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.

Lent 1 Preview

The first Sunday in Lent begins with tension. The tension between the saving and destructive powers of water fills today’s lectionary readings. The waters of the flood overwhelmed the world in the days of Noah, yet God delivered Noah and his family from death. The Holy Spirit descends on Jesus only after his baptism by…

Epiphany 5 Preview

And Simon and his companions hunted for him [Jesus]. When they found him, they said to him, “Everyone is searching for you.” He answered, “Let us go on to the neighboring towns, so that I may proclaim the message there also; for that is what I came out to do.” -Mark 1:36-38 Jesus’ ministry is…

It’s Electric!

traditional sermon baptism of our lord Has anyone noticed a certain little thing that is happening these days. You’re in your car and you park it, turn it off, open the door, get out, go to close the door and ZAP! You’re watching tv, get up from the couch to go get a tasty snack…

Baptism of Our Lord Preview

And a voice came from heaven, “You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased.” -Mark 1:11 In today’s Gospel reading we encounter the story of Jesus’ baptism. For the Gospel writer Mark, this is the beginning, where things get really exciting. The Holy Spirit descends upon Jesus, the heavens are ripped…

Quilting, Caring, and Kids

St. Peter’s Lutheran has a quilting ministry. Some of the quilts go to far off places to help after a disaster strikes, warm a refugees who has nothing and offer care to people in developing nations. Sometimes the quilts stay a bit closer to home. During the Fall and early Winter, the quilting ministry at…

Christmas Miracles

Traditional sermon 7:30pm Christmas eve Merry Christmas, friends! “And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.” Familiar words. As the…