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:      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

Where Is Your Treasure?

Meditation on Luke 12: 13-34 First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown Pastor Karen Crawford July 31, 2022 Link to live-streamed video:     We hosted a funeral for a man named Michael Turrell in our sanctuary yesterday. That’s why for some of us who were here yesterday, it feels like there were 2 Sundays this weekend!Continue reading “Where Is Your Treasure?”

A House Eternal in the Heavens

Meditation on John 14:18-27 In Memory of Michael C. Turrell Aug. 22, 1937-May 13, 2022 Pastor Karen Crawford    July 30, 202      Michael Turrell could fix, make or do anything.     He rebuilt the garage from the ground up. In his career, he worked as an electrical engineer for an elevator company. But his favoriteContinue reading “A House Eternal in the Heavens”

Lord, Teach Us to Pray

Meditation on Luke 11-13 First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown Pastor Karen Crawford July 24, 2022 Link to recording of livestreamed service: On Thursday, Jim and I visited the Smithtown Emergency Food Pantry. We worked alongside Marci and Alexis from our congregation and other faithful women to help neighbors struggling with food insecurity. I wasContinue reading “Lord, Teach Us to Pray”

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