November 2016 Archive for Media Room

RSS By: Metropolitan New York Synod

A listing of when and where Metropolitan New York congregations and members appear in the media. For more information or to share an article with us, contact Rebekah Thornhill.

Bay Ridge Center’s food pantry sees donations from students

Nov 22, 2016

Bethlehem_Bay_RidgesmIn the spirit of holiday giving, donations for the Bay Ridge Center’s food pantry were plentiful and coupled with bright, smiling faces on the morning of Tuesday, November 22.


After a morning service inside of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church (6935 Fourth Avenue), which included special songs form the Lutheran Elementary School choir, monetary donations were collected for City Harvest and food donations were collected for the Bay Ridge Center’s food pantry.


Read the full article from the Brooklyn Reporter here

Catholics, Lutherans Find Common Ground at Sheen Center Prayer Service

Nov 09, 2016


Among the apropos revelations at a gathering of local Catholics and Lutherans last week were the Lutheran roots of Auxiliary Bishop John J. O’Hara of the archdiocese and the Catholic roots of Bishop Robert Rimbo of the Metropolitan New York Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.


Each shared his story in remarks delivered during an ecumenical prayer service both prelates led at the Sheen Center in Lower Manhattan on Oct. 31.


Read the full article from Catholic New York here