Once known as the "city of churches", Brooklyn remains a reservoir of churches in New York City. The recent resurgence in Brooklyn's appeal is leading to an influx of newcomers, stirring churches old and new to relate to younger families and participate in "just gentrification."
A summary of Brooklyn churches reveals churches with deep ties to their community and concern for the downtrodden and outcast. Churches like these include Trinity Grace Brooklyn, The R.O.C.K and St. Lyrdia's.
"I am trying to find the first Church of the Brethren in Brooklyn which was in existence in 1903 as The Brethren's Chapel on the corner at 3rd avenue and 59th street. Is that you? I am not familiar with Brooklyn and am working from old publications by that church name. I hope you will respond ......read more"Brooklyn First Church of the Brethren