Thanksgiving: The Fruit of the Spirit

Monday Ministerial Musings By Rev. Mark William Ennis 2022 Blog #46 November 21, 2022 Thanksgiving: The Fruit of the Spirit Thanksgiving is just a few day away. I always love the Thanksgiving Holiday. I have some long-standing traditions every Thanksgiving. On the day before Thanksgiving our congregation hosts a Thanksgiving Dinner for those who have …

Life can change in a second

Monday Ministerial Musings By Rev. Mark William Ennis 2022 Blog #43 October 31, 2022 Life can change in a second More than twenty years ago I heard the shocking news that a great friend, mentor and minister in the Albany area suddenly collapsed while jogging. He had died instantly of a burst aneurism. It had …

Reflections on “Us” Vs. “Them”

Monday Ministerial Musings By Rev. Mark William Ennis 2022 Blog #42 October 24, 2022 Reflections on “Us” Vs. “Them” Every Thursday morning you can find me in places around town handing out lunches to day laborers who come to town for work. In conjunction with another congregation we make the lunches on Wednesday and distribute …

Reflections the NY Mets and Adaptability

Monday Ministerial Musings By Rev. Mark William Ennis 2022 Blog #41 October 17, 2022 Reflections the NY Mets and Adaptability As I have said before I am a life-long fan of the NY Mets. I was ten years old when they pulled off the miracle in 1969 and the team ignited the NJ/NYC area. I …