December 2016 Archive for Media Room

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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.

Kiwanis club helps the needy

Dec 29, 2016

Kiwanis_helps_St.BarnabasThe Kiwanis Club of Howard Beach started handing out presents days before Christmas.


The philanthropic group last Thursday donated $250 gift certificates to religious and charitable organizations in the community, which in turn were to be donated to those in need during the holiday season.


Read the full article in the Queens Chronicle.

Celebration Of Praise And Thanksgiving Recognizing Wartburg’s 150th

Dec 16, 2016


A Celebration of Praise and Thanksgiving in its historic chapel was attended by 165 people, including board members, religious leaders, community members, residents and guests.


"The remarkable story of Wartburg, since the days of its founding up until today, is that it reflects living in Christian charity and in Christ’s love, this is what Wartburg is all about," said The Rev. Dr. Robert A. Rimbo, Former Bishop of The Metropolitan New York Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America presided over the ceremony.


Read the full article in the Mount Vernon Daily Voice.

All Faiths Celebrated at Thanksgiving Dinner in Yorktown

Dec 10, 2016

Yorktown_InterfaithThe entire Yorktown faith community joined together Sunday, Nov. 20, at the Hudson Valley Islamic Cultural Center in Mohegan Lake to celebrate the value of Thanksgiving.


Through Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Buddhist prayers, those in attendance showed their appreciation for faiths. Buddhist Priest Paul Silverman delivered the sermon. Financial donations were collected for local food pantries.


Read the full article from TapInfo Yorktown