The Myrtle Baptist Church of West Newton

Rev. Brandon Thomas Crowley, MDiv, STM | Senior Pastor
Rev. Howard Haywood | Pastor Emeritus

21 Curve Street West Newton, MA 02465 | 617.332.5870



The Lord is my light and my salvation — whom shall I fear? (Psalm 27:1)

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The Morning Litany – February 3, 2013

Leader: As we celebrate Black History Month, we remember the sacrifices of Jesus on the cross and the swinging bodies of the enslaved who were unjustly lynched. We are continually reminded that our work with never be done. On this day of communion, as we symbolically take the body and blood of Jesus, let us…

The Morning Litany – January 27, 2013

Leader: Lord, we open ourselves to You. Guide us as we use Your gifts to serve the needs of your people. Reaching up, out and within, we are continually reminded that our work will never be done. We must utilize all of our resources in responding to the needs of all in our collective communities….

The Morning Litany – January 20, 2013

Commemorative Litany   Leader:  In a sermon delivered on August 11, 1957, Dr. King stated, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘what are you doing for others?’”   People:  In remembrance of Martin, “What are you doing for others?”   Leader:  King stated, “An individual has not begun to live until he can rise…