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 →

Standing Up For Human Rights At the Church Of Scientology Community Center Of Harlem

church-of-scientology-community-center-of-harlemfinal1Scientologists of Harlem, New York, joined Scientology Churches across the world in celebrating the 68th anniversary of the UN General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The theme of the forum was “Stand up for someone’s rights today!”—the 2016 International Human Rights Day motto. Continue Reading →

Rev. Calvin Butts Sees Better Times For Abyssinian Development Corp.

rev butts in harlemTwo weeks ago, Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church, where he vowed to defend immigrants from deportation and pledged to protect the rights of all New Yorkers who feel threatened by the incoming Trump administration. Continue Reading →

Congrats To Desireé Allen Pastor And Director Of Harlem’s The Dream Center

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Pastor Desireé Allen, who serves as the pastor of arts and spiritual formation of First Corinthian Baptist Church in New York City as well as the director of Harlem’s The Dream Center, revealed in a blog post that she discovered she was expecting in May on Mother’s Day while on vacation at Disney World. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Keith Wright And Others Do The Right Thing Serving Thanksgiving Meals

Keith Wright speaking during a NY Daily News Editorial meeting on the 3rd floor of 450 West 33rd Street.

Catholic Charities of New York will be hosting their annual turkey distribution, providing over 800 Thanksgiving meals with Keith Wright and others at the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Community Center in Harlem on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016. Continue Reading →

Harlem Scientology Hosts The 13th Annual International Human Rights Summit

harlem-community-center1The new Harlem Scientology Community Center hosted the finale of the 13th annual International Human Rights Summit with a briefing on the civil rights movement and the state of human rights in America today. Continue Reading →

Ephesus Seventh-Day Adventist Church Harlem, NY 1890’s

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Harlem’s beautiful late Victorian Gothic Revival skyline landmark is the slender steeple of Ephesus Seventh-day Adventist Church on West 123rd Street and Lenox Avenue in central Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

“A Better You” With Rev. Michael Walrond Jr., And More In Harlem

Tolbert and others in harlemA Better You, the series of wellness, inspirational events, is coming to Harlem in June. The events, specially designed for the African-American community, aim to help seniors and their caregivers understand Medicare and their health care coverage options through a celebration of wellness. Continue Reading →

Dione Warwick, Melba Moore, Charles B. Rangel And More Celebrate Harlem’s Black Nuns’

nuns5The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, Inc. (FHM), one of only three orders of Black nuns in the United States, was preparing to phase out in 2014. Continue Reading →

De Blasio Finds Inspiration From Malcolm X In Harlem

mayorb ill de blasio in harlemNY Post reports that Mayor de Blasio told a packed Harlem church Sunday that he took the inspiration for adopting his mother’s maiden name from the “Autobiography of Malcolm X.” Continue Reading →

George Wilson Becton The “Dancing Evangelist” Of Harlem 1925-1933

harlems george wilon becton1George Wilson Becton was born in Clarksville, Texas, and died in 1933. He was also known as The “dancing evangelist” of Harlem was considered the “first of the colorful cult leaders in Harlem” in the 1930’s. Continue Reading →

HCCI Honors Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King In Harlem

12410512_977257268979858_5643846681790144587_nPlease  join Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI) for a special General Assembly meeting and Prayer Breakfast celebrating the life and work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King on Friday, January 22, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 12 noon.  Continue Reading →

No End Yet To Battle Over Upper West Side Church Conversion

361-CPWWill the former First Church of Christ Scientist in New York City at 361 Central Park West become condominiums? We still don’t know. But we do know many in the community don’t want the conversion and at least one pastor wants to preach there. Continue Reading →

Rejoice Concert With Cissy Houston At St. Paul Baptist Church In Harlem

CissyHouston2Produced by Harlem World Magazine arts and culture writer Claude Jay, join us at for the Rejoice  Concert, at St. Paul Baptist Church, Sunday, December 6 @ 3 PM. Continue Reading →

Harlem Madonna Of 115th Street Gets A Makeover (Audio)

madonna in harlemNPR reports that after 131 years, Madonna of 115th Street needed a makeover — a makeover worthy of a Catholic icon parishioners say is responsible for miracles. Continue Reading →

Pope Francis Welcome Video Site To Be Launched Today Before He Visits Harlem

image002Before Pope Francis and honorary Harlem Globetrotter visits Our Lady Queen of Angels School, on East 112th Street in East Harlem, the site CharityHasNoBoundaries.org, has been launched. Continue Reading →

Liberian Community To Hold Service At St. Philip’s Church In Harlem

StPhilips church in harlemTo mark their country’s 168th Independence Anniversary, the Liberian Community Association of New York City will hold an Intercessory Church Service on Sunday, July 19th at 9:30am at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church located at 204 West 134th Street in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →