“Nativity Stories: The Shepherds”

Date: November 27th, 2016 (Advent 1)

Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC)

Key Text(s): Psalm 23:1-3; 2 Samuel 5:1-2; Ezekiel 34:1-10; Matthew 2:3-8; Luke 2:8-20; John 10:11-149



Today we begin a short sermon series titled, “Nativity Stories.”  In this sermon I offer a brief overview of the history of nativity sets and then consider the Shepherds.  Why are they in the story?  What do they tell us about who Jesus is  and what he means for our lives?

“One Beggar to Another”

Date: December 16th, 2012 (Advent 3)

Sermon Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC)

Key Text(s): Luke 3:7-18

I will apologize for the sound quality this week.  I failed to turn on my wireless microphone before the sermon and so the mic picking up the sound is quite far away.  Turn up your volume or use headphones and you should be OK.

Festival of Choirs 2012

Date: December 1st, 2012

Performance Delivered at: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Essex, VT

Here are two choral pieces sung by the Choir of the United Church of Underhill, conducted by Janet Gallagher.  The first piece is, “Why Do the Shepherds Sing,” by Lloyd Larson and the second piece is, “Come Down to Bethlehem,” by Pepper Choplin