The mission of the Covenant Network of Presbyterians is to strengthen the church of Jesus Christ, with the help of God's grace. They are called to achieve this goal by working for the unity of the church, furthering the inclusion of LGBTQ persons, seeking understanding and reconciliation, and joining with others seeking a still more just and inclusive church.
The Gay Christian Network is an international network of Christians working for fully inclusive Christian community and a world where all people are treated as the beloved children of God. It is their mission to transform attitudes toward LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) people and bring about a day when the church is the biggest ally and defender of LGBTQ people rather than a chief opponent.
Not So Churchy is an alternative church group for those who aren't attracted to the traditional church experience.
The community at The Park is on a mission and has a vision – a vision for a more just, sustainable, vibrant and growing community that has a broad impact on our city, our nation and our world. We believe that the church should be a place where we come to worship, fellowship and be sent out as ministers to do the work that God has called us to do — in our homes, our workplaces, our volunteer organizations, and in the world.
The Presbytery of New York City encompasses the geographic boundaries of the City of New York, the five boroughs of the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island. In their 97 congregations, they welcome nearly 15,000 members in worship, mission, and service to their city and beyond. They are a part of the Presbyterian Church (USA) and the Synod of the Northeast. The Vandersall Collective created a new website for the Presbytery, increasing communication and transparency throughout their community.
Astoria First Presbyterian Church is a re-emerging community with a history that reaches back to 1846. Founded by a group of 17 members, the church grew for over a hundred years until, like many churches in the late 20th century, its membership started to decline. After selling its buildings in 2005 to make way for affordable senior housing, Astoria First has been reborn. The community is now vibrant, diverse, and steadily growing.
Westminster Presbyterian Church welcomes into full membership persons of every race, culture, economic status, age, ability, gender and sexual orientation. They pledge to work for change within the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. to obtain every privilege of membership for all. Confessing their own weakness, they commit themselves to Christ’s ministry of love, justice and peace.
Heavenly Rest is a multi-staff congregation on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Their mission is to love and serve Christ in all persons, regardless of their race, gender, social background, religious upbringing, or sexual orientation. Heavenly Rest was in need of interim design and fundraising support as they were transition staff, and Vandersall Collective was happy to help.
The Presbyterian Peace Fellowship (PPF) is a wide network of peacemakers who engage issues of both national and international import.
Their call is to be movers and shakers within the PC(USA) and beyond, encouraging one another to take seriously God’s call to God’s people to participate in God’s nonviolent work of love, peace, and justice in the world.
Vandersall Collective provided support to PPF in a light rebranding project as they were working towards their biennial denominational meeting.
Leo Baeck Institute is devoted to the history and culture of German-speaking Jews. Part of an international network with additional centers in London and Jerusalem, LBI – New York | Berlin documents and engages this legacy through its library and archival collections and public programs. Vandersall Collective guided LBI through the creation of a major donor fundraising program, including event management and donor management.
Middle Collegiate Church is a celebrating, culturally diverse, inclusive and growing community of faith where all people are welcomed just as they are as they come through the door. As a teaching congregation that celebrates the arts, our ministries include rich and meaningful worship, care and education that nurture the mind, body and spirit, social action which embraces the global community, and participation in an interfaith dialogue for the purpose of justice and reconciliation.
St. Lydia's is a progressive, LGBTQ-affirming congregation in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, working to dispel isolation, reconnect neighbors, and subvert the status quo.