Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and Mt. Zion Church of God 7th Day will celebrate the 8th
Annual Unity Gospel Fest, on Sunday, October 9th from 4:00-7:00pm. This unique event was designed to celebrate the connection
between physical and spiritual wellness, through the unification the medical
center and community church partners. The event will be held in Kingsbrook’s
Lillian Minkin Ballroom, located at 585 Schenectady Avenue between Winthrop
Street and Rutland Road and is free to the Central Brooklyn community.
The day will feature the healing sounds of gospel along with health and
wellness information for Kingsbrook medical professionals.
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 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. “We
have 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.”
Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, celebrating its 91st year, is an 769-bed
teaching Medical Center, dedicated to meeting the health needs of one
of Brooklyn’s most culturally diverse communities. Kingsbrook continues
to implement programs and services that respond to the vital health needs
and concerns of the community at large
Mt. Zion is one of Brooklyn’s oldest and more re-known churches,
it is the founder of
Brooklyn Center for Quality of Life. This faith-based organization, established in 2008, is a community outreach
entity committed to the purpose of serving and developing the largely-low
income residents of its Brooklyn community. For more information please