Posts tagged as: Religion

“All-Inclusive” Church Searches, Again, for New Home

“All-Inclusive” Church Searches, Again, for New Home

A Harlem church serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community finds itself without a home for the fourth time in six years.

With New Leadership, Mormon Church Settles Into Harlem Home

With New Leadership, Mormon Church Settles Into Harlem Home

The Harlem First Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints initially faced opposition to its location, but has gradually found a place in the community.

Hip-Hop Church Keeps the Faith Despite Dwindling Numbers

Hip-Hop Church Keeps the Faith Despite Dwindling Numbers

Since Kurtis Blow stopped leading services in 2008, attendance at the Hip-hop Church at Greater Hood Memorial AME Zion has slumped.

Scientology Encounters Growing Pains in Harlem

Scientology Encounters Growing Pains in Harlem

Scientologists hope to capitalize on neighborhood curiosity and downplay their more controversial practices and beliefs.

Campaign To Save Good Shepherd School A Success

Campaign To Save Good Shepherd School A Success

Success: Archdiocese of New York will keep the Good Shepherd Catholic School in Inwood open after teachers, parents and alumni fought to save it.

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.

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.

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