One of the things that surprises most visitors today is that the Old Dutch Church is still functioning in the … More
The doors of the Old Dutch Church are open once again to visitors and worshippers. Our “soft” opening was on … More
Easter brings friends together after a year of separation. At 10:15 am on Easter Sunday, members of my church began … More
The First Church – The Upper Mills (Sleepy Hollow) I have been trying to put my finger on the reason … More
“Let me speak of this quiet grave-yard with all due reverence, for I owe it amends for the heedlessness of … More
The Old Dutch Fest is Cancelled There is a historical marker in front of the Old Dutch Church that describes … More
On Washington Irving’s Birthday a celebration makes way for a meditation on family and death at the Old Dutch Church.
In was my privilege to sing with Ann in the choir of the Reformed Church of the Tarrytowns.
At the Old Dutch Church we mark the year 1685 as our beginning….It’s a profound thought for me that the year our bell arrived marks the same year of the arrival of the enslaved Africans who would ultimately provide the labor to complete the building of Frederick Philipse’s church.
Of all the old festivals, however, that of Christmas awakens the strongest and most heartfelt associations. There is a tone … More