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Jon TysoN - Founder

Jon Tyson is the Founder and Lead Pastor of Church of the City New York, which launched in 2017.  He previously was the founding and lead pastor of Trinity Grace Church, a family of eleven neighborhood churches collaborated together for the common good and renewal of the city. Originally from Australia, Jon moved to the United States fifteen years ago with a passion to understand and help work out the future of the Western Church. He lives in Manhattan with his wife Christy and their two children.

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Tyler Prieb - Strategy

Tyler Prieb is the Strategy Lead for City Collective.  He is passionate about investing in the Church around the world. He previously worked as a non-profit executive with OneHope for 6 years, working on strategy design, research, innovation, technology, marketing, and impact evaluation with ministries in over 50 countries.  He has also worked with Praxis, a venture group investing in faith-based, high-impact entrepreneurs, and was selected as an emerging leader in Global Missions for Lausanne. His academic background is in Economics and Humanities from Azusa Pacific University, and he has an M.A. (Theology) from Reformed Theological Seminary, writing on the uses of Design Thinking for Mission.  He lives in Williamsburg, New York City.

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Billy PattersoN - Partnerships

Billy Patterson and his wife Kelly have spent 25 years doing ministry together in Russia, Kyrgyzstan, and more recently in Rome and New York City. While leading Trinity Grace Church Upper West Side in New York City, Billy experienced a growing heart to work with pastors around the world to see the church flourish in cities. Over the last few years, Billy has shifted to spending the majority of his time cultivating new relationships for City Collective, traveling to other cities and developing relationships with church planters. The Pattersons have four sons: Will, Caleb, Coleman, and Wesley, and live in Oklahoma City.

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