Welcome to First Presbyterian Church of New Hyde Park, NY
We are a congregation seeking to share through word and action the good news of the Bible. We seek to share the good news to a world in need of God’s peace, love, healing and justice. We strive to create and maintain a ‘caring congregation’. Our slogan is ‘Growing together in the likeness of Christ’. We provide free professional counseling services at our in-house, ‘House of Hope and Healing’ counseling center. Please come and see us, if you like traditional worship and family-like fellowship. Visit us for opportunities to find comfort, renewal and healing. Grace and peace. -Pastor Joshua H. Jong
Joshua H. Jong — Pastor Joshua H. Jong grew up in Toronto, Canada. In 1991, he was ordained as a Minister of Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church in Canada. He came to New York City in 1994 for clinical training in Pastoral Psychotherapy. He earned a Doctor of Ministry degree in counseling and completed Ph.D. studies in Counseling Psychology & Religion at Boston University. He has served two churches in Long Island, in Commack for 11 years and in Bethpage for 9 years. He came to New Hyde Park in 2016. He is in charge of ‘House of Hope and Healing’, a free counseling service for the community. He also serves as a chaplain and a volunteer EMT at New Hyde Park Fire Department. Also pastor Jong participates in annual mission trips to South America.