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August 29, 2021

14th Sunday after Pentecost, Pastor Bradley E. Schmeling

Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23  This summer, Kyrstin Schwarz, our Rockstar children’s ministry director used the Disney Pixar movie, “Inside Out”

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July 18, 2021

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, Pastor Bradley E. Schmeling

Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 The Japanese call it shinrin yoku:  forest bathing.  Florence Williams, a journalist who writes about the connection

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July 11, 2021

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, Pastor Bradley E. Schmeling

Mark 6:14-29 If you’ve visited any art museum, you’ve no doubt seen a rendering of today’s gospel text.  From Caravaggio

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June 6, 2021

Second Sunday after Pentecost, Pastor Bradley E. Schmeling

Mark 3:20-35 There’s so much to talk about this gospel text.  A house divided cannot stand.  The family sure that

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February 21, 2021

First Sunday in Lent, Pastor Kathryn Ostlie

A few weeks ago, I was meeting with a patient who was in the hospital with complications related to long-term

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February 14, 2021

Transfiguration Sunday, Pastor Bradley E. Schmeling

Mark 9:2-9 Dearly Beloved, In the Eastern Orthodox church, there’s a tradition of blessing grapes on the Festival of Transfiguration. 

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November 29, 2020

First Sunday of Advent (11/29/2020) Pastor Bradley E. Schmeling

Mark 13:24-37 I’d like to teach the world to sing in perfect harmony. I’d like to hold it in my

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