“Glory to God in the Lowest”

  Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Dec. 8, 2019   Isaiah 9: 2, 6-7 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness— on them light has shined.  For a child has been born for us, a son given to us; authority rests […]

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The Already and the Not Yet

  Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Dec. 1, 2019   Luke 17:20-21 20Once Jesus was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God was coming, and he answered, “The kingdom of God is not coming with things that can be observed; 21nor will they say, ‘Look, here it is!’ or ‘There it is!’ For, […]

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An Invitation to Thankfulness

Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Nov. 24, 2019   Psalm 100 1Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth. 2Worship the Lord with gladness; come into his presence with singing. 3Know that the Lord is God. It is he that made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. 4Enter […]

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On Oneness

  Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Nov. 17, 2019   John 17:20-26    (Setting = The Last Supper)   ”I ask not only on behalf of these, but also on behalf of those who will believe in me through their word, 21that they may all be one. As you, Father, are in me and I am […]

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    Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church November 10, 2019   I Corinthians 13  (used at many weddings, but written to a congregation of Christ-followers) If I speak in the tongues of mortals and of angels, but do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have […]

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Word of God, Word of Men?

     Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Oct. 27, 2019   II Timothy 3:14-17 14But as for you, continue in what you have learned and firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it, 15and how from childhood you have known the sacred writings that are able to instruct you for salvation through faith in Christ […]

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On Faith/Doubt

  Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Oct. 20, 2019 John 20:19-31   This passage tells of the very first Easter Sunday. Sunday is called here, “The first day of the week.” In ancient days it was. People worked 6 days, rested on Saturday and went back to work on Sunday.  Our calendars today still […]

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Trusting What God Says

Oct. 6, 2019 Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church John 11:17-27 When Jesus arrived, he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb four days. Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, some two miles away, and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to console them about their brother. When Martha heard that Jesus was […]

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Mindfulness in Christ

  Series: Mindful Christians Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church September 22, 2019   Ephesians 2:1-10 You were dead through the trespasses and sins 2in which you once lived, following the course of this world, following the ruler of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work among those who are disobedient. 3All […]

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Check Your Gauges!

Check Your Gauges! Series: Mindful Christians Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Sept. 15, 2019   Mark 12:28-34 28One of the scribes came near and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, he asked him, “Which commandment is the first of all?” 29Jesus answered, “The first is, ‘Hear, O Israel: […]

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