2004-09-03 / Religion

Canarsie Full Gospel Chapel

Our schedule of services is as follows: Worship Service, Sunday 10:45 a.m and 7:00 p.m. Sunday School, Sunday 9:45 a.m.

We are located at 1186 Remsen Ave. The phone number is 257-2576.

Our Pastor is John Schreck, and the associate pastor is Kenneth Friedmann.

Holy Family

Town Meeting: Meeting for the whole parish on September 21st at 7:30 PM in Holy Family School Auditorium. We want to share plans, hopes and dreams for the upcoming anniversary year. These plans include spiritual, cultural and social activities.

Our theme is “Holy Family, united as one family.” The earlier we get involved, the more inclusive our celebration can be. Please set this date aside so that you can be with us.

Mass of the Anointing Of The Sick: We will be celebrating this Mass on Saturday, September 25th at 10:30 AM in church, followed by a reception in the churchyard.

Holy Family Parish 125th Anniversary committee.iInvites you to a “Latin and Caribbean Festival” Saturday, October 9th from 8:00PM til 1:00 AM. Call Walter Campbell (718) 495-6082; Cynthia Coffin (718) 649-0126 or the Rectory (718) 257-4423.

We thank Fr. Patrick for being with us this summer. May our best wishes and God’s blessings be with him always.

There is still space available in most grades for the school year 2004-2005. Please call the school at 718-257-2954 or the Rectory office 718-257-4423 for more information.

New Registration for the 2004-2005 year of our Religious Education Program is still ongoing.

Please call the Rel. Ed office at 257-8016 or Rectory office 257-4423 for appointment.

Re-registration: If you have not yet re-registered your child for classes, which will resume in September, please do so as soon as possible. Materials and books must be ordered to have all ready for the opening meeting. If registrations are not received very soon, the child will not be able to begin classes on time.

Our Religious Education Ministry will begin a new class for adults who wish to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. Sessions will begin in September and are open to anyone sixteen years of age or older who have been baptized and received the Sacraments of First Communion and First Penance. Prior registration is necessary. Classes will be held on Wednesday Night 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Please call our Rel. Education Office 718-257-8016 during office hours. You need your Baptism and First Holy Communion Certificates.

In addition to his serving God as a priest and serving his country as an active member of the U.S Army Reserve, Fr. Kane valued his membership in the Informed Voices of Canarsie by being present at practically all the meetings. He championed the unity of the Canarsie Community. Fr.. Kane has been informed that effective Sept, 7 he will begin his mobilization process.

Our Lady Of Miracles

718-257-2400 East 86 Street (Between Glenwood Rd. & Flatlands Ave.)

Our schedule of masses is: Saturday at 5:30 PM, Sunday at 8:30 AM (English), 10:30 AM (English & Italian), 12:30 (French & Creole).

Our weekday mass schedule is: Monday to Saturday 8:30 AM only.

Anyone interested in having an Annual Votive Candle lit for a loved one, please call the rectory at 718-257-2400.

Religious Education Office is now open for registration of new and re-registration of continuing students. All Catholic, grammar school-aged children, who attend Public Schools, must also attend Religious Education Classes EVERY YEAR! Office is open on Sundays, from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Monday thru Thursday from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Please call for an appointment. 718-649-0006. You must bring your child/children’s Baptismal Certificate, Parish Envelope number and Appropriate Fee.

The Diocese is planning another Marian Pilgrimage to the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. It is scheduled for Saturday October 23, 2004. We will be reserving a bus to take pilgrims from Our Lady of Miracles Parish. Bus will be leaving at 6:00 AM and returning around 11:00 PM on the same day. If interested call the rectory at 718-257-2400.

Our Food Pantry, sponsored by the Canarsie Cluster, (Our Lady of Miracles, St. Jude & Holy Family) is available for those in need. It is open on Fridays & Saturdays from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM both days.

If you, or your family, is in need of food, please stop by the rear basement doors of Our Lady Miracles Rectory on the days listed. Also, anyone who cares to donate any food, the pantry is always is in need of dry milk, cold cereal, peanut butter & jelly, mayonnaise, cooking oil, tuna fish, corned beef hash, paper goods and whatever else.

