The Universal Sting of Death

Nov 07, 2021
It’s a banner day for me! We read a portion of one of my all-time favorite Gospel lessons, and, at the end of the service, will be singing my favorite hymn – all seven verses of it....

A History Lesson in Grace

Oct 31, 2021
Happy Reformation Day! It is not just Reformation Sunday, but the actual day since it was on October 31, 1517, that Martin Luther nailed the 95 theses on the door of the Castle Church...

On the Road of Faith

Oct 24, 2021
Bartimaeus went from sitting on the side of the road to following Jesus on the road. Before we contemplate how that happened, though, let me note that there are at least two ways to...

Bee Fruitful, #2

Oct 10, 2021
A couple of weeks ago, I referred to the Gospel lesson as one of “those” readings, meaning that regardless of how often we’ve heard it – or preached on it – we question what the real...

Bee Fruitful! #1

Oct 03, 2021
Sermon 10-3-21 19th Sunday after Pentecost Stewardship Emphasis Text: Galatians 5:22-25 Pastor Jean M. Hansen  

The Challenge of Welcoming Little Ones

Sep 26, 2021
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In Pursuit of Wisdom

Sep 19, 2021
When I think of someone who is wise, I usually picture a person who is measured, thoughtful, knowledgeable, all characteristics of which I wish I had more.

It’s Not About Me

Sep 12, 2021
Sermon 9-12-2021 ELCA Day of Service 16th Sunday after Pentecost Text: Mark 8:27-38 Pastor Jean M. Hansen