Blog: Random Thoughts on Sunday's Sermon

Below are some random thoughts on this coming Sunday's message.  We hope they create a little time in your day to reflect on the journey of faith and life.  If they spur any thoughts, quotes, or experiences, please share them.  God moves among us as we share with each other.

January 22, 2014 | 03:58 pm

I’m in seminary for a lot of reasons, and here is a picture of two of those reasons.

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January 15, 2014 | 12:05 pm
Posted by Rev. Jes Kast

Every third Wednesday of the month we explore our faith at a local pub. We pray together, we converse about spiritual topics that mean something in our everyday lives, and we share a pint (a...

December 17, 2013 | 01:23 pm
Posted by Rev. Jes Kast

Praising God and giving thanks is part of our spiritual practice as Christians. God has been gracious to us so we offer our songs of gratitude and lift our voice in hallelujahs.

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December 9, 2013 | 03:28 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

Though I carry “The Reverend” in front of my name, I can be just as materialistic as the next person. Therefore it would be easy for me to generate a long list of things one could purchase for me...

December 5, 2013 | 03:01 pm

Last week West End Collegiate Church provided a Thanksgiving meal through our soup kitchen ministry. While our patrons ate turkey, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce, Cynthia Powell and I...

December 4, 2013 | 03:40 pm
Posted by Rev. Jes Kast

"In those days John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” This is the one of whom the prophet Isaiah spoke when he said...

November 27, 2013 | 11:30 am

Anne Lamott, a masterful storyteller and bestselling author, tells her grandson hypnotizing boring stories about Sleepy Beach and Sleepy Planet at bedtime:

"First, you have to drone: '...

November 26, 2013 | 04:31 pm
Posted by Rev. Jes Kast

This past Sunday was the last day in our liturgical calendar year and it is called Reign of Christ Sunday. In 1925 Pope Pious XI noticed a rise in secularism and nationalism and he commenced this...

November 25, 2013 | 10:23 am
Posted by Rev. Jes Kast

Andrea Steinkamp is a West End congregation member who is a mom, accountant, and is exploring writing on her blog. She sent me ...

November 20, 2013 | 12:02 pm

Tonight is The Gathering at The Dublin House (225 West 79th Street/between Broadway and Amsterdam) at 7:00 PM.  The Gathering is our version of...

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