Sermon – May 20, 2018 – Pentecost

Hearing in Tongues by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf version. Click here to listen on Vimeo.   My name is Peter. The day of Pentecost is a Jewish feast. We call it Shavuot. The feast commemorates the day God gave the Torah, the teachings, to Israel. You may have heard from…

Sermon – May 13, 2018

Cultural Myths; Cultural Falsehoods by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf version. Click here to listen to this version on Vimeo. “Also in their company were some of the women who followed Jesus, Mary the mother of Jesus, as well as some of the brothers and sisters of Jesus. With one mind,…

Sermon – May 6, 2018

Whence the Spirit? By Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy. Click here to listen on Vimeo. “Then Peter said, ‘Can anyone withhold the water for baptizing these people who have received the Holy Spirit just as we have?’” — Acts 10:46b-47. I have lived long enough so I know this to…

Sermon – April 30, 2018

Why Jesus? By Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf version. Click here to listen on Vimeo “Then Philip proceeded to explain and, starting with this scripture, proclaimed to the Ethiopian the good news about Jesus.” — Acts 8:35. This is a given: context is important, especially cultural context. Unless we understand cultural…