December 31st – Steve Jungkeit – with audio

Texts: Isaiah 61: 10-62:3; Luke 2: 22-40 A Story of Christmas The SnowMama By Jeanette Winterson             It is snowing.  In the English language we do not know anything about the ‘it’ that is snowing.  It might be God.  Maybe.  Maybe not.  Anyway.  It.  Is. ...

December 17th – Steve Jungkeit – with audio

Texts: Isaiah 61: 1-8; Luke 1: 26-38 Tell Us Our Names             You can read a story a hundred times.  You can hear it told over and over, year after year, and still miss a detail that, after the hundred and first time, suddenly leaps out at you.  That’s what...

December 10th – Steve Jungkeit – with audio

Texts:  Matthew 2: 1-12 To Follow That Star             “This is my quest; to follow that star; no matter how hopeless; no matter how far.”  Those are the words that Don Quixote sings in the musical Man of La Mancha, words that I’m grateful we were able to hear from...

December 3rd- Marilyn Nelson-with audio

This morning we thank Marilyn Nelson and welcome her to our pulpit. Marilyn is a member of our church and a Poet Laureate of the state of Connecticut. In celebration of the 350th anniversary of our church, Marilyn has published a volume of original poetry entitled...