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May 14 2011

Episcopal Church of the Mediator, The Bronx

Episcopal Church of the Mediator, The Bronx. Image 1

On August 15, 1855, a Protestant Episcopal society was organized in King's Bridge, and the name adopted was "The Church of the Mediator, Yonkers." In 1857, the society erected its first church, a frame structure costing five thousand dollars, on land presented by James R. Whiting, and a rectory was built soon afterward on adjoining land. Bishop Horatio Potter consecrated the church on November 6, 1864.


Dec 23 2012

Kingsbridge Evangelical Lutheran Church, The Bronx

Contact info:
3128 Bailey Ave.
Bronx, NY 10463

May 25 2011

St. John's Roman Catholic Church, The Bronx

St. John's Roman Catholic Church, The Bronx. Image 1

The Church of St. John is a Roman Catholic parish church under the authority of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, located at 3021 Kingsbridge Avenue, Bronx, New York City. The parish was established in 1877 and has had long ties with the Religious of Jesus and Mary as their main base in New York.

Founded in the 1860s as a mission attended by a Yonkers parish, and later by the Jesuits of Fordham University (founded as St. John’s College), mass was originally celebrated in an old schoolhouse on Spuyten Duyvil Hill.


Dec 09 2012

St. Nektarios Greek Orthodox Church, The Bronx

3107 Bailey Ave., Kingsbridge Heights

St. Nektarios Church is a greek orthodox christian church located at Bailey ave. in the Kingsbridge Heights neighbourhood of The Bronx borough of New York City. St. Nektarios, born Nektarios Kephalas (1846-1920) is a latter-day saint, recognized by Constantinople in 1961. The church building is a former private house, built in the end of 19th century as the Second Empire style house.