Bishop Joseph Warren Walker III, senior pastor of one of the largest African-American mega-churches in the country as well as a prolific author and civic leader, believes that everyone has the capacity to let go of old, detrimental habits and “reset” by establishing new ones. … Full Article
Mother’s Day will come early for two women who have devoted their lives to their families and to their church as they will be the guests of honor at the Seventh Annual Benefit Dinner for the Eparchy of St. Maron of Brooklyn on May 3. … Full Article
A family of Orthodox Jews wearing their spring finest visited the beach in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Monday.
The eight-day festival of Passover, which celebrates the Israelites freedom from slavery in Egypt, ends on Saturday.
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When Claire and Bob Palmer were married in Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Bay Ridge in 1956, one of the altar boys at the Mass was named Kevin, who Claire babysat when he was little. She requested that Kevin be at her wedding service. … Full Article
The Grace Chorale of Brooklyn will return to St. Ann & the Holy Trinity next weekend, April 29-May 1, to present jazz legend Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concerts, a rarely performed but highly regarded set of improvisational music. … Full Article
First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn has called the Rev. Adriene Thorne as its new pastor. The announcement was made this week and is the culmination of a thorough discernment process by the church’s Pastor Nominating Committee. … Full Article
Two Congregations in Transition: Grace Church Bids Godspeed to the Rev. Stephen MuncieEnergetic Rector Retires After 34 Years in Ordained Ministry; Led Grace Through $5 Million Renovation, Making National News … Full Article
When the Rev. Michael Louis Gelfant arrived at St. Finbar Catholic Church in June of 2010 to take his new job as the church’s administrator, he was struck by the number of parishioners who came up to him with the same impassioned plea. … Full Article