Programs for the Community

  • We serve a free sit-down meal to approximately 125–150 guests every Tuesday evening.
  • We provide free personal care/hygiene items to supplement products that cannot be purchased with SNAP benefits.
  • We house the daytime Adult Education (TASC/GED) program operated by the Binghamton City School District, as well as their alternative education site for at-risk high school students.

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Upcoming Church Activities

For more information on any of our programs and events, contact the church office at 607-722-4219 or office@upcbgm.org


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  • Introductory Bible Study

    Mondays, 12–1pm in the Library Lounge

    We choose a specific book of the Bible and then do “deep reading” of that book, verse by verse, over the course of several weeks. We are reading to learn what we missed in Sunday school and what gets lost in preaching — to understand the Bible as the story of God’s people and their relationship to God and the world. We don’t always find answers, but we always learn from the text and from each other! You’re welcome to bring your own lunch. Come and see — it would be good to have you with us.

  • Neighborhood Church: Transforming Your Congregation into a Powerhouse for Mission by Krin Van Tatenhove and Rob Mueller

    Mondays, October 21 & 28 and November 4, 6:15–7:30pm in the Library Lounge

    Read, then join us for a three-week book study. Copies of the books are available for pickup from the church office. Donations to offset the cost of the books are welcome, but not required. We hope to see you there!

     

    The Co-Moderators of the 223rd General Assembly (2018) chose Neighborhood Church as this year’s book for church-wide study to provide an opportunity for us to read, reflect, share, and listen.

         The Mid-Kentucky Presbytery’s study of Neighborhood Church before their May presbytery assembly produced a very lively discussion. John Odom, Mid-Kentucky’s Presbyter for Community Life, tells us: “Neighborhood Church gave our congregations stories of hope and real-world examples from churches throughout the U.S. of what embodying the gospel with neighbors can look like. It emboldened congregational leaders to name and claim deep resources for ministry already present, and stirred them to dream of concrete ways that their congregations can become the embodiment of Christ with their communities.”

  • Tai Chi for Arthritis & Fall Prevention

    Tuesdays, 9:30–10:30am in the Library Lounge

    Cindy Burger leads a Tuesday morning Tai Chi class here at the church. This free program is designed to not only be relaxing, but enjoyable, too! We use gentle Sun-style Tai Chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable for beginners.

     

    Tai Chi is an art and an exercise from ancient China that was created based on the laws of nature and promotes health and relaxation. Evidence has shown that the slow gentle movements of Tai Chi can help those with arthritis increase their strength, flexibility and stamina, reducing their pain and improving their balance to prevent falls. 

     

    This program was developed in collaboration with the Arthritis Foundation and is recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

     

    Instructor Cindy Burger is certified by the Tai Chi for Health Institute. www.taichiforhealthinstitute.org

Sunday Worship @ 10:00am

The United Presbyterian Church

42 Chenango Street

Binghamton, NY 13901

Ph: 607.722.4219

 office@upcbgm.org

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