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Why Church
10/06/2013

Why Church? Communion

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church October 6, 2013 Why Church? Communion Mark 14: 22-25 A friend of mine was saying that the time she finds most peaceful and meaningful in her life is early morning, sitting on her deck, as the autumn weather brings cool, crisp morning air blowing through her hair. She sits and […]

10/01/2013

Why Church? The Bible is Self-Contradictory

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church Sept. 22, 2013 “The Bible is Self-Contradictory and can be Used to Prove Almost Anything” 11 Timothy 3:10-17 Recently, I received a news story, and it says it’s from – simply – heaven. HEAVEN– In a surprise move, God issued a statement today announcing an immediate recall of His complete […]

10/01/2013

Why Church? I’m Spiritual but not Religious

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church Sept. 15, 2013  “Why Church?  I’m Spiritual but not Religious” I Thess. 5:12-24   “I’m not religious, I’m spiritual.”  This seems to be a common statement today.  It’s as if religion has become a bad word.  Surveys have found that about 1 in 5 people – or about ½ of […]

09/29/2013

Why Church? Giving it All

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church Sept. 29, 2013 “Why Church?  Giving It All” Mark 12: 38-44   There is a proverbial saying in Korea:   “a spoonful of rice from ten persons makes a bowl of rice.”  Originally and literally, it means that ten people united may easily help a person in need.  It is not […]

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