Thursday, January 1, 2009

09/20/2008 (first time in a church in so long)

Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church
(founded 1808, 200 years of service)
Service from 9:30 to 10:30am
Pastor Rev. Dr. Scott Black Johnson
"My Lord is my shepherd I shall not want"
* Vulnerable God who knows what it is to be shepherd (flesh, prompt to pain, etc)
** Me feeling not worthy, sitting in the back row to left (upon entrance), with tears

Christ Church (United Methodist)
Park Ave & 60 St
Service from 11 to ? (walked out)
* Not a planned stop, drawn into it, but no sermon almost 30 minutes into the service, so walked out
** Me feeling extremely alien listening to too much singing from the choir, no substance

All Saints Church (Episcopal)
230 E 60 St, NYC
* Missed Sunday only service, 10 to 11am
* Next service Wednesday 6 to 6:30pm