Title: Lutherans are…Children of the Reformation Text: Matthew 9:12-17 Summary: Lutherans are not “reformed” because our roots are in the 16th century Reformation. We are “reformed” because our faith is always open to the renewing–the re-formation–of the Holy Spirit.
Title: Lutherans are…Members of the Body of Christ Text: 1 Peter 2:9-10 Summary: The most important thing to know about being a Lutheran is that being Lutheran is not the most important thing.
Date: May 28, 2017 Text: Galatians 3:1-9, 23-29 Title: All Children of God Summary: In our deeply divided world, God has given us a way to bridge what separates us
TITLE: The Ethiopian Eunuch TEXT: Acts 8: 26-40 SUMMARY: What’s keeping us from believing and living into God’s promises made to us in baptism?
TITLE: Holy Heartburn TEXT: Luke 24:13-35 SUMMARY: The story of Jesus’ appearance on the road to Emmaus calls us to pay attention to how Christ might be working in around us.
DATE: April 16, 2017 TEXT: Luke 24:1-12 TITLE: More Than an Idle Tale SUMMARY: Despite the feel of our Good Friday world, in the resurrection, God changes everything and gives us hope and energy for our lives.
Title: Stones that Shout Text: Luke 19:29-44 Summary: You can’t stop God’s work in the world, and you can’t contain the praise. Those who are involved in the exciting, redemptive work of God in the world can’t help but live lives of joy and service.
TITLE: The Rich Man and Lazarus TEXT: Luke 16:19-31 SUMMARY: The economics of God’s kingdom, made visible in Jesus, requires that those with financial means share with those who don’t have the means to sustain life.
Date: March 12, 2017 Title: How Good Do We Have to Be? Summary: How good do we have to be? We don’t have to be good at all, but being good is what God created us to be. Scripture: Luke 13:1-9, 31-35