Sermon – Jun 18 – Go First to the Lost Sheep

Scripture: Exodus 19:2-8a; Psalm 100; Romans 5:1-8; Matthew 9:35-10:8
Sermon: Go First to the Lost Sheep
Sermon Text: Matthew 10:5-7

These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions: “Go nowhere among the Gentiles, and enter no town of the Samaritans, but go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. As you go, proclaim the good news, ‘The kingdom of heaven has come near.

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Sermon – June 11 – Receive the Blessing

Scripture: Genesis 1:26-2:3; Psalm 8; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20
Sermon: Receive the Blessing
Sermon Text: 2 Corinthians 13:11-13

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with all of you.

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Sermon – May 21 – Tea Time

Scripture: Acts 17:22-31; Psalm 66:8-20; 1 Peter 3:13-22; John 14;15-21
Sermon: Tea Time
Sermon Text: John 14:19-20

In a little while the world will no longer see me, but you will see me; because I live, you also will live. On that day you will know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you.

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Sermon – May 14 – Be My Strong Rock

Scripture: Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16; 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14;1-14
Sermon: Be My Strong Rock
Sermon Text: Psalm 31:1-5

In you, O Lord, have I taken refuge; let me never be put to shame; deliver me in your righteousness. Incline your ear to me; make haste to deliver me. Be my strong rock, a castle to keep me safe, for you are my crag and my stronghold; for the sake of your name, lead me and guide me. Take me out of the net that they have secretly set for me, for you are my tower of strength. Into your hands I commend my spirit, for you have redeemed me, O Lord, God of truth.

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Sermon – May 7 – Fourth Sunday of Easter

Scripture: Acts 2:42-47; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2:19-25; John 10:1-10
Sermon: Deacon Allison Ward No Combination Lock at the Gate
Sermon Text: John 10:9

I am the gate. Whoever enters by me will be saved, and will come in and go out and find pasture.

Bulletin: 2017-05-07 Fourth Sunday of Easter

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Sermon – April 30 – Word and Sacrament

Scripture: Acts 2:14a,36-41; Psalm 116:1-4,12-19; 1 Peter 1:17-23; Luke 24:13-35
Sermon: Word and Sacrament
Sermon Text: Luke 24:33-35

O God, your Son makes himself known to all his disciples in the breaking of bread. Open the eyes of our faith, that we may see him in his redeeming work, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever

Bulletin: 2017-04-30 Third Sunday of Easter

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Sermon – April 16 – Rejected but Risen Redeemer

Scripture: Acts 10:34-43; Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24; Colossians 3:1-4; Matthew 28:1-10
Sermon: Rejected but Risen Redeemer
Sermon Text: Psalm 118:22-24

I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the Lord.

The stone that the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone. By the Lord has this been done; it is marvelous in our eyes. This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

Bulletin: 2017-04-16 Easter Sunday

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Sermon – April 9 – Jesus Cuts Them Off and Wins the Race

Scripture: Zechariah 9:9-10; 14-17; Psalm 118:19-29; 2 Thessalonians 2:13-17; Luke 19: 28-40
Sermon: Jesus Cuts Them Off and Wins the Race
Sermon Text: Zechariah 9:9-10

Rejoice greatly, O daughter Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter Jerusalem! Lo, your king comes to you; triumphant and victorious is he, humble and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey. He will cut off the chariot from Ephraim and the war-horse from Jerusalem; and the battle bow shall be cut off, and he shall command peace to the nations; his dominion shall be from sea to sea, and from the River to the ends of the earth.

Bulletin: 2017-04-09 Palm Sunday

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Sermon – April 2 – Jesus Began to Weep

Scripture: Ezekiel 37: 1-14; Psalm 130; Romans 8: 6-11; John 11: 1-45
Sermon: Jesus Began to Weep
Sermon Text: John 11:33-38

When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who came with her also weeping, he was greatly disturbed in spirit and deeply moved. He said, “Where have you laid him?” They said to him, “Lord, come and see.” Jesus began to weep. So the Jews said, “See how he loved him!” But some of them said, “Could not he who opened the eyes of the blind man have kept this man from dying?” Then Jesus, again greatly disturbed, came to the tomb.

Bulletin: 2017-04-02 Fifth Sunday in Lent.pdf

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Sermon – March 29 – Now He Sees It So Now He Preaches

Scripture: 1 Samuel 16:1-5, 11-13; Psalm 23; Ephesians 5: 8-14; John 9: 1-41
Sermon: Now He Sees It So Now He Preaches
John 9:24-27

So for the second time they called the man who had been blind, and they said to him, “Give glory to God! We know that this man is a sinner.” He answered, “I do not know whether he is a sinner. One thing I do know, that though I was blind, now I see.” They said to him, “What did he do to you? How did he open your eyes?” He answered them, “I have told you already, and you would not listen. Why do you want to hear it again? Do you also want to become his disciples?”

2017-03-26 Fourth Sunday in Lent.pdf

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