The First Congregational Church of Darien

United Church of Christ

A community of faith since 1737

Sermons

Pilgrim Press photoSermons by Rev. Rosenberger since January 1, 2014. 

July 9

HOW DOES JESUS SAVE US

June 25

MORE LIGHT BREAKING FORTH

June 18

OUTSIDERS LOOKING IN

June 11

WILL OUR CHILDREN HAVE FAITH

June 4

WHERE IS FEAR RIGHT FOR THE FAITHFUL

May 7

PERCEIVED ENEMIES, REAL OR IMAGINED

April 23

ALL TRUTH CAN MAKE US FREE

March 19

WHY DOES THE OTHER APPROACH US

February 12

JESUS RAISES THE BAR ON BEING HUMAN

February 5

WHAT DIFFERENCE CAN WE MAKE

October 23

LETTING GOD’S STORY HAVE ITS WAY WITH US

October 16

TRUSTING OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS OR RELYING ON GOD’S GRACE

September 11

WHAT MAKES YOUR HEART SING

October 2

HOW MUCH CAN WE MAKE WITH WHAT WE HAVE

August 28

TABLE ETIQUETTE IN GOD’S REIGN

August 14

REDEEM THE MOMENT

August 3

ON THE ROAD AGAIN

July 17

WHY ISN’T GOD MORE LKE WHAT WE EXPECTED

July 10

BECOMING STRONG AT THE BROKEN PLACES

July 3

A Modest Proposal

June 19

Love the Unlovable, by Gary Morello

May 15

CROSSTOWN TRAFFIC

April 17

HOW DO WE GET OUR NAME ON THAT GUEST LIST 

April 10

WHAT FOLLOWS IF GOD GETS GOD’S WAY

March 20

DEATH IS A DOORWAY Palm Sunday

March 13

WHEN THINGS ARE MUCH MORE THAN THEY SEEM

March 6

TURNING ,TURNING WE COME AROUND RIGHT 

February 28

STANDING NAKED BEFORE OUR GOD

February 14, 2016

ROMANCE OF HEAVEN AND EARTH

2015 Sermons Below

December 27
JESUS SMALL AND LARGE
December 24
WHERE TRUE JOY BEGINS
December 20
THE MOST POWERFUL WOMAN IN THE WORLD
December 13
WHAT WILL YOU BUILD
December 6
IT ALL BEGINS IN A WILDERNESS
November 22
THE THREAT OF UNFILLED VOIDS
October 25
WHAT IS IN IT FOR GOD
October 18
FAMILY VALUES REVISITED
October 11
WRESTLING WITH THE WILL OF GOD
October 4
WHEN DREAMS COLLIDE
September 13
WITH GLAD AND GENEROUS HEARTS
June 28
 TOUCHING GRACE by Daniel Schlorff
May 17
BITTERSWEET BEAUTY
May 10
THE CHOOSERS AND THE CHOSEN
May 3
IT TAKES TWO WINGS TO SOAR
April 19
TAKING A STAND by Rev Ronald Evans – Pastor Emeritus
Video!
April 12
“Judas…Why?” by Joseph M. Pankowski, Jr.
April 5, Easter Sunday
IS IT TRUE?
March 29,  Palm Sunday
WE LOOK TO JESUS FACE OF GOD
March 22
WE RADIATE HOPE DESPITE ADVERSITY
March 15
MAKING A DIFFERENCE. THINK BIG, START SMALL
March 8
WE MODEL A CERTAIN WAY OF LIFE
March 1
SHAPE OF SPIRITUAL EMPOWERMENT
Also, Video of March 1st sermon
February 22
DREAMS ARE THE STUFF WE ARE MADE OF
February 1
AS ONE WITH AUTHORITY
January 11
WHO DECIDES WHO WE REALLY ARE

2014 Sermons Below

December 21
TRUE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS
December 14
COMFORTERS EVERYWHERE
December 7
THE MOST SURPRISING TURN OF OUR SURPRISING GOD
November 9
THE WELLSPRINGS OF GENEROSITY
November 2
DISSOLVED INTO SOMETHING GREATER
October 12
GOD KNOWS OUR NEEDS BETTER THAN WE DO
October 5
TERMS OF ENGAGEMENT
September 21
DISCERNMENT MEANS FINDING OUR WAY
September 14
IS TRUE FORGIVENESS IMPOSSIBLE?
September 7
AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING BABY
July 27
HOW MY MINISTRY HAS CHANGED
July 6
COLD COMFORT
June 22
THE KEY OF LAMENT by Videen McGaugheyBennett
June 8
THE RENEWAL OF GOD’S WIND AND FIRE
June 1
THE POWER OF A SIMPLE WITNESS
May 25
THREE STAGES IN WHICH LOVE GATHERS US
May 18
THE PECULIARITY OF PRAISE
May 11
PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE
May 4
PASSION FUSES BODY AND SOUL
April 27
BRACED FOR ADVERSITY
April 20
CHRIST IS RISEN, INDEED!
April 13
SHAME CRUCIFIED
April 6
MIRACLES AND THE LAW OF UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES
March 23
BLINDED BY THE LIGHT
March 16
STEPPING OUT IN FAITH
February 9
BLESSED ARE THE SMALL AND FRAGILE
January 26
HOW SHALL WE COUCH THE INVITATION
January 19
TURNING, TURNING, WE COME ‘ROUND RIGHT