January 24, 2021

Third Sunday after Epiphany (1/24/2001), Pastor Javen Swanson

Today’s scripture readings: Jonah 3:1-5, 10; Mark 1:14-20 Like many of you, I spent part of this past Monday commemorating the

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January 3, 2021

Epiphany Sunday (1/3/2021), Pastor Javen Swanson

Today’s scripture readings: Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14; Matthew 2:1-12 If you were listening carefully during the reading of the gospel, you

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December 27, 2020

First Sunday of Christmas, Pastor Lois Pallmeyer

Dear Friends in Christ, God’s grace and peace be with you.  Amen.  Merry Christmas. So, was your celebration everything you

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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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December 13, 2020

Third Sunday of Advent (12/13/2020), Pastor Javen Swanson

Today’s scripture readings: Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; Psalm 126; John 1:6-8, 19-28 Each Friday evening for the past several months, PBS Newshour has

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