Sermon – January 25, 2015

An Apocalypse? [1] by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download this sermon as a .pdf file. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Now after John was arrested, Jesus came to Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God, and saying, ‘This is the time of fulfillment. The dominion of God, the realm…

Tackle Hunger – February 1st – Souper Bowl Sunday

As part of the Souper Bowl of Caring program, we will be collecting cans of soup and donations for Our Daily Bread Food Pantry on Sunday, February 1st.  More than 20 years ago, the Souper Bowl of Caring began with a simple prayer from a single youth group:  “Lord, even as we enjoy the Super Bowl…

Sermon – January 18, 2015

Follow Me by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download this sermon as a .pdf file. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “The next day, after Jesus had decided to go to Galilee, Jesus met Philip and said this: ‘Follow me.’” — John 1:43. With the recent attack, the violence in Paris, many…

Sermon – January 4, 2015

Your People by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Thus says Yahweh, God: / Sing aloud with gladness, joy for Jacob, / and raise shouts for the chief of nations; / proclaim, make your praise heard, and say, /…

Sermon – Christmas Eve, 12/24/2014

The Name by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “For a child is born to us, / an heir given to us; / authority, dominion rests upon the shoulders / of this One, who is named: / Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, / Everlasting…

Soup and Bread Potluck and Undecorating – Jan. 4

The Deacon’s invite you to bring in your favorite soup and/or bread to share in a potluck lunch after the worship service.  Table service and drinks will be provided.  We’ll have plenty of places to plug in your crockpot while we are in the service. Following lunch, we will all “undecorate” the church from Christmas.

Sermon – December 14, 2014

Collaborative Eschatology by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “For, I, Yahweh, God— I love justice; / I hate robbery and wrongdoing; / I will faithfully compensate, / and I will make an everlasting covenant with you.” — Isaiah 61:8. This is a…

Christmas Eve Candlelight and Communion Service

Join us on Christmas Eve at 5:00 p.m. as we celebrate the Feast of the Incarnation and the mystery of God’s love for us as expressed in the Christ. On Christmas Eve we light the fifth and final candle in the Advent wreath.  The fifth Candle is the Christ candle symbolizing the life found in…

Sermon – December 7, 2014

Good News by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “The beginning of the good news of Jesus, the Christ, Child of God.” — Mark 1:1. In years past the ceremony at which the National Book Awards are presented has not…

Sermon – November 16, 2014

God of Infinity by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Before the mountains were born, / You brought forth / the earth, the world, / from everlasting to everlasting / You are God / without beginning, without end.” —…