Sermon – May 18, 2014

Chosen by Rev.  Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf version of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “…you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a consecrated nation, a people set apart, God’s own people, in order that you may proclaim, praise and sing about the acts of…

Sermon – May 11, 2014

I Am by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to read a .pdf version of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “I am the gate. / Whoever enters through me will be safe— / you will go in and go out and find pasture. / The thief comes only to steal…

Sermon – May 4, 2014

On the Road Again: the Journey by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “They said to each other, ‘Were not our hearts burning within us while Jesus was talking to us on the road, explaining the Scriptures to us?’” —…

Sermon 04/27/2014

Being Sent by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Then Jesus said, ‘As Abba God has sent me, so I am sending you.’ After saying this, Jesus breathed on them and said: ‘Receive the Holy Spirit.’” — John 20:21b-22….

Sermon April 20, 2014 – Easter Sunday

Poetry, Perhaps by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Jesus then said, ‘Do not hold on to me, because I have not yet ascended to Abba, ascended to God. Rather, go to the sisters and brothers and tell them…

Sermon – March 30,2 014

Cause and Effect? [1] by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf file of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “The disciples asked, ‘Rabbi, is the sin of this individual what caused the blindness or the sin of this individual’s parents?’” — John 9:2. Here is a question…

Sermon – March 23, 2014

Inclusion by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf file of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “The Samaritan woman replied, ‘You are a Jew. How is it you ask a drink of me, a woman, a Samaritan?’ (That was because Jews had nothing to do with Samaritans.)”…

Sermon – March 16, 2014

Everything Old Is New Again by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Nicodemus said to Jesus, ‘How can this be possible? How can these things be?’ / Jesus replied, ‘Are you a teacher of Israel, and yet you still do…

Sermon – March 9, 2014

Understanding by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download this sermon in .pdf format. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Do not be like a horse or a mule, / without understanding, / whose temper must be curbed / with bit and bridle, / else it will not stay near you.” —…

Sermon – March 2nd, 2014

The Glory of God by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Now, to the Israelites the glory of Yahweh, God, was like an all consuming fire on the top of the mountain.” — Exodus 24:17. When the reading from Exodus…