Are we here to simply survive?

Sermon for Aug. 28, 2016, by the Rev. J. David Else:

I believe St. Stephen’s is at a critical time in its life. I believe McKeesport is at a critical time in its life. I believe our church, our nation, our world is at a critical time in its life.

Let’s get back to St. Stephen’s. By all rights, we should be closing up shop. Our resources, both financial and our membership, are not sustaining. We’re damned good survivors, don’t get me wrong, but are we here to simply “survive”? Continue reading