Popular Brooklyn church celebrates 37 years • Caribbean Life

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On Saturday, the church — in the heart of the Caribbean community — whose overseer is Jamaican-born Apostle Dr. Cecil G. Riley, began the celebration with an international cultural showcase.

Jamaica, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and the United States were represented, as congregants donned native colors and prepared mouth-watering national dishes “for everyone to enjoy,” according to Veronica Lyle, the church’s administrator.

“Complement­ing this festive occasion was cool, rhythmic steel pan music and Minister Caswell Daley’s dynamic roots lyrics,” Lyle told Caribbean Life.

She said the afternoon culminated with a “fabulous hat show competition,”…

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