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Sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Lent

Good morning.  I am sure we all miss attending our Church and especially each other.  Feel free to call each other and check-in and communicate your feelings and talk about your week. Though, at the time, we cannot physically be there, we can join together in prayer and in faith.  God will enjoin us with…

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday of Lent

Fourth Sunday of Lent Reading 1SAMUEL The LORD said to Samuel: “Fill your horn with oil, and be on your way. I am sending you to Jesse of Bethlehem, for I have chosen my king from among his sons.” As Jesse and his sons came to the sacrifice, Samuel looked at Eliab and thought, “Surely…

Sermon for the Third Sunday of Lent

The pastor was hospitalized recovering from a heart attack when the chairman of the deacons visited him. He said, “Preacher, I have good news and bad news.” “First the good news,” the pastor said. “On behalf of the Deacon Board, I am here to wish you a speedy recovery.” “That’s wonderful,” said the pastor, “and…

Sermon for the Second Sunday of Lent

Second Sunday of Lent   Reading 1GN 12:1-4A The LORD said to Abram: “Go forth from the land of your kinsfolk and from your father’s house to a land that I will show you. “I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you; I will make your name great, so that…

Sermon for the First Sunday of Lent

An elderly couple were on a cruise and it was pretty stormy. They were standing on the back of the ship watching the moon, when a wave came up and washed the old man overboard. They searched for days and couldn’t find him. So the captain sent the old woman back to shore with the…

Sermon for Oct. 21, 2019

A very religious man was once caught in rising floodwaters. He climbed onto the roof of his house and trusted God to rescue him. A neighbor came by in a canoe and said, “The waters will soon be above your house. Hop in and we’ll paddle to safety.” “No thanks” replied the religious man. “I’ve…

Sermon for Oct. 7, 2019

Mandy Marie asked her pastor, James Lettinger, to come and pray with her father Bob. When the minister arrived, he found Bob lying in bed with his head propped up on two pillows. An empty chair sat beside his bed. The minister assumed that the old fellow had been informed of his visit. “I guess…

Sermon for Sept 23, 2019

As usual the readings of today are full of richness and a vast source for deep personal reflection. However, I was attracted by one particular verse, “The man who can be trusted in little things can be trusted in great” LK16:10. It is a very simple statement yet one which contains so much richness. This is what makes…

Sermon for Sept 1

A young man was once making a presentation in his class and its fact was, in fact, his first time. While he was making the presentation, the professor handling the class noticed that he was holding his paper in the left hand while the right hand was loosely tucked inside his pocket. The professor saw…

Sermon for August 4, 2019

The goal of our life is to live with God forever.  God, who loves us, gave us, the gift of life. Our own response of love allows God’s life to flow into us without limit. All the things in this world are gifts of God, presented to us so that we can know God more easily…