Sermons from May 2017

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May 28 – Clothed with power


CLOTHED WITH POWER Trinitarian Congregational Church Seventh Sunday of Easter Anthony S. Kill May 28, 2017 Texts: Acts 1:1-11, Luke 24:44-53 There is an article in the ancient creeds of the Christian Church that asserts that, after Christ rose from the dead, “he ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of the […]

May 21 – I will not leave you orphaned


I WILL NOT LEAVE YOU ORPHANED Trinitarian Congregational Church Sixth Sunday of Easter Anthony S. Kill May 21, 2017 Texts: Acts 17:22-31; John 14:15-19 As I’d mentioned in an earlier sermon, during the Easter season the Revised Common Lectionary recommends many readings from the Gospel of John. And there’s a reason for that. John devotes […]

May 14 – Living Stones – United Church of Christ (UCC) 101


Texts: Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16; I Peter 2:2-10 There are a several reasons why I’ve chosen to talk about the United Church of Christ this morning. One of the identified tasks of the interim time in UCC churches is to help the church re-connect and stay connected with the larger denomination. Indeed, the assistance and collaboration […]

May 7 – Hearing Voices


Texts: I John 3:16-24; John 10:14-18 “The Lord is my shepherd. I shall not want.” I don’t think there is any other biblical image for God or for Christ that has captured the heart and addressed the spiritual hunger of more people than this image: “The Lord is my shepherd. He restores my soul.” “The […]

Easter 2017 “The Stranger”


THE STRANGER Trinitarian Congregational Church Easter Sunday Anthony S. Kill April 16, 2017 Texts: Acts 10:34-43; John 20:1-18 Welcome to you all. It is wonderful to be gathered to celebrate Easter together. Easter is a uniquely Christian feast. It’s not so much like Christmas, which has become a civic, secular holiday of bright lights and […]