Bronx, N Y: Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church of Our Savior

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Bronx New York

By Dennis Slattery, New York Daily News

After passing the collection plate for 30 years, a Bronx congregation finally raised enough money to buy a church of its own 

The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church of Our Savior congregation spent $1.3 million to buy a church building in Norwood that until recently housed a Lutheran congregation.

Talk about pennies from Heaven.

An Ethopian congregation that passed a collection plate to parishioners every Sunday for the past 30 years has raised enough money to buy the $1.3 million church of its dreams.

After three decades without a home, the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church of Our Savior acquired a Gothic building in Norwood that until recently housed a Lutheran congregation.

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