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:

Ministry & Resources:

Current Issues:

  • Justice for Farmworkers Campaign : Led by Rural & Migrant Ministry
    “The Justice for Farmworkers Campaign (JFW) was created as a statewide educational and legislative movement aimed at giving farmworkers the same rights that every other New York State worker receives. Over the last fifteen years, RMM has been at the forefront of the Campaign by raising awareness, educating the public about know how they can support farmworkers, and supporting for legislative change through the passage of the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act.”