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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

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

Daily Devotion

Read: Mark 1:16–20; 2:13–17

As Jesus was walking along, He saw Levi son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax booth, and He said to him, “Follow me.” And he got up and followed Him. Mark 2:14

Life with Jesus starts with an invitation. In our culture which values self-starters, people who take initiative, and those blessed with entrepreneurial spirit, we often forget the invitational nature of Jesus’ ministry with us. Jesus called the disciples away from the lives they had always known—and perhaps felt shackled to—to a new adventure that would prove to be the time of their…

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