Pastor Marc’s Remarks

The Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger is a fictional renegade lawman during the late 1880s in America’s rugged Western Frontier. The character is popularized in books,...

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In God We Trust

In God We Trust

This day in history in 1804, we remember the infamous Burr-Hamilton duel on an early, misty morning in Weehawken, New Jersey. Our nation's third...

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Great Outdoors

Great Outdoors

As we celebrate the 248th birthday of the United States of America, many of us will be enjoying the great outdoors. This holiday week, we will...

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Up And At ‘Em!

Up And At ‘Em!

I happened upon a meme featuring a cat with a very aggravated expression on its face. The image was accompanied by the definition of the German word...

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Support Groups

Support Groups

Tomorrow, May 31, we will have a unique convergence of two significant events. The church commemorates the Visit of Mary to Elizabeth (Luke...

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Easy as 1,2,3

Easy as 1,2,3

Many things come in threes. Three Musketeers. Tinkers to Evers to Chance. Three-card Monte. Ready, set, go! Three’s Company. Red, white, and blue....

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Sparks

Sparks

You never know when the Word of God may spark your faithfulness. As a preacher, I often feel proud when someone mentions a sermon I had delivered...

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Let us Pray

Let us Pray

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them… God is great and God is good, and we thank him for our food… Grant me...

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Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

The Easter Season reminds us of rebirth and regeneration. As we bask in the glow of the Lord’s resurrection, we witness God’s creation come alive...

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Shifting Gears

Shifting Gears

Following this year's Easter morning, our region experienced God's creation groaning: flooding, an earthquake, and a solar eclipse. This all...

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Now What?

Now What?

The cool breeze welcomed the sun rising over the serene Great South Bay, positioning itself perfectly above the Robert Moses Bridge. This...

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Early Easter

Early Easter

Easter feels like it has come early this year. That feeling must come from the fact that the holiday falls within the month of March, even if it is...

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About Face

About Face

The term “about face” brings to mind a military march, where soldiers are ordered to make an abrupt turn and head in the direction from whence they...

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Lenten Presence

Lenten Presence

Here’s a pastoral confession: I don’t like Lent. There, I said it. The solemnity of the season, its length, its darkness, and the penitential themes...

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By George!

By George!

By George, it’s Washington’s Birthday! Our nation’s first president was born on this day in 1732. We may have gotten a day off this past Monday to...

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