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Blog Entry – Oct. 9

On Sunday we were once again reminded of some of the wonder of God’s creation with the Blessing of the Animals. We’re one of few churches that does it inside the church, during the main service (as opposed to outside on the front lawn, in the afternoon).

Bringing animals into church is a little wild and crazy. I mean, let’s face it. You never know what they’re going to do. Will they get loose? Make noise? Make a mess? Howl during the hymns? Yelp during the sermon? Read more

In the News: Morristown celebrates temple’s 60 years

Temple B’nai Or in Morristown celebrated its 60th anniversary with a parade that began exactly where the community began in 1954 — at the Church of the Redeemer.

Read more at New Jersey Jewish News

Blog Entry – Oct. 2

I often begin my sermons with this prayer: “May I preach in a way that reveals your love, O God, and may we live in a way that proclaims it!” This past Sunday was evidence of exactly this– proclaiming God’s love. Read more