3 Kings Day: 50 Year Old Manger Made By Greenpoint Firefighters (VIDEO!)

Today is 3 Kings Day or the Epiphany, when the wise men visited the baby Jesus and gave him gifts of gold, frankincense and mir. During church today, John Dobranski Jr. told us about the manger on the alter of the Greenpoint Church that his father, a Greenpoint firefighter made 50 years ago.

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Jedis for Jesus: “Our Faith & the Force” begins 9/26 at Ascension Church

The Episcopal Church of the Ascension (127 Kent St) is mashing up faith with fun – fun from a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.

The “Our Faith & the Force” discussion series will be connecting the ministry of Jesus Christ with the artistry of the Star Wars films. The fall discussion series will be covering Episodes I-III.

I’m just a simple man, trying to make my way in the universe.” – Jango Fett, Attack of the Clones

The saga begins September 26  at 6:30pm and will meet “almost every other Wednesday” thereafter.

Further reading on the intersection of religion and Star Wars.

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