Pages Navigation Menu

There's room for you here

Media

Here are links to audio recordings of Pastor Kevin’s sermons:

Click on sermon title to access the sermon, then click on the “Play” button on the sermon page.

    • “Capturing Lent: On Our Own Soil”Date: March 15th, 2015 (Lent 4) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Ezekiel 37:1-14     Tagged: believe, church people, dry bones, Ezekiel 37, God's promises, Lent, soil

    • “Capturing Lent: Word-Gift”Date: March 8th, 2015 (Lent 3) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Exodus 20, Psalm 19, John 2:13-22       Tagged: Bible, Exodus 20, gift, Jesus, John 2, Lent, psalm 19

    • “Capturing Lent: How Hope Works”Date: March 1st, 2015 (Lent 2) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Psalm 22:22-31 & Mark 8:31-38     Tagged: desert, hope, how hope works, Jesus, Lent, Mark 8, Psalm 22, wilderness

    • “Capturing Lent: Changing Hearts and Lives”Date: February 22nd, 2015 (Lent 1) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Psalm 25:1-10 and Mark 1:9-12     Tagged: center, desert, Jesus, Lent, Pslam 25, relationship with God, wilderness

    • “Seeing, Birthing”Date: February 15th, 2015 (Epiphany 6 – Transfiguration) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): 2 Kings 2:1-12 and Mark 9:2-9   Tagged: elijah, elisha, James, Jesus, John, Peter, Transfiguration

    • “True. Healing.”Date: February 8th, 2015 (Epiphany 5) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Selected Gospel readings on the healing of Jesus   Tagged: Barbara Brown Taylor, fact, healing, Jesus, true

    • “Jesus-Bold”Date: February 1st, 2015 (Epiphany 4) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Deuteronomy 18:15-20 & Mark 1:21-28     Here is a short meditation as part of a family service about being Jesus-Bold.         Tagged: Bold, Deuteronomy 18, Jesus, luke 15 prodigal lost found questions, Mark 1, mouthpieces, […]

    • “‘Then He Said’, The Parable of the Lost Sons”Date: January 25th, 2015 (Epiphany 3) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Luke 15:11-32     Here is week 3 of a three part sermon series on the parables of Jesus.  Today we look at the parable of the Lost Sons from Luke 15.         Tagged: Jesus, luke […]

    • “‘Then He Said’, The Parable of the Weeds”Date: January 11th, 2015 (Epiphany 1) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Mathew 13:24-30     Here is week 1 of a three part sermon series on the parables of Jesus.  Today we look at the parable of the Weeds from Matthew 13.         Tagged: Jesus, Matthew 13, parable, […]

    • “The Joy of Good News”Date: December 14th, 2014 (Advent 3) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Isaiah 61:1-4; 8-11             Tagged: good news, Isaiah 61, joy, rooted, teeter-totter

    • “Painting Peace”Date: December 7th, 2014 (Advent 2) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Isaiah 40:1-11     After a week away, I return this week with a sermon about painting peace.  During my sermon one of our friends painted a scene on a large piece of canvas.     Tagged: Isaiah 40, […]

    • “Thanksgiving: In Good Times”Date: November 23rd, 2014 (Reign of Christ) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Exodus 15:19-21; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18; Luke 18:9-14     This is the second of a two-part sermon series on giving thanks.  Today we look at giving thanks in good times.     Tagged: 1 Thessalonians, Exodus, good-times, Luke, […]

    • “Thanksgiving: In Hard Times”Date: November 16th, 2014 (Pentecost 23) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Philippians 4:4-7 and 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18     This is the first of a two-part sermon series on giving thanks.  Today we look at giving thanks in hard times.     Tagged: from suffering, hard times, muck, Thanksgiving

    • “Bread and Table: Serving, Sharing, Giving”Date: November 9th, 2014 (Pentecost 22) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Matthew 6:9-15     A message for Consecration Sunday (the culmination of our annual Stewardship Campaign) before heading off to give and to serve.     Tagged: bread, Consecration Sunday, giving, serving, Sharing, table, transformation

    • “The Sharing Table”Date: November 2nd, 2014 (Pentecost 21) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Matthew 25:31-40     A message about our church’s new Communion Table…it’s design, shape and reason for being.  Come share this message about “The Sharing Table.”     Tagged: "Take This Bread", be fed, Communion Table, feed, Matthew 25, […]

    • “Sola, Sola, Sola”Date: October 26th, 2014 (Pentecost 20) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Various     Reflecting together on the Protestant Reformation and the Church’s ongoing need to re-form and reconcile.     Tagged: alone/only, Christ, Faith, glory, grace, reconciliation, reformation, Scripture

    • “Virus”Date: October 19th, 2014 (Pentecost 19) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10     Meeting virus with virus.     Tagged: 1 Thessalonians, ebola, Gospel, infect, invade, Paul, spread, virus

    • “What Happened?”Date: October 12th, 2014 (Pentecost 18) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Exodus 3:1-6; Matthew 8:23-27     Are you experienced?     Tagged: burning bush, calming the storm, experience, Jesus, Moses, vacation photos

    • “Another Parable”Date: October 5th, 2014 (Pentecost 17) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Matthew 13:33   This week, we consider Jesus’ parable of the yeast at our quarterly family service and as part of World Communion Sunday.  What does the parable mean to you?     Tagged: flour, hid, kingdom, woman, yeast

    • “Sticky Cheeks: A Story”Date: September 28th, 2014 (Pentecost 16) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Matthew 7:7-8   At the 40th Anniversary of Harvest Market we celebrate with a short worship service and hear a story about two twins with sticky cheeks who are looking for God.  What do they find?       Tagged: […]

    • “Following Jesus as Resistance: Serving”Date: September 21st, 2014 (Pentecost 15) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Isaiah 58:1-12,  and Mark 9:33-37 and Philippians 2:5-8   Sermon 4 in a 4 part series titled, “Following Jesus as Resistance.”  Today we look at serving as a practice of resistance.     Tagged: following Jesus, re-create, resistance, serving

    • “Following Jesus as Resistance: Worship”Date: September 14th, 2014 (Pentecost 14) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Daniel 3 (selections) and Acts 4:23-31 Sermon 3 in a 4 part series titled, “Following Jesus as Resistance.”  Today we look at communal worship as a practice of resistance.     Tagged: following Jesus, re-create, resistance, worship

    • “Following Jesus as Resistance: Sabbath”Date: September 7th, 2014 (Pentecost 13) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Genesis 2:1-4, Exodus 20:8-13 and Matthew 11:35-30 Sermon 2 in a 4 part series titled, “Following Jesus as Resistance.”  Today we look at Sabbath keeping as a practice of resistance.     Tagged: following Jesus, re-create, resistance, sabbath

    • “Following Jesus as Resistance”Date: August 31, 2014 (Pentecost 12) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Romans 12:9-21 and Matthew 16:21-28     Back from an amazing sabbatical, I offer you this sermon which begins a four-week series titled, “Following Jesus as Resistance.”       Tagged: following Jesus, hunger games, resistance, three-finger salute

    • “Sharing Christ’s Table: Bread and Wood for the Life of the World”Date: May 25th, 2014 (Easter 6) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Matthew 26:17-19 and 26-29   My sermon this week will be that last for 13 weeks as I head off for a sabbatical.  The theme of my sabbatical is the title of this sermon: “Sharing Christ’s Table: Bread and Wood for […]

    • “Being Found”Date: May 11th, 2014 (Easter 4) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Luke 15:1-7         Tagged: found, lost, Luke 15, sheep


Here are links to videos from our two denominations:

[/box]