Sermons

Union Church words to live by, words of inspiration.

What you see is what you get!

October 12, 2014 Text: Exodus 3: 1 – 12 & Matthew 13: 15 – 17   There is an ancient story about a botanist who was studying the heather bell found in the highlands of Scotland. While looking through his microscope at this beautiful flower, he was approached by a shepherd who asked what he…

The Divine Dance

Orthodox Christianity as affirmed in the historic creeds is at its heart Trinitarian -there is one God existing in three persons. But what does this mean — and why is it important? Certainly the Trinity is a tough concept to grasp – it overloads our mental circuits. We say the right words – but don’t…

Peace…the Common Good

The images and rhetoric in the news recently have been ghastly…. frightening, disheartening …. discouraging to say the least. We grieve for victims wounded by violence bestowed upon them by other human beings, by ravaging floods or fires or a devastating epidemic. Images and stories of suffering people, of ISIS, a brutally, violent, sick terrorist…