Thanks for Easter

“And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything...

The Deeper Magic

First Corinthians 15:12-22 (NRSV) What a joy it is to be able to stand up here and celebrate this Easter morning with you. I look forward to this every year, partly with joy and excitement for the wonderful music, the enthusiastic crowds, and a glorious spring...

Easter Like We Mean It!

Dear Friends, It seems Walmart has created a new commercial especially for the season. To the beat of Blondie’s punk rock anthem “One Way or Another,” neighborhood children are shown engaging in intense competition, scrambling to collect Easter eggs for all they’re...

Two Processions

Matthew 21:1-11 Listen to the Audio here: One of the first things you’re likely to learn, starting out as a bright young minister, is that it’s a good idea tread carefully around the subject of politics. I had a colleague one time who referred to it as “the third rail...

In the Spirit – Going Live

Dear Friends, Behold! We are doing a new thing. As some of you have already discovered, our new website is LIVE! The address is the same as it used to be (https://fccmanchesternh.org) but now that address takes you to the wonderful world of our church’s new virtual...