The Young People of the First Church of God sing songs of praise during the afternoon. The talented performers also stepped and danced for those who attended the community get-together. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg
A DJ keeps inspirational music going throughout the afternoon.Love Fellowship provides the message of the day with their song “Look Up To God”.
An international food area provides visitors with dishes from several countries.The afternoon’s inspirational entertainment is enjoyed by some of those who came to the First Church of God’s community celebration.
Far Rockaway residents get information about fire safety and free smoke detectors from members of the Fire Zone, part of the FDNY Safety Education Fund. Other informational tables included the National Diabetes Foundation and the Rockaway Inwood Ministerial Coalition.
Following a blood pressure screening, a woman has her sugar level checked by a technician from St. John’s Episcopal Hospital as a man waits his turn. Peninsula Hospital was also represented at the First Church of God’s Community Development Day on July 30.