Emmanuel to hold a Peace and Justice Forum

Emmanuel Baptist Church will hold a Peace and Justice Forum entitled, “Racism, Bigotry, and Anti-Semitism: Then and Now” on Tuesday, June 27th at 7:00-8:30pm in the Peace Lounge following the non-fundraising Community Pasta Dinner.


Rabbi David Fine, Ph.D., of Temple Israel in Ridgewood will discuss how racism, bigotry, and anti-Semitism impacts communities and the world as well as how congregations can confront these challenges. Rev. Jan Phillips of Ridgewood Friends Meeting and Community Relations Board of Ridgewood will be a special guest at the forum.


The Community Pasta Dinner starts at 6:00pm in Heritage Hall. Suggested donation is $4 per adult and $2 per child. Since there is limited space, it is suggested that you reserve your seat by calling the Church office at 201-444-7300.


Emmanuel, founded in 1891, is celebrating its 125th Anniversary Year and maintains a tradition of community outreach. Emmanuel is located at 14 Hope Street, at the corner of Hope Street and East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ.  The building is ADA accessible and all are invited to attend.