From the Pastor/May 2024

There is an important day in May; that day is Mother’s Day. In light of thisspecial day, I find myself pondering a question: “As a mother, how do you want to be remembered by your children?” My mother passed away in 2003 while I was studying at Drew Seminary in New...

From the Pastor/April 2024

As I await Easter, I’ve been reminded once again of the importance of waiting in our lives. During the cold winter months, I often find myself wondering, “Will spring truly come to Greece?” Despite living in the upper New York area for over 20 years, this question...

From the Pastor/March 2024

As you read my pastoral letter, it will be the beginning of March. Many might think of March as the start of spring. However, those of us in Rochester understand that March is often too early to expect spring’s arrival. While writing this letter, I found myself...

From the Pastor/February 2024

February 14th is Ash Wednesday, marking the first day of a 40-day Lenten journey. February 18th will mark the first Sunday of Lent. The Lenten season is upon us. Compared to previous years, this year’s Lenten season arrives a little earlier. In fact, as Christians, we...

From the Pastor/December 2023 and January 2024

We are now in the season of Advent. This season is the waiting season,during which we prepare for the coming of Jesus. In this special season, I would like to talk about fasting. Perhaps some of you are thinking, “Why are we talking about fasting in the Advent season,...