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  • Manhasset

    Manhasset Campus

    Sunday Services

     9:00am, 10:30am & 12:00pm

    Location

    626 Plandome Road
    Manhasset, New York 11030

    Lead Pastor

    Jim Owens

  • Syosset

    Syosset Campus

    Sunday Services

    9:30am and 11:15am

    Parking available at the church

    Location

    178 Cold Spring Road
    Syosset, New York 11791

    Lead Pastor

    Jerry O'Sullivan

  • Westbury

    Westbury Campus

    Sunday Services

    Sunday 9:30 & 11:15 at 11 Powells Lane.
    (meeting at Ban Suk Korean UMC)

    Location

    11 Powells Ln
    Old Westbury, New York 11568

    Lead Pastor

    Gregg Farah

  • Manhasset

    Manhasset Campus

    Sunday Services

     9:00am, 10:30am & 12:00pm

    Location

    626 Plandome Road
    Manhasset, New York 11030

    Lead Pastor

    Jim Owens

  • Syosset

    Syosset Campus

    Sunday Services

    9:30am and 11:15am

    Parking available at the church

    Location

    178 Cold Spring Road
    Syosset, New York 11791

    Lead Pastor

    Jerry O'Sullivan

  • Westbury

    Westbury Campus

    Sunday Services

    Sunday 9:30 & 11:15 at 11 Powells Lane.
    (meeting at Ban Suk Korean UMC)

    Location

    11 Powells Ln
    Old Westbury, New York 11568

    Lead Pastor

    Gregg Farah

Reflections

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Reflection, Frank O'Neill - Executive Pastor

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Too busy to pray?  Yes I often feel that way.  Martin Luther’s words come back to correct me.  “I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer.”  More recently, the Pastor of one of the largest churches in America, Bill Hybels, wrote a book, “Too Busy Not To Pray.” Is it hard? Yes! Do I stumble? Yes!  Is it worth it? Yes!  Can others help?  Yes!  This past Tuesday at Prayer Service, being able to have someone sit and pray for me was huge. I remember the old comedy routine with Bud Abbot and Lou Costello, “Who’s on first?” If you’re under 50,  YouTube it.  Hysterical!  They never get anywhere and never figure it out.  Realizing “who” is on first, or rather “who is first,” clarifies life for me.  Jesus promises me if I put God first, everything I need will be added.  Otherwise I am worrying about all the things he promised to take care of.  

 

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Reflection, Frank O’Neill

Happy New Year!

I love Christmas and enjoy giving and receiving presents. I also like surprises. Unfortunately I am often asked to pick out things and then “pretend” to be surprised. Ugh!  This year I was so blessed by the look on the faces of my children as they opened some special gifts I surprised them with.  I reflected on the great warmth and joy I felt at seeing them respond.  I then thought of Jesus’ words Matthew 7:11:

“If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!”

I believe it gives Him joy to see us respond to His gifts. Ask and you shall receive!

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