Sunday Meetings

Sep
24
Sun
11:00 am On Not Forgetting: Welcoming Repair
On Not Forgetting: Welcoming Repair
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am
On Not Forgetting: Welcoming Repair @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
September 21 is International Peace Day, and Yom Kippur is coming up following this Sunday. Leader Jone Johnson Lewis will offer some thoughts on the need to go beyond simplistic views of peace, to ones[...]
Oct
1
Sun
11:00 am Life Before and After an Organ T...
Life Before and After an Organ T...
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am
Life Before and After an Organ Transplant @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Human organ transplant bag and stethoscope Glenda Daggert and Ira Copperman will present their personal story of organ transplantation, their lives before and after transplant. Glenda received a transplant in June, 1999; since then she has[...]
Oct
8
Sun
11:00 am Brave Space and Tough Conversations
Brave Space and Tough Conversations
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am
Brave Space and Tough Conversations @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
© Spaceheater | Dreamstime Stock Photos What does it mean to be a community of courage? What does it mean to be a person of courage? Leader Jone Johnson Lewis will consider what it means[...]
Oct
15
Sun
11:00 am Sunday Platform
Sunday Platform
Oct 15 @ 11:00 am
Sunday Platform @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Speaker and topic to be announced. Watch this space!

Events Coming Soon

Sep
25
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Monday 8 pm to Tuesday 6 am Since March 31, 2003 the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, in partnership with Congregation Tehillah and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), has faithfully operated an emergency[...]
Oct
2
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Monday 8 pm to Tuesday 6 am Since March 31, 2003 the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, in partnership with Congregation Tehillah and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), has faithfully operated an emergency[...]
Oct
9
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Oct 9 @ 8:00 pm
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Monday 8 pm to Tuesday 6 am Since March 31, 2003 the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, in partnership with Congregation Tehillah and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), has faithfully operated an emergency[...]
Oct
16
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Oct 16 @ 8:00 pm
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Monday 8 pm to Tuesday 6 am Since March 31, 2003 the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, in partnership with Congregation Tehillah and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), has faithfully operated an emergency[...]
Oct
23
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Oct 23 @ 8:00 pm
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Monday 8 pm to Tuesday 6 am Since March 31, 2003 the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, in partnership with Congregation Tehillah and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), has faithfully operated an emergency[...]
Oct
30
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Oct 30 @ 8:00 pm
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Monday 8 pm to Tuesday 6 am Since March 31, 2003 the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, in partnership with Congregation Tehillah and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), has faithfully operated an emergency[...]

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