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Sermons on Luke

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…

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,…

Engaging Change: Making Choices

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller October 7, 2018                                                         World Communion Sunday Luke 10:38-42                                            Third in a four-part series on Change Engaging Change – Making Choices The past two weeks, we’ve looked at different aspects of Change: Encountering Change – What Can We Learn? Experiencing Change – Experiencing…

God Helps Those Who Help Themselves

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller, Pastor October 22, 2017             Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost 2 Thessalonians 3:10-13 Luke 10:25-37 God Helps Those Who Help Themselves This is the fourth in our sermon series: Christian Clichés, based on the book by Adam Hamilton, Half-Truths. By now you’ve noticed that all…

We Had Hoped…

Sermons at Union Congregational Church Preached by The Reverend Gail L. Miller, Pastor May 7, 2017                 Fourth Sunday of Easter Luke 24:13-35 We Had Hoped… Think of a time when you were disappointed…. the job interview didn’t turn into a job the hard work on the paper only got you a B the relationship did…