Former Pastor’s Blog

A Note from Rob

September 11, 2020

Our daily lives have been turned upside down as a result of the pandemic. At the end of my run this morning, I saw a woman pulling into the parking…

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Madison Avenue Testing Site Action | July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020

Hi All, We met with our partner church, Madison Avenue Presbyterian, for a testing site action with BUILD and the University of Maryland Medical Center. A great group of people…

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Daily Prayer

July 2, 2020

Good Morning, Just a quick note to let you know that I was bumped off our call this morning but do not fear . . . I will give you…

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Lazarus is Walking: Resurrection Uprising in Baltimore

June 27, 2020

My contribution to the Epistles from Baltimore series for General Assembly was referenced in a motion that passed calling on the PCUSA to begin a process of repentance and study…

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Some Guidance about Elements for Communion at Home During a Pandemic

April 29, 2020

Some Guidance about Elements for Communion at Home During a Pandemic At a recent meeting of the Worship Committee, we talked about how we would be celebrating communion this week,…

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April 27, 2020 | Meditation

April 27, 2020

Meditation The story about manna from heaven in Exodus 16:10-22 continues to intrigue scholars, many of whom wonder what it was exactly. Pollen from plants? Insect secretions? Something else? We…

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Twelve Springs of Water

April 22, 2020

Read the Daily Lectionary for April 22, 2020 Exodus 15:22-16:10 22Then Moses ordered Israel to set out from the Red Sea, and they went into the wilderness of Shur. They…

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Our Daily Bread

January 23, 2020

A Reflection from the Daily Lectionary R. Hoch January 23, 2020 Hebrews 6:13-20 “We have this hope, a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul. . . .” Hebrews 6:19a…

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Our Latter Glory

November 20, 2019

Our sermon from November 10th ended with the question, “What if?” What if we were to reimagine church?What might we see as its possibilities? Our primary text was from the…

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