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You Don’t Have To Be There!

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller, Pastor April 8, 2018        Second Sunday of Easter John 20:19-31 You Don’t Have To Be There! You had to be there! You just had to be there! I find that it is hard – try as I might – to match someone else’s…

Are You Kidding?

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller, Pastor April 1, 2018        Easter Sunday Mark 16:1-8 Are You Kidding? When I was in college I played in the orchestra, and even though I wasn’t a music major, I hung out with the musicians. One year, a bunch of my musician friends…

Sermon March 25, 2018

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller, Pastor March 25, 2018        Palm Sunday Psalm 118: 1-2, 19-29 Mark 11:1-11 Bringing Peace Back before Jesus was born there was an extraordinary king in Syria. He believed it was his kingly duty to make his Arab / Middle Eastern kingdom more Greek.…

Meaning in Suffering

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller, Pastor March 18, 2018          Fifth Sunday in Lent John 12:20-33 Meaning in Suffering “Why do you not commit suicide?” And with this question, psychiatrist Viktor Frankl offered his patients a key with which to unlock the chains of their afflictions. What he was…

What is Necessary?

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller, Pastor March 4, 2018                        Third Sunday in Lent John 2:13-22 What is Necessary? Approaching the house on a mission…. He moves from room to room…  a table over here overflowing with stuff, an alcove over there…the same.  It’s too much…. And so he…

Words that Change Everything

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller, Pastor February 25, 2018                   Second Sunday in Lent Mark 8:31-38 Words that Change Everything Words that change everything. You’ve heard them. You’ve spoken them. You’ve craved them, and you’ve feared them. Sometimes they bring joy and hope and promise: I love you! You got the job! It’s a boy! Sometimes…

Thoughts and Prayers

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller, Pastor February 18, 2018                   First Sunday in Lent Genesis 9:8-17 Psalm 13 Mark 1:9-13 On “Thoughts and Prayers” Last fall, I preached a sermon series on Christian clichés, and occasionally one of you would suggest another cliché to add to the list. One…