Fulfilling Christ's call to love God, live in community, and serve our neighbor

Sermons: 2018

Special Service for Christmas and the New Year

Worship for the first Sunday after Christmas was dedicated to scripture, music and poetry, such as this presented by the Rev. Ginny Tobiassen: "Christ’s Nativity" (Henry Vaughan, 1621-1695) and “Ring Out, Wild Bells” (Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 1809-1892).

Christmas Message-Andrew

Christmas Eve 2018, 7:45 p.m.

Christmas Message-Ginny

Christmas Eve 2018, 5 p.m.

And They Waited ...

Dec. 23, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Gospel Lesson: Luke 1:46-56

Waiting for a Word

Dec. 16, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Luke 3:1-6

A Feeling of Separation

Dec. 2, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Epistle Lesson: I Thessalonians 2:17, 3:1-13

Christ the King Sunday

Nov. 25, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: John 18:33-38

Thanks for What Provokes Us

Nov. 18, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Epistle Lesson: Hebrews 10:19-25

Communion Meditation, Festival of the Chief Eldership of Christ

Nov. 11, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Gospel Lesson: John 10:1-10

What We Remember

Nov. 4, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Mark 12:28-34

Timaeus' Son

Oct. 28, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Gospel Lesson: Mark 10:46-52

What Happened on the Walk

Oct. 21. 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Mark 10:35-45

Everything

Oct. 14, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Gospel Lesson: Mark 10:17-32a

Invitation to Commune

Oct. 7, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / 'Unity and Renewal,' Worldwide Communion Sunday

Prayer Songs

Sept. 30, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Scripture Lesson: Psalm 19

A Child in the House

Sept. 23, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Mark 9:30-37

What Do You Expect?

Sept. 16, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Scripture Lesson: Acts 3:1-10

Do Well

Sept. 9, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Epistle Lesson: James 2:1-13

For Our Own Good

Sept. 2, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Gospel Lesson: Mark 7:1-13

The Stories We Hear, The Stories We Tell

Aug. 26, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Old Testament Lesson: Joshua 24:1-18

Stranger Things

Aug. 19, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Gospel Lesson: John 6:51-58

Meditation for Holy Communion

Aug. 12, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Festival of August Thirteenth

A Transitional Passage

Aug. 5, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Scripture Lessons: Exodus 16: 1-6, 13-21, 31-35; Ephesians 4: 2-7, 12-16; John 6: 22-24

Love, Faith, Hope

July 29, 2018 / Rev. Dr. Robert Sawyer / Gospel Lesson: John 6:1-21

Flesh

July 22, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Epistle Lesson: Ephesians 2:11-22

Christmas in July

July 15, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Epistle Lesson: Ephesians 1:3-14

Being Able to See

July 8, 2018 / Rev. Robert Wolfe / Gospel Lesson: Mark 6:1-13

Meditation for Holy Communion

July 1, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Festival of the Martyrdom of Jan Hus

All at Sea

June 24, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen, narrative readings by youth / Gospel Lesson: Mark 4:35-41

The Accidental Gardner

June 17, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Mark 4:26-29

Half a Story

June 10, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Old Testament Lesson: Genesis 3:8-15.

What for?

June 3, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Scripture Lessons: Deuteronomy 5:12-15, Mark 2:23-3:6

Call Story

May 27, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Old Testament Lesson: Isaiah 6:1-8

Communion Meditation for Pentecost

May 20, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Epistle Lesson: Romans 8:22-27

Closer to God

May 13, 2018 / Christopher Stirewalt, on behalf of the Youth of Home Church / Gospel Lesson: John 17:6-19

On the Way Somewhere, pt. 2

May 6, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Scripture: John 15:9-16, Acts 10:17-33, 44-48

On the Way Somewhere

April 29, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Scripture: John 15:1-8, Acts 8:26-40

Overflowing Cups

April 22, 2018 / Rev. Margaret Leinbach / Scripture: Psalm 23

Knowing and Growing

April 15, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Epistle Lesson: I John 3:1-6

Easter 2

April 8, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Gospel Lesson: John 20:19-31

Someone Told

Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Mark 16:1-8

Sermon for Good Friday

March 30, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil

A Dangerous Parade

March 25, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Mark 11:1-11

I'd Rather Not

March 18, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Gospel Lesson: John 12:20-37

Well for the Wandering

March 11, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Gospel Lesson: John 4:3-6

Our Time

March 4, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: John 2:13-22

Pathos

Feb. 25, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Mark 8:31-38

What's in Your Heart?

Feb. 18, 2018 / Rev. Bill Gramley / Gospel Lesson: Matthew 15:10-20

A Lenten Discipline

Feb. 14, 2018 / Rev. Amy Rio / Scripture: Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Hard Things

Feb. 11, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Old Testament Lesson: 2 Kings 2:1-14

All Over the Map

Feb. 4, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: Mark 1:29-39

"What We Know"

Jan. 28, 2018 / Rev. Andrew Heil / Scripture: Mark 1:21-28, Corinthians 8:1-13

All the World

Jan. 21, 2018 / Br. Justin Rabbach / Gospel Lesson: Luke 24: 13-35, Acts 2:42-47

Out of Nazareth

Jan. 14, 2018 / Rev. Ginny Tobiassen / Gospel Lesson: John 1:43-51