February 5, 2023

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Bishop Patricia Lull

Matthew 5:13-20 Grace and peace to you in the mercy of the Living God. AMEN.             “You are the salt

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January 29, 2023

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany, Dedication Sunday, Pastor Bradley E. Schmeling

Matthew 5:1-12 What would success look like? This has been the open question since the replacement of the organ and

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January 22, 2023

Third Sunday after Epiphany, January 22, 2023, Pastor Lois Pallmeyer

Dear Friends in Christ, God’s grace and peace be with you. Amen. Wednesday evening as we were setting up for

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January 15, 2023

Second Sunday after Epiphany, Pastor Bradley E. Schmeling

John 1:29-42 In 2011, Minnesota astronomer Parke Kunkle innocently stated in an interview that the Earth’s wobbly orbit means it’s

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January 8, 2023

Baptism of Jesus, Pastor Bradley E. Schmeling

Matthew 3:13-17 The sequel to Avatar came out in December, called “The Way of Water.”  I have a feeling if

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January 1, 2023

Name of Jesus, Pastor Javen Swanson

Today’s scripture readings: Numbers 6:22-27; Psalm 8; Galatians 4:4-7; Luke 2:15-21 There are a handful of numbers that occur repeatedly

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December 26, 2022

Christmas Day, Pastor Lois Pallmeyer

Texts:  Isaiah 52:7-10; Hebrews 1:1-4, John 1:1–14 Dear Friends in Christ, God’s grace and peace be with you. Amen. I

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December 24, 2022

Christmas Eve, Pastor Bradley E. Schmeling

Luke 2:1-20 A few weeks ago, the Gloria Dei staff went caroling to some of our homebound members, and then

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December 18, 2022

Fourth Sunday of Advent, Pastor Bradley E. Schmeling

Matthew 2:18-25 One of our guilty pleasures in these darker December days has been watching the Netflix series with Meghan

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December 11, 2022

Third Sunday of Advent, Pastor Javen Swanson

Today’s scripture readings: Isaiah 35:1-10; Psalm 146:5-10; James 5:7-10; Matthew 11:2-11 Michael Gerson was a gifted writer, a presidential speechwriter

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