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Sunday Sermon July 19, 2015

  Sunday Sermon by Rev. J. Michael Solberg on July 19, 2015. “What’s the Deal with the Devil?” (Ephesians 6:10-20)             One of the wonderful things I get to do as a pastor is baptize little children.  It is truly special to share that moment with the parents and the congregation, as we acknowledge the mysterious, yet through the water, visible, grace of God –…

Sunday Sermon July 12, 2015

  Sunday Sermon by Rev. J. Michael Solberg on July 12, 2015. “What Does Mature Faith Look Like?” (James 2:14-17, 24)                   Okay, so imagine this: as a kid, I was a pretty good swimmer.  Back in the day, I won the Illinois state championship in the 50 yard breast-stroke – in the 10 and under age group.  By high school, I had slipped a bit compared to my…

Sunday Sermon July 5, 2015

  Sunday Sermon by Rev. Jeremy Hylen given on July 5, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. You can see a list of all available UCH sermons online at: http://Hinsdale.Church/podcast

Sunday Sermon June 28, 2015

  Sunday Sermon by Rev. J. Michael Solberg given on June 28, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. “Loving Your Country, While Keeping God First” (Mark 12:28-34, Romans 12:9 – 13:10)                   Is this a great country, or what?  Those were the words that I spoke out loud to no one in particular when I arrived back in the United States after spending a month in Angola.  I didn’t…

Sunday Sermon June 21, 2015

  Sunday Sermon by Rev. J. Michael Solberg given on June 21, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. “Upon the Murders at Emanuel AME Church, Charleston, SC” Mark 12:28-34             One of the most painful, depressing books I have ever read is Upon the Alter of the Nation: A Moral History of the Civil War by Harry Stout, a professor at Yale. I have read several books about the…

Sunday Sermon June 14, 2015

  The Rev. André Cangovi spoke at our Sunday morning service on June 14, 2015. You can see a list of all available UCH sermons online at: http://Hinsdale.Church/podcast

June 7, 2015 10:00 a.m. Service

  Sunday Sermon by Rev. J. Michael Solberg Senior Minister at The Union Church of Hinsdale, U.C.C. From the 10:00 a.m. Service on Sunday, June 7, 2015 — “What We Talk About When We Talk About God” (Mark 12:28-34, week 1)             You came in to talk with me a while back about some pretty serious stuff. A member of your family had been hospitalized, and the…

May 24, 2015 10:00 a.m. Service

  Sunday Sermon by Rev. J. Michael Solberg Senior Minister at The Union Church of Hinsdale, U.C.C. From the 10:00 a.m. Service on Sunday, May 24, 2015 — “What Is the Holy Spirit, Anyway?” (Pentecost, Acts 2:1-21)             Spirituality is very big these days.  It seems like everybody wants to get spiritual. Book stores and the internet are full of stuff on…

May 17, 2015 10:45 a.m. Service

  “Revolutionary Patience” 2 Corinthians 6:1-10 Rev. J Michael Solberg Sermon from the 10:45 a.m. Service on May 17, 2015 — “Revolutionary Patience” (2 Corinthians 6:1-10)                   When I was about 11, I really wanted a skateboard for Christmas. It was the mid-seventies and, as I am sure you remember, skateboard technology was really taking off. Gone…