Different Strengths, Same Goal

Rev. Rebecca Heilman (Luke 10:38-42) “Where do you find yourself in this story?” This is a question my professor would ask after every narrative we read in my class. This simple question, of “where do you see yourself in the story” would stretch my self-awareness....

The Place Where God Just Was

Rev. Rebecca M. Heilman, Associate Pastor (Exodus 33:12-23) “Stuck between a rock and a hard place.” I often use this phrase when making a difficult decision. In fact, in the past month or so, I was faced with a decision that seemed impossible. A friend and I...

Delights

Rev. Caroline East (Psalm 147) (John 10:10) During this, our Trinity Sabbatical Summer, we’re taking time to dig deep and gratefully participate in our worship together, take seriously God’s command for us to rest, and we’re exploring God’s gifts given to us. We know...

Gifts Woven Within

Rev. Rebecca Heilman (Psalm 139:1-18) Even before the pandemic, my dog, Sadie, has the acute ability to not only know where I’m located in my house, but she knows my routines in and out. Well, another way to put it that’s less poetic, my life revolves around her...

Napping: A Form of Resistance

Rev. Rebecca Heilman (Mark 4:35-41) I’ll be honest, I prepare for worship like I’ve never prepared for anything in my life. Especially in my first year of ministry in New York City. Now, what’s interesting about the churches in the Big Apple is that they are just as...

Toned Down

Rev. Caroline East (Matthew 11:27-30, Genesis 11:1-9) I bet you bring some of you bring your work home with you, and if you’re anything like my family, more often than not, it becomes a part of dinner-table conversation. My son and I were talking the other night about...