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Martin Luther King, Jr. Spoke at Plymouth Church 61 Years Ago, Calling for Peace and Brotherhood

In February of 1963 the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a guest sermon at Plymouth Church, then called Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims, in Brooklyn Heights. He spoke at the invitation of Plymouth’s then Senior Minister, the Rev. Dr. Harry Kreuner. In his sermon, which called for brotherhood and world peace, Dr. King […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This will be the annual Sacred Sites Open House weekend presented by the New York Landmarks Conservancy and the participating religious institutions. It will give you the opportunity to visit and receive architectural and historical information about several local houses of worship, including the newly restored interior of Grace Church (photo). The local participating institutions, […]

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Plymouth Church Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s Visit

This weekend is the fiftieth anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s visit to Plymouth Church, during which he delivered a sermon titled “The American Dream.” As Francesca Norsen Tate reports in the Eagle, the Church (Orange Street between Henry and Hicks) will mark the event with a forum beginning tomorrow (Saturday, February 9) at […]

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St. Ann, Grace Host 9/11 Memorial Services

Francesca Norsen Tate, in today’s Brooklyn Eagle “First Estate” column, notes that the American Guild of Organists, Brooklyn Chapter, will present an interfaith Service of Remembrance and Hope commemorating the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy this Saturday, September 11, at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, beginning at 4:30 […]

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