The Rev. Adriene Thorne. Photo courtesy of First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn has called the Rev. Adriene Thorne as its new pastor. The announcement was made this week and is the culmination of a thorough discernment process by the church’s Pastor Nominating Committee. The committee devoted several months to carefully reviewing applications and interviewing contenders. Together, committee members discerned whom to choose Read More →

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‘Being Human in the Face of Inhumanity’ Is Theme of St. Francis College Event St. Francis College, continuing a strong interfaith educational tradition, welcomes Rabbi Joseph Potasnik and Cantor Shira Lissek for its annual Yom HaShoah commemoration on Thursday, April 16, at 11:10am in the College’s Founders Hall. Also called Holocaust Remembrance Day in English, Read More →