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Building strong, families creating healthy communities.



Habakkuh 2:2
" And the Lord answered me, and said, write the vison, and make [it] plain upon tablets, that he may run that readeth it." 

 Rev. Lamont C. Allen & First Lady Florencia Allen

"Expression of Love" has Been Canceled.






Dear Friends & Family




 We regret to inform you that the Event  on October 30, 2021, In commemoration Rev. Dr. Maggie M. Howard dinner has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. We look forward to seeing you at future events.


A refund within two weeks of the receipt of this notification. If you do not receive your full refund within this timeframe, please contact our office and let us know.


We thank you for your understanding


Stapleton UAME Church

Rev. Lamont Allen, Pastor

S-SERVING the community with compassion

T-TELLING others about the love of Christ

A-ANSWERING the call of God on your life

P-PASSING the baton to the next generation

L-LIVING a life of holiness

E-EXPECTING God to perform miracles in the lives of the members

T-TRAINING the members in the things of God

O-OBEDIENCE is required by God

N-NEVER lose sight of the vision

 NY Senator Charles Schumer

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Thank you for the donations and support 

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Outreach ministries for making this event a success and continue to the great work of the lord.

Praise & Worship

11:00am Church Service


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Face coverings are required at all times except while seated, provided all individuals are 6 ft. apart except for immediate household members. Faith leaders, officiants, volunteers, and/or attendees must be prepared to don a face covering if another person unexpectedly comes within 6 ft. (e.g. when walking to seats).



New playground named in memory of beloved Rev. Maggie Howard

This playground is named in honor of Reverend Dr. Maggie Howard (1963 – 2020). Howard was born and raised in New York City and lived in the nearby Stapleton Houses. She received her associate degree in finance from the College of Staten Island, a bachelor’s degree in Theology from Boulden Seminary in Delaware, and also took doctoral studies. Howard was ordained in 1991 and was designated lead pastor of Stapleton A.M.E, the oldest African American church in Staten Island, in 2000.

Howard was known as a pillar of the community providing counseling and mentoring services, working with organizations such as FEMA’s Project Hope for Hurricane Sandy victims. Howard worked to better the neighborhood as a mediator in the Cease Fire Program, an NYPD initiative to prevent gang-related violence, Peer Recovery Coach, and a Citizens Police Academy graduate. She spread her inspirational message of education and social justice to Stapleton and around the world through her missionary work until she died in 2020.

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