And the Word Became Flesh

Meditation on John 1:1–14 First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown Pastor Karen Crawford Dec. 25, 2022 “And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son, full of grace and truth.” (John 1:14) Christmas has come quickly for me this year. Has it forContinue reading “And the Word Became Flesh”

And the Shepherds Were Living in the Fields, Keeping Watch

Meditation on Luke 2:1-20 First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown, NY Pastor Karen Crawford Christmas Eve Dec. 24, 2022 I wasn’t going to put up a Christmas tree this year. We’ve just been so busy, and we are preparing to travel in January… And you know, whatever you put up, you have to take down afterContinue reading “And the Shepherds Were Living in the Fields, Keeping Watch”

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