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COVID Task Force Report #2

The NYAPC Covid Task Force met for the second time on Monday evening to review the church’s current Covid policies based on the latest available epidemiological data CDC and DC health recommendations.At present, the Task Force recommends continuing:     Current policies and requirements for masking and social distancing for in-person worship and indoors while on campus.       Encourage all those…

COVID Task Force Report #1

The newly established NYAPC COVID Task Force met for the first time on Tuesday evening. The Task Force reviewed our current operations and policies and discussed whether they should be updated given the high prevalence of the highly transmissible Omicron COVID variant.  After reviewing the available epidemiological data and CDC and D.C health recommendations, the Task Force decided to continue with in-person worship,…

Raymond Newman

Mr. Raymond Newman is one of the Sextons/ Custodians at The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. Raymond worked for the church for many years at the Building Superintendent. To contact Raymond, please call the church at 202-393-3700.

David Smoot

David Smoot is the Building Superintendent at The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. He manages the day to day building operations for the church as well as supervises the 4 sextons (custodians). To contact David, please email him at David.smoot@nyapc.org or call the church at 202-393-3700.

Rev. Dr. Sarah Johnson

Rev. Dr. Sarah JohnsonSenior Pastor / Head of StaffPhone: 202-393-3700Email: sarah.johnson@nyapc.org I am a life-long learner with a curious mind and an open heart. I am a challenger and a risk-taker who loves to read, write, teach, and preach. I love to begin the day with a long run and a good cup of coffee,…

Theo Brown

Theo Brown is the Director of the McClendon Scholar in Residence (MSIR) program at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. Theo works with the MSIR board to bring theological scholars from around the country to NYAPC to speak primarily on topics of race and poverty.

Robin Williams

Ms. Robin Williams is the mostly afternoon and evening receptionist at The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. Robin has worked at the church since 2016 bringing a warm welcome to visitors and members who come. You are most likely to see Robin when you come for evening meetings, including Community Club, and on Sunday afternoons. To contact Robin, please call the church at 202-393-3700.

Catherine Schultheis

Ms. Cathy Schultheis is the Director of Planned Giving and Special Gifts at The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. Cathy has been a member at NYAPC since childhood, and brings a lifetime of knowledge and experience to her position. You will often see Cathy in the back of church on Sundays hosting and providing coffee and treat fellowship as well as preparing special gifts for the children and youth of the church.

Dr. Stan Engebretson

Dr. Stan Engebreton is the Minister of Music at The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. He is the Director of the Church Choir, the Organist, and the supervisor of the Choral Scholar program and the Youth Choir. To contact Stan, email him at drstane@mac.com.

Mary Newman

Ms. Mary Newman is the mostly afternoon Receptionist at The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. Mary, who has worked at the church for many decades, is the friendly face and voice many members meet on Sunday mornings for church. Mary is also highly supportive of our Radcliffe Room Ministry to those who are experiencing homelessness. To reach Mary please call the church at 202-393-3700.