Monthly Archives: April 2019

Easter 2: Easter Perfected in You (John 20:19-29)

Audio: sermon-4-28-19.mp3 Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88q5trAmOV4 The sanctuary that was full on Easter Sunday is not as full today.  I wonder why?  I know families who never go to church but who had family over last Sunday for Easter dinner.  I wonder why? Then again, there were lots of people in church on Easter Sunday in Sri […]

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Easter 2019: By His Wounds We Are Healed (Isaiah 53:4-5)

Audio: sermon-4-21-19.mp3 Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yHkpX3ddQo The text for our consideration on the Easter Sunday is from the prophet Isaiah, the 53rd chapter, verses 4-5, which reads, “Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God and afflicted.  But He was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed […]

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Community Clergy Training Program April 26 @ Hope Lutheran Church

Community Clergy Training Program: Military Culture and the Wounds of War/Building Community Partnerships Many Veterans and their family members seek help for their problems from clergy because they feel the faith community can provide anonymity, confidentiality and a stigma-free environment. Yet clergy members sometimes have limited knowledge about readjustment difficulties and the unique health issues- […]

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Palm Sunday (Luke 19:28-40)

sermon-4-14-19.mp3 It was a busy time for Jerusalem as the annual Passover feast was about to begin.  Thousands of devout Jews from all over the world would travel to Jerusalem to celebrate the Passover there.  In fact, many had already arrived.  And in a day long before ‘twitter’ and ‘facebook,’ they heard unbelievable reports about […]

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