Sermons

Unless otherwise noted, the sermons are by Alicia Wood, our pastor

June 4 Jami and Diana Breedlove-Crouch

2016 Sermons

 

1. July 10     

2. July 3     

3. June 26     

4. June 19     

5. June 12     
  Pastor Olga Gonzalez, Casa de Dios, Syracuse

6. June 5     
        Dr. Mark Zimmerman, United Methodist missionary to Nepal

Sunday, May 29 was Hymn Sing Sunday, so there was no sermon

7. May 22     

Church Historian Rosemary DeHoog, brief talk on UUMC’s history of outreach:  

    
8. Rosemary DeHoog May 22     

9. May 15     

10. May 8     

11. May 1     
     Barry Lentz, chair of ACTS’ Research & Action Committee

12. April 24     

13. April 17     
Ted Finlayson-Schueler

14. April 10     

 
15. April 3     
  Pastor Andy Anderson

Easter
16. March 27     

Palm Sunday  
17. March 20     

18. March 13     

19. March 6     

20. Feb. 28     

21. Feb. 21     

22. Feb. 14     

23. Feb. 7     

24. Jan. 31     

25. Jan. 24     

 
26. Jan. 17     
    Ted Finlayson-Schueler

27. Jan. 10     

 
28. Jan. 3     

“This I Believe” is a series of offerings by our laity during our 2015 stewardship campaign.

29. This I Believe     
   Katie Flynn

30. This I Believe     
   Ted Finlayson-Schueler

31. This I Believe     
Dan Magowan

32. This I Believe     
Jeanne Finlayson-Schueler

2015 Sermons

33. Dec. 27     
A service of Christmas carols

34. Dec. 20     

35. Dec. 13     
  Selections from the Alfred Burt Carols,” by Senior Choir, conducted by Music Director Martha Sutter

36. How Brightly Shines the Morning Star     
” by Handbell Choir

37. Dec. 6     

38. Nov. 29     

39. Nov. 22     

40. Nov. 15     

41. Nov. 8     

42. Nov. 1     

43. Oct. 25     
   Eileen Schell

44. Oct. 18     

45. Oct. 11     

46. Oct. 4     

47. Sept. 27     

48. Sept. 20     
Laurel O’Connor, Upper New York Conference field coordinator for Africa 360

49. Sept. 13     

50. Sept. 6     

 
51. Aug. 30     

52. Aug. 23     

53. Aug. 16     
  “One Way?”

54. Aug. 9     
  “We Are All Children of God”

55. Aug. 2     

56. July 26     
“All You Need Is Love”

57. July 19     

“Where’s Grace?”
58. July 12     

“Are We Listening?” 
59. July 5     

 

 

 

Sermons from here and earlier were by our former pastor, Rev. Craig French, unless otherwise noted.

