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6/14/2014 - Supervisor Bosworth Celebrates 180th Anniversary of Westbury African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

Supervisor Bosworth Celebrates 180th Anniversary of Westbury African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

 

Westbury, NY – Supervisor Judi Bosworth presented a proclamation to Reverend Gregory Miles and the congregation of Westbury A.M.E. Zion Church, in recognition of their 180th Anniversary at a ceremony on June 14th.  The church was organized in 1834, originating on Glen Cove Road.  The church was moved to Westbury in 1867 and was later rebuilt there during the 1920s. “The story of this church sounds much like the telling of a person’s life.  We often have to rebuild ourselves using stronger materials in order to weather the storms.  But if we are built in our place of worship and our lives on a sturdy foundation then we will withstand the toughest of times” Supervisor Bosworth said.  “Blessings to you and everyone who comes together under this roof.  Congratulations!”