June 13, 2021

Third Sunday after Pentecost, June 13, 2021

Dear Friends in Christ, God’s grace and peace be with you.  Amen The reign of God is like the month

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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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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 24, 2020

Christmas Eve (12/24/2020), Pastor Javen Swanson

Today’s scripture readings: Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 96; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-20 Here we are. Christmas Eve. Actually, here we are not. I’m standing in

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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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