From the Pastor (September 2021)

Greetings to Aldersgate Family! I hope you had a great summer with fewer restrictions on traveling and gathering– having fun with family and friends and enjoying the beauty of nature.Summer is my favorite season. I like summer because of its power and energy.I feel...

From the Pastor (July – August 2021)

The stories of exodus from the slavery in Egypt and of return from exile in Babylon have never been so real and powerful than now as we are moving out of the realm of COVID-19 and entering into our Promised Land. It is very exciting. I believe now is the time to move...

From the Pastor (May 2021)

Easter People Easter people, raise your voices, sounds of heaven in earth should ring. “Alleluia! Alleluia!” Easter people, let us sing. I love this hymn (United Methodist Hymnal #304). We celebrated Easter in April. We are Easter people. To Easter people, Easter is...

From the Pastor (April 2021)

Resurrection — New Life — New Beginning Spring, April, tulips, daffodils, birds nesting… How do you feel when you hear these words? Me? My heart skips a beat with new energy welling up. But what really makes me get much more excited than any of these words is...

From the Pastor (March 2021)

It’s Been a Year On March 7, 2020,:a state of emergency for COVID-19 was declared in the State of New York. March 11, 2020: It was the day the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Monroe County. On March 17, 2020: the first death from COVID-19 occurred in...