Join “Our Calling To Fulfill” Black History Month Event At St. Philip’s Episcopal Church In Harlem

Please join St. Philip’s Episcopal Church for a special celebration of the creativity, resiliency and determination of faith and activist communities in honor of Black History Month.

Historic St. James Methodist Episcopal Church, From 1871, Slated For Demolition In Harlem

NY Yimby reports that full demolition permits have been filed for the three-story building at 45 East 126th Street, along with adjacent lots 1975 and 1981 Madison Avenue in Harlem.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church In Harlem, 1872

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, the first Episcopal parish in Harlem, was organized in 1829 by the Rev. George L. Hinton (more of that history can be found here).

Harlem’s Pauli Murray, The First Black Woman To Be Ordained As An Episcopal Priest

Anna Pauline “Pauli” Murray, 1910–1985, was an American civil rights activist, women’s rights activist, lawyer, Episcopal priest, and author.

“The Negro Silent Protest Parade” Formed By Harlem’s St. Philip’s Church, 1917

The march was organized by W. E. B. Du Bois, the NAACP, second vice president of the NAACP, Harlem‘s James Weldon Johnson, and Rev. Hutchens Chew Bishop, rector of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church and realtor John Continue Reading →

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