A note from Pastor Cheri Kroon: Dear Friends, My name is Rev. Cheri Kroon and I’m writing on behalf of the Plainview Reformed Church. We have heard stories and sent up prayers for the many loved ones in our community that have passed away this year because of the grip that addiction had on their
Thanks to all who came out for this fun Planting Day!
Dear PRC Family, On Saturday I will be traveling to Washington D.C with other clergy and friends to stand with others who are very concerned about our country’s future. As many of you know, I have a long history of social justice work and standing side by side with others who share the same concerns
December 2016 Welcome to the Plainview Reformed Church! Here we are in the middle of a time the church calls Advent. These are the four weeks leading up to Christmas in which we prepare and anticipate God coming into the world in the form of a baby called Jesus. Churches know how to prepare for Christmas!
October 2016 This past Tuesday, a new mobile food ministry here called “Feed The Need” was at the Hicksville train station delivering hot meals. The first person that I approached with a hot meal said, “I was waiting for you! That meatloaf last week was “the bomb”! A group of 9 of us cooked and
Dear Friend and Neighbors, We are among the first calls that you make when your child or grandchild has died from a heroin overdose. We are the Interfaith Clergy of Plainview/Old Bethpage, and we would like to be moved up on your call list to an earlier date. Please call us if you need
It’s nearly Summer and that means many shifts in our daily life, which is a good thing! We all need a little shifting now and then. Your shifts may involve summer camp, a family vacation, more time outside. Or your shifts might be more stressful like how to afford childcare or take time off work for
Four weeks ago I broke my ankle. It has been a time of pain and frustration. Along with the break, I’ve had a terrible cold and hacking cough that make me resemble some pathetic Dickensian waif lying on my couch. I have never broken a bone before, so it has been a humbling experience. I’ve
Dear PRC family, neighbors and friends we’ve yet to meet, Due to the serious storm that we are experiencing, we will not be holding Sunday service January 24th. Please stay warm, take care of one another, and keep in prayer those who do not have warm homes and families to be with this evening. God-willing,
Yesterday we had our Wednesday 12:30 bible study. We gather in our parsonage at the dining room table with our lunches and coffee. These are my wise elders of the congregation. Ranging in age from 80 to 94 our time together is a sacred moment of sharing… and sometimes we talk about the bible. I