Rev. Adriene Thorne says she’s not magical. But many in the community would disagree. Since moving to Brooklyn Heights four years ago to become Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn, her mark on the community has been tremendous. Adriene tends to her congregation of 300 members, with a focus on faith as it […]
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Pastoring During a Pandemic: An Interview with Rev. Adriene Thorne of The First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn
An Evening with Bestselling Author of ‘Pachinko,’ Min Jin Lee, at First Presbyterian – Nov. 13 at 7:00 p.m.
NY Times best-selling author, Min Jin Lee, will be in conversation with Rev. Adriene Thorne on Wednesday, November 13th at 7:00 PM. Ms. Lee is a recipient of fellowships in Fiction from the Guggenheim Foundation (2018), the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study at Harvard (2018-2019), and the New York Foundation for the Arts (2000). Her […]
The Reverend Adriene Thorne became the sixteenth pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn, located at 124 Henry Street, between Clark Street and Love Lane, in an impressive installation ceremony that began at 4:00 this afternoon and lasted until 6:00, but seemed to pass quickly, as it was filled with stirring oratory, lively music, and […]
This dispatch from First Presbyterian Church:
The First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn held its annual Breakfast with Santa event on Saturday (12/14) morning. Santa held court and heard the Christmas wishes from over 100 kids during two sold out seatings of the pancake breakfast. Santa had no comment about the thousands of over-served pretenders flooding the streets of Manhattan and Brooklyn […]
On Saturday, October 19th from 7:00-9:00 p.m., the First Presbyterian Church (124 Henry close to Clark) will be holding a fundraising auction. Up for grabs are goodies such as: —one week at a private home on Martha’s Vineyard —one week at a private home in East Hampton —a pair tickets to the Daily Show with […]
The First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn has partnered with Key Food to help fulfill its “Mission Brooklyn” initiative. On Friday, March 1, from 7-8 p.m., locals may donate contributions and food items at the Key Food @ 102 Montague Street, to help restock FPC’s Food Pantry. After several months of increased need, the church’s pantry, […]
The First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn is hosting its fifth annual Breakfast with (the real) Santa Claus on Saturday, December 15. “Children of all ages” are invited to attend the festive pancake breakfast; tix are $10 per person or $40 per family, with seatings at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Seats are limited! Call 718-624-3770 […]
The First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn at 118 Henry Street, gets a loving look from Brownstoner as a recent Building of the Day. The congregation was founded in March 1822, while the beautiful Gothic Revival church, designed by architect William B. Olmsted, was built in 1846. It intersects Clark Street and Love Lane. Much more […]
First Presbyterian Church, located at 124 Henry Street, between Clark and Love Lane, has concluded its search for a new senior pastor.
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