This Sunday we will hear Psalm 40, a psalm of thanksgiving. We’ll also hear a video teaching from Brian McClaren’s recent book, “We Make the Road by Walking.”
This Sunday we continue our series on the Psalms and celebrate the end of our Choral season. The pastor’s sermon is titled “Assent/Ascent.”
This Sunday we continue our series on the Psalms, looking at psalms of lament. The pastor’s sermon is titled “Misery Loves Company: Lament in a Deconstructed Faith.”
We continue our series on Psalms with a look at 113, from the praise category, and we ask the questions “Why do we worship? Why do we praise?” We will also celebrate the Lord’s Supper and collect for the Sayville Food Pantry (non-perishable food, grocery bags and current coupons) and our Deacon’s Fund (cash offering […]
This Sunday we begin our summer sermon series, starting with six-weeks on the Psalms. Worship will also include an introduction to the form using the first psalm, as well as a powerful video lesson from Milliwanga “Milli” Sandy, a Bible translator. Join us as we praise our amazing God.
This Sunday we celebrate the Feast of Pentecost. Everyone is encouraged to wear fiery colors (reds, oranges and yellows) as celebrate the power of the Holy Spirit. We will also collect our annual Strengthen the Church offering.
“He pushed over the tables used for currency exchange and the chairs of those who sold doves… They regarded him as dangerous.” -The Gospel According to Mark It was easy for Paul to tell the early Christians to obey the authorities. After all, he had privilege as a Roman citizen and full confidence that this […]
On Sunday, May 3rd, we will turn to Paul’s letter to the churches gathered in Rome. We will gather at Christ’s open table, celebrating communion. We will also collect cash donations for the Deacon’s Fund and non-perishable food, plastic bags and coupons for the local food pantry. On Sunday, May 10th, the Rev. Joan Finck […]
Barnabas and Paul as Zeus and Hermes? What happens when the power of Christ meets a culture that worships the wrong things? The pastor’s sermon is titled “Inhuman.” Please join us at 11am as Sam leads our worship, the choir sings, and the children think about “Water.”
Bacon! This week we turn to the Acts of the Apostles, and Peter’s dietary vision. The pastor’s sermon will focus on convergence, with a Children’s Sermon called “Mystery Box” expanding on the question of things we eat.
This Sunday we turn to the “Great Commission,” found at the end of the Gospel traditionally attributed to Matthew and one of the foundational texts of our faith. Packed and challenging, it includes the instruction to baptize the Gentiles, an expression of Trinitarianism, a call to obedience, and a promise of presence. How much of […]
As many of you know, among my favorite films is one that is completely inappropriate for a pastor. Guy Ritchie’s “Snatch” is a jewel-heist caper that spins violent death as slap-stick. And, disturbingly, it is very funny. Ritchie opens the film with the heist itself. A group of what appear to be Orthodox Jews enters […]
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