Author Archives: RevMcC

About RevMcC

I am a pastor, licensed social worker, consultant and workshop leader. I live in Brooklyn, NY, (the greatest place ever) with my husband and two children (the greatest people ever). I am an unqualified extrovert and lover of God. I try to live my life with gratitude, wonder, curiosity and attention.

Rest For Your Souls: Journeying Through Grief

When: 6:30 pm to 7:3o pm, beginning October 21, 2015 Where: 25 Pine Street, Lower Manhattan Join the Rev. Sarah Segal McCaslin of the Psychotherapy and Spirituality Institute in “Journeying Through Grief,” a six-week series to address loss, grief, and … Continue reading

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Flipping the Script

This showed up on my Twitter feed a few days ago, and I can’t stop thinking about it: Yes. Absolutely. Unconsciously- which is really the problem here- it never occurred to me to think otherwise. By the grace of God, and … Continue reading

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Looking for Good News Under the Table

I preached this sermon on Sunday, September 6, 2015, at the First Presbyterian Church in Springfield Gardens, Queens. Sisters and Brothers in Christ, it is my privilege to be here with you today to share in the worship of God … Continue reading

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Looking to get hitched?

It’s no secret– I love a wedding. To be more specific, I love to officiate weddings. I have never thought of myself as a romantic, but I am in awe of the deep commitment, vulnerability and hopefulness that work in … Continue reading

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Eat Me, Speak Me

My itinerant preaching led me this morning to Good Shepherd- Faith Presbyterian Church, in the shadow of Lincoln Center on the Upper West Side. This week, I am indebted to Craig Satterlee’s beautiful column on the lectionary from http://www.workingpreacher.org. His … Continue reading

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Picky Eaters

Trusting in God’s promises might mean that we enjoy what is set before us each day with a little more gratitude and maybe even some joy, because today is a gift that cannot be reopened tomorrow. Continue reading

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What I learned from Waffle Church…

The kingdom of God is like a mustard seed… – a seed which, once removed from the jar by one or many small children, will find its way under the table, into the cracks between the floor boards, and buried … Continue reading

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Promises, Promises

I preached this sermon on Sunday, July 12th, 2015, at Beverly Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn, NY. The Scripture readings for the morning were Psalm 85 and Ephesians 1:3-14. Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I want to thank you for inviting … Continue reading

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Introducing Waffle Church

I am doing another new thing! The community of St. Lydia’s Dinner Church in Brooklyn discerned over the past year a need to create worship opportunities for people of all ages. Their discernment led them to Waffle Church, and amazingly, to … Continue reading

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Rest For Your Souls

I am pleased to announce that I will be joining my colleague, the Rev. Dr. Kelly Murphy-Mason, for a three week series on grief and loss as part of a partnership with Trinity Wall Street. You can find more information … Continue reading

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