Sunday, November 25, 2012

Last Sunday of the Church Year

Pastor Tom's sermon from this morning, November 25, is below.

Old Testament Reading:
Isaiah 51:4-6
Epistle Lesson:
Revelation 1:4-8
Gospel Reading:
John 18:33-37

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Coney Island and the Temple

Here is Pastor Tom's sermon from this morning, November 18, 2012. In the sermon he refers to several photos of the Temple in Jerusalem at the time of Christ, and then of Coney Island, New York - the photos are sequentially numbered below.

Old Testament Reading: 
Daniel 12:1-3
Epistle Reading: 
Hebrews 10:11-25
Gospel Reading: 
Mark 13:1-3

Photo 1: Temple Stairway

Photo 2: Temple Model

Photo 3: Holy of Holies within the Temple structure

Photo 1: Coney Island circa 1903

 Photo 2: a crowd at Coney Island beach

Photo 3: The Cyclone roller coaster, 1949 

Photo 4 and 5: Hurricane Sandy overtaking the Coney Island amusement park and boardwalk.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

November 11, 2012

God's blessings on the children who were baptised this morning at Bethany. Here is Pastor Tom's sermon from today.

Old Testament Reading:
1 Kings 17:8-16
Epistle Lesson:
Hebrews 9:24-28
Gospel Reading:
Mark 12:38-44


Saturday, November 10, 2012

November 4, 2012

Here is Pastor Tom's sermon from last Sunday, November 4.