Women’s Association

The Women's Association welcomes the women (and men!) of all ages to join us in education, service, prayer and benevolence. Our weekly programs are active from September through May. Our Annual Holiday Bazaar, held in early November, supports the ministries of FAPC and other benevolences. We also host a Christmas Tea for the congregation each December. Membership is just $15 annually. For information, contact Rita Arlen, president (wassoc@fapc.org, 212.247.0490 ext 3041).

Needlework Group

We welcome participants who enjoy knitting, crocheting and embroidery to help create hand-sewn items that we donate to families in need. The Needlework Group also creates merchandise for sale during the Holiday Bazaar each November.
Mondays, 11 am–3:30 pm, Boardroom (fifth floor). The Needlepoint Group will be on hiatus in July and August.

Prayer Group

Prayer Group volunteers gather to pray for the individuals on the church prayer list, for those who have submitted prayer requests and for those who needs are known by the pastors.
First Tuesdays, 5:30–6:30 pm, Romeyn Room (fifth floor). The Prayer Group will be on hiatus in July and August.

Women's Association Luncheon

All are invited to our weekly, four-course luncheons catered by Roxo Events. Luncheons also feature guest speakers, entertainment and fellowship. The week's upcoming program is listed in the bulletin each Sunday.
Tuesdays, 12 pm, Bonnell Hall (second floor). Cost is $15. The luncheons will be on hiatus in June, July and August.


Tuesdays, 1:30–4 pm, Bonnell Hall (second floor). Bridge will be on hiatus in July and August.

Speaking English

Our volunteers provide free tutoring sessions for non-native English speakers.
Tuesdays, 1:30–3:30 pm, Corning Logan Room (fifth floor). Speaking English will be on hiatus in July and August.

Nov. 3–4: Holiday Bazaar

The Women’s Association’s annual sale of new and gently used designer clothing, accessories, artwork, gourmet foods, jewelry and holiday gifts returns for two days of early holiday shopping.

Enter at 7 W. 55th St. and take the elevator or stairs to the lower level. The sale is on from 10 am until 5 pm on Friday, Nov. 3, and 10 am until 4 pm on Saturday, Nov. 4.

All proceeds support the ministries of FAPC and other benevolences. We accept donations for the sale all year long! Click here for details. You may leave your donations, in care of the Women's Association, at the 55th Street reception desk.

Dec. 2: Christmas Tea

An FAPC tradition! All members and friends are invited, but reservations are requested. Wear your festive attire! Click here to learn more.

Women's Association Membership Form

Annual membership dues are $15.

To print and mail your form along with your check, click here.


Please mail a check for your annual dues and benevolence contribution (if any), payable to:

The Women’s Association
Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church
7 West 55th Street
New York, NY 10019

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