The First Presbyterian Church of Glen Cove

An Open and Affirming Church


Are You All In?

This Sunday’s Gospel text picked up where we left off last week.  We even heard the “eat my flesh, drink my blood” part by way of reminding us what was going on.  Jesus was pushing his followers to make a total commitment, a hard choice, because it made all the difference.  I like the way Eugene Peterson’s The Message puts it, “Jesus sensed that his disciples were having a hard time with this and said, “Does this throw you completely?  What would happen if you saw the Son of Man ascending to where he came from?  The Spirit can make life.

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Welcome to First Presbyterian! As Pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Glen Cove, I welcome you to this site and to our church. We hope you will visit this site often and will also want to join us for Sunday morning worship or for some of our many other programs, ministries and events throughout the year. I know you will find among us a diverse and vibrant group of people working to make a difference in our world and community…As an open and affirming church we believe that ALL people are children of God. We recognize, celebrate and give thanks for the rich diversity and boundless gifts of all God’s children.Hope you can join us! If I can answer any questions about our church please feel free to contact me directly at,
Rev. Betsy Simpson – Pastor
 Betsy Simpson

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