Sermons from 2016

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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Luke 16:19-31 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Rich Man and Lazarus 19 “There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. 20 And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, 21 who longed to satisfy his hunger with what fell from the […]

Sunday, September 18, 2016 – Guest Preacher: Sarah Friesen-Carper

Luke 16:1-13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Parable of the Dishonest Manager 16 Then Jesus said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was squandering his property. 2 So he summoned him and said to him, ‘What is this that I hear […]

Sunday, September 11, 2016


Luke 15:1-10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Parable of the Lost Sheep 15 Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” 3 So he told them this parable: 4 “Which one of you, […]

Sunday, September 4, 2016


Luke 14:25-33 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Cost of Discipleship 25 Now large crowds were traveling with him; and he turned and said to them, 26 “Whoever comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and even life itself, cannot be my disciple. 27 Whoever does not carry […]

Sunday, August 28, 2016


Luke 14:1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Jesus Heals the Man with Dropsy 14 On one occasion when Jesus was going to the house of a leader of the Pharisees to eat a meal on the sabbath, they were watching him closely. Luke 14:7-14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Humility and Hospitality 7 When he noticed how […]

Sunday, August 21, 2016


Luke 13:10-17 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Jesus Heals a Crippled Woman Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. And just then there appeared a woman with a spirit that had crippled her for eighteen years. She was bent over and was quite unable to stand up straight. When Jesus […]

Sunday, August 14, 2016


Luke 12:49-56 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Jesus the Cause of Division “I came to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! I have a baptism with which to be baptized, and what stress I am under until it is completed! Do you think that I have come to […]

Sunday, July 31, 2016


Luke 12:13-21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Parable of the Rich Fool 13 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.” 14 But he said to him, “Friend, who set me to be a judge or arbitrator over you?” 15 And he said to them, “Take care! […]

Sunday, August 07, 2016


Luke 12:32-40 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 32 “Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. 33 Sell your possessions, and give alms. Make purses for yourselves that do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. 34 For […]

Sunday, July 24, 2016


Luke 11:1-13 The Lord’s Prayer 11 He was praying in a certain place, and after he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.” 2 He said to them, “When you pray, say: Father, hallowed be your name.     Your kingdom come. 3     Give us each day our […]