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ACTS 2021 Spring Virtual Event Series “Seize the New Day for Social Justice”!

04/19/2021 06:30 PM – 07:40 PM ET Guest Speaker:  Rev. Kevin Agee,  Presiding Elder at Philadelphia District and at Washington-Virginia District, Christian Methodist Episcopal Church; former pastor at Hopps Memorial CME Church, and past president of ACTS Gospel Music: New Life Temple of Praise group, directed by Brian Moore Presentation of The Rev. Dr. Nebraski Carter Clergy More »

Gospel Meets Symphony April 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

Musical worlds collide as local gospel experts and Symphoria sing the good news of our culturally rich and vibrant community.  This performances features local performers, including Zasha Moore, Alza Johnson, Corey Hudson, Fred Hintz, and special performance by Joan Hillsman’s Music Network. Program       Anthem of Praise God is Trying to Tell You More »

Governor Cuomo Announces Partnership with SOMOS Community Care to Vaccinate Underserved New Yorkers for COVID-19 at Community Medical Practices

New York State will Provide COVID-19 Vaccine Directly to Doctors’ Offices in SOMOS Health Network Predominately Located in Lower Income Communities of Color; Program to Start in the Coming Weeks 75 Medical Practices in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens Will Vaccinate New Yorkers — Scaling Up to 100 Practices as Supply Allows Builds on More »

Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Passover

“This weekend, our Jewish brothers and sisters will gather together with family and friends to begin the observance of Passover. “This holiday celebrates the liberation from oppression, reminding us all that through faith and perseverance we can overcome adversity with hope for a more fair and just future. “As New Yorkers gather for seder on Saturday night, More »

Crouse Health’s ‘Diversity and Inclusion Committee’ Contributes to Victory Fellowship Church

Crouse Health and their Diversity and Inclusion Committee recently participated in Victory Fellowship Church drive to collect laundry detergent and supplies for those in need. President & CEO Kimberly Boynton, with Bishop H. Bernard Alex attended the event, where nearly 700 families were served.  Victory Fellowship Church has a variety of programs designed to fit More »

Governor Cuomo Announces “Roll Up Your Sleeve” Campaign to Encourage Houses of Worship of All Faiths to Sign Up as Vaccination Sites

Governor Calls on Medical Providers to Volunteer to Partner with Houses of Worship to Conduct Vaccination Clinics, Bolstering State’s Commitment to Ensuring Fairness and Equity in Vaccine Distribution Process Governor Reiterates Call on Religious Leaders of All Faiths to Partner with State and Establish Additional Vaccination Sites; Since March 8, Webform Has Already Identified Over 200 New More »

Governor Cuomo Takes Johnson & Johnson Vaccine at Mount Neboh Baptist Church Pop-Up Vaccine Site

Cuomo: “We’re going to have to get millions and millions and millions of vaccines in arms. Probably the largest governmental undertaking that modern government has done. That’s what we’re looking at. On top of it, and compounding it, it has to be done fairly. COVID discriminated. COVID may be race-blind, ethnic-blind, but COVID found the More »

Governor Cuomo Announces Best Single-Day Performance in Nation at Javits Center Mass Vaccination Site

13,431 Doses Administered Saturday/Sunday and 13,713 Doses Administered Sunday/Monday 123,124 Doses Administered Across New York State in the Last 24 Hours As of 11AM today, New York Providers Have Administered 89% of First Doses Vaccine Dashboard Will Update Daily to Provide Updates on the State’s Vaccine Program; Go to Governor Cuomo: “It was a More »

InterFaith Works of Central New York Agency Appoints Interfaith Initiatives Director

Syracuse, NY– Bishop Colette Matthews-Carter was appointed by InterFaith Works of Central New York to serve as its director of Interfaith Initiatives. Among her chief responsibilities, Matthews-Carter oversees chaplains and chaplaincy contractual obligations with area hospitals, nursing homes, and correctional facilities, as well as provides consultation, interfaith education, dialogue, and training to promote interfaith understanding. More »