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"Meet the Pastor Feeding her Flock from a Garden in the Sky" - August 2016

Behind the Port Authority Bus Terminal, Tiffany Triplett Henkel of Metro Baptist Church

tends to rooftop plots of vegetables and fruits


"Hell's Kitchen Sounds Off Against New Bus Terminal, Eminent Domain" - April 2016

A Manhattan Express article about the Town Hall held at MBC regarding the PABT expansion.


"Residents Riled by Eminent Domain Scenario for Bus Terminal Revamp" - April 2016

An article in Chelsea Now about the Town Hall held at MBC regarding the PABT expansion.


"Port Authority Expansion Feared" - February 2016

An article about the PABT expansion


"Metro Baptist Helps Announce Grants..." - August 2013

Article in CBF's fellowship! magazine (p. 29) about Metro's involvement in a 7 million dollar fund for unmet needs in the wake of Sandy. 


"Making Peace" - October 2012

A Baptist Peacemaker article including a section on Metro.


Sojourner's Quote of the Day - May 7, 2012

Sojourner's features Metro in its "Quote of the Day."


"Big Impact in the Big Apple" - April 2012

Duke Divinity School's Faith & Leadership magazine profiles Metro as a"vibrant institution."


"Church Farming Provides Food and Community" - April 2012

Huffington Post Religion Feature on Metro's rooftop farm.


"NYC Church Project Uses Roof" - April 2012

A Nonprofit Quarterly article on the Hell's Kitchen Farm Project.


"New York City Church Grows Food" - April 2012

An article on Metro's rooftop farm project and its connection to Metro's wider mission.


"Hell's Kitchen Farm Project: A Community Grows Vegetables" - April 2012

A NY Daily News feature on Metro's rooftop farm.


"Dance at Metro Baptist Church" - February 2012

A NY Theatre Wire review of a recent Sanctuary Salon performance, produced by Metro and Mark Lamb Dance and featuring many artists and dancers from Metro's congregation.


"Hell's Kitchen Farm Serves It's First Harvest" - November 2011

Local press on the first growing season of the Hell's Kitchen Farm Project at Metro Baptist.


"Rooftop Farm Celebrates First Growing Season" - November 2011

Local news article profiling the Hell's Kitchen Farm Project and Metro's rooftop farm. 


Remembrance and Hope on 9/11 Anniversary

Pastor Alan Sherouse is interviewed by k-love radio in the days leading up to the tenth anniversary of 9/11.


"Baptists Who Love" - June 2011

Pastor Alan Sherouse blogs about the future of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship on Huffington Post Religion.


"A Ministry of Hope" - February/March 2011

Article profiling the work of Ronnie Adams.


"If I Had a Hammer" - October 2009

Metro mentioned on p. 19 of this recently published children's book on the history of Habitat for Humanity. The book references President Jimmy Carter's visit to NYC in 1985, when he stayed at Metro during his first building campaign.


"Christ-like Presence in New York" - March 2009

Article profiling the work of former staffperson, Amanda Hambrick Ashcraft.


"Bill Moyers Journal" - October 2008

Metro featured in the first 3:30 of an edition of BMJ.


"New York Church Does Outsized Ministry" - May 2008