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The Rev. Henry Brinton

Henry Brinton: Come and See

John 1:43-51

2nd Sunday after Epiphany - Year B

January 14, 2018

The Rev. Henry Brinton (PCUSA)


Riverside Methodist Church in Occoquan has a black Jesus. Pastor Harley Camden noticed it the first time he walked into the small sanctuary and looked up at the stained-glass window at the front of the church. At first, he thought that the glass was simply dirty, but as he moved closer, he realized that the window had been designed that way, with Jesus looking more like a Palestinian Jew than an English Methodist.

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The Rev. Joe Evans

Joe Evans: The Invitation

2 Samuel 11:1-5; Song of Solomon 2:8-13

5th Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

July 09, 2017

The Rev. Joseph Evans (PCUSA)


June has just passed, and June for a preacher is a wonderful month and also a busy month because of weddings. Last month there were two, one here at the church, but the big change for me was that this June, for the first time, I began to relate to the father of the bride more than anyone else.

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