation. …
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Care Team
NPUMC seeks to live Christ’s words to love one another. This desire takes many forms in this congregation . The Care Team is one of …
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Christian Education
Due to Coronavirus threat, no face to face classes are being held. supervised by Stephanie Laffin and Elizabeth Harding. Click on image to enlarge.
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Church Leadershp
Pastor                                                 Jennifer Berry Music Director                                    Lee H. Pritchard Co-Lay Leaders                                   Karen Seyfert & Kate Hymes Administrative Council  Chair             Steve Rappleyea Trustees President                              John Bautochka Financial Chair                                    Margaret …
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Church Reopening
We are open for limited In-Person Worship NOTE: These guidelines are an ongoing learning process. Last minute changes may be made on site as …
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Communion
We are currently offering an outdoor modified Communion Service the last Wednesday of each month at 7pm on the church lawn. As we continue …
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Communities
We invite you to worship with us on Sundays at 8:30 am and 10:45am. We serve Communities of Accord, Clintondale, Cottekill, Gardiner, High Falls, Highland, Hurley, Kingston, Lloyd, …
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Contact Us
Email:  newpaltzumc@gmail.com New Paltz United Methodist Church 1 Grove Street, New Paltz, NY 12561 Office Telephone: (845) 255-5210 Parsonage: (267) 978-3082 Like us on our  Facebook pageLots of pictures… Leave …
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Covenant Groups
Are you seeking personal spiritual nourishment? Would you like to support others in their faith journeys? Would you like a safe, supportive setting to process your …
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EVENTS
We are open for limited In-Person Worship <more…> ABOUT VISIT EVENTS MINISTRIES GIVE
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Favorite Sermons
To watch videos, click here to go to our Facebook page. Click on the date and title to see the text. 2020.02.09-Blessed-are-the-saltyDownload 2020.02.02-Blessing-is-a-verbDownload 2020.01.26-Breaking-PointDownload 2020.01.19-Who-Do-You-THink-You-AreDownload 2020.01.05-A-dark-in-the-lightnessDownload 2018.12.23-MagnificatDownload 2019.04.28-The-Harm-of-Half-MeasuresDownload 2019.03.17-Stand-for-somethingDownload 2019.01.27-CanariesDownload Backpacks-or-pillowsDownload >Visit our archive of previous sermons<
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Free Fresh Food
Free Fresh Food is a pop up food giveaway that takes surplus goods and makes them available to anyone who stops by. There are no …
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GIVE
We are open for limited In-Person Worship <more…> ABOUT VISIT EVENTS MINISTRIES GIVE Your gifts support our church and its ministries. THANK YOU! Special Note: 2021 has been an especially …
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Helpful Links
New Paltz United Methodist Church Calendar of Events New Paltz United Methodist Church Facebook Page NPUMC Communion Bread Recipe NPUMC Photos New Paltz Play School SUNY Student Christian Center SCC Facebook …
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History Corner
Pastor Roll All the Methodist Pastors that have served in New Paltz for the past 230+ years read more Stories from our Church History
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Honor and Memorial Gifts
The Board of Trustees receives and administers gifts given to the Church in memory of or to honor an individual.  The gifts can be either …
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Hymn Along Video
Hymn Along with Lee PritchardNovember 23, 2021, 12:30pm Hymn Along with Lee PritchardNovember 17, 2021, 12:30pm Hymn Along with Lee PritchardNovember 10, 2021, 12:30pm Hymn Along with Lee …
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Jackson Rogers
Our dedicated, helpful, caring brother.  Repairing a roof in the hot sun. We thank God for his courage. Click Here to read more.
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MINISTRIES
We are open for limited In-Person Worship <more…> ABOUT VISIT EVENTS MINISTRIES GIVE Love God… Love Your Neighbor… Love Yourself…
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NPUMC
We are open for limited In-Person Worship <more…> ABOUT VISIT EVENTS MINISTRIES GIVE Sunday Worship 9:45am Livestream here from our website. Click to view this week’s service. Wednesday Hymn Alongwith Lee …
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NPUMC Pastors
The following 146 individuals have served as Pastors of New Paltz United Methodist Church over the last 230 years of our presence in this community. 1786: …
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Online Giving
Donate now!Thank you for your gift. Special Note: 2021 has been an especially difficult financial year. We need your help! …
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Our Pastor
Pastor Jennifer Berry jennifer.berry@nyac-umc.com (267) 978-3082 at the Parsonage Pastor Jenn joined NPUMC on July 1, 2018.Read her story… Words from the Pastor L. Grace HarmonNovember 2021 “In a world too …
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Photo Gallery
We are a vibrant and active church! Here are some photos of our members in action… Communion Service August 2021 Communion Family August 2021A Big Party!Birthday …
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Photos
Both hands on the wheel Marcus!Keep it under a hundred!Homecoming 2018Homecoming 2018 KarenLeah Children’s ServiceOur KidsCharlieWednesday Weekly Hymn-alongCarol’s MemorialRIP Carol RoperWe will ,miss you, CarolA …
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Photos – OldWebsite
Click on photo to enlarge               Christmas 2018 Photos   Our Brothers and Sisters 2018                     Our Community   Blessed Fellowship and Food                   Full House 2018                     Dedicated Volunteers                         We are ready!   Edit this page                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Our dedicated, helpful, caring …
