Author: Bill Bausch

5/26/2019 These Times Are Really Something

Pastor Char reflects on how the saying “These Times Are Really Something” has kept its meaning over the decades.   Issues may change, but challenges and opportunities remain.  Click on the title to listen to “These Times Are Really Something“. This

3/3/2019 Set the World on Fire

Rev. Charlene C. Corbett preached this sermon on Transfiguration Sunday, March 3, 2019. Scripture passages for this Sunday included Exodus 34: 29-35 & Luke 9: 28-36 . Click on the title to listen to “Set the World on Fire“ This

2/24/2019 Let God’s Light Shine Through

On February 24, 2019, Rev. Charlene C. Corbett reflected on the stained glass windows in the Sanctuary of the Second Congregational Church, UCC, in Newcastle, Maine. Her narrative includes bits of history and unique features of each window. It is

2/17/2019 A Plain Sermon

Rev. Charlene C. Corbett preached this sermon on the 6th Sunday after Epiphany, February 17, 2019. Scripture passages for this Sunday included Jeremiah 17:5-10 and Luke 6:17-26 . Click on the title to listen to “A Plain Sermon” This audio is

2/10/2019 Outreach Trip to Puerto Rico

Pastor Char Corbett and congregation member David Lawrence were part of a 14-member team of volunteers who visited Puerto Rico to help repair houses damaged by hurricanes.  The Maine Conference of the UCC made connections between the team and natives

2/3/2019 Do This in Rembrance of Me

Listen as Rev. David Wright explores memory and remembering. Rev. Wright delivered this meditation on the 4th Sunday After Epiphany, 2/3/2019, at the Second Congregational Church, UCC, in Newcastle Maine. Rev. Wright references Luke 22:19 and I Corinthians 11:24 for

1/27/2019 The Time is Always Right

Listen as Rev. Charlene C. Corbett reflects on the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, “The time is always right to do what is right.” Click here to listen to this sermon. This audio is hosted on Soundcloud. Please

1/13/2019 Go With The Flow

In this week’s sermon on the First Sunday after Epiphany, Pastor Char reflects on the deep and liberating spirituality of letting go in our lives, and the ability of recognizing that at any place at any time and with anyone,

12/2/2018 There Will Be Signs

As we begin our First Sunday of Advent, the Sunday of Hope, Pastor Char focuses her meditation on the lectionary reading from Luke 21:25-36, which speaks of the signs of Jesus’ second coming and the call for all disciples to

11/25/2018 Celebrating Our Pastors

Sermon preached by Rev. Charlene Corbett at the Second Congregational Church UCC in Newcastle Maine on November 25, 2018 as part of the “Celebrating 175 Years” series of special Sunday worship services. This reflection urges us to exercise our personal