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Sermons by Guest Preacher

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…

July 5, 2020 Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (Guest Preacher, Rev. Kelly Chatman)

FIRST READING      Zechariah 9:9-12 9 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. 10 He will cut off the chariot from Ephraim and the war-horse from Jerusalem; and the battle bow shall be cut off, and…

July 21, 2019 Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Today we have a special guest preacher and presenter! Rev. Doug Mork is a pastor in the ELCA and is currently working for the Twin Cities Social Cohesion Initiative. He is one of the staff-persons who is working with the Wildfire churches as we explore what it means to be community together through community organizing. Luke 10:38-42 38 Now as they went…