Religion

Town hall tackles issue of child sexual abuse

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

St. Mary’s Church to hold annual rug sale Oct. 8-10

St. Mary’s Antiochian Orthodox Church, located at 192 81st St. in Bay Ridge, will once again hold its annual rug sale. … Full Article

Bay Ridge church begins celebration of 125th anniversary

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

Albanian roots organization donates statue of Mother St. Teresa to St. Athanasius Parish

“By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the Heart of Jesus. ” … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights church holds ‘Sacred Conversations on Race’

This week, additional police killings of unarmed black males have made a scheduled dialogue about race all the more urgent. … Full Article

Kings Bay Y will launch programs in Fort Greene/Clinton Hill this fall

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 synagogues in Brooklyn receive Jewish Heritage Fund grants

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

Step inside New Utrecht Reformed Church with the Brooklyn Eagle

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

OMG! Pet blessing at New Utrecht Reformed Church

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
Damaged Statue in Williamsburg

Sweet Jesus! Holy statue busted by drunken man in Williamsburg

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

BDE TWITTER FEED

  • Most Viewed
  • Most Commented
  • Most Shared
  • Past:
  • 1 day
  • 1 week
  • 1 month
  • 1 year