Posts Tagged ‘Christian Cultural Center’
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).
Back to the Garden. A national movement to “bear good fruit in every good deed.” Series: God in NYC Gardens
“Back to the garden” is a new way of doing faith that adds a missional tweak to traditional gardening. Across the nation, congregations and ministries are planting sweet corn around their sites, mobilizing gardening networks for the needy, and rediscovering the value of low-tech, high-touch community.
From a back room, the sound of Lula Pressey’s cry seeped into the sanctuary. At the pulpit, her son, the church’s pastor, felt shock from the knowledge that Lula’s husband was dead. He told the audience, “I can hear my mom crying, and I know now my father is gone.”
In 1978 the number of evangelical church plants jumped to three times greater than the average number planted per year for the previous decades. Since then, the number of successful evangelical church plants has averaged 1.7% per year. By 2000 the church planting ratio translated into 80-100 evangelical churches and ministries planted per year. 50% [...]
New NYC and the 2000 Religious Congregations and Membership Study (RCMS) Some people ask us whether the data compilation of the 2000 Religious Congregations and Membership Study provides useful statistics for NYC religion. When the RCMS was made public, the institute obtained the data set in order to analyze its usefulness for our census project. [...]