Archive for the ‘Bronx’ Category
Journey to: Preparation for grand opening, June 22, 4pm. First Church of the United Brethren In Christ. 805 Astor Ave, Bronx
Want something to do Saturday? SEIS DEL SUR Dispatches from home by six Bronx Boricua photographers – Bronx Documentary Center
4pm Saturday Bronx Documentary Center, 614 Courtland Avenue and 151st St. 20 minutes by 2/5 train to Third Ave and 149th Street. By car: parking next door.
Video: Kitchens of Faith for Easter: German Caraway Eggs at St. Thomas Lutheran Church & African Tartale at Vineyard Christian Center
Reporter Debbie Yeung explores what New Yorkers in the Bronx are cooking for Easter: German Caraway Eggs at St. Thomas Lutheran Church ; and African Tartale at Vineyard Christian Center.
Sunday come. Some churches gone. Bloomberg’s edict against worship in public schools takes its toll.
Sunday was a day of invocation, offering, prayer, singing, preaching and even lament, but no building consecrations. Unless the city government changes its policy, it was the last day for religious groups to worship in New York City schools.
In a move with no precedent in Bronx history Mayor Michael Bloomberg will shut down after today the worship services of eight religious groups.
Hunger strike ends, fasting begins. Worship in public school controversy enters new stage on Sunday.
On Sunday protestors from many denominations, races and ethnicities as well as local elected officials will gather at 3:30 pm in Cadman Plaza and march across the Brooklyn Bridge (organizers suggest participants travel on the A train to the High Street stop in Brooklyn).
Protest movement grows, Bronx Pastor willing to die to oppose city policy against churches meeting in public schools
Pastor Dimas Salaberrios is on his 19th day of a hunger strike against a city policy that will kick out over 60 churches and other religious groups from worshipping in public schools during the off-hours. His effort is one of many protests, prayer gatherings, and pastoral sit-ins organized during the last three weeks by [...]