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Kingsbrook Hosts 8th Annual Gospel Fest

Kingsbrook Hosts 8th Annual Gospel Fest

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 call 718-604-5062.