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Good Friday: Three Hour Service of Devotion (online & in person)

Church of the Heavenly Rest

12pm Music & Prayer, 1pm Meditations, 3pm Stations of the Cross  Join us online or in person for our Three Hour Liturgy of Devotion, featuring meditations from three women bishops: The Rt. Rev. Vincentia Kgabe, Bishop of Lesotho, The Right Rev. Mary Glasspool, Bishop Suffragan, Diocese of New York, and The Rt. Rev. Catherine Roskam, Retired […]

Ash Wednesday

Church of the Heavenly Rest

Join us as we observe Ash Wednesday on Wednesday, March 2. Imposition of Ashes all day on 5th Avenue from 9am-5pm. 12 pm Ash Wednesday Eucharist in the Chapel. 6:30pm Ash Wednesday Choral Eucharist in the Nave, in person & livestreamed

First Tuesdays: Poetry with Pádraig Ó Tuama and Marie Howe

Church of the Heavenly Rest

Join us Tuesday, Feb 1 at 6:30 pm with Poet and Theologian Pádraig Ó Tuama, and Marie Howe, NY State Poet Laureate (2012-2014), for our first in a series of poetry events at Heavenly Rest. Bringing contemporary poets into conversation with questions of language, desire, justice, and prayer. These in-person and online events will be intimate explorations about how poetry shapes itself […]

Fauré Requiem

Church of the Heavenly Rest

On Sunday, November 7, we’ll be presenting a special service of remembrance at 5pm which will include a performance of Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem for choir and chamber orchestra. During the service we will […]

Fauré Requiem

Church of the Heavenly Rest

On Sunday, November 7, we’ll be presenting a special service of remembrance at 5pm which will include a performance of Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem for choir and chamber orchestra. During the service we will remember especially those who have died over the course of the pandemic. Fauré composed this famous and lush Requiem in 1887 and revised and expanded it in 1890. It […]