August 6 2017

Sunday Worship

Sunday, August 6, 2017
11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Rev. Freeman Palmer
"Fill ‘er Up"
Ephesians 3:14-21

Today's message is by Rev. Freeman Palmer, Associate Conference Minister for Congregational Development, New York Conference United Church of Christ.

Rev. Freeman L. Palmer serves as the Associate Conference Minister, Congregational Development, for the New York Conference of the United Church of Christ. He holds ministerial standing in the Metropolitan Association, ordained in 2004 to his call as Associate Minister for Middle Collegiate Church in Manhattan, where he served for five years. A member of The Riverside Church since 1993, Rev. Palmer supports the clergy as needed, and is a member of the Inspirational Choir. Rev. Palmer is also an original contributor to the African-American Lectionary, an online worship, scriptural, and cultural resource used principally by African-American congregations.

Rev. Palmer is a second career minister, attending Seminary after a fifteen- year career with CBS Inc. He had several positions in television and radio financial management before serving as head of Finance and Administration of WCBS-AM News radio 880. Rev. Palmer's educational background includes a BA in Economics from Swarthmore College, an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a M.Div. with honors from New York Theological Seminary, where he served as Comptroller while a student and received an award from the faculty for excellence in theological studies. Rev. Palmer lives in Jersey City NJ with his spouse Donal.

A prayer that Rev. Palmer offers daily is Psalm 143:10, “Teach me to do your will, for you are my God. Let your good spirit lead me on a level path.”

Sunday Bulletin, August 6, 2017

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