May 25 2011

Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church, Queens

Contact info:
179-09 Jamaica Avenue,
Jamaica, NY 11432

Jun 18 2011

Greater Allen A. M. E. Cathedral of New York, Queens

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The Greater Allen Cathedral of New York is an African Methodist Episcopal cathedral located in Jamaica, Queens, New York. The congregation is over 23,000 members, and Prospect Magazine named the cathedral the 57th largest church in the United States of America. The parent AME Church is a Methodist denomination founded by the Rev. Richard Allen in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1816.

Sep 15 2012

Immaculate Conception Church, Jamaica, Queens

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In 1923 Bishop Thomas E. Molloy of the Brooklyn Diocese invited the Passionists to establish a new parish in Jamaica, Queens. On July 5, 1924 the parish of the Immaculate Conception was formally organized when founding pastor, Father Chrysostom Smith, C.P. celebrated the first Mass in the library of the Degnon mansion. A small temporary framed church was erected on the grounds and the first public Mass was celebrated on November 9, 1924.

May 20 2011

Jamaica Muslim Center, Queens

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Jamaica Muslim Center is an initiative of Muslims in America dedicated to promoting Islamic awareness and facilitating socio-economic welfare of the common people in Jamaica, Queens, New York. Jamaica Muslim Center (JMC) is Non-Profit, Independent, Non-partisan, Non-sectarian, Ummah-oriented and Membership-driven.