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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

Harvest Sunday

Posted on Dec 4, 2015 in News & Updates

At this time of year when all crops have been harvested, we celebrate Harvest Sunday. On Sunday, November 22nd, we reflected on all the good things God has given us and inspired to share with others who are not so fortunate. The food that was collected was beautifully displayed, and after the service, was given to all members of the...

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Eight youngsters were confirmed during a Service of Confirmation in April, 2015

Posted on Nov 6, 2015 in News & Updates

Photo and Caption: Eight youngsters were confirmed during a Service of Confirmation in April, 2015. God bless and enrich them in love, wisdom and compassion as they continue in their journey of...

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The Hempstead fellowship brunch continues to serve the community with camaraderie and delicious food

Posted on Nov 6, 2015 in News & Updates

The Hempstead Fellowship Brunch is organized by UMC of Hempstead member and volunteer, Ruth Robinson and her dedicated Outreach Committee members. Each month, these ladies and gentlemen from the church prepare a menu with a variety of food and desserts; on the day of the brunch, they cook and serve people in need in the community. This monthly endeavor, a blessing for many, has become more popular, in part, because of the caring people receive when they come in...

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In The Spotlight: Miriam Harris

Posted on Nov 5, 2015 in News & Updates

Miriam Harris joined the UMC of Hempstead in 1989 and is a proud member of our church for the past 26 years. Prior to joining the church community, she belonged to the Greenport United Methodist Church. Greenport was Miriam’s home for many years; it’s the town where she grew up with her three brothers and two sisters. She fondly remembers her childhood—her mother was a Native American from the Shinnecock tribe in Long Island, and her father was born...

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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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