Committee on Church Mission

Chair: Rev. Katy Stenta, Teaching Elder, New Covenant/Albany

Telephone: 518-482-8063

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” Matthew 6:33

The Committee on Church Mission is commissioned to carry out aspects of the Presbytery’s work in the following ways:

  • develop and support ways in which the Presbytery, its congregations and pastors, its members engaged in validated ministries, and its new congregations, new worshiping communities, fellowship groups, and other non-congregational entities can fulfill the mission of God in Christ, guided particularly by the Great Ends of the Church (F-1.0304)
  • encourage and support ministry partnerships among congregations, regions, and ecumenical and interfaith organizations which fulfill the mission of church
  • promote and support ministries of social, racial, and environmental justice, peacemaking, and self- empowerment throughout the congregations of the Presbytery
  • promote and support ministries of proclamation, evangelism, and discipleship throughout the congregations of the Presbytery
  • propose and administer the Presbytery’s financial support for church mission

This Committee will coordinate the work of:

  • Peacemaking Task Force
  • Guatemala Partnership Task Force