A Goodbye Letter to Florence Congregational Church

As some of you may have heard, I have resigned my position at Florence Congregational (FCC), and I have accepted the interim position at Center Congregational Church in Torrington, Connecticut.  My last Sunday at Florence will be Sunday, August 28th, 2022.  I know this seems sudden and comes as a shock to many of you, and for that I apologize.  This is not a decision I came to lightly or quickly.  Instead, it was made prayerfully and after a great…

Rev Averill on Bill Newman Show TODAY

Rev Averill will be on “the Rev and the Rabbi” portion of The Bill Newman Show THIS MORNING (Thursday, July 7) on WHMP 101.5 FM/ 1240 & 1400 AM. Tune in live on the radio or listen on whmp[dot]com!

A Continuing Discussion of the Bill Newman Show – April 28, 2022.

Instead of a mini-sermon this issue, I thought I would expand on a discussion I had on “The Rev and the Rabbi” portion of The Bill Newman Show I participated in this Thursday, April 28, 2022.  I am a guest with Rabbi Justin David of B’nai Israel every last Thursday of the month, and we discuss topics that vary from the Holocaust to our weekly sermons. This week we touched on the topic of the war in Ukraine and what…