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Jesus Came For Who?

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by Gary Gumuchian, Pastoral Intern February 3, 2019 Fourth Sunday after Epiphany Luke 4:16-30 Jesus Came for Who? People of God, give listen to these words, for I speak of the Good News of Jesus of Nazareth, Luke 4:16-30(NRSV) When he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought…

The Body of Christ

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller January 27, 2019 Third Sunday after Epiphany I Corinthians 12:12-31a The Body of Christ The Church at its best. We’ve all seen it I hope…rejoicing together, suffering together… The operative word here….TOGETHER! Then there’s the church at its worst! Perhaps you’ve also seen…

The Work of Christmas

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller January 6, 2019 Epiphany Matthew 2:1-2 The Work of Christmas Today we celebrate the Feast of Epiphany which comes after we complete the 12 Days of Christmas. Epiphany literally means “shine upon,” and is the season when we hear about the ways Jesus…

Why He Came

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller December 24, 2018                                             Christmas Eve Christmas Eve 2018  Why He Came (An adaptation of Willa Cather’s short story, The Burglar’s…

All in the Family – John the Baptist

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller December 23, 2018 Fourth Sunday of Advent Luke 1:11-17, 76-79 All in the Family: John the Baptist Luke, Chapter 1 11 Then an angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing at the right side of the altar of incense. When Zechariah saw…

All in the Family – Elizabeth & Zechariah

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller December 16, 2018                                     Third Sunday of Advent Luke 1:39-56 All in the Family: Elizabeth and Zechariah (Jesus’ Aunt and Uncle) The Birth of John the Baptist Foretold In the days of King Herod of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged…

All In The Family – Mary

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller December 2, 2018                         First Sunday of Advent Luke 1:26-38 All in the Family: Mary She was young and, no doubt…well…ordinary. Just a young girl with her life ahead of her. Perhaps she daydreamed about the carpenter she planned to marry…the wedding, their home,…

You Are Invited

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller November 18, 2018                                                Twenty-Sixth Sunday                                                                                    After Pentecost Matthew 25:14-30 You Are Invited In Confirmation class this evening, we will begin looking at each person of the Trinity: God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. We’ll start by considering…

The Widow’s Might

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller November 11, 2018                                                                                                           Twenty-fifth Sunday                                                                                                                                               After Pentecost  Mark 12:38-44 The Widow’s Might There’s an old Seinfeld episode in which George Costanza frequents a take-out pizza place – the kind with the tip jar at the cash register – and every time he…