Mary Queen Of

Heaven Church

Parish phone number: Rectory: 718-763-2330, School: 718-763-2360, School Of Religion: 718-763-2590, Parish website: www.mqhchurch.org. Rectory Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 12 Noon and 1:00 p.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday, 10:00 am - 6:00 p.m., Sunday 9:00 am - 1:00 p.m. National Holidays - Rectory Closed. Devotions: Miraculous Medal Novena: Mondays: 8:00 am with Mass and 7:30 p.m. Novena and Benediction. Morning Prayer: Monday - Friday 7:45 am, Saturdays - 8:45 am. Rosary: Monday - Friday after 8:00 am Mass, Saturday after 9:00 am Mass. Prayer Group Cenacle: Thursday Evenings: 7:30 p.m., Msgr. Burns Parish Center. First Fridays: Exposition and Benediction, 12 Noon - 2:00 p.m. Confessions: Saturdays 4:30 p.m.

Registration is being held for any girl in Kindergarten through Sixth Grade who wants to join the Girl Scouts. Registration will be held in the Parish Center on Sunday, September 12th from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.

The Religious Education of a child should be the responsibility of the Parish. We want to make sure we are meeting the needs of our parishioners before all others.

In order to meet these needs we ask that when you come to register your children for the Religious Education classes you bring your parish registration number. If you have not registered your family in the parish, please stop by the Rectory and so. You will then receive your parish number.

The Religious Education Office is open for registration. The office is located in the Monsignor Burns Parish Center at 1304 East 57th Street.

If your child is already in our program and you have not re-registered, please do so as soon as possible.

Books must be ordered to have all ready for the opening session. You may bring your re-registration forms on Wednesdays from 9 am to 3 pm in the Parish Center, or you can mail them to the above address.

Have you ever thought about giving the greatest gift of your time and talents to share God’s love with our young ones? This is God’s call to you. We need a few more catechists for our classes beginning September 29, 2004.

When we share our faith with others, we deepen our own knowledge of God and faith.

Can you hear Jesus calling you as He says “Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel to every creative” (Mark 16:15)? If you think you can spare two hours a week to share God’s love with our children, call the MQH Religious Education Office at (718) 763-2590.

There is also a need for catechists to work with children with special needs. We know there are some certified special education teachers in our parish.

If any of you would be available to give approximately one half hour a week as a catechist, please call the Religious Ed Office.

The next Rosary Society Meeting will be held on Sunday, September 12th following the 12 o’clock Mass.

At the meeting we will be celebrating “Grandparents Day.” We ask that all those who will attend the meeting to send in pictures of your grandchildren and/or your grandparents for our special display board.

All pictures must be dropped off at the Rectory, in care of the Rosary Society by September 5th. These pictures will be returned, so please make sure you write your name on the back before you send them in.

Have you checked out our new Parish Website yet? The new parish website at www.mqhchurch.org has lots of information about our parish. Check it out each week for the latest information and news of things that are happening in the parish.

Parish Societies are invited to submit information about their society to be included on the website. The information can be left at the Rectory.




The members of Plymouth Congregational Church invite you to worship and fellowship with us.

We are located at 1223 East 96 Street, between Ave J and Flatlands Avenue, 1-718-649-5962; Fax 1-718-649-3702.

Our Sr. Pastor is Rev. Albert Morrison.

We preach Jesus Christ, crucified and buried, risen on the third day, ascended to heaven and coming again in glory!

Order of services: Sunday Morning 9:30 - Youth and Adult Sunday School 10:45 am Devotional Period. 11:00am - Worship Service. Monday 7:00pm, “Hour of prayer” Wednesday 7:30 pm, Prayer & Bible Study. Thursday - Choir Rehearsal, Thursday 6:30pm. Communion Service, every 1st Sunday. Youth Service every second Sunday. Fifth Sunday - Missionary Service.

Christian Church

Of Canarsie

We are located at 606 E. 89th St.

Our schedule of services are as follows: Sunday Worship, 9:00AM & 11:30 AM. - Sunday School 10:30 AM. - Sunday Children Church 11:30AM. - Wednesday Worship 7:30PM.

