Pastor’s Message: Sept. 17, 2021

Pastor’s Message: Sept. 17, 2021

A MESSAGE FROM THE REV. J.C. AUSTIN: EMBODYING THE MEANING OF ‘CARE’ The English word “care” has deep roots in multiple languages all the way back to Latin, but all of them hold the same two basic meanings. The first relates to burdens, difficulties, griefs, or...
Pastor’s Message: Sept. 10, 2021

Pastor’s Message: Sept. 10, 2021

A MESSAGE FROM THE REV. J.C. AUSTIN: Discerning a Call As you know – and hopefully are planning to be a part of – we are installing Lindsey Alvater Clifton as our Associate Pastor for Formation and Justice this Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Sanctuary! While I’m...
A Good Word: Transformation

A Good Word: Transformation

Listen By The Rev. J.C. Austin   I am not an Atlanta Braves fan. I’m saying that up front because I know a lot of you are Phillies fans, and Atlanta is two games ahead of the Phillies right now in the race for the pennant in the National League East, so in the...
A Good Word: Transformation

Pastor’s Message: Sept. 3, 2021

 MESSAGE FROM THE REV. J.C. AUSTIN: Transforming our Congregation This week is the last week of our Summer Sermon Series, “A Good Word.” It has been a joy to walk through these weeks with you, taking up the words that you yourselves suggested at the beginning of the...
A Good Word: Salvation

A Good Word: Salvation

Listen By The Rev. J.C. Austin   “Are we rich, Daddy?” That’s what my son, Liam, asked me as we were walking together one day when he was around four years old. I remember that he was four because we were in the midst of trying to figure out where he was going to...