AuthorRev. Sarah Teichmann

Pastor of Christian Formation
Rev. Sarah Teichmann

I love working in a staff where we are able to use each other’s strengths for the glory of God. I am energized by the lay leaders of the church and the creative ways they can extend the mission of Jesus to congregational members and our community.

Christ in the Crisis

traditional sermon advent 1 When I was 6 years old I went to Immanuel Lutheran School in Danbury Connecticut. At the time it was a small Lutheran school with about 25 kids per grade. Maybe a month into our school year I recall bringing a t-shirt to school for show and tell. It was a…

Advent 1 Preview

Therefore, keep awake—for you do not know when the master of the house will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or at cockcrow, or at dawn, or else he may find you asleep when he comes suddenly. And what I say to you I say to all: Keep awake.” -Mark 13:35-37 Stir up your power, and…

Who is this king?

Traditional Sermon Christ the King When you think of the word ‘king’ what comes to mind? For me right now…when I think of kings, queens and such I think of my daughter. This past summer my daughter Elsa was getting into the ‘princess’ stage. I don’t know how it happened. Just one day she came…

Pentecost 23 Sunday Preview

“Keep awake therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour.” -Matthew 25:13 One way we keep awake is by praying the Lord’s Prayer. “Your kingdom come. Your will be done, on earth as in heaven” (ELW, p. 1163). From the Large Catechism: “What is the kingdom of God? Answer: Simply what we heard above…

Luther On…

Traditional Sermon Reformation Sunday It has been 500 years since the beginning of the Reformation. Five hundred years have passed since Martin Luther posted 95 debatable topics–thesis statements–about God’s mercy, our faith, and the work of the church. This past year there have been books published, interviews given, and PBS movies made about the life…