Our phone numbers are 718-649-4516 and 718-272-5150.

Kingslawn United

Presbyterian Church

Our service schedule is as follows:

Sunday morning 11:30AM, Worship Service. Sunday morning, 10:30 AM, Sunday School.

Wednesday evening, 7:30PM, Prayer Fellowship. Friday evening, 6:00 PM, Youth Fellowship.

We are located at 2368 Ralph Avenue. Our phone number is (718)-241-0736.

Canarsie Community

Reformed Church

We are located at 1155 East 93rd Street (near Conklin Ave.).

Our phone is 718-649-3759. Our pastor is Rev. Felix A. Busby.

The Canarsie Community Reformed Church is a culturally diverse church, seeking to reconcile all God’s children to Christ, through the renewing of the spirit and mind, and by living in conformity to the Word of God through Jesus Christ.

Weekly church activities begin on Sunday mornings with Sunday School for children and teens at 10:45AM and Sunday Service at 11:00 AM with sermons on inspirational and insightful topics.

Audio tapes of each Sunday’s sermon are available immediately after services.

Large print Bibles are available for the visually impaired, and a Conductive Loop System adaptable to T-switch.

Prayer Services are held on Tuesdays at 7:00 PM and Bible Study on Thursdays at 7:00PM.

The Youth Group meets on Saturdays at 7PM.

Special services include our Communion every first Sunday, and Healing Service every fifth Sunday.

Mount Carmel Worship And Outreach Center

We are located at 786-788 East 46th Street, Brooklyn New York 11203. 718-978-6140; 718-209-4170; 917-609-0909. Pastor: Rev. Glen Lawrence, Secretary Treasurer: Mrs. Ruth Warden.

Pastor Glen Lawrence and members of the Mount Carmel Worship and Outreach Center invite you, your family and friends to our church.. Services are held: Sundays: Sunday School at 10am, Worship Service at 11am, Wednesdays: Prayer meeting & Bible study at 7pm.

For prayers call (718)209-4170 or 917-609-0909.

Seaview Jewish


For a beautiful Oneg Shabbos spirit, please join us for Davening in our lovely, spacious, and air conditioned Shul. Enter through the glass doors in our parking lot on E. 98th St. between Ave. N & Seaview Ave.

Our office telephone number is 1-718-251-1900. The mailing address is 1440 E. 99th St. Brooklyn, NY 11236. Office hours are announced during Shabbos services for the upcoming week.

We have Russian language Siddurim for those who require them. Learn Torah on the go with our “Shuir-on-a-cassette” tapes. They are free for the asking. Come in and pick some up.

Light your Shabbos candles Friday evening, September 3 at 7:06 pm. Friday and Saturday evening Mincha / Ma’ariv services begin at 7:00 pm. Saturday morning Shabbos we Daven Shacharis at 8:45 am. The Torah reading is at 10 am. The Parsha this Shabbos is Ki Tavo. A delicious luncheon Kiddush follows Musaf.

Shalosh Seudas is at 7:30 pm between Mincha and Mariv Saturday evening. Shabbos is over Saturday night at 8:05 pm. Make Havdalah with wine, spices, and a multi-wick flame. A hearty Refuah Sh’loimeh to the sick of our community. Get well soon!

High Holiday seats are now on sale. Come join us in our lovely succah this year.

We have formed a chess club amongst the many Seaview members who enjoy the game.

Right after the Kiddush on Shabbos mornings, the chess matches begin. All levels of players are welcome to join.

Sephardic Jewish


Rabbi Myron Rakowitz, President Israel Maya, Hazan Isac Faineh and Sisterhood President Hermosa Behar cordially invite you to attend our Religious and Educational programs.

Friday night service begin with Shir Hashirim at 7 PM.

Everyone is invited to attend our Kiddush this Shabbat, after service which is being tendered by the Family of Sol Cassuto in his memory; the Family of Max Varon in his memory; Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Pesso in Memory of Jacob Pesso; the Family of Rachel Nahum in her memory; the Family of Luna Mandel in her memory.

