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Pastor Forges a New Path in Brooklyn

Dec 18, 2015

BN-LT688_NYPROF_H_20151217173722In her own way, Ms. Scott, 35 years old, is making a radical push at St. Lydia’s, her storefront church in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn. Her "dinner church" service weaves song, scripture and prayer with a simple homemade supper, drawing a diverse set of worshipers—young and old, gay and straight, Quaker and Evangelical.

 

The service, held in a loft-like space without a cross or altar, could be mistaken for a hip social club, but the worship is deeply rooted in Christian traditions of humble table fellowship.

 

Read the full article from the Wall Street Journal here