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Religions and Spirituality

January 22, 2023

BEDFORD, N.Y. - In a time when Episcopal churches in the area are selling property to remain viable, St. Matthew’s Church in Bedford is thriving, growing and building, not just structures, but a strong community of neighbors. The foundation can be found in bold face type in its November ...

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LEWISBORO, N.Y. - The community gathered in front of the Lewisboro Library at sundown on Sunday, Dec. 18 to celebrate the first night of Hanukkah with the town’s second annual menorah lighting. Every night throughout the holiday, volunteers from the town will light a new candle to celebrate the ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. - Celebrate the holiday season with Mozart, Bach and Daquin on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 4 p.m. when The Sanctuary Series presents “A Classical Holiday with Mary Jane and Anthony Newman," at South Salem Presbyterian Church. The performance will feature the acclaimed keyboardists with ...

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MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. - The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Westchester Religious Explorations (RE) Program will offer the Our Whole Lives (OWL) comprehensive, lifespan sexuality education curriculum for use in both secular settings and faith communities to 7th-9th graders this year. The ...

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MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. - Earlier this month, the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Westchester announced that the Rev. Emily DeTar Birt has been named minister. “Never forget that each and every one of us has the power to bless this world and each other" said Rev Emily at our ingathering ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Chavura Beth Chai is a nontraditional Jewish congregation without a building. When the idea of an informal religious group was first conceived of in 1974, few people thought of longevity. Now it is 2022. It was started almost five decades ago by then young families who found ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - On Saturday, July 30, St. Luke’s Church hosted world-renowned classical musicians and singers, direct from Carnegie Hall. The crowd would see performances from Stefan Szkafarowsky, Svetlana Gorokhovich, Jeffrey Charles Palmer, Irena Portenko, and Gocha Abuladze.  The evening ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. -- On this week's episode of Hudson Valley Uncensored, podcast host Brett Freeman welcomes Jonathan Schneider of Mahopac.  You can listen to the podcast HERE or download the episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or Audible.  Before beginning his career as an ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. -- Brian McIntyre, pastor of Lakeview Community Church in Carmel, is a featured guest on the Hudson Valley Uncensored podcast, hosted by Brett Freeman.  You can listen to the podcast HERE. You can also find Hudson Valley Uncensored on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. — Jennifer Maher, Chief Operating Officer of J. Philip Real Estate, joined Hudson Valley Uncensored host Brett Freeman to discuss how she juggles her many roles, her prolific social media presence, passion for helping others, and involvement with politics. To listen to this ...

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BEDFORD, N.Y. - Chabad of Bedford will break ground on the $6 million, 12,000-square-foot synagogue on Sunday, June 14, at 220 South Bedford Road.  Remarks will be made at 4:30 p.m. by Bedford Town Supervisor Chris Burdick, Westchester County Executive George Latimer, State Senator Shelly Mayer, ...

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BEDFORD, N.Y. – The Chabad of Bedford’s synagogue was destroyed two weeks ago by a fire, but its spirit remains strong. “As soon as we saw the firefighters carry out the Torahs, we knew that all would be well, and that we would find the strength to move forward,” Rabbi Arik Wolf and his wife, ...

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VISTA, N.Y. – A wise elf once said, “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” In that spirit, dozens of families attended the fifth-annual Carol Sing-Along held Saturday, Dec. 8, at St. Paul’s Chapel on Route 123 in Vista.

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