Closing Words - A blog of lessons and sentiment on the road to closure

September 17, 2020

Closing Words by Rev. Tom Goldsmith Volume 3

With much national attention focused on police brutality, unleashed mostly in communities of color, I want to remind us all (for the record) that our…
September 03, 2020

Closing Words by Rev. Tom Goldsmith Volume 2

We were both new to seminary. He was a Presbyterian, brimming with confidence.  I was not very self-assured, and therefore listened with amazement as he regaled…
August 13, 2020

Closing Words by Rev. Tom Goldsmith Volume 1

Dear Friends,  If these were normal times I wouldn’t feel the need to address the congregation with hints of sentiment and casual observations about the…