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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.

    • “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

    • “Into Life: …and…”Date: February 28th, 2016 (Lent 3) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Luke 13:1-9         Tagged: and thinking, into life, Jesus, Luke, or thinking

    • “Standing Together”Date: February 21st, 2016 (Lent 2) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Quran 5:32 & Luke 10:25-29   Today we were joined by an exchange student from Pakistan.  She read her award winning essay and shared a bit of her story and journey.  Thanks for helping us to draw the circle […]

    • “Into Life: a View from the Wilderness”Date: February 14th, 2016 (Lent 1) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Luke 4:1-13       Tagged: cross, death, empty tomb, into lent, Jesus, life, Luke, no, yes

    • “Word-Play”Date: February 7th, 2016 (Transfiguration) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Luke 9:28-36   As part of our first family service of the year, we “played” with the Word in a variety of ways.  Here is a retelling of the story of the Transfiguration, told while the congregation drew pictures of […]

    • “Unroll the Scroll”Date: January 31st, 2016 (Epiphany 5) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Nehemiah 9:1-0 and Luke 4:14-21   Tagged: Isaiah, Luke, Nehemiah, scroll, unroll

    • “God Calls Leaders”Date: January 17th, 2016 (Epiphany 2) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Various Tagged: Aung San Suu Kyi, God Calls Leaders, Martin Luther King, Miriam, Moses, Peter, Wangari Maathai


Here are links to videos from our two denominations:

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