Sermon Archives

03/11/2018

“Lent Through the Ages: Jesus of Montreal”

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church Mar. 11, 2018 “Lent Through the Ages – Jesus of Montreal” Mark 16:6-8 About a month ago, I met Jan Luth, the President of Exploration Place. Jan is a highly educated individual, has great energy and passion, and was fun to talk with. It didn’t take long for us to […]

03/04/2018

Shocker Sunday!

Our worship service on March 4, 2018 was irregular. If you would like a copy of the service, please contact the church office at 316.634.0430.

02/25/2018

“Lent Through the Ages: The Cotton Patch Gospel”

LENT THROUGH THE AGES: THE COTTON PATCH GOSPEL When I was a young man growing up in Derby, America, each Lenten season the local churches would band together and present what was called the “Derby Passion Scenario”. Each of the participating churches would produce one of the scenes from the last week of Christ’s life. […]

02/18/2018

“Lent Through the Ages: The Greatest Story Ever Told”

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church Feb. 18, 2018 “Lent Through the Ages… Greatest Story Ever Told” Psalm 34:18 and Isaiah 61:1 I watched The Greatest Story Ever Told again last week. It premiered on Feb. 15, 1965 – 53 years ago this week. It had quite a cast, including Charlton Heston, Telly Savalas, John Wayne, […]

02/11/2018

“Shining a New Light: An Atheist’s 10 Suggestions”

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church Feb. 11, 2018 Shining a New Light: An Atheist’s 10 Suggestions Exodus 20:1-17 Dennis Lee Curtis was an armed robber who was arrested in 1992 in Rapid City, South Dakota. It turns out that Curtis was a scrupulous robber. In his wallet, the police found a sheet of paper on […]

02/04/2018

“Shining a New Light: Is God Real?”

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church Feb. 4, 2018 “Shining a New Light: Is God Real?” Acts 9:3-6 As many of you know, my husband, Eric, is a plane nut. No, not P-L-A-I-N nut. An airplane nut. He knows all things aircraft. And he loves that show “Why Planes Crash” on the Weather Channel. The show […]

01/28/2018

“Shining a New Light: It’s So Simple”

Shining a New Light: It’s So Simple!” A Sermon for University Congregational Church Sunday, January 28, 2018 Rev. Paul Ellis Jackson Let’s shine a new light on theology this morning, shall we? Theology is a branch of philosophy. Did you know that? This study of God (Theo means God and –ology means the study of) […]

01/21/2018

“Shining a New Light: Death & Salvation”

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church Jan. 21, 2018 “Shining a New Light: Death & Salvation” Deut. 30:15-16 This week, our daughter-in-law lost her grandfather. Although she is 30 years old, his was the first death of someone important in her life she has experienced. On the other hand, our children have experienced many deaths throughout […]

01/14/2018

“Shining a New Light: The Fall of God”

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church Jan. 14, 2018 “Shining A New Light: The Fall of God” Gen. 2:4-24; Gospel of Thomas saying 3 Once upon a time, two people lived in a kind of paradise – a garden of perfection – where they could eat and play and frolic with the animals freely. They had […]

01/07/2018

“Shining a New Light: God in Absence”

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church Jan. 7, 2018 “Shining a New Light: God in Absence” Lam. 2:1-10 excerpts; 2 Cor. 4:8-11 On Christmas Eve morning, in this room, we had a full house. We sang lots of Christmas carols and celebrated communion. We lit candles and gathered in pews and around the sanctuary. We sang […]

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