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

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    • “For this Reason”Date: July 26th, 2015 (Pentecost 9) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Ephesians 3:14-21   After a week in Pine Ridge, SD working with the oyate of the Oglala Lakota and the good people at Re-Member, I return this week with a message from Ephesians 3.  After today I will be […]

    • “Body”Date: July 5th, 2015 (Pentecost 6) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): various   This message was delivered as part of our annual ecumenical outdoor service.  Theme was: “Body of Christ”         Tagged: body of christ, storytelling, truth-telling

    • “Pressed”Date: June 28th, 2015 (Pentecost 5) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Mark 5:21-43 NOTE: Sound quality is a bit poor this week.  My wireless was off and so sound was picked up only by distant mics.  Sorry about that.  Amplified a bit but resulted in some hiss.       […]

    • “Nest”Date: June 14th, 2015 (Pentecost 3) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13, Ezekiel 17:22-24 and Mark 4:30-32       Tagged: 1 Samuel 15, birds of the air, David, Ezekiel 17, hummingbird, Mark 4, nest

    • “Fire: What God Does”Date: May 24th, 2015 (Pentecost) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Acts 2:1-2     Tagged: challenge, fire, liberation, overcome, Pentecost, what God does, wind

    • “Bible Study: 1 John 5:1-13″Date: May 10th, 2015 (Easter 6) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): 1 John 5:1-13 This morning we conclude week 5 of a 5 week study of the letter of 1 John.  What will we do with 1 John as the Word moves from the elder’s mouth to our ears?     Tagged: 1-john-5, believe, […]

    • “Bible Study: 1 John 3:16-24″Date: April 26th, 2015 (Easter 4) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): 1 John 3:16-24 This morning we continue with week 3 of a 5 week study of the letter of 1 John.  What does the elder mean when he tells us to love one another?  Join us!   Tagged: 1 John 3, cross-shaped, […]

    • “Bible Study: 1 John 3:1-7″Date: April 19th, 2015 (Easter 3) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): 1 John 3:1-7 This morning we continue with week 2 of a 5 week study of the letter of 1 John.  Join us!       Tagged: 1 Jon 3:1-7, beaver, God is light, Jesus is real, odd duck

    • “Bible Study: 1 John 1:1-2:2″Date: April 12th, 2015 (Easter 2) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): 1 John 1:1-2:2 This morning we begin a 5 week study of the letter of 1 John.  Join us!       Tagged: author, Bible Study 1 John 1:1-2:2, date, God is light, Jesus is real, purpose

    • “Captured by Easter”Date: April 5th, 2015 (Easter) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Mark 16:1-8     Tagged: Captured, Easter, Mark 16, Paul Granlund, Stanton MacDonald Wright

    • “Capturing Lent: Passion”Date: March 29th, 2015 (Lent 6 – Palm/Passion Sunday) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Philippians 2:1-11     Tagged: palms, Passion, Philippians 2, rest of the story, sing

    • “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, […]


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