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The Rev. Dr. Stephen Chapin Garner

Chapin is a native New Yorker, having grown up over the border from New Canaan in Westchester County. His greatest passions in life are being a husband, father, and pastor.

Chapin is a graduate of Boston University School of Theology, and he holds Doctor of Ministry degree in preaching from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He has served as a pastor at the Village Church in Wellesley, Massachusetts and the United Church of Christ in Norwell, Massachusetts.

Chapin has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Alban Institute, an adjunct faculty member in homiletics at Boston University School of Theology and General Theological Seminary, and a resident preacher at the Church at Point O’Woods in Fire Island.

Chapin’s books & plays include:

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Chapin Garner. Senior Minister

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Chapin Garner
Senior Minister

(203) 966-2651, x101
chapin@godsacre.org

Daily Devotion

Read: Leviticus 23:9–14

Speak to the people of Israel and say to them: When you enter the land that I am giving you and you reap its harvest, you shall bring the sheaf of the first fruits of your harvest to the priest. Leviticus 23:10

As the Hebrews wandered in circles in the Sinai desert for forty years, they became acutely aware of all that they did not possess. As nomads they had no land to call their own, they did not have established dwellings, and they did not have fields and crops to sustain themselves. They were…

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