60. June 28     

61. June 21     

62. June 14     
  Rev. Mike Mather, Broadway UMC, Indianapolis, Ind.

63. June 7     
“An Unfinished Life, Part 2”

64. May 31     
  “An Unfinished Life, Part 1”

65. May 24     

66. May 17     
  Pentecost

67. May 10     

68. May 3     

69. April 26     

70. April 19     
  Senior Choir: “Feel the Spirit,” by John Rutter

71. April 12     
Rev. Caroline Simmons

72. April 5     
Easter Sunday

73. March 29     
Palm Sunday

74. March 22     

75. March 15     
Samuel Mbajah

76. March 8     

77. March 1     

78. Feb. 22     

79. Feb. 15     
Rev. Doug Mackey

80. Feb. 8     
Claudette Brown-Smythe
81. Feb. 1     

82. Jan. 25     
Rev. Caroline Simmons

83. Jan. 18     
Rev. Pedro Castro, Fellowship AME Church. Includes his rendition of “I Ain’t Got Time to Die”

84. Jan. 11     

85. Jan. 4     

2014 Sermons

86. Dec. 28     
Rev. Doug Mackey

87. Dec. 21     

88. Dec. 14     

89. Dec. 7     
“Lessons & Carols: Have You Seen the Baby?” by Senior Choir

90. Nov. 30     

91. Nov. 23     

92. Nov.16     

93. Nov. 9     
Beth Drew, lay leader

94. Nov. 2     

95. Oct. 26     
   Rev. Steve Heiss, celebrating 3rd anniversary of becoming a Reconciling congregation

96. Oct. 19     
Rev. Dr. Jim Wiggins

97. Oct. 12     
Rev. Patience Kisakye

98. Oct. 5     

99. Sept. 28     
Rev. Caroline Simmons

100. Sept. 21     
  Rev. Tiffany Steinwert, dean of Hendricks Chapel, Syracuse University

101. Sept. 14     

102. Sept. 7     

103. Aug. 31     
Rev. Doug Mackey

104. Aug. 24     

105. Aug. 17     
Alicia Wood

106. Aug. 10     
Peter Sarver

107. Aug. 3     
Rev. Patience Kisakye

108. July 27     
Christine Doran

109. July 20     
Tom Buckel

110. July 13     
  Rev. Caroline Simmons, St. Paul’s UMC

111. July 6     
“Do Something,” by Alicia Wood, third-year student at Boston University School of Theology

112. June 29     
  Rev Dr. Jim Wiggins

113. June 22     
Rev. Dr. Robert Hill, dean of Marsh Chapel, Boston University

114. June 15     
Alicia Wood, third-year student at Boston University School of Theology

115. June 8     

116. June 1     

117. May 25     

118. May 18     

119. May 11     

120. May 4     
Sermon by Rev. Sue Davis

121. April 27     

122. April 20     
Easter

123. April 13     
  Palm Sunday

124. April 6     
The Senior Choir presents four selections to accompany the Scripture reading for the morning of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead from the Gospel of John. That is the sermon for the day.

125. March 30     

126. March 23     
The Rev. Deb Richardson-Moore, Triune Mercy Center, Greenville, S.C.

127. March 16     

128. March 9     

129. March 2     

130. Feb. 23     

131. Feb. 16     
  Alicia Wood, second-year student at Boston University School of Theology

132. Feb. 9     
 Ben O’Connor, second-year student at Drew Theological School

133. Feb. 2     

134. Jan. 26     
Also includes Christine Doran.

135. Jan. 19     

136. Jan. 12     

137. Jan. 5     

2013 Sermons

138. Dec. 29     

139. Dec. 22     

140. Dec. 15     

Dec. 8, 2013 service unavailable.

141. Dec. 1     

142. Nov. 24     
Rev.  Colleen Preuninger, United Methodist ecumenical chaplain, Hendricks Chapel, Syracuse University

143. Nov. 17     

Nov. 10, 2013 sermon unavailable.

144. Nov. 3     

145. Oct. 27     

146. Oct. 20     

147. Oct.13     

148. Oct. 6     

149. Sept. 29     

150. Sept. 22     

151. Sept. 15     

152. Sept. 8     

153. Sept. 1     

154. Aug. 25     

Aug. 11 and 18 sermons unavailable because of technical difficulties

155. Aug. 4     

156. July 28     

157. July 21     

158. July 14     
Steve Bacon

159. July 7     
Lyndsey Graves

160. June 30     
Billy Kluttz

161. June 23     

162. June 16     
Claudette Brown-Smythe and Ted Finlayson-Schueler

163. June 9     

164. June 2     

165. May 26     
Beth Drew

166. May 19     

167. May 12     

168. May 5     
“Freedom and Solidarity,” Rev. Marti Swords-Horrell

169. April 28     

170. April 21     

171. April 14     

172. April 7     

173. March 31     

174. March 24     
Rev. Gary Henderson

175. March 17     
“The Tax Man’s Return”

176. March 10     
“Befriender of the Poor and Desolate”

177. March 3     
“The Vigilant Parent”

178. February 24     
“The Patient Gardener”

179. February 17     
“The Unruly, Unholy, Unexpected Stranger”

2012 Sermons

180. Dec. 23     
“What’s the Point of Christmas?”