Sermon for Nov. 11, 2018: All to Jesus?

Rev. Dr. Mark Allen Doty, Senior Pastor Hammond Street Congregational Church, UCCBangor, MaineNovember 11, 2018 “All To Jesus?”Mark 12:38-44 It's hard to know what to think about the jokes I told during our stewardship campaign.  While some of you enjoyed them, others have made cruel and cutting remarks.  Perhaps because these jokes were new to … Continue reading Sermon for Nov. 11, 2018: All to Jesus?

Sermon for Nov. 4, 2018: This is Our Story

Rev. Dr. Mark Allen Doty, Senior PastorHammond Street Congregational Church, UCCBangor, MaineNovember 4, 2018 This Is Our Story!Ruth 1:1-18                 A man was walking down the beach, enjoying an afternoon vacation stroll, when he heard someone screaming.  Looking around he saw an obviously distraught woman kneeling over a little girl.  The man quickly determined the … Continue reading Sermon for Nov. 4, 2018: This is Our Story

Sermon for Oct. 28, 2018: Take Heart

Rev. Dr. Mark Allen Doty, Senior PastorHammond Street Congregational Church, UCCBangor, MaineOctober 28, 2018 Take HeartMark 10:46-52  Our lesson for the morning from Mark 10 is about a man who struggled all his life.   Bartimaeus was a beggar and blind--a "no count" in first century Middle Eastern society.   Some years ago, I remember speaking with … Continue reading Sermon for Oct. 28, 2018: Take Heart

Greg Bridges-Music installed as Chaplain at Acadia Hospital

John Gregory Bridges-Music was officially installed as Chaplain of Acadia Hospital, Bangor, Maine and an ordained minister of the Maine Kathadin Association, United Church of Christ.  Greg has been serving for many years as a volunteer Associate Pastor at HSCC.  The installation was an emotional and joyous occasion. Members of HSCC and Acadia Hospital extolled … Continue reading Greg Bridges-Music installed as Chaplain at Acadia Hospital