The Congregational United Church of Christ of Iowa City United Church Of Christ United Church Of Christ
"That Candles May Be Brought"
"How to Talk to an Angel
"Advent Lament, Advent Joy"
"An Extended Thanksgiving"
"Thankful, Mostly"
"Tending the Light"
"A Life That Brings Happiness"
"Always Reforming"
"Fruitful Generosity"
"Now Is the Time"
"Far Off and Nearby"
"Generosity--Finding Joy, Finding Abundance"
"God's Business"
"The Church and the Robot Uprising"
"A Beginning, Not an Ending"
"Ten Ways to Look at the Eclipse"
"God Works for Good"
"When the Running Stops"
"Stairway to Heaven"
"Self-Evident Truths"
"When Our Eyes Are Opened"
"Rejection and Acceptance"
"The Trouble with Normal"
"Sgt. Pepper and Pentecost"
"The Story So Far"
"All the Instructions We Need"
"Even Now, We Hope"
"The Urban Shepherd"
"What We See on Easter"
"What Love Looks Like in Public"
"Living in the Material World"
"All in the Same Boat"
"Remembering God, Becoming Ourselves"
"Beyond Blame"
"Jesus the Stranger"
"A Shocking Sermon"
"What God Values"
"Speaking Truth in a Time of Alternative Facts"
"Be What You Are"
"God's Favor Is with You"
"The God of Our Beginnings"
"A Different Way"
"The Stuff of Life"
"To Such a World as This"
"The World as It Might Be"
"Good News for Weary Hearts"
"Apocalypse, Revelation, and Grace"
"Are We There Yet?"
"Where Do We Go From Here?"
"Prepare Yourself to Live!"
"Pumpkin Spice Sermon"
"The Anguish of the Prophet, the Anguish of God"
"What's Going On"
"Jeremiah's Junk Drawer"
"Living Water: Giving and Grace"
"Why Are Some Biblical Texts So Difficult?"
"What Are You Afraid Of?"
"What Is a Prophet? Who Is God? Why Does It Matter?"
"Things Above, Things on Earth"
"Become What You Are"
"On Shakey Ground"
"Pokemon and Paul"
"No Law Against Love"
"What Do We Celebrate--and When?"
"Foolishness and Faithfulness"
"The Silence of Grief, the Consolation of God, and Our Strength for Tomorrow"
"Art and the Unknown"
"A New Authority"
"The Promise of Pentecost"
"What Must I Do?"
"Encouragement and Forgiveness"
"Living with Interruptions
"Better Call Saul"
"Eye Opening Occasions"
"The Living Among the Dead"
"The Things That Make for Peace"
"Great Need and Great Abundance"
Gravity and Other Weighty Matters
Make Each Day Matter
"Beginning with the End in Mind"
"The Week of Two Pockets"
"The Troubling Call of God"
"Freedom and Spirit"
"Making the Promises Real"
"Courage and Curiosity"
"All in Favor"
Christmas Eve
"Finding Joy--Even at Christmas"
"God Enough for God"
"Thanksgiving and Welcome"
"Planting Mums, Planting Bulbs"
"Conforming, Transforming, Reforming"
"Removing the Barriers, Welcoming All"
"My God! My God! Why?"--Raven Rowe preaching
"Giving Is Easy"
Sept 27 - PENTECOST 18 (Making the Most of Time)
Sept 20 - PENTECOST 17 (Care for Creation)
"What Are You Doing Here?"
"Jesus Wants an Ethical Minimum Wage"
"Ten Years After"
"Here and There. Now and Then"
"Wisdom and Prayer"
"Nathan, Jon Stewart, and Us"
"The Character Issue"
"Conscience and Consciousness"
"Building Permit"
"The Dance of Religion and Politics"
"Patriot Dream"
"It's Earlier Than We Think"
"Facing Giants"
"Seeds and Weeds"
"Faith and Public Life"
"Belonging, Not Conforming"
"Weapons of the Spirit
"Jesus vs. the Phone Company"
"The Vine and the Branches"
"Who Is Christ for Us Today?"
Sermon by Marilynne Robinson
"Christ the Stranger"
"Resurrection Horizon"
"Between Now and Easter"
"Energy for Life"
"New Names for Everyone"
"War Is Over"
"Meeting Jesus"
"Reluctance and Love"
"Overcoming Evil"
"Looking Backward, Living Forward"
"The Shining Star, the Beating Heart"
"Laughing All the Way"
The Nightmare before Christmas
Memory and Hope
"Don't Give Up"
"After Armistice"
"Where Do We Take Our Tears?"
