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The Face of God

“The Face of God”

A Sermon for Christ Reformed United Church of Christ

Shepherdstown, West Virginia

The Rev. Gayle Bach-Watson, Pastor

Transfiguration Sunday February 26, 2017

My father, Kenneth Wayne Bach, seemed to all the world to be a shrewd and relentless businessman. He was virtually single-minded about not going back to the poverty of […]

Ancient Echoes of Love

“Ancient Echoes of Love”

A Sermon for Christ Reformed United Church of Christ

Shepherdstown, West Virginia

The Rev. Gayle Bach-Watson, Pastor

The Seventh Sunday after Epiphany February 19, 2017

“Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one; 30you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your […]

Thoughts on Social Justice

Monday, January 23, 2017

On Saturday I and 499,000 of my closest friends marched on the Mall in Washington, D.C. I have attended marches and protests in Washington before, but this march was in a category all by itself. First of all, I felt totally safe the whole day. That has not always been the […]

Sermon “The Dream Shall Never Die”

“The Dream Shall Never Die”

A Sermon for Christ Reformed United Church of Christ

Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Rev. Gayle Bach-Watson, Pastor

The Third Sunday after Epiphany January 22, 2017

 

In the Fall of 1692 Giles Corey and his wife Martha Corey were accused of the crime of witchcraft during the Salem, Massachusetts witchcraft hysteria. […]

Sermon Epiphany 2A 2017 “Called to Be Holy, Called to Be Saints”

“Called to Be Holy, Called to Be Saints”

A Sermon for Christ Reformed United Church of Christ

Shepherdstown, West Virginia

The Rev. Gayle Bach-Watson, Pastor

The Second Sunday of Epiphany January 15, 2017

 

There is a story about two brothers who had terrorized the small town where they lived for decades. They were unfaithful […]

Hello world!

Monday, 16 January 2017

During the development of this website I have thought long and hard about what the subject would be for this inaugural posting. What should I say? Should I challenge for the future? Should I speak of the tumultuous times in which we, as Christians, and we as Americans are living?

I […]