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Adventuring Through Acts (Part 2) Church: How It All Began!

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller, Pastor March 10, 2019                                   First Sunday of Lent Acts 2:27-47 Church:  How It All Began! (Second in a Six-Part Series: Adventuring Through Acts) What is it about origin stories? It’s as if we have a human need to rifle back to the past…

Adventuring Through Acts (Part 1): Filled With the Spirit

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller, Pastor March 3, 2019                        Last Sunday after Epiphany Acts 2:1-21 Filled with the Spirit (First in a Six-Part Series: Adventuring Through Acts) Today we begin our sermon series: Adventuring Through Acts. Over the next six Sundays, taking us up to Holy Week, Gary…

Unjust Desserts

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by Gary Gumuchian, Pastoral Intern February 17, 2019                   Sixth Sunday after Epiphany Luke 6:17-26 Unjust Desserts Spring Training opened this week. I love baseball. No sport has such a rich history. It has its traditions, which border on the sacred. People can get downright metaphysical about baseball. I remember…

Fishing With Jesus

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller, Pastor February 10, 2019 Fifth Sunday after Epiphany Luke 5:1-11 Fishing with Jesus You may know this already, but fishing is not always easy! The story goes about the man who went on a three-day fishing trip. He caught absolutely nothing – no…

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…