A Creature Who Belongs

A Creature Who Belongs

A sermon for confirmation, preached on a Pentecost Sunday, with a necessary reminder to all who have been confirmed that we ought to cherish that teenage fire, in our kids and in ourselves. Preached by Rev. Matt Fitzgerald during virtual worship on Sunday, May 16,...
Staring into the Empty Sky

Staring into the Empty Sky

In this sermon on The Ascension, delivered as the COVID pandemic is well into its second year, with hope finally in sight, Rev. Sarah Garcia asks if it isn’t time for us all to quit standing and staring and start to “fly” again, as Christians, as a...
“Our New Old Song”

“Our New Old Song”

In this sermon, Benny VanDerburgh, the Pastoral Intern at St. Pauls United Church of Christ in Chicago, reflects on Psalm 98:4-9 and Acts 10:44​-48. Preached during virtual worship on May 9, 2019. Please join us for worship Sundays at 10AM: https://spucc.org/streaming...
The Fact of Being Branches

The Fact of Being Branches

Jesus famously said, “I am the vine, and you are the branches.” But what does he mean by that – and how can that enliven us not just as individuals, but as the church, inextricably intertwined with the one who loves and defines us? In this reflection on...