Pastor’s Message: Sept. 25, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM REV. J.C. AUSTIN: A new option to connect One of the blessings that has emerged for me in the midst of everything that is so painful about the pandemic has been groups of pastors from across the country (and actually, across the world) who have connected online...

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Pastor’s Message: Sept. 18, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM REV. J.C. AUSTIN: Exploring and evaluating ‘in person’ options “Are you open?” This question has been floating around church circles (and, indeed, faith communities beyond Christianity) for several months now, as states began lifting some of the restrictions on public assembly and organizational operations. When it comes...

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Pastor’s Message: Sept. 11, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM REV. J.C. AUSTIN: CALLING OUR LEADERSHIP Before I left for a short vacation in August, I told you that the Session would be calling a Special Congregational Meeting in the early fall to recommend some changes to you about the “terms of call” for me as your...

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Pastor’s Message: Sept. 4, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM REV. J.C. AUSTIN: IN PERSON AS WELL AS IN SPIRIT Last Sunday was a new experiment for us as a church, as over 70 people gathered outdoors in front of the church building for our first in-person worship service since early March! If you were not able...

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