community outreach

community outreach

Dedication of the Hope and a Prayer Center by the Sea, Far Rockaway, NY

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October 29, 2014, Far Rockaway, NY A new Community Support and Resource Center opens in Far Rockaway, NY, an area ravaged by Superstorm Sandy on 10/29/2012. The Kenneth and Karen Ko "Hope and a Prayer Center by the Sea" is a community outreach project sponsored by the Atlantic District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and benefactor Mr. Kennth Ko. The dedication was hosted by Vicar Tom Cusanelli, Sandy Relief Coordinator for the Atlantic District with Rev. Dr. David Benke, Bishop of the Atlantic District, presiding. Presentations were made by Rev. Ross Johnson, Director of Disaster Response for the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, along with other local officials and community advocates. We pray that the Resource Center provides a solid foundation for this community to rebuild upon and flourish in the future.