Forest Hill Presbyterian Church is a progressive, open and affirming community that is:
Introducing our new Co-Pastor:
Rev. Dr. Veronica Goines!
We are excited and honored to introduce Rev. Dr. Veronica Goines as our new Co-Pastor alongside Rev. Lentz. Learn more about our staff here.
As an expression of financial justice, everyone is encouraged to eat at a Black-owned restaurant during February and experience a significant strength of African American Culture: hospitality expressed through welcome and good food. An updated list of over 50 Black-owned restaurants and caterers can be found here. Revisit an old favorite or try something new!
This year’s Black History Month theme, “They’ll See How Beautiful I Am,”celebrates the rich traditions of African-American art. Mark your calendars now for six fascinating programs presented by the Black History Education committee. The full schedule is below.
An Evening of Music presents International Soprano Chanáe Curtis in recital with Tenor Brian Skoog, Bass-Baritone Caleb Wright, and our Chancel Choir. Experience the magnificent works of Strauss, Mozart, Gershwin and many others. Saturday, Mar. 2 @7pm, free of charge. Learn more at chanaecurtis.com.
The “small plate” spiritual education group, Reconnecting to God’s Creation in the 21st Century, will again be offered in 2019. Create a personal plan for reconnection through field trips, special readings and videos, shingrin yoku (forest bathing), and nature observation. The group will meet from 4–6 on Sunday afternoons from Mar. 17–May 19. To sign-up, email Steve Sedam or Kemp Jaycox. read more »
Join us Thursday afternoons from 4-4:45pm at the ICE Field Office (925 Keynote Drive, Brooklyn Hts) as we stand vigil against the inhumane treatment of immigrants. Members and clergy from participating organizations will lead us in prayer for those detained and deported. All are welcome. To carpool from church, email Sharon Shumaker.
Each Sunday a different lay person leads the Call to Worship and reads the scripture lessons. If you’ve wondered whether you can be a Lay Reader, contact Linda Martin to let her know of your interest. Whether you’ve been a Lay Reader and wish to continue or want to try it for the first time, she can answer your questions and go over the readings with you until you feel comfortable reading in front of the congregation.
Put yourself on the map of Forest Hill Church. Fill out the Forest Hill Church Gifts, Skills, and Passions Questionnaire online and grab hold of the opportunities your faith community presents. Faith matters…you matter!
Several women meet at church each month to pack boxes of cookies, books and toiletries to send to deployed men and women. Please send the names and addresses of any folks you may know who are serving overseas to Doris Bartlett or Nancy Burcham.