Welcome to Pastor Cathy's blog on life and faith!
Recently I attended the beautiful wedding of one of our members in Lambertville and Princeton, New Jersey. I was inspired by the sight of them and the hope of new life springing forth. As I listened to them repeat their vows - vows I said myself many years ago and...read more
I have been preaching for nearly 30 years. Among the most difficult sermons I have ever preached were my father’s eulogy on March 24, 2005, my mother’s eulogy on August 7, 2013, the Sundays following 9/11 when our nation was brutally attacked, and June 21, 2015 after...read more
Last Sunday was Laity Sunday at our church. Almost the entire service was led by lay members, 4 of whom also shared personal reflections of their faith journey. We often don’t realize the impact of our witness or the difference it can make. On Sunday evening, I...read more
Earlier this spring, Isaiah Fish and I led a 5-week study based on Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. The story, set in the fictitious 1930’s small town of Maycomb, Alabama, went on to win a Pulitzer Prize and is still considered a classic in American...read more
I was deeply moved during worship last Sunday as our choir sang “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.” Click here to listen. This beautiful spiritual is so impactful because there are days when it might seem like the world is actually spiraling out of control amid...read more
The number of children lining the steps leading up to our altar for the Children’s Message seems to grow each Sunday! Liz Sweeney, our Director of Programs for Children & Families, does a terrific job and God bless her, because I never quite know what to expect or...read more