One of the things that surprises most visitors today is that the Old Dutch Church is still functioning in the … More
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The doors of the Old Dutch Church are open once again to visitors and worshippers. Our “soft” opening was on … More
A Mid-Winter Tale of Churches
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
Visiting the Old Dutch Church in the Time of COVID-19
The Old Dutch Fest is Cancelled There is a historical marker in front of the Old Dutch Church that describes … More
Washington Irving’s Birthday
On Washington Irving’s Birthday a celebration makes way for a meditation on family and death at the Old Dutch Church.
An Elder Takes Her Leave
In was my privilege to sing with Ann in the choir of the Reformed Church of the Tarrytowns.
Cuffy’s Church – Enslaved Africans and The Old Dutch Church
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.
Merry Christmas from The Old Dutch Church
Of all the old festivals, however, that of Christmas awakens the strongest and most heartfelt associations. There is a tone … More
Christmas Eve at The Old Dutch Church
Christmas eve services at the Old Dutch Church in Sleepy Hollow. All are welcome.