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Daughter-father duo, both with roots in a PC(USA) congregation, earn recognition for advocating for gender inclusivity within the Boy Scouts of America

The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation, renowned for its dedication to empowering and acknowledging young global leaders, is delighted to announce a historic milestone in the Foundation’s history. The “24 Under 24 Award” and the “Global Leader Award” will be bestowed upon an exceptional daughter-father duo, Sydney Ireland and her father, Gary Ireland, both of them with deep roots in a PC(USA) congregation in New York City. This recognition is in honor of their tireless and transformative efforts in advocating for gender inclusivity within the Boy Scouts of America.

Minding the gap in the Presbytery of New York City

This past summer, on the heels of bidding “Happy Retirement” to its executive presbyter, the Rev. Dr. Robert Foltz-Morrison, the Presbytery of New York City launched a search process for a transitional/interim EP ahead of an anticipated search for a “permanent” EP.

Fanning out to aid Ukraine

On Monday, Avenue Church NYC welcomed the Rev. Robert Gamble, who does ministry in Ukraine validated by the Presbytery of Western North Carolina, for an extended visit throughout Holy Week.

Presbytery of New York City celebrates another milestone

“I stand honored by your trust, inspired by your charge.” With these words Ruling Elder Terri Youn opened the stated meeting of the Presbytery of New York City shortly after 9 o’clock on Saturday morning, March 6, commencing her one-year term as the body’s moderator, the first female Asian American elected to serve in this position.