Latvian Ev. Luth. Yonkers NY Church.
The Yonkers Church, of the Latvian Ev. Luth.
Church of New York, is in the City of Yonkers, NY, about one third mile north of
the New York City, Bronx border.
Within the Yonkers Church building is also the
Latvian School and several social halls.
Latvian Ev. Luth. Church
254 Valentine Lane (@ Leighton Avenue)
Yonkers, NY 10705
Telephone: (914) 476-4787.
The church congregation's web site is: www.nydraudze.org
Visit the Yonkers church page "Latvian Ev. Lutheran Church of New York Yonkers" on Facebook
Pastor Juris Saivars' web site is: www.Kancele.net
HOW TO GET THERE:
To see a map of the Yonkers Church and the surrounding neighborhood click on: www.mapq.st/QSWAwt
On the church congregations web site (see
previous paragraph) under "Ceļa norādījumi" you will find a
printable map for the Yonkers church (IZDRUKĀJAMA KARTE: JONKERU BAZNĪCA) and
other congregation properties. The Yonkers Church is one block to the West, on
Valentine Lane, from South Broadway (US Route 9), in the South East of Yonkers
about a third of a mile north from the New York City and Bronx border.
By public transportation:
From New York City (Manhattan) the closest Subway station is on the #1 line's Van Cortlandt Park / 242 Street, which is the last stop.
When leaving the elevated subway station, keep to the right and go
down the stairs to the street, which will be Broadway. You will then be about 2 miles
(3.2 km) south of the Church. You have to transfer to the (MTA) New York City Transit bus line Bx9 towards "Riverdale
/ 262 St.", which continues north along Broadway and will
take you close to the Yonkers border. Get off at the last stop - 262 Street. After stepping off
the bus, continue walking north on Broadway (in Yonkers called South Broadway) to Valentine Lane, where you will turn left. The Yonkers church
will be on the left at the corner of Leighton Avenue. Turn left on Leighton
Avenue to walk to the church's main entrance. The walking distance from the bus
stop at (West) 262 Street to the Church is 0.5 miles ( 0.8 km).
Grand Central Terminal (at Park Avenue & East 42nd Street, take the Hudson
Line local train to the Ludlow stop. Walk along Pier Street or Ludlow Street
going east (away from the Hudson River). Along the way you will cross Bridge Street and Hawthorne
Ave. When you get to Riverdale Ave, turn right and walk south. Along the way
you will cross Pier Street, Morris Street, Post Street, Culver Street, Franklin
Ave., and Radford Street. Continue walking uphill, past the police precinct to
Valentine Lane. Turn left onto Valentine Lane and walk to Leighton Avenue. The
Yonkers church will be on the corner in front of you. Turn left onto Leighton
Avenue to get to the main entrance. The walking distance from the Ludlow train
stop to the Church is about 1 mile (1.6 km). If you don't want to walk this distance then
take the Hudson line local or express train to Yonkers, which is the next
stop after Ludlow, where
you can take a taxi to the church.
Bus and subway information:
For MTA New York City Transit info please visit www.mta.info.
For Westchester County (NY) Bee Line bus info please visit www.westchestergov.com/beelinebus.