“When she and her household were baptized”

Meditation on Acts 16:9-15 First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown, NY Pastor Karen Crawford Sept. 18, 2022 Link to livestreamed service: https://fb.watch/fDhUJBtRPO/ The first child I baptized was an infant. His name was Sam. I came to church a day or two before the service to set up what I needed and practice the baptism, withoutContinue reading “When she and her household were baptized”

Lost and Found

Meditation on Luke 15:1-10 First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown, NY Pastor Karen Crawford Sept. 11, 2022 Link to livestreamed video from worship: https://fb.watch/fu580OT4l6/ I had a funny beginning planned for my message today. I was all set—and then late last night, I started over. Because it’s Rally Day—and this is so important, our ministry forContinue reading Lost and Found

“I appeal to you on the basis of love”

Meditation on Philemon 1- 22 First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown, NY Pastor Karen Crawford Sept. 4, 2022 Link to live-streamed recording: https://fb.watch/fn9TUkalfk/ It’s Labor Day weekend! Any of you have family picnics or barbecues planned? Jim and I have something special planned for our first Labor Day weekend with you. We have been invited toContinue reading “I appeal to you on the basis of love”

Do not neglect to do good

Meditation on Hebrews 13:1–8, 15–16 First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown, NY Pastor Karen Crawford Aug. 28, 2022 Link to livestreamed recording of the service: https://fb.watch/fbviulFegf/      Summer is nearly over. How did that happen? I hope it has been a good summer for you. We have had the joy of visits from family members whoContinue reading Do not neglect to do good

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