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Rev. Michael’s Blog

Pastoral Ponderings - Reflections on Faith, Ministry and Life Itself

Welcome!  As the title of this blog suggests, this is a collection of musings, reflections, random thoughts and a weekly sermon or two that arise out of the pastoral life, specifically my pastoral life, particularly amidst my current congregation at East Congregational United Church of Christ in Concord, New Hampshire.

  • A Life Worthy
    by revmwlowry on August 5, 2018 at 3:15 pm

    (a sermon for August 5, 2018, the 11th Sunday after Pentecost, based on Ephesians 4:1-7, 11-16) For every one of us, sooner or later there will come a moment in life – perhaps more than one moment (!) – in which all of a sudden you’ll pause, take a long look at everything that’s going […]

  • Enough to Fill Our Souls and Then Some
    by revmwlowry on July 29, 2018 at 3:15 pm

    (a sermon for July 29, 2018, the 10th Sunday after Pentecost, based on John 6:1-15) Actually, if you want to leave early this morning, I can give you the good news of this morning’s text right up front:  God cares about our hunger! The story of the feeding of the 5,000 is the only miracle […]

  • The Hope That Does Not Disappoint
    by revmwlowry on July 22, 2018 at 3:15 pm

    (a sermon for July 22, 2018, the 9th Sunday after Pentecost,  based on Romans 5:1-5) One year for his birthday – I think he must have been 12 or 13 at the time – our son Zachary got himself a model rocket with his birthday money. As I recall, model rocketry was all the rage […]