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Sermons on Acts

He’s Gone! Now What?

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller, Pastor June 2, 2019                 Celebration of the Ascension Acts 1:1-11 He’s Gone! Now What? When we think of the high holy days of the church year, what comes to mind? Christmas – Easter And then…

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…

Ascension

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller, Pastor May 13, 2018               Celebration of the Ascension Acts 1:1-11 I think that Ascension Day is a weird day. It is at the same time an important thing and a supernatural thing. It is that part of the drama of Jesus that explains…

Wait For It…

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller, Pastor May 28, 2017                  Seventh Sunday of Easter                                         Celebration of the Ascension Acts 1:1-11  Wait For It… The church as you may know has its own calendar – I like to think of it as a layer placed on top of the…

We Believe…

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller, Pastor April 30, 2017         Third Sunday of Easter Genesis 9:8-17 Acts 2:14a, 36-12 We Believe… It is always a blessing and joy to celebrate the sacrament of baptism. But it would be incorrect of me to assume that we all have the same…

When Leaving is Not Really Leaving

While we’re celebrating the Ascension today, the actual Feast day is on Thursday. Because the church celebrates the Ascension 40 days after the resurrection, it always falls on a Thursday, and so we need to move it either forward or backward, to give a Sunday to it. It’s important that we not skip over it,…