Sundays at 10:00 a.m. in the Living Room. Bring friends and enjoy the coffee, tea and morning refreshments. Child care available on the Youth Floor.
For many years, the Brick Church Grants Committee has been funding charities and organizations in the local community. In 2013, the committee granted over $400,000 to over 40 organizations. Agencies like Jan Hus, Inwood House, the New York Common Pantry and the Children’s Storefront depend on these grants to help the people they serve. In December, Adult Education will focus on two of these organizations, Search and Care and Health Advocates for Older People.
Sunday, Dec 7: Search and Care
Robin Strashun, Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator
Search and Care’s mission is to help older people in the community who need assistance in managing life's daily activities or accessing essential services, and to provide them the support and companionship they require to live with security and dignity in the manner they choose. Search Care has been a grant recipient since 1974, and many Brick members over the years have served in various capacities within the organization including on the Board of Directors. Search and Care is funded by the Grants Committee and a part of the Deacon’s Ministries. Deacons Margaret Van Cott and Peter Brown currently serve this ministry.
Sunday, Dec 14: Health Advocates for Older People
Nancy Houghton, Executive Director
Health Advocates promotes healthy aging and provides for the growing elderly population of New York City, as well as their family members, caregivers and concerned others, with the tools, techniques and support needed to age with vitality and independence in the city they love. Brick has been supporting Health Advocates through the Grants Committee since 2000. In addition, many of our own members have supported this organization, including Helen Pennoyer, Nealy Clifford, Michael Barnes, and Dick Corey.