Children of Combahee will hold its first town hall on child sexual abuse in black churches, titled “From Pew to Pulpit: Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Speak,” on Saturday, Oct. 29, from noon to 3 p.m. The Concord Baptist Church of Christ, 833 Gardner C. … Full Article
A Bay Ridge church that was founded in 1891 kicked off a year-long celebration of its 125th anniversary with a special mass on a recent Sunday where parishioners had fun looking back at history. … Full Article
The Kings Bay Y will launch new Jewish family life programming in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill this fall with support from UJA-Federation of New York.The programming is designed for babies/toddlers aged 0-5 and will incorporate Jewish culture and themes. … Full Article
Two Jewish Heritage Fund grants totaling $75,000 were awarded to historic synagogues in Brooklyn — a $50,000 grant to Congregation Baith Israel Anshei Emis for the restoration of its masonry facades and structural repairs to its towers, and a $25,000 grant to Congregation Ahavas Israel for … Full Article
Here's a privileged peek inside one of Brooklyn's historic treasures.
The stones that built this church came over from Holland as ship ballast in the 1600s. It's a nice slice of Colonial history, smack in the middle of Bensonhurst. … Full Article
Bless the beasts of Bensonhurst.Pastor E.J. Emerson gave personalized benedictions to darling dogs and a fabulous feline named Gray Pawel outside historic New Utrecht Reformed Church on Saturday, Sept. 17. … Full Article
An apparently inebriated man broke a statue of Jesus outside of a Williamsburg church early Sunday morning and police would like to have a word with him and his two equally spiffed pals. … Full Article