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Welcome to the Hempstead Church, a United Methodist Church in the New York Area. Our congregation is a safe place for all people to worship regardless of race, creed, cultural background or sexual orientation. Our mission is to become a loving, caring, and compassionate community of faith as we reach out to share God’s love to every person we encounter in our faith journey. Therefore, wherever you are in your own faith journey, we invite you to discover among us God’s transforming love for your life!
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Our Mission
To be a loving and caring community of faith, connected to God and others, as we reach out to share God’s love t everyone, and empower one another through Jesus Christ.

Our Vision
We endeavor to become a healthy body of Christ, uniquely diverse and gifted to strengthen the future of our families and communities through nurture, outreach, and witness ministries – building on partnerships and other resources

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Recent Updates

What meaning does the Feast of the Epiphany hold?

Posted on Jan 6, 2016 in News & Updates

Epiphany in the United Methodist tradition begins with Epiphany Sunday, which is cele- brated at the beginning of the year, and extends for five or six more Sundays… Click here to read full...

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Celebration of Our Church Members Serving 25 to 74 Years

Posted on Dec 4, 2015 in News & Updates

Many people who helped to make the celebration of the long-time members of our church a success! The Recognition Worship Service, held on November 15, 2015 in their honor, was truly a time of reflection. It brought many of us together in the spirit of giving, fellowship, faith, and love. Seventy-four members were honored on this day and were given a certificate, pin, and special luncheon, prepared by our congregation. Those for whom we paid tribute have been faithful members for 25 to 74 years and helped to build countless happy memories through the years. Congratulations to all! – Mary Johnson, Membership...

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UMW Annual Church Fair: November 14, 2015

Posted on Dec 4, 2015 in News & Updates

The UMW would like to thank all of the individuals who assisted in making the Christmas Fair a success. A special thanks to those who set up tables, picked up the vegetables and the cheese, baked bread, cakes, and cookies, and to those who donated items for the various tables, including the breakfast items and hot dogs. Also many thanks to those who manned the tables, as well as those who came out to support the event. A total...

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In the Spotlight: Youth Group Shines at UMC of Hempstead

Posted on Dec 4, 2015 in News & Updates

Under the direction of Shari Bailey, Sunday School Superintendent, and Teacher, Michelle Samuel, the Sunday School youth played a significant part in the November 15th Sunday Worship Service. Ryan Dwyer, Zoe Gomes, Chrystelle Good, Kyle Pierre-Louis, and Dylan Donaldson read scripture; Jeremy McKenzie and Kayden Andall made outstanding ushers. Together with the congregation, they shared in a celebration of faith and fellowship, as well as a special recognition of 74 members who have been with the church for 25-74...

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Men’s Ministry

Our mission is to support spiritual growth among men, helping men to mature as disciples as they encourage spiritual formation in others.
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Women’s Ministry

Our purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship and to expand concepts or mission through participation.
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Youth’s Ministry

Youth Ministry strives to provide a variety of opportunities and experiences to draw our youth into active, responsible participation in the life, mission, and work of the faith community and greater church.
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