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The Regional Synod of New York includes classes and congregations that are urban, suburban, and rural; large, medium, and small; black, white, Asian, Hispanic, and multiracial; progressive, moderate, and conservative—as well as those that don’t comfortably wear such labels. United in and through Jesus’s saving love, we rejoice in the diversity of our family of faith and we delight in the inclusive message of the Gospel. We honor Scripture as authoritative and divinely inspired, even as we recognize that we may have differences in faithful interpretation. Recognizing that our love is our response to God’s love and our grace a reflection of God’s grace, we welcome all.

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New Brunswick Theological Seminary facing large deficit in 2018

Just fifteen months ago, Rev. Dr. Micah McCreary began his tenure as the twelfth president of New Brunswick Theological Seminary. At that point, Dr. McCreary said “New Brunswick Theological Seminary is an exceptional theological community living out its calling by providing a genuine theological education within a diverse community of faith. I look forward to working with the board, administration, faculty, students, Reformed Church in America, and other denominations, to further the seminary’s mission.” Unfortunately, there are less students at

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Lent

We begin Lent in the wilderness, in the desolation of the desert in a world broken by sin. It begins there as a reminder that Jesus is transforming this world by his presence in and with it. Lent begins in the wilderness so that by the time we see Jesus enter into hell and death itself on the cross, we will have a firm sense that somehow – by a grace and a power we cannot imagine – he will

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