Archive for the ‘SECOND THOUGHTS’ Category

IF YOU HAD BEEN HERE

Posted by secondchurch on November - 9 - 2018

If You Had Been Here John 11:32-44 All Saints Sunday. November 4, 2018 Carla J. Bailey, Senior Pastor   Yesterday’s rain and blustery winds brought down many of the leaves that didn’t want to believe it was fall yet, so now, this morning, it looks like November.  Both the appearance of  [ Read More ]

THIS ISN’T ABOUT YOU

Posted by secondchurch on October - 19 - 2018

This Isn’t About You Mark 10:17-31 October 14, 2018 Carla J. Bailey   We’re in an interesting time in our country, in which many more people now know the meaning of the word narcissist than did fifty years ago, or even ten years ago.  Of course, not as many who  [ Read More ]

HOW CAN A NATION CONFESS

Posted by secondchurch on October - 19 - 2018

How Can a Nation Confess? Psalm 33 October 7, 2018 – World Communion Sunday Second Church Newton Carla J. Bailey   This past Wednesday, approximately 75% of all cell phones in the United States received a “Presidential Alert”, which said, in part, “No action is needed”.  I could not disagree  [ Read More ]

EGOS ASIDE

Posted by secondchurch on October - 19 - 2018

Egos Aside Mark 9:30-37 A sermon preached at Second Church UCC  West Newton, MA September 23, 2018 Carla J. Bailey Preaching is kind of a funny job.  It’s a little like writing a weekly editorial.  Only, of course, Christian preachers have something of a narrower scope.  Sometimes we teach.  Sometimes  [ Read More ]