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Come Home

September 8th, 2016 · Comments Off on Come Home · Faith and the City

Our God, our Help in ages past, Our Hope for years to come, Be Thou our Guard while troubles last And our eternal Home! — Isaac Watts Dear Friends in Christ, Where is home? Is “home” where you were born? Or is “home” is where you pick up your mail? Is it where your parents live? […]

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9-11 Sermon

September 11th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Faith and the City

Friends, It has been an usually quiet day in NYC, even with all the events marking this somber anniversary.  Still, we had a very well attended interfaith service at the church this afternoon.  I delivered this homily during our morning worship, and some of you asked that I post it here. All good blessings to […]

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An Alternative

September 10th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Faith and the City

This Sunday is Homecoming Sunday at the church. On Homecoming, our Sunday School classes bubble over, the choir returns to full strength, and we reconnect with friends we haven’t seen during the summer (or perhaps for longer than that).  Most importantly, Homecoming is the day when we renew our spiritual connection to the home and […]

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