Since its founding in 1743, Gilead has been a center of Christian life and worship in Carmel and Putnam County, New York


Gilead Presbyterian Church
9 Church Street
Carmel, NY 10512

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Please note: While we generally follow the Lectionary as the basis of our worship services, we occasionally will select other Scripture readings.

Updated: 08/22/2015

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Welcome to the

Gilead Presbyterian Church


Our Mission StatementGilead's Mission Statement

Our Mission is to be a welcoming and caring church, committed to the Gospel of Jesus Christ and empowered by the Holy Spirit to do God's work in our community and beyond.

Worship and Church School are held at
10:00 am each Sunday.

All Are Welcome!

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Picture of Rev. Martin McGeachy Message from Pastor Martin McGeachy

Welcome to Gilead Presbyterian Church, where our doors are wide open to people from all backgrounds.

What visitors usually notice first the warmth and love of the people. Our size has benefits: we're small enough for you and your family to feel connected to others but big enough to worship on Sunday anonymously, if you choose to. And if you'd like to develop authentic and enduring relationships with others, then you'll be glad to know that is the spirit of our church.

Christmas Poinsettias Together, we're striving to become a church-- with relevant faith teaching for daily living, mind and heart-felt worship, honest friendships, and compassionate care for those in need. In short, we'd like to have the kind of church that can influence and encourage the entire community, one person at a time.

So whether you're a person just starting to ask questions about God, or a committed Christian who wants to deepen your faith, you can find a home here at Gilead.

You'll find that this is a place where people care for one another-because God cares for us.

Rev. Martin McGeachy

Help Support Gilead - You Can Now Donate Online Using Paypal!

Please visit our Multimedia Section, where you can find podcasts of Martin's sermons, as well as videos and other Christian multimedia materials

Look for Gilead on Facebook and YouTube!
Food Pantry Update

Food pantry Needs

Needs: The Food Pantry could especially use donations of fruit juice, complete pancake mix, tuna fish, rice (2lb bag), tomato sauce, instant potatoes, boxed mac and cheese, canned fruit, coffee, tea, paper towels, toilet paper, pet food.

Donations by cash or check are always welcome. Checks should be made out to Gilead Presbyterian Church with Food Pantry on the memo line.

Thank you!

Carmel Nursery School is accepting applications for enrollment. This nonsectarian ministry of Gilead has 3, 4, and 5 day programs, and it has been in operation since 1949.

For more information and to ask about Open House dates, call 845-225-8044.
Tastefully Simple Fund-raiser

"Show your love for Gilead" this Summer with a Tastefully SimpleŽ fund-raiser order.

All orders placed with Cindy Davern or on her personal web site will give back to Gilead.

It's a win-win offer; you get delicious food delivered right to your door and Gilead gets $30 for every $100 ordered.

Simply email your order to Cindy or go to the web site and place your order thru the Gilead Party.

Alcoholics Anonymous

AA LogoAlcoholics Anonymous groups meet in the Knieriem Room. Men's groups meet every Monday and Wednesday night at 7:00 pm.
Gilead Staff Recommendations

As part of Gilead's outreach and interest in spiritual development, our staff has selected books, music, and other items of interest that they believe are worthy of your consideration. You will have the opportunity to purchase these items from from this site. If you choose to do so, the church will receive a small commission.
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