Unbind Him and Let Him Go!

Meditation on John 11, Selected verses Fifth Sunday in Lent First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown Pastor Karen Crawford March 26, 2023 Audio file of Pastor Karen sharing her message:  So many people came to our church beautification day yesterday! Thank you to all who came and worked! We gathered with a shared mission—to clean andContinue reading “Unbind Him and Let Him Go!”

Chickens at the Post Office!

Lenten Devotion Pastor Karen Crawford First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown, NY March 2023 Audio of Pastor sharing this devotion: “See! the chickens round the gateFor their morning portion wait;Fill the basket from the store,Let us open wide the door;Throw out crumbs and scatter seed,Let the hungry chickens feed.” [1]                                                                                                         —The Chickens by D.A.T. IContinue reading “Chickens at the Post Office!”

The Power of One Woman’s Testimony

Meditation on John 4:5–30, 39-42 Pastor Karen Crawford Third Sunday in Lent March 12, 2023 Pastor shares her message: My husband is a big fan of basketball—professional and college. Lots of basketball being played on our home TVs these days. I have been learning about “March Madness.” But while the games are playing, I lookContinue reading “The Power of One Woman’s Testimony”

The Chickadee!

Devotion for Second Week of Lent 2023 Pastor Karen Crawford First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown, NY Pastor Karen sharing her Lenten Devotion, The Chickadee!: “In Walden wood the chickadeeRuns round the pine and maple treeIntent on insect slaughter:O tufted entomologist!Devour as many as you list,Then drink in Walden water.” – Ralph Waldo EmersonFragments on NatureContinue reading “The Chickadee!”

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