The Church of the Holy Spirit is located at Bay Parkway and 82nd Street in
Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, and belongs to the larger family of the Episcopal Diocese
of Long Island. It was established in 1877, where it originally served a primarily
Due to the increase of the population
of Asian American immigrants in the
area, a new Chinese ministry was started
in July 1993. Fr. Peter Lam was
appointed Priest -in-charge, taking care
of the English- speaking congregation
and the new Chinese-speaking
parishioners. Starting from humble
beginnings, we have expanded to a steady
congregation of dedicated parishioners,
diverse in age and ethnicity.
Each Sunday, we offer a trilingual Eucharist
in Cantonese, Mandarin and English at 11:30
a.m. In addition, there are noon day prayers
from Monday to Friday during the week.
We are a family-oriented mission church and there are activities for all age
groups. We have Sunday school for children and teenagers, youth fellowship,
women’s leagues and interest groups for adults and seniors.
The church Jubilee Community Services Center was started in 1997, providing
outreach service to the community. This includes programs such as English as
Second Language (ESL) classes, Chinese school, children/youth music programs
including piano lessons, and seminar/
talks on health services, financial
management, voters’ education,
citizens’ rights and other educational
talks during the year.
You are welcome to join our
church and be our member. We
invite you to enjoy our hospitality
and participate in our supportive