Sampling of Sermons

Rev. Henry – Encountering the Holy One

February 10, 2019 Reverend James R. Henry Text: Isaiah 6:1-8   Isaiah is encountered by God, “the Holy One”, and his whole life is forever changed. God, through a vision, shows himself to Isaiah. Prior to the advent of Christ, God had revealed himself in various and striking ways to the prophets. Isaiah’s experience cannot be a fixed formula for us today, but it is instructive to...
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Rev. Henry – When the Church Makes Music

February 3, 2019 Reverend James R. Henry Text: 1 Corinthians 12:4-13   It’s an absolutely thrilling experience to hear and to see a full symphony orchestra making music together. The hall is alive with noisy chatter as the concert-goers arrive, finding their seats and talking loudly with each other. Anticipation builds as the musicians begin to take their places on the stage, all...
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Rev. Henry – They Have No Wine

January 13, 2019 Reverend James R. Henry Text: John 2:1-11 John’s account begins: There was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Someone quipped that weddings are accidents waiting to happen. There are so many details to take care of in the planning and preparation and so many things to coordinate. So, there are a lot of things that can go wrong, and sometimes th...
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Rev. Baughcum – A Wise and Discerning Mind

August 19, 2018 Rev. Dr. Alan Baughcum Day’s Ferry Congregational Church, Woolwich ME 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14, Ephesians 5:15-20 Prayer: Loving God, may the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be pleasing in your sight. Amen. I like rules and mostly I think we benefit from rules to guide our behavior and protect us. But in today’s sermon I want to talk about how, somet...
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Rev. Baughcum – A Herdsman and a Dresser of Sycamore Trees

July 15, 2018 Rev. Dr. Alan Baughcum Day’s Ferry Congregational Church, Woolwich ME Amos 7:7-15, Mark 6:14-29 God has a mission for each of us. Using traditional religious language, God is calling . . . God is calling . . . each of us to a mission. Some in this congregation who are listening to my words have already been called to a mission and know it. Let this sermon be an encourage...
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Rev. Baughcum – Sent with Power

July 8, 2018 Rev. Dr. Alan Baughcum Day’s Ferry Congregational Church, Woolwich ME Ezekiel 2:1-5, Mark 6:1-13 The verb “to prophesy” in Greek means to speak for or on behalf of someone. A prophet is someone who speaks for or on behalf of someone. In the Bible a prophet is someone who speaks for or on behalf of God. Think about all the times in the Bible when someone, Isaiah or Jeremiah o...
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