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St. Peter’s Dedicates Historic Painting

November 12th, 2013 (No Comments)

WWII veteran Rick Carrier, center, was invited by St. Peter’s new Interim Pastor, the Rev. Stephen Harding, right, to participate in the unveiling of this historic  painting above its side altar. The painting is entitled “Our Lord Blesses a Soldier and Sailor” and was done in 1946 by retired U.S. Army Colonel and former St. […]

Musician Jerry Scott: Memorial Service, May 4, 2013

June 12th, 2013 (No Comments)

Jerry Scott, extraordinary Manhattan entertainer whose stellar renditions over a span of 40 years encompassed every genre of music from show tunes to standards to pop to operetta to ragtime, died peacefully on April 4 at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx after a valiant struggle with cancer, at age 67.  On any given night, his repertory […]

CCC to Host Memorial Service for Neighbor John Johnson

February 16th, 2013 (No Comments)

On March 3rd at 2 p.m. Chelsea Community Church will host a memorial service for long-time Chelsea neighbor John Johnson, who died January 19 at the age of 88. The service will be at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 346 West 20th Street. All are welcome. A retired seaman originally from New Jersey, Johnson was a […]

Merle Lister Honored by Hudson Guild

February 16th, 2013 (1 Comment)

  CCC member and trustee Merle Lister received Hudson Guild’s Senior Service Award at the Guild’s 2012 Dr. Elliott Celebration awards dinner on December 6th. Merle, a long-time community activist, moved to New York City from Toronto in 1962 and opened a dance studio in Chelsea. The following year she began teaching dance for the Guild […]

Bible Challenge

January 15th, 2013 (No Comments)

The “Challenge” Part of the Bible Challenge – Rev. John Magisano, Pastoral Counselor, Chelsea Community Church “The truth is that the surface of the Bible is not always even interesting.  And yet when one does finally get into it, in one way or another, when one at last catches on to the Bible’s peculiar way […]

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