About Us

The Regional Synod of New York



Our Mission


The mission of the Regional Synod of New York, within the framework of the Reformed Church in America, is to assist the classes and local congregations in doing the work of Christ. The Regional Synod of New York will accomplish this by providing:

A Forum

The Regional Synod of New York is a forum where people gather to share discussion, vision, gifts and needs of its diverse leadership and classes. It is a prophetic and listening body which encourages articulation and interpretation of issues as reflected in each classis.

An Empowering Body

The Regional Synod of New York is called to be an empowering resource to the classes and congregations by providing staff, leadership and finances for the revitalization and revisioning of the church and its mission. The Synod strives to nurture the spiritual and emotional needs of the clergy and laity in order to promote wholeness and healing in the compassionate service of God.

A Channel of Advocacy and Justice

The Regional Synod of New York celebrates the rich diversity of its membership and declares its openness to the presence and power of the Holy Spirit as unity is forged out of the diversity, truly building one body of Christ living and working together in love.


Our Executive Officers


Rev. Amy Nyland

Executive Minister

42. N Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591
(914) 332-1311


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Rev. James Steward

President

South Bushwick Reformed Church
15 Himrod Street
Brooklyn, NY 11221
(347) 350-6110

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Rev. Ann Rost

Immediate Past President

Deerpark Reformed Church
30 E Main Street
Port Jervis, NY 12771
(845) 856-1946

Mr. Steve Dambra

First Vice President

The Reformed Church of Beacon
1113 Wolcott Ave
Beacon, NY 12508

Rev. Dr. Albert Potgeiter

Second Vice President
Faith Reformed Church
PO Box 454
Slate Hill, NY 10973

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Mrs. Susan Meaney

Treasurer

New Hackensack Reformed Church

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Rev. Conrad Strauch

Stated Clerk

St. Paul’s Reformed Church
158 Phelps Lane
North Babylon, NY 11703
(631) 661-5562