After the Kiddush on Shabbat afternoon, our Rabbi Rakowitz conducts a class.

Saturday evening Tehilim and Torah Study at 7 PM, followed by Seudah Shilisheth.

Daily services at 7 AM. Sunday services at 8 PM. Shabbat services at 8:30 AM.

High Holyday Tickets are available for purchase through our office. Office hours are Monday - Thursday 10 AM - 2 PM; Fridays 10 AM - 12 Noon. Rosh Hashana is September 15th, 16th and17th; Yom Kippur; Kol Nidre September 24th, Yom Kippur September 25th. Come join us for services as we welcome the year 5765. (Read this column for schedule of services.)

We will once again play hosts for the residents and clients of the Brooklyn Development Center for the High Holydays. Services will be held at our Center on Monday evening, September 13th at 6:45 PM.

If you wish to make donations to Yeshivas, plant a tree in Israel, buy Israeli Bonds, make pledges to the UJA/Operation Exodus Fund or contribute to any other cause, please feel free to call our office 718-257-0400.

Temple Emanu-El

Of Canarsie

Rabbi Joshua Minkin, Cantor Doris Cohen, Presidents Warren Nadel and Leonard Strum, the officers and trustees invite you to join us in prayer every Friday night at 8:00 PM and Saturday morning at 10:00 AM. Following Friday service, please join us for Oneg Shabbat.

Get well wishes to any of our Temple members, family or friends who are ailing. Our sincere condolences to Steve Kramer, on the loss of his mother Sylvia. Best wishes to all who are celebrating “September Simchas.”

Hebrew School will be starting once again on Monday, Sept 13th, 2004. Welcome to any new students who have joined or will be joining Temple Emanu-El Hebrew School. Our Hebrew School provides your child with a solid education in a warm atmospheres. Important Dates: Rosh Hashanah Begins on Wednesday evening. Sept 15th. Services start at 7:30 PM. Thursday, Sept 16th at 10:00 AM and 8 PM. Friday morning Sept., 17th at 10 AM.

Friday night regular service begins at 8:00 PM.

We wish everyone a Happy and Healthy New Year, along with all good things life has to offer.

Call the office to reserve you’re desired seats for the High Holy Days.

Greetings: Temple Emanu-El welcomes anyone who would like to join us for the High Holy Days or any other Sabbath Service. We welcome Jewish, Inter faith and alternative Families. Come discover our warm and spiritual atmosphere.

Temple Emanu-El is the only reformed synagoge within the Mill Basin, Bergen Beach, Canarsie, Georgetown, Starrett City and Sheepshead Bay Area.

It would be our pleasure to meet and greet you.

Classes: Come join Rabbi Minkin for our adult classes on Friday nights after service, and Saturday mornings before service.

Come to the senior center at Temple Emanu-El for a hot lunch made in our kitchen, a game of bingo, cards and other enjoyable activities that go on each day. We are street accessible. Come meet old friends and make new ones.

Please feel free to visit us at 1880 Rockaway Parkway (Between Avenues M & N). Telephone #1-718-251-0450 or E-mail us at 1880@aol.com.

Young Israel Of


Vice Presidents Irving Steinfeld and Barbara Rubin invite the community to join with us for services all during the summer and throughout the year.

Services for Friday evening parshas Ki-Tavo begin at 7 PM. Candle lighting for our congregants is 7:06 PM. Shabbos morning services begin at 9 AM. This week’s kiddush is hosted by members of the synagogue and the congregation is cordially invited to participate. Shabbos afternoon Mincha at 7:05 followed by seudah shelishis hosted by the Leicher family in observance of their mother’s yahrzeit. Shabbos ends with havadala at 8:12 PM. Reservations for High Holiday seating will begin immediately after Labor Day, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 7-9 PM and Sunday from 8:30 AM to 1 PM.

As in the past, new members will be given 1 free seat. For information please call the office at 718-251-2600.

Services this coming week each evening at 7:05 P.M. Sunday and Monday mornings at 8 A.M. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 6:30 A.M. and Thursday at 6:20 A.M. All welcome!

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