Eric Garner’s Funeral At Church Draws Hundreds Of Mourners In Harlem

Hundreds of mourners lined up in the freezing cold Monday to bid a final farewell to Erica Garner, the daughter of police chokehold victim Eric Garner, but not all of the activist’s family members were able to get inside for the funeral service. Continue Reading →

Landmark Status For The People’s Church In Harlem (Video)

East Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito fought to preserve the People’s Church in East Harlem, the church that the Young Lords took over on December 28, 1969. Continue Reading →

Why It’s So Expensive To Be Poor In NYC At The Jewish Theological Seminary In Harlem

The Louis Finkelstein Institute for Religious & Social Studies at(JTS), the Hebrew Free Loan Society, the Interfaith Center of New York, and JCC Harlem will host a panel discussion. Continue Reading →

The Real Harlem, Harlem Rapper Meets Florida Woman He Befriended Playing Words With Friends (Update)

A young rapper from Harlem has met with the 86-year-old Florida woman he befriended through an online word game, melting hearts across the internet says source. Continue Reading →

Harlem Church Turns Into High-End Boutique

NY Daily News reports that a tres chic clothing drive was held Saturday at a Harlem church — offering high end duds for those in need. Continue Reading →

LDS Elder Rasband Calls Harlem ‘A Very Special Place’

Deseret News reports that Elder Ronald A. Rasband exited the Church’s prominent 33,000-square-foot meetinghouse located in the heart of Harlem, New York, on Sunday, October 22, 2017, and walked one block down the street. Continue Reading →

Church Of Scientology Harlem Awards Community Leaders

The Digital Journal reports that the Church of Scientology Community Center of Harlem and the Church’s Volunteer Ministers paid tribute to the dedication of humanitarian workers who risk their lives in the line of duty. Continue Reading →

“The Salon Hang” 2017 Arts Fundraiser Uptown

Friday, October 13th through Sunday October 15th, 2017, Fort Washington Collegiate Church presents “The Salon Hang: Grace –Diversity-Community”, an Uptown arts show and fundraiser for their community based arts & youth programs. Continue Reading →

After Charlottesville, Multiple Faiths Look For Healing In Harlem

NY1 reports that faith leaders gathered Sunday in Harlem to address the hatred and intolerance they said prompted violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Continue Reading →

Harlem Presbyterian Church, Harlem, NY,1890-1915

The Harlem Presbyterian Church, East 125th Street and Madison Avenue, Harlem, New York, undated, 1890-1915. Continue Reading →

Reverend Major Jealous “Father” Divine In Harlem (Update)

Father Divine, 1876 – September 10, 1965, also known as Reverend M. J. Divine, was an African American spiritual leader from about 1907 until his death. His full self-given name was Reverend Major Jealous Divine, and he was also known as “the Messenger” early in his life. Continue Reading →

Harlem Nonprofit CEO Allegedly Stole Nearly $1M

NY Daily News reports that the former CEO of a housing nonprofit diverted nearly $1 million in federal funds meant for HIV/AIDS patients to cover personal expenses — putting them at risk of eviction, officials said. Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Justice Honors Thurgood Marshall In Harlem

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer made an appeal for the importance of courts and the rule of law at an event honoring the late Thurgood Marshall. Continue Reading →

National Day Of Prayer In Harlem

President Trump is marking the National Day of Prayer, May 4, 2017, by issuing an executive order that will allow church and religious institutions and other tax-exempt institutions to support a political candidate without compromising their tax exempt status. Continue Reading →

Tannenbaum Helpern Represents Second Canaan Baptist Church In Harlem Redevelopment

Tannenbaum Helpern is proud to have represented Second Canaan Baptist Church in the closing of a joint venture transaction with residential developer Level One Holdings. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Riverside Church To Mark 50th Anniversary Of Martin Luther King’s Speech

NY Daily News reports that fifty years ago Tuesday, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., delivered a fiery take down of America’s military intervention in Vietnam. Continue Reading →

Cyrus Chestnut, James Davis And Tavis Smiley To Perform At The Abyssinian Church In Harlem

On Good Friday, April 14, 2017, 7:30 PM at the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church in the City of New York, jazz pianist/Howard University professor, Cyrus Chestnut, will perform a powerful composition that he especially wrote for the church, entitled “The Saga of the Cross.” Continue Reading →

The Bloomingdale Reformed Church Harlem, New York, 1861-1910

The Bloomingdale Reformed Church, 949 West End Avenue at 106th Street, New York, N.Y.. The Bloomingdale Reformed Dutch Church was founded in 1805 by Jacob Harsen and his neighbors in Harsenville, the area known today as Lincoln Square. Continue Reading →

Condo Developers Buy Harlem Church For $7.5 Million

A Harlem church plans to sell one of its buildings to a developer for $7.5 million, according to court papers. Continue Reading →

Review Excerpts Of The Rare 1930 Census Of Harlem Churches By The Journey Through NYC Religions

A Journey through NYC Religions is making available excerpts of a hard to get report on the 1930 census of Harlem churches done by the Greater New York Federation of Churches. Continue Reading →