Sarah Bourns Crosby

Sarah is the Pastor of Formation at Hope Midtown (part of the HopeNYC family of churches) where she teaches, preaches, coaches, and offers spiritual direction. Her previous ministry roles took her to more than 30 countries, providing missionary care, leadership development, and cross-cultural training. Sarah has also led in areas of urban youth work, social services, and college outreach. She received a Master of Divinity degree from Alliance Theological Seminary and has been an adjunct professor at Nyack College. Sarah writes both poetry and prose around themes of waiting, hope, mission, justice, lament, and love. She recently published her first collection entitled Pandemic Prayers and Poetry. One of her pieces was awarded first place in the poetry category by the Evangelical Press Association in 2020. You can read her works on social media @sarahbournscrosby and at Sarah lives in Manhattan and enjoys game nights, long city walks, picnics in the park, and cooking for her neighbors. She recently married Paul Crosby who shares her desire to live small in the Big Apple.