Tag Archives: worship

At the Edge of Existence

A Holy Week meditation. It is a hard story to hear. The passion narrative. Especially told in its entirety. Beginning with Jesus’ final entry into Jerusalem. The unplanned and humble procession. The hurried welcome of his followers. It was a … Continue reading

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You Can’t Take It With You

The mission of Olivet Presbyterian Church in Staten Island, NY, is this: Our mission at Olivet Presbyterian Church is to welcome all people into our diverse family of Christian faith and fellowship, to experience Gods presence in worship and daily … 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 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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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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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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“Big” Church

Oh, I had fun today. I got to ‘play’ in worship with some really lovely people. It all started with an exploratory conversation with Ted Hickman, who provides pastoral leadership at Duryea Presbyterian Church in my Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. We … Continue reading

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