Pastor Amy Kienzle at the Park Church Co-Op. All photos by Ian Hartsoe.
Judgment-free dance parties. Concerts. Farmers Markets. Storytelling Events. It might sound like Greenpoint just got a sweet new venue, but actually, all these events take place at the (129 Russell Street), which is Park Church Co-op hands down the coolest church in Greenpoint. In 2015, the Park Church Co-op emerged out of what had been Messiah Lutheran Church, opposite McGolrick Park. At that time, Greenpointers sat down with Pastor Amy Kienzle, to learn more about the shifting nature of the congregation on Russell Street, and the Co-op’s open, community oriented approach to spirituality. I sat down with Pastor Amy last week to find out how the Co-Op has grown into one of the most exciting community spaces in the neighborhood.
The following interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.
Category: Community, Events
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Greenpoint Church is awesome and this Sunday they are having an Easterpalooza. Aside from the millions of amazing activities, like make your own baseball card on the ancient letterpress in the basement and get your portrait taken in your Easter Sunday’s best, there will be a dessert contest from 2:30-3:30!!! So be there, bring your best dessert and enjoy the day with some really rad people! See you there!
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