Category Archives: Faith Everyday

Look around. God is at work and there is faith being lived everywhere. Sometimes in the less than obvious places.

My Pastor Report for the Annual Congregational Meeting 2/10/2019

Wow! 2018 marked some significant milestones and ministry in the life of St. Paul. BUILDING & MISSION We celebrated the completion of the whole building renovation (sans kitchen) on Sunday, April 8, 2018. Our Bishop, Jim Hazelwood of the New … Continue reading

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Thanks! 1000 posts in.

Today I received notice from the good people at wordpress that I had published my 1000th post on this blog. As a response, I thought I would take a moment to say thank you, so post 1001 is a thank … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Christ be with you always 🙂 Yep, you…Merry Christmas! Photos by Joe McGarry

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Everything is Figureoutable

Another mass shooting. This time is Thousand Oaks, CA. Last time in Pittsburg, PA. Another time I may have overlooked. Many, many, many times before that. In all likelihood, many more to come. — What will we do about it? … Continue reading

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After the bombs that weren’t (Thanks be to God)

Far being from a perfect union, two of our finer traits as a country are: the non-violent transfer of power from one party to another through free elections and a free press. Whoever sent these package bombs to incite chaos … Continue reading

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A Message for our Transgender friends (and everyone else too)

I remember the nasty comments of others when a family member changed her name. I remember the first adult friend I had known for years who told me they were transgender and were not sure how others “from the old … Continue reading

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“Because Your Witness Matters” (A Church You’ve Been Longing for: Cultivates Care, Prayer, Healing & Openness) Mark 9:38-50

9/30/2018 Sermon on Mark 9:38-50 “Because your witness matters” A Church You’ve Been Longing for: Cultivates Care, Prayer, Healing & Openness St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT A few comments on this sermon by (me) the preacher: First. Thanks … Continue reading

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