Monthly Archives: January 2018

January 2018

When Being Right Isn’t Enough~ I Corinthians 8: 1-13 ~”What Will You Say” Joey Pearson

By | January 28th, 2018|sermons|

Given By Rev. Madison Shockley, with a song sung By Joey Peterson , January 28, 2018 at Pilgrim UCC in Carlsbad CA pilgrimucc.org Our inspiration today comes from Paul's letters to the Corinthians. They offer a glimpse into the Christian church coming into being. Unfortunately, these letters can be confusing. Since we are not in ...

Repent!~Jonah 3: 1-2, 4-7, 9-10

By | January 21st, 2018|sermons|

Given By Rev. Madison Shockley January 21, 2018 Repentance has been thoroughly explored throughout history.  This Greek word simply means to change direction. The story of Jonah and the whale is one of the most familiar in the Bible. It is not about a whale though. It is the context of the story that is ...

Big Buttons and Little Boys ~ Job 24:9-14

By | January 14th, 2018|sermons|

Given By Rev. Madison Shockley January 14, 2018 at Pilgrim UCC in Carlsbad CA pilgrimucc.org Recent events and the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday  have inspired today's sermon. Not only was Martin Luther King Jr. known for his work for civil rights, he was also known for his work for peace. He protested against the ...

Gathering The Fragments. All the Broken Pieces ~ Luke 9: 10-17

By | January 7th, 2018|sermons|

Given By Ann Runion January 7, 2018 at Pilgrim UCC in Carlsbad CA pilgrimucc.org According to the church calendar, we are suppose to talk about Jesus's baptism today. Baptism is connected to vocation. It marked the beginning of Jesus's ministry. When we affirm our own baptism, we are saying we are ready to follow in ...