The Days Are Surely Coming

Meditation on Jeremiah 31:31–34  and John 8:31-36 Reformation Sunday Pastor Karen Crawford First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown Oct. 30, 2022 Here is a link to the worship service, with my message: I was all set to begin writing my message for Reformation Sunday, when I found a letter that one of our members—Ron DeHart—gaveContinue reading The Days Are Surely Coming

God, be merciful to me, a sinner!

Meditation on Luke 18:9-14 First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown, NY Pastor Karen Crawford Oct. 23, 2022 We gathered to celebrate the life of Pat Sartain yesterday and bear witness to our faith in a Risen Savior and the promise of resurrection to eternal life. It was quite a crowd of people! And a beautiful service,Continue reading God, be merciful to me, a sinner!

So where are the other nine?

Meditation on Luke 17:11–19  First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown Pastor Karen Crawford Oct. 9, 2022 Link to the livestream of the worship, with my message: Our confirmation students are, once again, gathering with me at the manse tonight, preparing to work on faith statements. This is the most challenging part of the entire confirmationContinue reading So where are the other nine?

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