Our History

Temple Gates of Prayer was founded in Flushing in 1901.
 

Highlights of our 120 year history are listed here

Temple Gates of Prayer: 100 year anniversary video (2000)

Climate Desk: 2 minute video about TGP and environmental concerns (2012)

Article from Chinese press about Temple Gates of Prayer's 2018 Purim Celebration
This is the Google Translation of the Chinese newspaper article:
February 28 is the annual Purim of the Jews. Purim is a festival dedicated to the survival of the Jewish Persian empires who survived the genocide. The congregation of Temple Gates of Prayer in Flushing recalled Esther on February 28, the theme of which was to choose Israel as the God of the people, a hidden god during the time when the Israelites were turned over to the Gentile nations, Take care of them secretly and save them. New York China Work Drama Square also joined the reading activities, they play different roles through the puppet show will be Chinese culture and Jewish culture together, which is the second cooperation between the two, after which will continue to cooperate. The celebration of the day attracted a hundred followers. The photo shows the Jewish believers celebrating Purim in silent prayer. (According to the plot as reported Wang Yilin)

 

Religious Peoples of Flushing: A written desciption of the religious groups found in Flushing, prepared by the Macaulay Center of Queens College. (2009)
 
The Flushing Remonstrance - a significant moment in religious freedom, right in the backyard of Temple Gates of Prayer