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March 21, 2021

Fifth Sunday in Lent, Pastor Bradley E. Schmeling

 John 12:20-33 Dearly Beloved, There’s a lot packed into these verses, worth an entire Bible study.  These are Jesus’ last

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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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December 25, 2020

Christmas Day, Pastor Bradley E. Schmeling

John 1:1-14 A few years ago, Gloria Dei decided to dig into repairs of its building that had stymied several

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December 20, 2020

Fourth Sunday in Advent, Pastor Bradley E. Schmeling

Luke 1:26-38 Dearly Beloved, I grew up in Cincinnati, a town so Catholic that my friends often asked if Lutherans

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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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