Sermon – 11/24/2013

The Messiah of God by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf file of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “People stood by, watching. The leaders, however, scoffed and jeered saying, ‘This one saved others; let him save himself— if he is the Messiah of God, the Chosen…

Sermon 11/17/2013

11/17/2013 The Peaceable Kingdom? by Rev. Joseph Connolly   Click here for a .pdf file of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo.     “The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, / the lion shall eat straw like the ox; / but the serpent— its food shall be dust!…

Sermon – 11/10/2013

11/10/2013 Different by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here for a .pdf file of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Jesus said to them, said to the Sadducees, ‘The children of this age marry each other but those who are considered worthy of a place in that age to come and…

Sermon – 11/03/2013

11/03/2013 Systems 101 by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to download a .pdf file of this sermon. Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “Cease to do evil, / learn to do good; / search for and seek justice, / rescue, help the oppressed; / defend and protect those who are orphaned; /…

Sermon – 10/27/2013

10/27/2013 A Spirit of Humility by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. Click here to download a .pdf file of this sermon. “But the other individual, the tax collector, stood far off, kept at a distance and would not even look to heaven.  With real humility, all the tax…

Thanksgiving Basket Project

400 Bags Needed for Thanksgiving Turkeys Please bring in your plastic grocery bags for use when we give out turkeys at Thanksgiving. We would like to avoid the need to purchase bags. We will need 400 bags in order to double them to hold the weight of the turkeys. Bags can be dropped off at…

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child Packing Party – November 23rd Send Off November 24th We would like to exceed the number of boxes we sent last year, so in effort to make it easier to participate, we purchased boxes.  Also new this year, we will be having a “Packing Party” at 2:00 p.m. on November 23rd –…

Sermon 10/20/2013

A God of Justice by Rev. Joseph Connolly  To listen to this sermon on Vimeo, click here. “Will not God, then, grant justice to the chosen who call out day and night?  Will God delay long in helping them?  I tell you, God will quickly grant justice to them.” — Luke 18:7-8. Among the things…

Sermon 10/06/2013 – Doing and Believing

10/06/2013 Doing and Believing by Rev. Joseph Connolly Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo. “The apostles said to Jesus, ‘Increase our faith!’” — Luke 17:5 Our denomination, the United Church of Christ, is the result of a merger among four denominations— Congregational Churches, Christian Churches, Evangelical Churches and Reformed Churches. At the…

Sermon 09/29/13 – Frightened

09/29/2013 Frightened Rev. Joe Connolly Click here to listen to this sermon on Vimeo.   “‘If they do not listen to Moses and the prophets,’ Abraham and Sarah replied, ‘neither will they be convinced even if someone should rise from the dead.’” — Luke 16:31. I am sure most of you know, when someone says…