Yesterday we celebrated Independence Day, observing the day the Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies were no longer subject (and subordinate) to the monarch of Britain, King George III,...

It’s been a big week of commemorations this week. On Wednesday night we gathered to lament, pray, remember, and recommit to work for racial justice as we commemorated the Emanuel 9....

Our Hymn of the Day this morning entitled “Will You Come and Follow Me?” by composer John Bell holds a very special place in my heart. It was played at the...

4 years ago I was standing in the 1 Train on my way back home from my internship on the Upper West Side to my apartment in the West Village. It...

When I was going through Confirmation I was invited to attend a Share The Word, Teens Encounter Christ retreat by fellow members of my Youth Group. STW TEC is an intensive...

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me.” These opening words of our gospel reading this morning, spoken by Jesus at the end of the...

On Mother’s Day in 2017 I found myself hesitant to go upstairs for worship after teaching Sunday school at my internship congregation. I was in a pretty rough place. My mom...

I called home about this time five years ago, desperately needing a break while studying for my Theology final, the last final exam of my degree. Planning on just shooting the...