All are invited to attend our Eighth Annual Awards and Fundraising Dinner to be held Wednesday, November 1, 2023 in Albany, NY. from 5:30 – 9:00 PM at The Desmond Hotel, 660 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12211.
Deadline for purchasing tickets is October 25, 2023. You may also send a check payable to the New York State Council of Churches for either tickets or sponsorships (85 Chestnut St. Albany, NY 12210). Contact our Office with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 518 436-9319.
We also ask that you consider purchasing a sponsorship between $125 and $10,000 to support the New York State Council of Churches. Please submit sponsorships/ads by October 15, which will be published in an attractive awards booklet. Details including sizes of ads are available at this link.
Please contact The Reverend Peter Cook at 508-380-8289 or Pcook@Nyscoc.org if you have any questions.
We look forward to having you join us on November 1 in Albany!
NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL OF CHURCHES IS PROUD TO PRESENT OUR 2023 AWARDEES:
EXCELLENCE IN UNION ORGANIZING
Mr. Maurice Larry and Mr. Maurice Brown
EXCELLENCE IN SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING
Julika von Stackelberg Family and Community Resource Coordinator Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County
EXCELLENCE IN ECUMENICAL AND INTERFAITH RELATIONS
The Reverend Julius D. Jackson, Jr. Pastor, United Church of Pittsford
For courage to speak out against human rights and religious Freedom Violations in India and the United States of America:
Dr. Audrey Truschke, Professor and Asian Studies Director, Rutgers University
Bryan Nerren, Pastor of the International House of Prayer Ministries in Shelbyville, Tennessee
Hindus for Human Rights
Sunita Viswaneth, Executive Director Indian American Muslim Council
Mr. Ajit Sahi Federation for Indian American Christians of North America
Mr. John Prabhudoss, Chairman
Mr. Koshy George, President
EXCELLENCE IN CHAPLAINCY AWARDS
The Reverend Dr. Cris Mogenson, Chaplain, Broome County Jail
Ms. Karen Lapierre, Chaplain Coordinator, New York State Council of Churches
EXCELLENCE IN SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARDS
The Reverend Dr. Malcolm J. Byrd, Pastor, Mother AMEZ Church, Harlem, New York
Pastor McKinley Johnson St. John’s Church of God in Christ, Albany
In recognition of a caring and mutual commitment to respond to the
Asylum Seeker Crisis:
Capital Region Sanctuary Collective