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

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    • “Nativity Stories: The Shepherds”Date: November 27th, 2016 (Advent 1) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Psalm 23:1-3; 2 Samuel 5:1-2; Ezekiel 34:1-10; Matthew 2:3-8; Luke 2:8-20; John 10:11-149     Today we begin a short sermon series titled, “Nativity Stories.”  In this sermon I offer a brief overview of the history of nativity sets and […]

    • “Day 13”Date: November 20th, 2016 (Reign of Christ/Christ the King/Thanksgiving) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Psalm 100 Philippians 4:4-9, Colossians 1:15-20, Luke 4:18-19   12 days after the election on 11/8, many of us are suffering, afraid and vulnerable.  What does our faith in Jesus Christ have to say to us about […]

    • “Flowing from the Throne of God, Part II”Date: November 13th, 2016 (Pentecost 26) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Revelation 22:1-5   Here is a message to finish out our church’s annual stewardship campaign.  Who do we give to, when we give to the United Church of Underhill?               Tagged: flowing, heritage themes, Revelation […]

    • “All Saints: Reversal and Love”Date: November 6th, 2016 (Pentecost 25) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Luke 6:20-31   Here is a short meditation on Luke 6:20-31 prior to our annual practice of naming the Saints.             Tagged: All Saint's Sunday, love, Luke 6, Reversal, Sermon on the Plain

    • “A Mystery, A Hope and A Charge”Date: October 30th, 2016 (Pentecost 24) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Job 38:1-11 and Mark 4:35-41     In the aftermath of an accident on 10/9/2016 on I-89 when 5 high school students were killed, many in our community were impacted greatly.  Many had their faith shaken.  Many suffered along with the friends […]

    • “Flowing from the Throne of God”Date: October 16th, 2016 (Pentecost 22) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Revelation 22:1-5   After failing to record my last two sermons (part 3 & 4 of my “Teach Like Jesus” series), I return with a message to begin our church’s annual stewardship campaign.     Tagged: flowing from the throne of […]

    • “Teach Like Jesus: What?”Date: September 18th, 2016 (Pentecost 18) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Matthew 4:13 & 17; Mark 1:14&15; Luke 4:42-43; John 18:33-37   Here is the second of a 4-part series.  What did Jesus teach?     Tagged: basileia ton ouranon, gospels, kingdom of heaven, near, repent, teach like jesus, what

    • “Teach Like Jesus: Who, When & Where?”Date: September 11th, 2016 (Pentecost 17) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Mark 10:1, Mark 10:13-16, Matthew 4:23, Matthew 5:1-2, John 3:1-12, Luke 10:38-39, Luke 13:13-15 & 27   Here is the first of a 4-part series.  Who did Jesus teach?  When?  Where?     Tagged: gospels, overhear the Gospel, Pheme Perkins, promiscuous, […]

    • “Our Labors”Date: September 4th, 2016 (Pentecost 16) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Genesis 3:14-19, Exodus 1:1-14, Matthew 28:1-10 & Acts 2:42-47   Tagged: Acts 2, Easter, Exodus, garden of eden, Labor Day, our labors

    • “Closely Watching, Closely Watched”Date: August 28th, 2016 (Pentecost 15) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Luke 14:1 & 7-14 Tagged: celebration, good and faithful servant, humble, imperative, reach out to those in need

    • “Eats, Shoots and Leaves”Date: August 21st, 2016 (Pentecost 14) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Luke 13:10-17     How do you punctuate Scripture? Tagged: eats, leaves, luke 13, panda, punctuation, shoots

    • “Psalm 82: Rising Up”Date: August 14th, 2016 (Pentecost 13) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Psalm 82   After a few weeks on vacation I am back this week to talk about Psalm 82.   Tagged: Elohim, psalm 82, rise, unjust gods

    • “The Best Part”Date: July 17th, 2016 (Pentecost 9) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Luke 10:38-42       Tagged: best part, Luke 10, Martha, mary

    • “Restoration: Needed, Possible, Made Real Through Us”Date: July 10th, 2016 (Pentecost 8) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Deuteronomy 30:9-14   After a few weeks out of the pulpit, I return to look at Moses’ farewell speech in Deuteronomy 30:9-14.   Tagged: Deuteronomy 30, made real, needed, possible, Restoration

    • “Listening is Loving”Date: June 19th, 2016 (Pentecost 5) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Deuteronomy 6:4-9 and Matthew 7:24-29 Tagged: Deuteronomy 6, listening, loving, Matthew 7, ritual, shema

    • “Sacred Work”Date: June 12th, 2016 (Pentecost 4) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Proverbs 16:3   Just a short meditation today on a morning in our church we call, “hands to work, hearts to God.”  We worship for 30 minutes and then break out to do work projects around the church before […]

    • “Consider the Raven”Date: May 29th, 2016 (Pentecost 2) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Consider the Birds, by Debbie Blue (ch. 10); Genesis 8:6-9a; Leviticus 11:13-15; Elijah 17:2-6; Zephaniah 2:13-14 and Luke 12:22-24   Here is the 5th and final of a spring 2016 sermon series on the birds of the Bible using the book, “Consider […]

    • “Our Community Cares Camp”Date: May 29th, 2016 (Pentecost 1 – Trinity) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Mark 10:13-16 This morning we were joined by Marie Thomas of “Our Community Care Camp” in Richmond, VT.  Thank you Marie for your work and taking the time to come and talk with us!!       […]

    • “Consider the Vulture”Date: May 8th, 2016 (Easter 7) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Consider the Birds, by Debbie Blue (ch. 4); Genesis 15:9-11; Leviticus 11:13; Jeremiah 15:1-3; Micah 1:16; Luke 17:31-37   Here is the 4th of a spring 2016 sermon series that will run (on select Sundays) through May 29th.  Each week we will […]

    • “Consider the Hen”Date: April 24th, 2016 (Easter 5) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Consider the Birds, by Debbie Blue (ch. 9); Deuteronomy 22:6-7; Matthew 23:37-39 Here is the 3rd of a spring 2016 sermon series that will run (on select Sundays) through May 29th.  Each week we will “consider” a bird of the Bible, […]

    • “Consider the Sparrow”Date: April 10th, 2016 (Easter 3) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Consider the Birds, by Debbie Blue (ch. 7); Psalm 84:1-3; Proverbs 26:1-2; Matthew 10:29-31 Here is the 2nd of a spring 2016 sermon series that will run (on select Sundays) through May 29th.  Each week we will “consider” a bird of […]

    • “Consider the Pelican”Date: April 3rd, 2016 (Easter 2) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Consider the Birds, by Debbie Blue (ch. 2); Deut 14:11-17; Isaiah: 34:10-11; Zeph. 2:13-14; Psalm 102:4-7 Today we begin a sermon series that will run (on select Sundays) through May 29th.  Each week we will “consider” a bird of […]

    • “It’s Only Love”Date: March 27th, 2016 (Easter) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Luke 24:1-12   Tagged: Easter, empty tomb, Jesus, Luke 24, only love

    • “Into Life: Passion”Date: March 20th, 2016 (Lent 6 – Palm/Passion Sunday) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Luke 23:1-56         Tagged: cross, death, do what you say you are going to do, into life, Jesus, life, Luke, palm, Passion

    • “Into Life: Sweet Smell”Date: March 13th, 2016 (Lent 5) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): John 12:1-8         Tagged: funny, Jesus, john 12, mary, nard, smell, sweet

    • “Into Life: Gilgal”Date: March 6th, 2016 (Lent 4) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Joshua 5:9-12         Tagged: joshua, Passover, reenact, Remember, ritual


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