Sermon Archives

02/23/2020

“Staying Positive in a Negative World – Health & Happiness”

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church Feb. 23, 2020 Staying Positive in a Negative World – Health & Happiness Heb. 12:1 After a month or so of hearing how to “stay positive in a negative world”, it may not surprise you that there is medical science to show that people who are positive have better mental […]

02/16/2020

“Staying Positive in a Negative World: Look for the Best in Others”

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church Feb. 16, 2020 Staying Positive in a Negative World: Look for the Best in Others Phil. 1:1-4 I’d like to begin today with a survey of the various types of lessons that you may have had to learn in your lifetime. This is group participation time… • How many of […]

02/09/2020

“Staying Positive in a Negative World: Can’t Afford the Money Blues”

“Staying Positive in a Negative World: Can’t Afford the Money Blues” A Sermon for University Congregational Church Sunday, February 9, 2020 Rev. Paul Ellis Jackson Traditional Word 8 but if we have food and clothing, we will be content with these. 9 But those who want to be rich fall into temptation and are trapped […]

02/02/2020

“Staying Positive in a Negative World – No Time for the Pits”

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church Feb. 2, 2020 “Staying Positive in a Negative World – No Time for the Pits” Psalm 90: 1-4 As we continue our series on Staying Positive in a Negative World, today we are focusing on time. I used to hear older people complain that the older they got, the faster […]

01/26/2020

“Staying Positive in a Negative World – Reprogramming”

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church Jan. 26, 2020 “Staying Positive in a Negative World – Reprogramming” Phil. 4:6-8 Are you a glass half-empty or glass half-full kind of person? Are you a pessimist or an optimist? When life gives you lemons, do you make lemonade or do you pucker up? When it is a cloudy […]

01/19/2020

“Staying Positive in a Negative World: Faith Drives the Blues Away”

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church Jan. 19, 2020 “Staying Positive in a Negative World: Faith Drives the Blues Away” Heb. 11:1 and Mark 9:23-24 It was the summer of my 7th-grade year. I was a gangly 12-year-old. It had been a difficult year at school. I was an awkward pre-teen who excelled in school, but […]

01/12/2020

“Staying Positive in a Negative World – The Secret of Contentment”

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church Jan. 12, 2020 “Staying Positive in a Negative World – The Secret of Contentment” I Tim. 6:6-8 Months ago, a church member suggested that in the climate of our news cycles, in the stress of everyday life, and in the hustle/ bustle of our work and family roles it might […]

01/05/2020

“Creating Meaning”

Robin McGonigle University Congregational Church Jan. 5, 2020 “Creating Meaning” Psalm 16 Protect me, O God, for in you I take refuge. I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.” As for the holy ones in the land, they are the noble, in whom is all my […]

12/29/2019

“Finding Purpose”

“Finding Purpose” PAGE ONE Recently, I asked my home computer device, Alexa, one of the most important questions there is. Now, for those of you who don’t know what Alexa is, it’s this cylinder that sits in our living room and you can give it commands and it can do various things. You can say, […]

12/22/2019

“Songs for the Season: There’s a Song in the Air”

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