This sermon was preached on Sunday, January 29th 2017 at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Platteville Scripture: Micah 6:1-8 and Matthew 5:1-11 When we meet Jesus in our Gospel reading this morning, he has traveling, teaching, and healing for just a short time now. He's called his disciples and together they've gathered a … Continue reading Blessed are the Refugees
Preached on Sunday, January 15th, 2017 at First Congregational United Church of Christ, Platteville I returned Tuesday from a week of study and renewal with the Next Generation Leadership Initiative through the UCC Pension Boards. You might remember that NGLI is a 10 year continuing ed program for young clergy in the UCC - the … Continue reading Rev. King’s Letter to Us
In the aftermath of a divisive election our congregation gathered this morning for the annual occasion of dedicating our financial, time, and talent pledges to the Church and God. This year, we went a step further. We pledged to take solid, progressive, steps toward a more just and generous world. Personally, I pledged to proclaim … Continue reading Extra Love.