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“5000” (07-25-21)

“5000” (07-25-21)

September 10, 2021

How are we to understand Jesus' feeding of the 5000 today? Rev. Dr. Jeff Carlson provides a fresh look at the familiar story in this sermon, preached on July 25, 2021 at St. Pauls United Church of Christ, an open and affirming church were all are always welcome. Please join us for worship on Sundays at 10AM Central Time, in-person at 2335 N. Orchard Street in Chicago, or online at spucc.org/streaming.

Getting a Head (7-18-21)

Getting a Head (7-18-21)

September 10, 2021

A sermon drawing from Mark 6:7-32. Preached by Rev. Dr. Jeff Carlson at St. Pauls UCC, Chicago, on July 18, 2021. St. Pauls is an open and affirming church where all are always welcome. Please join us for worship Sundays at 10AM, online at spucc.org/streaming or in person at 2335 N. Orchard Street, Chicago, Illinois.

Life is the Meantime (07-11-21)

Life is the Meantime (07-11-21)

September 9, 2021

A sermon based on Psalm 24, preached by Rev. Matt Fitzgerald, Senior Pastor of St. Paul’s UCC, a church in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood where all are always welcome. Please join us for worship Sundays at 10AM Central Time, 2355 N. Orchard Street, Chicago, or online at spucc.org/streaming.

Old Time Religion - A Pride Sunday Sermon (06-27-21)

Old Time Religion - A Pride Sunday Sermon (06-27-21)

September 9, 2021

A sermon for Pride Sunday, preached by Rev. Matt Fitzgerald on June 27, 2021 at St. Pauls United Church of Christ, an open and affirming church in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood where all are always welcome. Please join us for worship Sunday’s at 10AM Central Time at 2355 N. Orchard Street, Chicago, or online at spucc.org/streaming.

The Prince of Possibility (06-20-2021)

The Prince of Possibility (06-20-2021)

August 30, 2021

In  Mark 4:35-41, Jesus calms the waves and makes the terrified disciples marvel that "even the wind and the waves obey him!" In this sermon, we look not at how Jesus calms us but how he stirs us, how he empowers us to live creatively in the tension between the "actual" world, and the possible. Preached by Rev. Matt Fitzgerald on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at St. Pauls UCC, a progressive Christian church in Chicago where all are always welcome. Join us for church on Sundays at 10:00am, in person at 2335 N. Orchard Street, Chicago, or online: http://spucc.org/streaming

New Creation (06-13-2021)

New Creation (06-13-2021)

August 30, 2021

A sermon for the first Sunday morning, in-person worship since the COVID pandemic began. Preached June 13, 2021 by Rev. Matt Fitzgerald, Senior Pastor of St. Pauls UCC in Chicago. St. Pauls is an open and affirming Christian community in Chicago where all are always welcome.  Please join us for worship, Sundays at 10am, CDT, in-person at 2335 N. Orchard Street, Chicago, or online at https://spucc.org/streaming.

There’s No Single Way Forward. Thank God. (06-06-2021)

There’s No Single Way Forward. Thank God. (06-06-2021)

August 25, 2021

Benny VanDerburgh preaches the final sermon of his pastoral internship. Based on selections from 1 Samuel, and preached during virtual worship on June 6, 2021. St. Pauls UCC is a progressive Christian community in Chicago where all are always welcome.  Please join us for worship, Sundays at 10am, CDT, in-person at 2335 N. Orchard Street, Chicago, or online at https://spucc.org/streaming.

Chez God (5-30-2021)

Chez God (5-30-2021)

May 30, 2021

On this sermon for Trinity Sunday, Jeff Carlson brings us a new look at how the Spirit of God invites us to belong to "a community of love that can hold the pain of all creation," and how the "interdependence that is creation is an expression of Trinitarian life." Oh... and you'll meet a most amazing octopus. Preached on Sunday, May 30 during virtual worship at St. Pauls UCC, a progressive church in Chicago where all are always welcome. Please join us for worship, Sundays at 10am: https://spucc.org/streaming.

A Creature Who Belongs (5-16-2021)

A Creature Who Belongs (5-16-2021)

May 30, 2021

A sermon for confirmation, preached on a Pentecost Sunday, with a necessary reminder to all who have been confirmed that we ought to cherish that teenage fire, in our kids and in ourselves. Preached by Rev. Matt Fitzgerald during virtual worship on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at St. Pauls United Church of Christ, a progressive church in Chicago where all are always welcome. Please join us for worship Sundays at 10am. https://spucc.org/streaming

Staring into the Empty Sky (5-16-2021)

Staring into the Empty Sky (5-16-2021)

May 30, 2021

In this sermon on The Ascension, delivered as the COVID pandemic is well into its second year, with hope finally in sight, Rev. Sarah Garcia asks if it isn't time for us all to quit standing and staring and start to "fly" again, as Christians, as a church. Preached during virtual worship on May 16, 2021 at St. Pauls UCC, a progressive Christian church in Chicago where all are always welcome. Please join us for worship on Sundays, 10am Central Time: https://spucc.org/streaming.

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