Monthly Archives: May 2013

Questions about the Lessons for Sunday, June 2

By Melanie Werner A centurion in Capernaum who had a valued slave who was sick and dying had heard about Jesus. Capernaum was a Roman military base, so it’s not unusual for a Centurion to be there. What may be … Continue reading

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Lessons for Sunday, June 2

First Kings 8:22-23, 41-43 22Then Solomon stood before the altar of the LORD in the presence of all the assembly of Israel, and spread out his hands to heaven. 23He said, “O LORD, God of Israel, there is no God … Continue reading

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Sermon – May 26 – Endurance, Really?

We have all heard about the tornado damage throughout the Midwest and especially in Oklahoma.  It seemed that an explanation of the Trinity did not seem enough this week, even though it was Trinity Sunday.  In looking at the second … Continue reading

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Questions about the Lessons for Sunday, May 26

This Sunday is Holy Trinity Sunday and the reading from John 16 talks of the Trinity: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit as the great Three-in-One or One-in-Three, each having distinct and separate personalities but yet at the … Continue reading

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Lessons for Sunday, May 26

Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 Does not wisdom call, and does not understanding raise her voice? 2On the heights, beside the way, at the crossroads she takes her stand; 3beside the gates in front of the town, at the entrance of the … Continue reading

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Sermon – May 19 – Mysterious Ways

By Deacon Trish Schmidt While writing this sermon I felt moved by the Spirit in the mysterious way that only she can.    Yes, I said she.  It may be difficult at first to think of the Spirit in the feminine … Continue reading

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Questions about the Lessons for Sunday, May 19

If you don’t read Faith Lens put out by the ELCA every week, you are missing a wonderful, thought provoking opportunity.  It is written with a target market of youth and young adults, but I have to say that I … Continue reading

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Sermon – May 12 – Amen: The Challenge of Our Faith

The last word in the Bible in the 22nd chapter of Revelation is Amen.  That Amen is a challenge to one’s own faith because it says of everything that comes before it, let it be so.  Come, everyone who hears, … Continue reading

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Questions about the Lessons for Sunday, May 12th

Revelation.  Pastor has chosen to preach on Revelation, again!  John seems so much easier. God is in us, so we can be witnesses of God for the rest of the world.  Seems so much easier than Revelation.  Then Pastor made … Continue reading

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Lessons for Sunday, May 12

Acts 16:16-34 16One day, as we were going to the place of prayer, we met a slave-girl who had a spirit of divination and brought her owners a great deal of money by fortune-telling. 17While she followed Paul and us, … Continue reading

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