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Advent 4 Worship Preview

The angel (Gabriel) said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And now, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you will name him Jesus. He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High, and the Lord God will…

Pentecost 23 Sunday Preview

“Keep awake therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour.” -Matthew 25:13 One way we keep awake is by praying the Lord’s Prayer. “Your kingdom come. Your will be done, on earth as in heaven” (ELW, p. 1163). From the Large Catechism: “What is the kingdom of God? Answer: Simply what we heard above…

It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere

traditional sermon pentecost 16 ‘Tis the season for many things. The season for buying pumpkins and mums (by the way did you see that the TAnzania Mission Committee is selling some to support Busoka orphans?) It’s a season where weather should get cooler…and hurricane season should come to an end. By the way…I give thanks…

Pentecost 12 Preview

What does it mean to follow Jesus? What does it mean that it is the Father’s desire to give us the kingdom? And, in your experience, what does it mean to not be afraid? “Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” -Luke 12:32 We…