Brooklyn Heights

Grace Church inducts new rector who is committed to urban ministry

October 22, 2018 By Francesca Norsen Tate, Religion Editor Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Eagle Photo by Andy Katz

State Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon (center) was among the dignitary guests at the Induction of the Rev. Dr. Allen F. Robinson as the 15th Rector of Grace Church-Brooklyn Heights, a 170-year-old landmark church. Standing with them (at left) is Grace Church’s senior warden, Kate Rock. The investiture liturgy took place Sunday evening, Oct. 21. Dr. Robinson, who is Grace Church’s first African-American rector, and is committed to expanding the parish’s already-established urban ministry, is already partnering with organizations in the wider Brooklyn community.

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