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Brooklyn Tabernacle

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Address: 17 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-5111
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+1 718-290-2000
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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World-renowned choir of 240 voices has sold three million albums and won...

World-renowned choir of 240 voices has sold three million albums and won several Grammy and Dove Awards.

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The Choir is AMAZING!

If you are a fan of gospel music, then try to squeeze in a visit to the Brooklyn Tabernacle. The church is really well organised and staff to accommodate the large congregation of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mele F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a fan of gospel music, then try to squeeze in a visit to the Brooklyn Tabernacle. The church is really well organised and staff to accommodate the large congregation of both locals and tourists. They have several services and they can become quite full but I've been twice and got a seat no problem both times. Look... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a "church" with 3 services on Sunday. it's a huge old theater, nicely renovated. the music is spectacular! everyone so nice and welcoming. the 9am service is easy to get into. the 11a and 1p you will stand in line outside waiting for the previous service to empty out.

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Hurst, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mere words are not adequate to describe the wonder and awe of this place. God is at work among these dear people and it can literally be felt. My husband and I were moved to tears when the congregation sang. It was so moving; the Holy Spirit is surely in this place. Thank you for blessing us in this way.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although I am not a member of the church, I visit often. Each and every time I visit the church for prayer service or Sunday service, I am greeted with a warm embrace and respect by members. Sermons are appropriately timed and to the point. The ministers find a way to help all understand the message. They speak to you... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

I've been visiting Brooklyn Tabernacle for over a decade now. And although I haven't joined, I enjoy coming to worship when I can. The last few times I've visited, I noticed that tourists just come to hear the choir and then leave before the sermon. Of course, the award-winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir is amazing, but Pastor Jim Cymbala gives a... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

An absolute disgrace. Went for the Christmas "show"...dropped my friend inside to get seats and I went to park the car..the line to park was long and I walked back to the "theatre" oh..Church. Big burly "bouncers" oh....sorry, members of the congregation stopped me and others from going inside despite the fact that our fmailies were inside, that we had... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

We planned to visit the Tabernacle, and we knew it was good, but it surpassed our expectations. With free admission to a wonderful theater, it is probably one of the best deals in town, particularly during the Holidays. We loved it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

Wonderful way to celebrate NewcYears Eve . Wonderful music, inspiring singing and preaching. Probably a bit overwhelming if this is an unfamiliar scene. You need to be there early ... an hour early, no filming allowed, no food, liquids and it is very hot. It is local worship service for anyone looking to be encouraged and inspired.

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Sanford, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

I met a member who walked me over at lunch time because I was interested in the architectural restoration. We were admitted while a service was happening. However, a few friends of mine went there during their lunch period and they were not granted admission. Not only were they disappointed - they felt insulted. And they way they were refused... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

I truly believe that Pastor Cymbala is anointed and has a gift on teaching the words of God and saying it in a way that provides easy understanding and make it applicable for everyday life. The choir is anointed. Beautiful voices. Helps you connect with God and feel his presence. Very professional and well put together. I think some are... More 

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