Norwich Vacation Bible School

 Norwich Community Vacation Bible School July 26 – 30, 5:45 – 8:15 p.m. United Church of Christ 11 West Main St., Norwich. Ages 3 – 12 (Grades Pre-K – 6) Acts: 17:28a “In God we live, move, and exist.”  A life with God is one of movement! In this mission-focused VBS, kids experience God’s unstoppable…

Sermon – June 21, 2015

Acceptable Times [1] by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon Vimeo. “For God says, [and here Paul quotes the prophet Isaiah] / ‘At an acceptable time I heard you, / and on a day of salvation I helped you’ (unquote). /…

Sermon – June 7, 2015

This was a Union Service in the Park with the First Baptist Church and the United Church of Christ, First Congregational or Norwich, NY at 10:30 a.m. followed by Sharing a Meal. Click here to download a copy of this sermon. Norwich, June 7th, 1863 with Bob Oehme, Rev. Mr. Joe Connolly, Rev. David Spiegel…

Sermon – May 31, 2015 – Trinity Sunday

The Whole Earth [1] by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “They {Seraphs, celestial beings with three pairs of wings} cried out to one another and said: / ‘Holy, holy, holy is Yahweh, God, the omnipotent; / the whole…

Sermon – May 24, 2015 – Pentecost

What Does This Mean? By Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download this sermon in .pdf format. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Many were amazed and perplexed, and asked one another, ‘What does this mean?’ But others mockingly said, ‘They have consumed too much new wine.’” — Acts 2:12-13. The Pew…

Sermon – May 17, 2015

The Only Begotten of God by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf version of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “If we receive human testimony, the testimony of God is greater;….” — 1 John 5:9a It was an era of great change and transition. People were thinking…

Sermon – May 10, 2015

Trusting in the Spirit by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “While Peter was still speaking, the Holy Spirit fell upon all who heard the word.” — Acts 10:44. As was mentioned earlier, yesterday we, this church, this community of…