Sermon – April 16, 2017

Fear and Trembling by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo.   “…Jesus said to them, ‘Do not be afraid; go and tell the disciples to go to Galilee; there they will see me.’” — Matthew 28:10 A vibrant early…

Sermon – April 2, 2017

The Spirit Bids Us by Rev.  Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf version of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “‘…I will put my Spirit within you, and you will live, you will return to life and I will settle you back on your own land; then you…

Sermon – March 26, 201`7

God Sight by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf version of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon online.   “The answer came: ‘The one they call Jesus made mud, spread it on my eyes, and told me to go to Siloam and wash. When I went and washed I…

Scholarships Available – Deadline April 15th

UCC, First Congregational, Norwich, NY has a long history of gifts bequeathed by former members and memorial gifts given by family and friends. To recognize and honor our past and encourage growth in our future, our scholarship program is supported by some recent generous gifts. Scholarship amounts vary up to $1,000. Deadline for applications, including…

Sermon – March 19, 2017

Saved by the Life of…. Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo.   “So, if we are reconciled to God through the death of Christ while we were still powerless, how much more certain it is that we who have…

Sermon – March 12, 2017

Vision by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf file of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Suddenly the disciples saw Moses and Elijah appear, talking with Jesus.” — Matthew 17:3. Bangor Seminary was known for training pastors because the school sent many students to small rural churches…

Sermon – March 5, 2017

Broken? by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf version of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “To sum this up, then: just as a single trespass, a single offense, brought condemnation to all, a single righteous act brought to all acquittal and, therefore, brought to all life.”…

Sermon – February 26, 2017

Kabod by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf version of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo.   “Then the Glory of God came to dwell, settled on Mount Sinai. The cloud covered the mountain for six days; on the seventh day God called to Moses out of…

Sermon – February 19, 2017

The Bad and the Good, the Just and the Unjust Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo.   “For God makes the sun rise on the bad and on the good alike— God makes the sun rise on those who…

Sermon – February 5, 2017

Your Light   by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo.   “Is not this the fast I choose, / the fast that pleases me: / that the bonds of injustice / be removed, / undo the thongs, / the rope…