Rev. Liz Goodman, Lenox & Monterey UCC

When your power to act is frustrated by liomitation, consider if God's love rather than some terrible offense.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: Stops_In_the_Name_of_Love.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:17am EDT

What a wild idea.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

 

Direct download: The_Sacred_Canopy_is_All_the_Sky.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:37am EDT

It's happening. Do you not perceive it? Do you not want to join in on it?

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: Pack_and_Stand.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:28am EDT

We're back in Ordinary Time, the steady of walk of faith through the many weeks of the season after Pentecost. With this, we take a breather following many litugical high points. Just in time for some summer rest.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: Back_To_Normal.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:14am EDT

Trinity Sunday: the annual reminder that this isn't a doctine, it's a dynamic.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: To_Get_Got.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:14am EDT


Happy birthday, church.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: Pentecost_Sunday_2024.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:09am EDT

Who loses when we bring such calous disregard to our institutions? 

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: Good_Order.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:21am EDT

For those who are cut off or isolatyed or cast out of all generation, the Church is a body for new possiblity.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: The_Church_is_a_New_Generation.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:06am EDT

Taking up the cross isn't to hammer others with it but to excercise a willingness to be the one hanging from it.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: The_Blind_Can_See.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:17am EDT

Requesting to see the wounds isn't doubt, and isn't morbiod fascination. It's Thomas leading us away from his own nationalism into real faith.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: Sunflowers_All.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:07am EDT

Happy Easter!

Now, let's get going.

 

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: Resurrection_Sunday_2024.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:54am EDT

The day is surely coming, but until it's here this will do.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: Practice_til_Perfect.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:11am EDT

The church gathers for what may be, and by this we give occasion for it to be. Impossible love! Imperitive love.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: Gather_for_May_Be.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:18am EDT

Time offers a different sort of temple in which the church can gather. It requires a lot less maintanance.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: We_Would_Be_a_Building.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:18am EDT

Who requires the suffering of Christ? We've often gotten that important quesiton wrong.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: Must-ness.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:29am EDT

Maybe it's time to changeg our minds about God, that God isn't about ruin but about repair.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: Ruin_or_Repair.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:23am EDT

Sometimes what's shiny objects to our refusal to allow it to be more than that.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: Shiny_Objects.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

We all want to change the world. The question is what end we'd hope such change will bring about.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: Power_to_Serve.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:15am EDT

We're not usually this sick, but sometimes we do really need strong mediine.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: Strong_Medicine.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:22am EDT

Your attention is your most precious resource. Pay it to something worthy.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: Pay_Attention.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:07am EDT

The call is coming from inside the house--or not.

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: Ding-a-Ling.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:07am EDT

This is a special edition of the podcast, a talk I will give at a concert in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. near his birthday..

 

Direct download: MLK_Day_Concert_Talk.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:50pm EDT

The Magi should frighten us--for how do they know what they know, and how do we know what this new revelation makes known and how do we know we can trust it? When orthodoxy falls by the wayside, how do you find a new--and true--way?

Monterey Church, UCC

Church on the Hill, Lenox (UCC)

Direct download: Knowing_What_We_Know.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:04am EDT

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