By Any Other Name…

John Wilkinson  Pastor, Third Presbyterian Church, Rochester, NY Joshua 24: 1-3a, 14-25 Faster than you can say Harmon Killebrew, the Covenant Network of Presbyterians is eleven years old. I am privileged, and a little undone, to have been part of that story from the beginning. The initial stages of this morning’s conversation may have a […]

Using the New Authoritative Interpretation in the Life of the Church

Remarks to the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Atlanta • November 2, 2007 John Wilkinson Pastor, Third Presbyterian Church, Rochester, NY For the past 10 plus years, I have been both privileged and perplexed to be a Covenant Network board member. So much for term limits! And – like Anna Carter Florence’s young friend – I […]

Reconciliation Matters

Reconciliation Matters: C67 Now and Then  John Wilkinson Pastor,Third Presbyterian Church Rochester, New York  Address to the 2002 Covenant Conference November 7, 2002 II Corinthians 5:16(RSV): From now on, therefore, we regard no one from a human point of view; even though we once regarded Christ from a human point of view, we regard him […]

Confessions Litany

Litany for the Church  John Wilkinson Pastor, Third Presbyterian Church Rochester, NY 2002 Covenant Conference Opening Worship, November 7, 2002 One: We confess and acknowledge one God alone, to whom alone we must cleave, whom alone we must serve, whom alone we must worship, and in whom alone we put our trust. (Scots Confession, 1560) […]