"A Gospel Ghost Story"
"The Things That Belong to God"
"Dressed for Dinner"
"The Authority of Possibility"
"Giving and Getting"
"To Be a Blessing"
"Welcoming Children"
Work and the Realm of Heaven
"Life Together"
"Trash and Treasures"
"Jesus and the Family"
"Be Where You Are"
"Rest and Renewal"
"What to Expect When You're Expecting"
"Wisdom and Living"
"The Compassion of the Christ"
"Gentle Wind, Fierce Breeze"
"Emmaunuel and Easter"
"Grilling with Jesus"
"...and Our Rights We Shall Maintain"
"God's Reply"
"Peace, Purpose, and Power"
"Now the Green Blade Rises"
"The Cost of Living"
"The Seen and the Unseen"
"Seeing More Clearly"
"Stuck in the Mud"
"Unlocking Time"
"In the Making Still"
"Keeping It Simple"
"Ask. Seek. Knock"
"All You Need"
"Finding Happiness
"Many Gifts"
"In Over Our Heads"
"The Christmas Story"
"The Peril and the Promise of Advent"
"Finding Faith"
"Making the Most of Time"
"It Is All with God"
"Cool Christianity"
"Learning Generosity"
"What It Means to Be Relgious"
"The Gospel According to Red Green"
"A Couple of Questions"
"Faith Memory"
"Getting Away from God"
"The Gift of Rest"
"Final Exam, Final Blessing"
"Confirm Your Call"
"Work to Be Done"
"When Necessary, Use Words"
"If Christ Has Not Been Raised"
"The Limits of Forgiveness"
"Wounded and Resurrected"
"Resurrection and Recognition"
Maundy Thursday
"The Commitment to Love"
"Something Great for God"
"The Prodigal God"
"God's Ways and Our Ways"
"Renewing Your Spirit"
"Jesus in a New Light"
"Listening for God Today"
"Still Speaking"
"We Belong to God"
"When the Star Is Gone"
"To See the Face of God"
"Light and Life to All"
"Thanksgiving in Prosperity and Adversity"
"Keep Awake"
"Unfinished Business"
"Go Further"
"The Gospel According to Smokey the Bear"
"Getting Caught Up"
"All You Need Is Love"
"Where Do You Draw the Line?"
"That God_____ Particle"
"Delight in Giving"
"It's Hard to Be Humble"
"Deep Hunger, Deep Gladness"
"What Do You Want?"
"Making Sense of the Senseless"
"Walking Through Difficult Times"
"Christmas in July"
"Take Care"
"Riding the Storm Out"
"Remember Who You Are"
"Post-its, Possibilities, and Preaching"
"Found in Translation"
"Christianity and Evolution: It Gets Better"
"When Prayer Meets Science"
"A Sense of Wonder"
"A Gathering of Snobs"
"The Beginning of the Good News"
"Why Stones Don't Shout"
"The Heart of the Matter"
"Real Food for Real People"
"What Does God Want?"
"Work, Pray, Play"
"God--Far, Yet Near"
"The Possibility of Prayer"
"They Might Be Giants"
The Gospel According to M*A*S*H 4077
"Gifts Differing"
"Beginning to Follow"
"By Another Way"
Christmas Day
Christmas Eve
"The Christmas Break In"
"Defiance, Courage, and Hope"
"The Way of the Pilgrims"
"In That Number"
"Protest and Grace"
"Come and See"
"What Do We Tell the Children"
"Assessing the Harvest--Fruit or M&M's?
"Until Something Better Comes Along"
"To Will and to Work"
"A Life Worthy of the Gospel"
"A New Song"
"Work and Grace"
"God in the News"
"Why Would Jesus Do That?"
"When Prayer Makes News"
"The Broken Vessel"
"With a Little Help from Our Friends"
"Religious Hospitality"
"The Eyes of My Eyes Are Opened"
"Laughing Together"
"Under What God?"
"Courage for the Journey"
"A New Spirit"
"The Church without Jesus (part two)"
"The Church without Jesus (part one)"
"It's Easter--Listen!"
"It's Easter--Look Again!"
"It's Easter--Look Forward!"
"It's Easter--Look Up!"
Palm Sunday
"Breath of Life, Spirit of Life"
"...But Now I See (Somewhat)"
"Questions That Transfigure"
"What Are You Worried About?"
"Listening to Jesus"
"___ if You Do, ___ if You Don't"
"Being and Doing"
"The Gospel Now and Then"
"God's Call, God's Yes"
"Finding the Beloved Community"
The Star That Science Doesn't Know