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Sermons by Guest Preacher

June 30, 2024 Sixth Sunday after Pentecost “Who Touched Me”

FIRST READING                         Lamentations 3:22-33 22The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; 23they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. 24“The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.” 25The Lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul that seeks him. 26It is good that…

April 21, 2024 Fourth Sunday of Easter (Guest Preacher)

Today, Rev. Sarah Bunge was our guest preacher. Pastor Sarah serves at Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church in Buffalo, Minnesota. She went to seminary with Pastor Jason and has a fun history at Holy Nativity that she shared. FIRST READING                       Acts 4:5-12 5The next day their rulers, elders, and scribes assembled in Jerusalem, 6with Annas the high…

April 7, 2024 Second Sunday of Easter (Guest Preacher)

FIRST READING            Acts 4:32-35 32Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any possessions, but everything they owned was held in common. 33With great power the apostles gave their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all. 34There was not a needy person…

January 7, 2024 Baptism of Our Lord (Guest Preacher)

FIRST READING               Genesis 1:1-5 1In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, 2the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. 3Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. 4And God saw that the light was good; and God…

July 2, 2023 Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (Guest Preacher)

FIRST READING                         Jeremiah 28:5-9 5Then the prophet Jeremiah spoke to the prophet Hananiah in the presence of the priests and all the people who were standing in the house of the Lord; 6and the prophet Jeremiah said, “Amen! May the Lord do so; may the Lord fulfill the words that you have prophesied, and bring back to this place from Babylon the…

February 26, 2023 First Sunday in Lent (Guest Preacher)

Today’s sermon is by retired ELCA pastor Linda Wahlstrom, filling in for her son Pastor Jason who was out sick today. FIRST READING                     Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7 Human beings were formed with great care, to be in relationship with the creator, creation, and one another. The serpent’s promise to the first couple that their eyes…

April 11, 2021 Second Sunday of Easter “Lutheran Campus Ministry”

Today we welcomed guest preacher, Lydia Weisenburger, a Lutheran Campus Ministry student! FIRST READING                Acts 4:32-35 32Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any possessions, but everything they owned was held in common. 33With great power the apostles gave their testimony to the resurrection of the…