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Planned Giving
The Planned Giving Committee was created in 1997 to educate the congregation about the nature, purpose and opportunities for planned gifts.  Planned Gifts are those …
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Prayer Blanket Ministry
The New Paltz United Methodist Church Prayer Blanket Ministry is our rendition of the more widely known Prayer Shawl Ministry. A prayer blanket is knitted …
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Reconciling Ministries
A Welcoming Community Committed to Following Christ’s Teachings Growing in God’s Grace and Love Recognize and Celebrate the Diversity of God’s Creation and Gifts Reflecting God’s Love and Justice Embrace, …
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Reconciling Ministries Statement
Statement approved by Ad Council, ratified by Charge Conference New Paltz United Methodist Church has long been a welcoming community. We are growing in God’s grace …
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Reuse, Rescue, and More
An active mission in the New Paltz area is driven by the passion of Joan and Vinnie Gallagher. Joan shares with us the vital role …
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Safe Sanctuary
It is an important purpose of the members and staff of the New Paltz United Methodist Church (the “Church”) to provide a safe and secure …
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Station 1
Return to “Stations of the Cross” Step into Station 2 > Stepping Deeper… Mass IncarcerationWe are Number One!  With 5% of the world population,  the United States has …
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Station 10
< Step back to Station 9 Return to “Stations of the Cross” Step into Station 11 > Stepping Deeper… Who are we?Jesus did not “give away” his garments; his …
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Station 11
< Step back to Station 10 Return to “Stations of the Cross” Step into Station 12 > Stepping Deeper… Employment“When you pray, move your feet.”–African ProverbAfrican Americans Face Systematic …
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Station 12
< Step back to Station 11 Return to “Stations of the Cross” Step into Station 13 > Stepping Deeper… China Uyghur PersecutionThe Uighur people are a population of about …
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Station 13
< Step back to Station 12 Return to “Stations of the Cross” Step into Station 14 > Stepping Deeper… COVID 19 PandemicFacts regarding COVID-19:As of 2/13/21 there have been …
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Station 14
< Step back to Station 13 Return to “Stations of the Cross” Stepping Deeper… LGBTQIA+After [the crucifixion of Jesus] Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus, …
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Station 2
< Step back to Station 1 Return to “Stations of the Cross” Step into Station 3 > Stepping Deeper… White Privilege(From the Stations of the Cross in Lodwar Cathedral, …
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Station 3
< Step back to Station 2 Return to “Stations of the Cross” Step into Station 4 > Stepping Deeper… Global Warming“All creation is the Lord’s, and we are responsible …
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Station 4
< Step back to Station 3 Return to “Stations of the Cross” Step into Station 5 > Stepping Deeper… Where is my mother?When Jesus saw his mother there, and …
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Station 5
< Step back to Station 4 Return to “Stations of the Cross” Step into Station 6 > Stepping Deeper… Undocumented WorkersImmigration is an important social justice issue because every …
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Station 6
< Step back to Station 5 Return to “Stations of the Cross” Step into Station 7 > Stepping Deeper… Healthcare ProvidersHealthcare workers are…bravecompassionateknowledgeable overwhelmedheroeslisteningdedicated…and we are indebted to them …
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Station 7
< Step back to Station 6 Return to “Stations of the Cross” Step into Station 8 > Stepping Deeper… $15 Minimum WageRaising the federal minimum wage would boost pay …
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Station 8
< Step back to Station 7 Return to “Stations of the Cross” Step into Station 9 > Stepping Deeper… ReflectionLenten Reflection on the Women Weeping on the Via Dolorosa Jesus …
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Station 9
< Step back to Station 8 Return to “Stations of the Cross” Step into Station 10 > Stepping Deeper… Impacts of COVID-19Covd-19 has exacerbated the inequities in the education …
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Stations of the Cross
Step into Station 1 > There are 14 Stations of the Cross. Starting on Ash Wednesday, a new station will be posted …
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Summer 2019 Messages
Jesus needs a new address2019.06.30 Jesus Country 2019.07.08 What’s that to do with me 2019.07.21 Calling Sermon 2019.07.22 Men men men men manly men 2019.07.28 Let Me Out I’m Stuck …
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Sunday Service Video
Sunday Worship ServiceNovember 28, 9:45am Reflection :   I saw the signs Click here for this week’s Worship Bulletin & Announcements. If you would like …
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Supplemental Food Program
In the Spring of 2017, Nani Bautochka and Kathy Weiss, put their heads and hearts together and so began what is now called the NPUMC …
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The Eloise McKnight Trust
The Eloise McKnight Trust provides grants for mission, ministry, service and outreach. To apply for a grant from the McKnight Trust, fill out this …
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VISIT
We are open for limited In-Person Worship <more…> ABOUT VISIT EVENTS MINISTRIES GIVE Welcome to the New Paltz United Methodist Church! Come Worship with Us WorshipSundays 9:45am Facebook Live ZoomLive Stream here on …
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What to Expect
Visiting a new church can be uncomfortable or intimidating the first time until you know what to expect. We hope you find our church a …
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