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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, x1
chapin@godsacre.org

Daily Devotion

Read: Mark 5:21–43

She had heard about Jesus, and came up behind him in the crowd and touched his cloak, for she said, “If I but touch his clothes, I will be made well.” Mark 5:27

Jesus didn’t heal everyone. In fact, we must assume that most of the people struggling with physical, emotional, or spiritual ill-health were not healed by Jesus. There were plenty of people who never made their way to Jesus. Jesus never healed folks indiscriminately. Jesus responded to requests. If a person didn’t request healing, they didn’t receive it. In this story, a little…

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