Sermon – March 18, 2018

Tu Es Sacerdos by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf version of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo.   “Christ, even the Christ, did not presume to take on the office of high priest. No, Christ was appointed by the One who said, / ‘You are my…

Sermon – March 11, 2018

Not of Your Own Doing by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God— not the result of works, so…

Sermon – March 4, 2018

What Really Counts by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Then God spoke these words and said, / ‘I am Yahweh, God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage; / do…

Sermon – February 25, 2018

An Invitation to Change by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf. Click here to listen on Vimeo. “No longer shall your name be Avram or the exalted ancestor, but your name shall be Avraham or Hamon Goyyim. [And that is the Hebrew for the progenitor of a multitude of Nations.]” — Genesis…

Sermon – February 18, 2018

In the Beginning by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy. Click here to listen on Vimeo. “Here begins the Gospel, the good news of Jesus, the Christ, the Child of God. As it is written in the prophet Isaiah:…” — Mark 1:1-2a. I believe we, all of us, have a story…

Sermon at Chenango Valley Home – 2/18/18

Rainbows and Covenant Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf version. Click here to listen on Vimeo. “I have set my bow in the clouds, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and the earth.” — Genesis 9:13. I think we all know the first two Chapters of the…

Sermon – Ash Wednesday – February 14, 2018

Acceptable Times by Rev. Joseph Connolly at Emmanuel Episcopal Church Community Ash Wednesday Service Download a .pdf copy of this sermon. Listen to this sermon on Vimeo. Since my text will be the 2nd verse of the 6th Chapter of 2 Corinthians, I need to note it can be translated this way: “For God through…

Sermon – February 11, 2018

The god (and gods) of This World Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf copy. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “…unbelieving minds have been kept from seeing by the god of this world, the god of the present age, so that they do not see the light, the splendor…

Sermon – 02/04/18

The Everlasting God by Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to download a .pdf. Click here to listen on Vimeo.   “Do you not know? / Have you not heard? / Yahweh is the everlasting God, / the Creator of the ends / of the earth.” — Isaiah 40:28. As many of you know, I am…