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Ballerinas and Bears

traditional sermon    advent 2 If it is Advent, then it is time for a story.  And if you have been with us at St. Peter’s for a while, you have heard a number of stories whose themes tie in with our Advent season.  This year I will read again from my favorite resource ……

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…

Silver Packages

New Day Sermon ADVENT 1 What do silver packages in the hands of a poor child of Appalachia have to do with the prophetic promises of fulfillment in our faith lives and places of promise at the end of our journeys?  Tune in to today’s New Day sermon for one potential answer.

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…

Talents & More

New Day Sermon PENTECOST 24 When we hear the word “talent” we think of what brings us to ballet class, or we think of huge monetary amounts in the biblical world.  This morning you were invited to use Jesus’ story about talents as a call to choose courageous acts over those that are fearful and…

Preparing and Waiting

Traditional Sermon Pentecost 23 Note: Printed here is a written version of an impromptu sermon presentation made from this manuscript at this morning’s worship. The Scout Motto is correct –  be prepared.  Preparation allows us to fully enjoy life most of the time.  Being prepared enables you to make the best use of time and…