Sermons

November 19, 2017 Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18; Psalm 90:1-8,12; 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11; Matthew 25:14-30
Sermon: “Hidden Talents”
Preacher: Pastor Sarah Keilholtz

 

November 12, 2017 Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Amos 5:18-24; Psalm 70; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Matthew 25:1-13
Sermon: “Jesus, Wisdom, and Keeping Awake”
Preacher: Pastor Michael Seifried

 

November 5, 2017 All Saints’ Sunday
Readings: Revelation 7:9-17; Psalm 34:1-10, 22; I John 3:1-3; Matthew 5:1-12
Sermon: “So, What Is Christianity About?”
Preacher: Pastor Michael Seifried

 

 

October 22, 2017 Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Isaiah 45:1-7; Psalm 96:1-9; 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10; Matthew 22:15-22
Sermon: “The Image of God”
Preacher: Pastor Sarah Keilholtz

 

October 15, 2017 Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Isaiah 25:1-9; Psalm 23; Philippians 4:1-13; Matthew22:1-14
Sermon: “Something Always Happens”
Preacher: Pastor Michael Seifried

 

October 10, 2017 Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm 80:7-15; Philippians 3:4b-14; Matthew 21:33-46
Sermon: “Things Worth Repeating”
Preacher: Pastor Sarah Keilholtz

 

October 1, 2017 Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32; Psalm 25:1-9; Philippians 2:1-13; Matthew 21:34-43
Sermon: “What to Make of this Faith Stuff”
Preacher: Pastor Michael Seifried

 

September 24, 2017 Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Jonah 3:10=4:11; Psalm 145:1-8; Philippians 1:21-30; Matthew 20:1-16
Sermon: “The Kingdom of Heaven”
Preacher: Pastor Sarah Keilholtz

 

September 17, 2017 Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Genesis 50:15-21; Psalm 103:8-13; Romans 14:1-12; Matthew 18:21-35
Sermon: “When Wronged, Grit Your Teeth and Forgive”
Preacher: Pastor Michael Seifried

 

September 10, 2017 Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Ezekiel 33:7-11; Psalm 119:33-40; Romans 13:8-14; Matthew 18:15-20
Sermon: “The Obligation to Love”
Preacher: Pastor Sarah Keilholtz

 

September 10, 2017 Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Ezekiel 33:7-11; Psalm 119:33-40; Romans 13:8-14; Matthew 18:15-20
Sermon: “I Heard What You Said, But Why Are You Saying It?”
Preacher: Pastor Michael Seifried

 

September 2, 2017 Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Jeremiah 15:15 – 21; Psalm 26:1-8; Romans 12:9-21; Matthew 16:21-28
Sermon: “Simple Instructions”
Preacher: Pastor Sarah Keilholtz

 

August 27, 2017 Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Isaiah 51:1-6; Psalm 138; Romans 12:1-8; Matthew 16:13-20
Sermon:”Faith Means Transformation”
Preacher: Pastor Michael Seifried

 

August 20, 2017 Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Isaiah 56:1, 6-8; Psalm 67; Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32; Matthew 15:21-28
Sermon: “Persistent Faith and a Loving God”
Preacher: Pastor Michael Seifried

 

August 13, 2017 Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: 1 Kings 19:9-18; Psalm 85:8-13; Romans 5:5-15; Matthew 14:22-33
Sermon: “Wet Faith”
Preacher: Pastor Sarah Keilholtz

 

August 6, 2017 Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Isaiah 55:1-5; Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21; Romans 9:1-5; Matthew 14:13-21
Sermon: Give Them Something to Eat
Preacher: Pastor MIchael Seifried

 

July 30, 2017  Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: 1 Kings 3:5 – 12; Psalm 119:129-136; Romans 8:26-30; Matthew 13:31-33. 44-52
Sermon: “Something to Think About”
Preacher: Pastor Michael Seifried

 

July 23, 2017  Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Isaiah 44:6-8; Psalm 86:11-17; Romans 8:12-25; Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Sermon: “Who Planted the Weeds?”
Preacher: Pastor Sarah Keilholtz

 

July 16, 2017 Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Isaiah 55:10 – 13; Psalm 65:9-13; Romans 8:1-11; Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
Sermon: “God’s Word and Us”
Preacher: Pastor Michael Seifried

 

July 9, 2017 Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Zechariah 9:9-12; Psalm 145:8-14; Romans 7:15-25a; Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30
Sermon: “Worn Out”
Preacher: Pastor Sarah Keilholtz

 

July 2, 2017 Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Jeremiah 28:5-9; Psalm 89:1-4, 15-18; Romans 6:12-23; Matthew 10:40-42
Sermon: “Dead or Alive”
Preacher: Pastor Michael Seifried

 

June 25, 2017  Third Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Jeremiah 20:7-13; Psalm 69:7-10,16-18; Romans 1b-11; Matthew 10:24-39
Sermon: “Shall We Continue?”
Preacher: Pastor Sarah Keilholtz

 

June 18, 2017 Second Sunday after Pentecost
Readings: Exodus 19:2-8a; Psalm 100; Romans 5:1-8; Matthew 9:35-10:20
Sermon: “About Jesus and the Church”
Preacher: Pastor Michael Seifried

 

June 11, 2017 Holy Trinity Sunday
Readings: Genesis 1:1-2:4a; Psalm 8; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20
Sermon: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
Preacher: Pastor Sarah Keilholtz

 

June 4, 2017 Pentecost Sunday
Readings: Acts 2:1-21; Psalm 104:24-34, 35b; 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13; John 20:19-23
Sermon: “A COMMUNITY Called by God”
Preacher : Pastor Michael Seifried