Sermon January 12, 2014

No Partiality by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf version of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Peter began to speak to [those gathered at the home of the Roman Centurion, Cornelius]: ‘Now I begin to see that God shows no partiality. I truly understand, that in…

Call to the Annual Meeting – January 26

Sunday, January 26th during the worship service. All covenant members and parishioners are urged to attend the 200th January Annual Meeting of The United Church of Christ, First Congregational of Norwich on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at approximately 10:00 a.m., Worshipful Work, done in the context of the Sunday Service of Worship. Important items of business…

Sermon 12/29/2013

The Other Story by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf version of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Now after they, the Magi, had left, an angel of God appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, ‘Get up, take the child and Mary, and flee to…

Music Sunday- January 5

  Music Sunday is when we enjoy the talents of our musicians and choir members as they lead us in worship.  Due to a snow storm in December, we had to reschedule Music Sunday to January 5 at 10:00 a.m. You will hear beautiful anthems, soloists and instrumentalists and be invited to sing many of…

Sermon – 12/24/2013

The Glory of God by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf version of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “An angel of God suddenly stood before them and the glory of God shone around them— and they were terrified.” — Luke 2:9. Benjamin did not know his…

Sermon 12/22/2013

God with Us by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click to download a .pdf file of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “While this was the intention of Joseph, and he had resolved to do this, at that point an angel of God appeared in a dream and said, ‘Joseph, son of…

The Mitten Tree Needs You!

A Mitten Tree is in the Founders’ Room waiting to be covered in more mittens, gloves, hats and scarves.  Each winter we donate these items to the Perry Browne Elementary School for students who need warm clothing.  The school nurse reports back to us every year about how wonderful it is to have these items…

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…