Wednesday, January 08, 2014

LONG ISLAND, NY: Wantagh historic black church, diocese locked in legal feud

December 28, 2103

The Episcopal Diocese of Long Island is trying to evict the congregants at St. Matthias Ministries church in Wantagh.

St. Matthias was a mission of the diocese from 1904 until 2009, when diocese declared the church closed. The congregants have split from the Episcopal church and are suing to keep their house of worship. Videojournalist: Chuck Fadely (Oct. 21, 2013)

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The Episcopal Diocese of Long Island is in a court battle to evict congregants of the historically black St. Matthias Ministries church and sell the property in Wantagh.

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