Religion

Greenpoint church to be converted to single-family home

The long-vacant St. Elias Church building at 145 Kent St. in Greenpoint will soon be converted into a single-family home, Department of Building filings reveal. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for September 12

Bishop Provenzano of Episcopal Diocese Dedicates Newly Built St. Stephen-St. Martin Church New Building is Designed for Many Functions And to be a Beacon for the Neighborhood … Full Article

New York Catholic dioceses subpoenaed in sex abuse probe

ALBANY—  New York and New Jersey launched new investigations into the Roman Catholic Church's handling of clergy sex abuse allegations Thursday as the number of similar inquiries around the country continues to grow. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for August 22

Sculpture Memorializing Holocaust Victims Unveiled at Kingsborough Community College Bykov Family Commissioned the Artwork To Continue Teaching Lessons of Holocaust … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for August 15

Youth Choir from Weinheim Gives Concert At Church that Shares its German Heritage Zion German Evangelical Lutheran Church and Pastor Klaus Dieter Gress welcomed the Vivida Banda Youth Choir from Germany last week as part of the ensemble’s first U.S. tour. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for August 8

Thunderstorm Bolsters Mood Of Praising God Through Song Lord of all Creation -- 2. Thor, the Norse god of thunder and lightning -- 1. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for August 1

Third Grader from Gravesend Wins Prayer-Based Art Contest A student at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy in Brooklyn’s Gravesend neighborhood was named a first-place winner in the 2018 “Try Prayer! It Works” Contest. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for July 31

Four Brooklyn Churches Receive Sacred Sites Grants The majestic houses of worship throughout Brooklyn and all of New York State have strong histories of the people who built their faith and lives here. … Full Article

City Council OKs Fort Greene church’s request for rezoning

Clergy at the Hanson Place Seventh-day Adventist Church in Fort Greene cheered the City Council after it unanimously approved their request to rezone part of the church’s property on South Portland Avenue, where the churc … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for July 20

East Brooklyn Congregations Assembly Celebrates Victories, Urges More Push East Brooklyn Congregations’ standing-room-capacity assembly on Sunday, July 15, celebrated key victories with New York City and the courts on senior housing and repairs at NYCHA housing. … Full Article

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