Posts Tagged ‘Jamaica’
Noon-time fasting & prayer service at Bethany Baptist Church
The PKs of NY series will explore the lives & views preachers’ kids. The story is told through the voices of a dozen PKs from the 5 boroughs of the city & from different faith backgrounds. First, the PKs of Macedonia Cathedral New Testament Church of God of St. Albans, Queens
Video feature on a mother and son working together at True Worship Church of Christ in Hollis, Queens.
“Why is my business named ‘Grace Iron Works’?,” reflected its owner Leon Salmon of Jamaica, Queens. “I am lost without purpose. God gave me a gift to do this.”
Symbolic art at Oneness Pentecostal Tabernacle
Prayer, African roots, children, bake sales, 93 year old church mother
Mapping religious life in 5 boroughs
The youth of Bethany Baptist Church put together a modestware fashion show in Jamaica, Queens called “A World of Difference.” They follow a long tradition of fashion shows in African American churches.
Other faith-based barbershops: The King’s Chambers Barbershop Buddha’s Barbershop Blessed Barbershop
Francisco Ajpop and his four brothers–Atoniel, Samuel, Rolando, Cornelio, Rogelio–speak Christianity in an Indian dialect that goes back to the Incas. They grew up in a Christian family in Guatemala but wandered. Atoniel says that when he became 18, “I started thinking more as a person, an adult.” The brothers decided to band together to […]