GOSPEL FEST AT KINGSBROOK6th Annual Unity Gospel Fest Draws Support from Community & Elected Officials
Brooklyn, NY –Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and Mt. Zion Church of God 7th Day will celebrate the 6th Annual Unity Gospel Fest, on Sunday, October 11th from 4:00-7:00pm at Kingsbrook Medical Center, 585 Schenectady Avenue between Winthrop Street and Rutland Road. This unique event was designed to celebrate the connection between physical and spiritual wellness, through the unification of gospel music. The event will be held in Kingsbrook’s Lillian Minkin Ballroom, 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.”
The day features a variety of choirs and gospel artists, and is an impressive reflection of spirituality in this vibrant community. Guests are greeted by Kingsbrook health care professionals providing screenings, medical services and educational information before entering the ballroom to experience an incredible display of musical praise and worship.
“Beyond great gospel music, the Unity Gospel Fest represents the efforts of a partnership advancing community wellness and community spirit. This partnership shows outstanding things are possible when institutions and artists committed to service join together,” stated Senator Jesse Hamilton of Brooklyn, “It will be my pleasure to join performers, neighbors, and friends of the community in praise and fellowship on October 11th. Thanks to all the partners making this event possible, and a special thanks to Pastor Gilford Monrose of Mt. Zion Church of God for his commitment to making this broad-based, community partnership such a success.”
“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 Adams. “I am asking Brooklynites to join me on Sunday, October 11th for a worthwhile evening to celebrate both spiritual and physical wellness.”
Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, celebrating its 90th year, is an 864-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.
Media Contact: Enid Dillard (718) 604-5201


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