CategoryTraditional Sermons

Read a new sermon each week from one of our Traditional Services.

Third Sunday After Epiphany

Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord, Jesus Christ (1 Colossians 1:3). Have any of you ever thought about just dropping everything and starting life anew? I’m not talking about being given the chance to go back in time to start all over and do things differently to…

Come and See

traditional sermon Epiphany 2 We live in a culture that floods us with words … yes, we literally drown in information of every kind imaginable.   Social media platforms … newspapers … 24-hour TV with a couple of hundred channels … emails … texts … conversations … radio … snail mail pamphlets and newsletters … robo-calls…

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…

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…

I Need a Holy Night

traditional sermon    Christmas Eve 11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord. (Luke 2:11, KJV) I find it ironic that during a season that is centered upon peace on earth … the peace brought by God … and the peace of a holy…

Fear Not! With God All is Possible!

Traditional sermon Advent 4 Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord, Jesus Christ (1 Colossians 1:3). Today’s gospel lesson on the Annunciation is probably a very familiar story to most Christians, especially during Advent as we await to celebrate the birth of God’s only Son, Jesus Christ, on…

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…

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…