Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Jan. 28, 2018 Ephesians 4:1-16 I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity […]

Continue reading

Marching or Dancing?

Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Jan. 20, 2018 Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; […]

Continue reading

David & Bathsheba and Weinstein

Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Oct. 22, 2017 So far this month, we’ve looked at David & Saul, with David playing his music to sooth the King. We’ve looked at David & Goliath and David’s creativity in taking down the Giant. Last week we studied David & Jonathan and their beautiful friendship. Today – […]

Continue reading

 Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church October 15, 2017 I Samuel 18:1-5 Intro: Saul in this passage is King Saul, Israel’s first king. Jonathan is his son, the next in line for the throne. And David has just finished slaying Goliath in ch. 17.  I Samuel 18:1-5 When David had finished speaking to Saul, the […]

Continue reading

“What is the Church?”

   Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church May 21, 2017 Romans 12:3-8 This passage from the Book of Acts is one of those texts I believe we should turn to and study every year. And the day of our Annual Meeting is probably the best day to do it. The Book of Acts is the […]

Continue reading

“The Motherhood of God”

Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Mother’s Day May 14, 2017 Isaiah 66:6-14  Listen, an uproar from the city! A voice from the temple! The voice of the Lord, dealing retribution to his enemies! Before she was in labor she gave birth; before her pain came upon her she delivered a son. Who has heard of such a […]

Continue reading

Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church April 23, 2017 John 20:19-29 This passage, the story of “Doubting Thomas” occurs on the very first Easter Sunday. Sunday is called here, “The first day of the week.” In ancient days it was. People worked 6 days and then rested on Saturday. Sunday was the start of a […]

Continue reading

The Goat and the Transmission

Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church March 26, 2017 Next Week is Stewardship Sunday. That’s the day most preachers, including myself, preach on stewardship. However, it dawned on me this week that by the time I preach the sermon next Sunday your pledge cards will already be filled out and turned in! So I figured […]

Continue reading

Through the Lens of Christ

  Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Feb. 5, 2017 Matthew 5 – Selected Verses We’re in a series entitled, “Ancient Faith, Modern World.” Today I’d like to talk about how to read ancient stories and passages that offend our modern sensibilities. Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount is not one of these passages! If you’ve […]

Continue reading