8/30/2020

Hi all. Here's today's outdoor worship in Baker Chapel @ First Baptist of Westwood: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUYCHKJygYg -Pastor Steph

Meanwhile...

Meanwhile... Sometimes things end. Sometimes things begin. And sometimes we’re stuck in between the ending and the beginning. It seems to me that in many ways that’s where we are now. Yes, COVID will end, and many things will return to what they were. Still, our world is forever changed, and many things that were once part of our routines will not return, or will not return in the same ways. This is neither all bad nor all good – it just is. Meanwhile, we’re here, you and I, stuck in the middle. A professor of mine wrote these thoughts in a book about congregations stuck in between an ending and a beginning: The problem inherent in this strand of transition is that separation from establishe

8/23/2020 Worship

Hi all. Here's a video of today's outdoor worship. Please enjoy... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEFEIRAN3yk

Today's Devotion

A brief encouraging word… Hi everyone! Pastor Steph here, back from a staycation. It was relaxing – sorta. Honestly, it can be hard to fully relax these days. Like you, I feel a constant low-grade stress from all that’s going on, which leads to a constant low-grade weariness. Add to that the worry and grief within some of our church families, and it is totally normal to feel weary. So today I offer us all a brief word from scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5:10-21 (portions) New Living Translation 10 Christ died for us so that, whether we are dead or alive when he returns, we can live with him forever. 11 So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing. 12-13 Dear bro

8/16/2020 Service

Hi Everyone! Here's a recording of today's (8/16) outdoor service. Thank you to Rev. Diane Badger for preaching and for Jan Randlett for playing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8K0UXW1KG-o

Outdoor worship 8/9/2020

Hi friends. Here's today's service on video... -Pastor Steph Outdoor service in Baker Chapel 8/9/2020 Sermon by Rev. Dr. Stephanie Salinas based on 1 King 18:1-41 Music by Peter DeReyna Tech by Jim, Steve, & Peter Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3iqQIXSxpo

sheltering in place with God

Tuesday afternoon, August 4, 2020, Westwood, Massachusetts… Well, this is certainly odd. I was chatting with Chester, and he told me we were currently under a tornado watch. Oh, that Chester, I thought. That can’t be right. And yet, it was correct. We ARE currently under a tornado watch here, as Isaias (hitting Puerto Rico in this picture) heads north. Crazy!! Of course, 2020 has been crazy, so storms that seem out of place should not be surprising. How does one handle the unexpected storms of life? They’re all around us, really. Not just the atmospheric ones, but all the storms 2020 has brought… how are you handling all the health and economic and political crises? It can leave one with so

8/2/2020 worship

Friends... Please enjoy this Sunday's (August 2) worship. We expect next Sunday, August 9, we'll be back outdoors in Baker Chapel at 9:30am. Grace, Caring, & Hope, Pastor Steph https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrzOJLzm570 Sermon by Rev. Dr. Stephanie Salinas "Wrestling With God, part 2" Based on Acts 11:1-18 Music by Jan Randlett "His Eye Is On The Sparrow" (Gabriel)

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Please note: St. Pauly has closed our clothing shed temporarily due

to COVID19. 

 

SUNDAY MORNING 

 Family Worship

Service at 10:45am.

OUTDOORS only.

See blog post of 6/22

for details.