Mother AME Zion

On 137th and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. is Mother African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, the oldest black church in the US, having been founded in 1796. In the 1800′s it was well known as “the freedom church”, as it became a safe haven for blacks who escaped slavery in...

St. Edward The Martyr

     Located on 14th East 109th street, the St. Edward the Martyr church has a history and influence that extends beyond Harlem. Emerging from what is called a “violent religious disagreement”, in 16th century Europe the English Church split from Rome’s Catholic...