Sermon – October 21, 2018

Service by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy. Click here to listen on Vimeo. “Anyone among you who wishes to aspire to greatness must serve the rest; whoever wants to rank first among you must serve the needs of all. The Promised One has come not to be served but to…

Sermon – October 14, 2018

It’s Not the Particulars! By Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy. Click here to listen on Vimeo. “You know the commandments: ‘No killing; no committing adultery; no stealing; no bearing false witness; no defrauding; Honor your father and mother.’” — Mark 10:19. It feels like I have done a lot of…

Sermon – October 7, 2018

From the Earth by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf . Click here to listen on Vimeo. “…Yahweh, God, said, ‘It is not good for this creature of the earth, this one I have made out of the adamah, made out of the earth, to be alone; I will make a fitting…

Sermon – September 30, 2018

Leadership Part II by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy. Click here to listen on Vimeo. “…Moses answered, ‘Are you jealous for my sake? If only all the people of God were prophets! If Yahweh would bestow the Spirit on them all!’” — Numbers 11:29. I have said this here before…

Sermon – September 23, 2018

Leadership Part I by Rev. Joseph Connolly   Click here to download a .pdf. Click here to listen on Vimeo. “Jesus sat down, called the Twelve together, and said, ‘Whoever wants to be first must be last of all and at the service of all.’” — Mark 9:35. I have often mentioned this before. I…

Sermon – September 16, 2018

Rally Day? By Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download .pdf copy. Click here to listen online. {Wisdom says:} “How long, O simple ones, / How much longer, you ignorant people, / will you love being simple, being ignorant? / How much longer, O you who mock others, / will you continue to mock, delight…

Sermon – September 9, 2018

Equity by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy Click here to listen on Vimeo. “My brothers and sisters, your faith in our glorious Savior Jesus, the Christ, must not allow for favoritism.” — James 2:1. I have over time both in the pulpit at the United Church of Christ, First Congregational,…

Sermon – September 2, 2018

Your Children; Your Children’s Children by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy. Click here to listen on Vimeo.   “But take care and be diligent in guarding yourselves closely, so as neither to forget those things that your eyes have seen nor to let them slip from your mind all the…

Sermon – 8/26/18

Prayer by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy. Click here to listen on Vimeo. “Always pray in the Spirit at all times in every prayer and every petition. Indeed, pray constantly and attentively, always persevere in prayer for all the saints, the people of God.” — Ephesians 6: 18. Many of…

Sermon – July 22, 2018

Teaching Sheep? By Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf. Click here to listen on Vimeo. “And so when Jesus went ashore, there was a crowd waiting; and the Rabbi felt compassion for them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So then Jesus began to teach them many things.” — Mark…