Category archives for: Religion

Small Harlem Churches Struggle to Maintain Congregation Numbers

Small Harlem Churches Struggle to Maintain Congregation Numbers

With parishioners’ numbers decreasing, Harlem churches hope to attract younger members and newcomers to the neighborhood.

‘Dreidelpalooza’ Draws a Record-Breaking 618 Spinners

‘Dreidelpalooza’ Draws a Record-Breaking 618 Spinners

Two Yeshiva University students plan event to raise scholarship money and set a Guinness World Record.

Church Stakes Out Future with New Food Pantry

Church Stakes Out Future with New Food Pantry

Responding to increased hunger in Harlem and Washington Heights, North Presbyterian is trying to feed the neighborhood, even as it struggles to keep its own footing.

MTA Battle Continues as Harlem’s Oldest Church Turns 350

MTA Battle Continues as Harlem’s Oldest Church Turns 350

Politicians celebrate with Elmendorf, while the MTA continues its investigation into the burial ground beneath a bus depot.

Tourists Step Through Time in Trinity Cemetery

Tourists Step Through Time in Trinity Cemetery

Tourists come to the Trinity Church cemetery and mausoleum in Washington Heights to learn about upper Manhattan’ s past. The 168-year-old burial ground provides the final resting place for many celebrated New Yorkers: John James Audubon, Clement Clarke Moore, Ralph Waldo Ellison and Jerry Orbach, to name a few.

Unconventional Imam Leads Harlem Mosque

Unconventional Imam Leads Harlem Mosque

The leader of the Islamic Cultural Center of New York preaches non-violence and interfaith relations.

Small Harlem Churches Struggle to Maintain Congregation Numbers

Small Harlem Churches Struggle to Maintain Congregation Numbers

With parishioners’ numbers decreasing, Harlem churches hope to attract younger members and newcomers to the neighborhood.

Without God, Without Leader, Harlem Atheists Have Faith in Future

Without God, Without Leader, Harlem Atheists Have Faith in Future

Three months after the death of their leader, Harlem atheists try to regroup

Have a Multiculti Holiday: Three Festivals Uptown

Have a Multiculti Holiday: Three Festivals Uptown

This holiday season, Uptowners gather to celebrate a variety of festivals. Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Three Kings Day are just a few.

Harlem’s Newest Church Opens Its Doors

Harlem’s Newest Church Opens Its Doors

Pastor Johnny Acevedo launched Open Door Fellowship to build a diverse East Harlem congregation.

Log in / Advanced NewsPaper by Gabfire Themes