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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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A Reflection: God Is Doing a New Thing –  Vivian Campbell, Seminarian (RSNY Intern)

The word "community" is commonly known for people sharing something in common. The church community is a place where people gather to share the Gospel for the purpose of learning of God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit. As the community, we recognize a connection as one to the body of Christ. The saints' gathering is to come together to worship God, interact with one another concerning our shared convictions, baptism, and partake in communion. When the community draws together, there

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From the Executive Minister's Desk

MOVING FORWARD

Many Leaders are experiencing anxiety as they plan to re-open the building of their church.   Some have questions around what do we do? How do we do it? How do we outreach to hurting communities? As Pastors and church leaders, we realize that God’s church is an integral part of the various communities and affiliations we serve spiritually, emotionally, and socially. Up to now, we have mostly responded to this pandemic by our prayers, and hopeful words of encouragement, breaking

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