Rev. Bair Recognized for Activism

Central's Associate Pastor Rev. Ashley Bair has been named by Presbyterians for Earth Care (PEC) as the recipient of the 2019 Emerging Leader Award. Each year, PEC recognizes two individuals and one organization for their exceptional environmental achievements. This year, awards were presented during a reception at PEC’s national conference. The Emerging Leader Award for a young adult was presented to Rev. Ashley Bair for her organizing around climate justice and peace issues.

This award recognizes individuals who demonstrate outstanding potential as future leaders who connect faith with care and concern for the sacred bond between all living things. Rev. Bair is the fourth young Presbyterian leader to win this award since its inception in 2016.

She accepted the award in New York on August 7. To learn more about the award presentation and her nomination, visit the Presbyterians for Earth Care website.