On Sunday, September 8th, the Women’s Motivational Services of Brooklyn honored Pastor Kevin Jones, C.A.N. Clergy Liaison for S.O.S., with its Man of the Year Award for his community work against violence of all kinds and for his work with people at risk.
Pastor Jones was unable to attend to accept the award and S.O.S. Senior Outreach Worker, Derick Scott accepted the award on Pastor Jones’ behalf. In his acceptance remarks, Derick highlighted Pastor Jones; role in organizing pastors of churches across Crown Heights to work beyond their own congregations to engage with the most at risk and the most needy people of the community, particularly young men and women. Derick also explained the work done by Pastor Jones to help create safe havens for women and young people who have experienced violence and remain at risk.
The event was organized and Kathy Elliot, President of the organization and a prominent organizer for Beulah Church of the Nazarene.