Each year for the past 10 years, our Bishop, Mark J. Webb, has shared a Christmas message with the people of Upper New York Annual Conference. This is his final message before retiring at the end of December.
Every year the Bishop of the Upper New York Annual Conference of the UMC shares a Christmas message. Here's this year's edition.
The text of Pastor Kelly's sermon of February 21 is now posted here. Sermons are posted weekly on the Blog tab.
As we enter the season of Lent, here is a brief service of meditation and music, using Scripture from Joel 2 and including the songs "Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling" and "Create in Me a Clean Heart".
Good morning friends... today for the first Sunday of Christmastide, Linda Sheeran will be leading the service. We'll be featuring lots of the music of Christmas, and also a special video from the Skit Guys. This morning's Scripture is Luke 2:22-40 and Isaiah 61:10-62:3.
Christ the Savior is born! Warm Christmas greetings from your church and your pastor.
Good morning! It’s the Fourth Sunday of Advent, the Sunday of Love. This morning’s Scriptures are Isaiah 61:1,2 and Luke 2:1-7; the message title is “Love for All This Christmas”. Music includes “Hark the Herald Angels Sing”, sung by Kelly Schmidt; “Noel”, sung by Mark Warner; “O Little Town of Bethlehem”, sung by Dorothy Collins; “There’s a Song in the Air”, sung by Mark Warner; and “Carol of Wonder”, sung by Kelly & Albert Schmidt.
The Upper New York Conference has posted a video of Bishop Webb's Christmas message. Click on the image to watch.
Good morning! Today is the Third Sunday of Advent - the Sunday of Joy. Pastor Kelly’s message is titled, “Unspeakable Joy,” taken from Luke 1:26-38, 46-55. The music includes “Love Came Down at Christmas,” sung by Mark Warner; “Once in Royal David’s City,” sung by Kelly Schmidt; “All Is Well,” sung by Dorothy Collins; “Angels Sing,” sung by Kelly Schmidt & Mark Warner; and “Away in a Manger,” sung by Anna Wilson.
The text of this week's message, "Finding Peace", has been posted here. The previous week's sermon, "Happy Anticipation", can be found here.