Tag: #marblecollegiate

  • Gratitude Sunday

    As I think about gratitude Sunday, I often reflect on how Marble Collegiate Church, has been such an important aspect of my life from the very beginning. I have had the wonderful opportunity of growing up in the church and learning early about our Family of Faith. Being present with my church family on an […]

  • My Gratitude for Marble

    By Michele Wong McSween My gratitude for Marble Collegiate Church began 22 years ago. I had been living in New York for a year, when my mom asked if I was ready to find a church home. She suggested I visit Marble because it the same denomination as our church in Sacramento, California. I remember […]

  • An invitation…

    Gratitude Sunday Worship & Celebrations Please join us this Sunday for our family-friendly day of expressing Gratitude. There is much to look forward to during Worship and our Special Celebrations afterwards! Dr. Bos, Dr. Brown, Rev. Wade and Rev. McPherson lead our Worship brimming with the joy of our diverse church family including:  After-Worship Celebrations […]

  • Like Living Stones

    It’s hard being a rock.  No pun intended.  Or an unearthed stone on its own, or a bit of rubble that has been unkindly liberated from its greatness, crumbling from a museum or a church or a home.  I have felt in pieces like dynamited rock for much of the past few years.   An active member for a […]

  • The Online Etymological Dictionary informs that the word “gratitude” comes from the Latin gratus(thankful, pleasing) and from the Proto-Indo-European gwere (to favor). Related terms include: agree, congratulations, graceful; gratis, gratuity, ingratiate. I agree that congratulations and even a gratuity should go to the internet for knowledge that comes gratis. My father worked as a janitor for the MTA. He […]

  • Where Two or Three are Gathered

    Back in June, my family and I moved from Long Island to Atlanta, Georgia.  My wife Valeda and I were recruited for positions at Emory University.  We felt grateful that God had provided exciting new career opportunities for us and closer proximity to Valeda’s family of origin.  There was just one problem:  I didn’t want to leave Marble. As […]

  • Thank God for all of his Blessings

    First of all, I want to begin by thanking God for all his blessings. The Lord has blessed my family with more than we could ever have imagined.  My family became a member of Marble Collegiate Church in 2018. From the moment we walked into the sanctuary we knew deep down in our hearts that […]

  • Grateful for Finding a Church Home

    “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.”   Philippians 4: 6 Finding a church in New York City that I, as a transplanted Ohioan, felt at home in was a request I made known to God. I must confess I felt anxious that I […]

  • In Gratitude

    I am thankful for the guidance and encouragement I have received from the ministers, staff and fellow congregants at Marble. Everyone is invited to not just attend worship service, but to actively participate in the ministry of the church which I have done. I have found that by participating, it has help me to find […]

  • My Gratitude Statement

    Music nourishes my soul. Music was my first love. Music is why I first came to Marble. I belonged to another congregation, sang in the choir there, but at Christmas and Easter I came to the early service at Marble to be bathed in such exquisite harmonies from the choir and musicians. I now sing […]