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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.

    • “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

    • “New”Date: January 10th, 2016 (Epiphany 1) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Isaiah 43:1-7 and Luke 3:15-17 and 21-22 Tagged: baptism, be loved, Isaiah 43, Luke 3, new

    • “A Village, Far, Far Away…”Date: December 24th, 2015 (Christmas Eve – Family Service) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Luke 2   Here is an audio recording of our Star Wars themed “Live Nativity.”  As the Christmas story is read, the “characters” come forward, get into costume, and assume a pose.  When all done, we […]

    • “The Faith Awakens: YeeeHaaaw!!”Date: December 13th, 2015 (Advent 3) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Luke 1:39-55   With the whole world waiting for the new Star Wars film on 12/18, we conclude a 3-part sermon series today titled, “The Faith Awakens.”  Today we think more deeply about joy in a broken world. Tagged: awakens, death star, […]

    • “The Faith Awakens: Master Yoda”Date: December 6th, 2015 (Advent 2) Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC) Key Text(s): Luke 3:1-18   With the whole world waiting for the new Star Wars film on 12/18, we continue with the 2nd of a 3-part sermon series today titled, “The Faith Awakens.”  Awaken we will! Tagged: anchorhead, asleep, awakens, Faith, force, Luke Skywalker, […]


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