Sermon 12/15/2013

Living in the Moment by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “A voice cries out: / ‘In the wilderness / prepare the way for Yahweh; / make straight in the desert / a highway for our God.’” — Isaiah 40:3….

Sermon – 12/08/2013

That One Shall Not Judge by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf version of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “The spirit of Yahweh, God, / shall rest on this branch, / the spirit of wisdom and understanding, / the spirit of counsel and strength, / the…

Sermon – 12/01/2013

Keep Awake by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf file of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Therefore, keep awake— be vigilant, for you do not know the day on which your Savior is coming.” — Matthew 24:42. Many of you know the Nichols family who used…

Sermon – 11/24/2013

The Messiah of God by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf file of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “People stood by, watching. The leaders, however, scoffed and jeered saying, ‘This one saved others; let him save himself— if he is the Messiah of God, the Chosen…

Sermon 11/17/2013

11/17/2013 The Peaceable Kingdom? by Rev. Joseph Connolly   Click here for a .pdf file of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo.     “The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, / the lion shall eat straw like the ox; / but the serpent— its food shall be dust!…

Sermon – 11/10/2013

11/10/2013 Different by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here for a .pdf file of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Jesus said to them, said to the Sadducees, ‘The children of this age marry each other but those who are considered worthy of a place in that age to come and…

Sermon – 11/03/2013

11/03/2013 Systems 101 by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf file of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Cease to do evil, / learn to do good; / search for and seek justice, / rescue, help the oppressed; / defend and protect those who are orphaned; /…

Sermon – 10/27/2013

10/27/2013 A Spirit of Humility by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. Click here to download a .pdf file of this sermon. “But the other individual, the tax collector, stood far off, kept at a distance and would not even look to heaven.  With real humility, all the tax…

Sermon 10/20/2013

A God of Justice by Rev. Joseph Connolly  To listen to this sermon on Vimeo, click here. “Will not God, then, grant justice to the chosen who call out day and night?  Will God delay long in helping them?  I tell you, God will quickly grant justice to them.” — Luke 18:7-8. Among the things…

Sermon 10/06/2013 – Doing and Believing

10/06/2013 Doing and Believing by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “The apostles said to Jesus, ‘Increase our faith!’” — Luke 17:5 Our denomination, the United Church of Christ, is the result of a merger among four denominations— Congregational Churches, Christian Churches, Evangelical Churches and Reformed Churches. At the…