Category Archives: Church by Perception

Sermon from Zion, Southington, CT, 11.14.2021

Mark 13:1-8, featuring my favorite story, The Rabbi’s Gift, from M. Scott Peck. Sermon starts around minute 17. .

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“Like Being Church” a Sermon for Reformation Sunday, 10.31.2021

(Preached at Trinity Lutheran Church, Centerbrook, CT) Readings: Deuteronomy 6:1-9; Romans 3:19-24; Mark 12:28-34 ____________________________________________ Grace and peace to you from God our Father and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. First a word of thanksgiving. Thanks to Pastor … Continue reading

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Good Morning Church! 8.15.2021 Get Up and Eat

Good Morning Church! 8.15.2021 Get Up and Eat Good Morning Church! from Old Saybrook Town Beach Welcome with Will Larson “Gather Us In” (ELW #532 Sung by Al LaPorte) Opening Prayer 1 Kings 19:4-16 (Read by Peggy Morrissey) John 6:35 … Continue reading

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Good Morning Church! 7.25.2021 Jesus in the Moment

Good Morning Church! 7.25.2021 Jesus in the Moment Good Morning Church! Walk the Walk Update (calumet.org/giving/walkthewalk) Mission of the Month: Notebooks for CPC in the Hill Opening Prayer “When Peace Like a River” (ELW #785 Sung by Al LaPorte) Discovery … Continue reading

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Good Morning Church! 7.18.2021 Pointing to Jesus Everyday

Good Morning Church! 7.18.2021 Pointing to Jesus Everyday Good Morning Church! On Location at Midway Int’l Airport, Chicago, IL “Just a Closer Walk with Thee” (ELW #697 Sung by Al LaPorte) Opening Prayer Discovery Time: Airport Security with Another Human … Continue reading

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Good Morning Church! 7.04.2021 Walk the Walk into Mission Week (the best episode of GMC! ever)

Good Morning Church! 7.04.2021 Walk the Walk into Mission Week (the best episode of GMC! ever) Good Morning Church! Walk the Walk (calumet.org/giving/walkthewalk) Opening Prayer “Great is Thy Faithfulness” (ELW #733, Sung by Al LaPorte) Peggy Time A Prayer for … Continue reading

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Good Morning Church! 4.04.2021 Easter Sunday: Trauma, Terror & Amazement

Good Morning Church! 4.04.2021 Easter Sunday: Trauma, Terror & Amazement Christ is Risen! Good Morning Church! Opening Prayer “The Day of Resurrection” (2020 Al LaPorte, Used By Permission, BMI, Sung by Al LaPorte) Discovery Time: Alleluia “Alleluia” (2013, Al LaPorte, … Continue reading

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Good Friday, Church! 4.02.2021

Good Friday, Church! 4.02.2021 Welcome Confession and Forgiveness Isaiah 53:4-6 Message “When Pain of the World Surrounds Us” (ELW #704 Sung by Al LaPorte) The Passion According to the Gospel of John (Readers: Ken Hartley and Elizabeth Palmeri) Bidding Prayers … Continue reading

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Good Morning Church! 3.14.2021 Which Way? The Best Question

Good Morning Church! 3.14.2021 Which Way? The Best Question Good Morning Church! Opening Prayer “Kyrie” (ELW #151 Sung by Al LaPorte) March Challenge Update The Way Home: Andrew Seddon Discovery Time: Maps John 14:1-17 (Read by Heide Weise) Message “Come … Continue reading

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Good Morning Church! 3.07.2021 Grief Fatigue

Good Morning Church! 3.07.2021 Grief Fatigue Good Morning Church… Carol Clulow Welcome and Opening Prayer “Kyrie” (ELW #151 Sung by Al LaPorte) Discovery Time: God’s Timing Loss and Gratitude: Irene DeBernardo “Life is Short… and Long” John 11:17-27 (Read by … Continue reading

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