Welcoming Others as God Welcomes You: Genesis 1:1-2:4a

Sunday, October 10: Welcoming Others as God Welcomes You SCRIPTURE READING -Genesis 1:1-2:4a This week begins our “Welcome All” unit/practice. The first unit of our yearlong “Follow Me” curriculum/worship calendar was a general introduction to the idea of being…

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“A Question of Mercy” John 8: 1-10

John 8: 1-10 — “Woman, has no one condemned you?” It’s Jesus’ famous question to the woman being scapegoated by the men to whom Jesus suggested, “Anyone without sin should be the first to throw a stone.” What “stones”…

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“Fifth Sunday in Lent”: John 12:20-26

Rev. Dr. Jan Gregory-CharpentierKingston Congregational ChurchMarch 21, 2021Jeremiah 31:31-34John 12:20-26 Necessary Losses When I was in seminary, I enrolled in a pastoral care course called“Recovery from Bereavement.” I expected we would be learning and talkingabout loss of life and…

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“Fourth Sunday in Lent”: John 3:16-21

Rev. Dr. Jan Gregory-CharpentierKingston Congregational ChurchMarch 14, 2021Ephesians 2:4-10John 3:16-21 The Wideness of Mercy You’ve seen in at football games, painted on signs held by fans in the endzone. You’ve perhaps seen it on bumper stickers, billboards or emblazoned…

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“Third Sunday in Lent”: John 2:13-22

Rev. Dr. Jan Gregory-CharpentierKingston Congregational ChurchMarch 7, 20211 Corinthians 1:18-25John 2:13-22 Blessed Disturbance For about twenty-five years now a unique and important act of defiant memory has been emerging in streets across Europe, originating in Germany:Stolpersteine, or “stumbling stones”…

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“Second Sunday in Lent”: Mark 8:31-38

Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16; Ps 22:23-31; Mark 8:31– 38. Lose your life to save it, and other wholly and holy impractical advice for the Lenten journey. Abraham and Sarah had to leave home to arrive there. Jesus points the disciples…

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KCC COVID Policy

Effective March 1, 2022 Dear KCC Friends and Family,   As the surge from the Omicron variant of the coronavirus is abating, KCC is adjusting its COVID protocols as of March 1st. We will return to pre-Omicron measures: masks are required indoors for…

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“First Sunday in Lent”: Mark 1:9-15

Rev. Dr. Jan Gregory-CharpentierKingston Congregational ChurchFebruary 21, 2021Genesis 9:8-17Mark 1:9-15 Ah, Wilderness We read a portion of these same verses six weeks ago when wecelebrated the Baptism of Christ Sunday, and on that day I, and amedley of your…

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