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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.


Questions…reflections on Luke 10:25-37

  One day a religion scholar stood up with a question to test Jesus. “Teacher, what do I need to do to get eternal life?” The scholar asked his questions, not to gain understanding but to impress and perhaps gain the inheritance of eternal life. Since it was implied that you had to do something to earn salvation, Jesus could have simply replied…nothing, Salvation is no cost to you…However, Jesus returns the challenge to the lawyer with another question, “What’s

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From the Executive Minister's Desk


Dear RSNY Church Family and Friends, With Thanksgiving soon upon us, we are mindful of RSNY Synod Congregations and Classes that consistently and faithfully serve their church communities well. Our dedicated Synod officers and staff are relentless as we uphold the continued Christian ministry in our Synod and the world. Over the years, The RSNY has grown and perfected its mission for meeting the needs of our family churches and mission services. We have done this by providing a host of

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