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7th Annual Unity Gospel Fest

11/30/2016
7th Annual Unity Gospel Fest

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and Mt. Zion Church of God 7th Day celebrated the 7th Annual Unity Gospel Fest, on Sunday, October 9th from 4:00-7:00pm. The event was held in Kingsbrook’s Lillian Minkin Ballroom, located at 585 Schenectady Avenue between Winthrop Street and Rutland Road , free to the Central Brooklyn community.

Pastor Gilford Monrose of Mt. Zion Church of God 7th Day is a key coordinator of this day of praise and worship and is committed to growing this event annually via partners and sponsors. “This event has been such a blessing to our community that is very spiritually committed and connected. It is such a powerful showcase of spiritual talent and camaraderie,” he stated.

The unique event was designed to celebrate the connection between physical and spiritual wellness, through featuring the healing sounds of gospel along with health and wellness information for Kingsbrook medical professionals.

The exciting day features a variety of choirs and gospel artists, and is an impressive reflection of spirituality in this vibrant community. Upon entry to the event, guests are greeted by Kingsbrook health care professionals and its unique Community Ambassador Unit, providing options for screenings, medical services and educational information before entering the ballroom to experience an incredible display of musical praise and worship.

“We anticipate over 300 persons each year at this incredible event. It is a truly a unique and inspirational experience,” stated, Enid Dillard, Director of Marketing & Public Affairs at Kingsbrook. “Kingsbrook has worked with many church partners over the years to advance the health of the community via early detection, education and awareness efforts. However, this event is a true testimony to the power of community partnerships and how we work together in the spirit of wellness.”

“The Unity Gospel Fest is a one-of-a-kind experience bringing together hospital staff, patients, religious leaders, and gospel artists in a holistic approach to create a healthy One Brooklyn,” stated Borough President Eric L. Adams. “I am asking Brooklynites to join us on Sunday, October 9th for a worthwhile evening to celebrate both spiritual and physical wellness."