Pastor’s Message: Dec. 23, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM REV. J.C. AUSTIN: Waiting and Preparing Three years ago, I began serving as your pastor at the beginning of Advent. As I’ve said before, there is a certain…burden…that comes with using the initials “J.C.” as a pastor, since many people immediately make the connection with those being...

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Pastor’s Message: Dec. 18, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM REV. J.C. AUSTIN: Grieving Our Losses For the second year in a row, a snowstorm has disrupted our “Longest Night” Service, this year postponing it to the actual “longest night:” the winter solstice on Monday, December 21. As I’ve said previously, this is an important service in...

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Pastor’s Message: Dec. 11, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM REV. SUE BENNETCH: Looking ahead to our Longest Night Service The year 2020 is going to be an unforgettable one. We as a church will remember how we met on Facebook each Sunday morning for services. How we quickly adapted to physical distancing, mask-wearing and hand sanitizer....

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Pastor’s Message: Dec. 4, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM REV. J.C. AUSTIN: STEWARDSHIP DEDICATION SUNDAY PLANS Presbyterians have not historically done “testimonials” as a common element of our worship tradition. I think that’s partly because we’ve tended to equate them with a sort of spirituality that can tend towards a one-upmanship about who has the most...

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