That We May Have Hope

Second Sunday in Advent

Populus Zion 

December 9, 2018

Luke 21:25–36

Prophet, Priest, and King—Jesus the Prophet

Midweek in the First Sunday in Advent

December 5, 2018

Numbers 12:1–15

Proclaiming the Lord’s Death Until He Comes

First Sunday in Advent

Ad Te Levavi

December 2, 2018

Matthew 21:1–9

How You Will Be Ready 

Last Sunday of the Church Year 

November 25, 2018

Matthew 25:1–13

Serving Because You Are Saved, Not to Be Saved

Second-Last Sunday of the Church Year 

November 18, 2018

Matthew 25:31–46

What We Are Moving Toward

Third-Last Sunday of the Church Year 

Commemoration of Martin of Tours, Pastor

November 11, 2018

Matthew 24:15–28

Is Unity Possible? 

All Saints’ Day [Observed]

Twenty-Third Sunday after Trinity

November 4, 2018

Matthew 5:1–12

Reformation Returns You to Repentance and Righteousness

Reformation Day [Observed]

Twenty-Second Sunday after Trinity

Commemoration of Simon and Jude, Apostles

October 28, 2018

Matthew 11:12–15

Signs So That You May Believe

Twenty-First Sunday after Trinity

October 21, 2018

John  4:46–54


Twentieth Sunday after Trinity

October 14, 2018

Matthew 22:1–14

On Earth As It Is in Heaven

Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity

Commemoration of Henry Melchior Muhlenberg, Pastor

October 7, 2018

Matthew 9:1–8

What Do You Think About the Christ?

Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

Commemoration of Jerome, Translator of Holy Scripture

September 30, 2018

Matthew 22:34–46

O Christ, My Joy Forever

Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

September 23, 2018

Luke 14:1–11

God Raises You from the Dead

Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

Commemoration of Cyprian of Carthage, Pastor and Martyr

September 16, 2018

Luke 7:11–17

Your Heavenly Father Knows What You Need

Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity

September 9, 2018

Matthew 6:24–34

Go and Do Likewise

Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

August 26, 2018

Luke 10:23–37

Hearing, Believing, Speaking

Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

Commemoration of Bernard of Clairvaux, Hymnwriter and Theologian

August 19, 2018

Mark 7:31–37

The Assault on Your Religion

Eleventh Sunday after Trinity

August 12, 2018

Luke 18:9–14

The Cross Is the Ultimate Irony

Tenth Sunday after Trinity

August 5, 2018

Luke 19:41–48

Jesus Will Replenish You

Seventh Sunday after Trinity

July 15, 2018

Mark 8:1–9

In Dying, We Live

Sixth Sunday after Trinity

July 8, 2018

Matthew 5:20–26

What Does God do for You?

Fifth Sunday after Trinity

July 1, 2018

Luke 5:1–11

Why Does Jesus Call You to Do the Impossible?

Fourth Sunday after Trinity

Commemoration of the Nativity of John the Baptist

June 24, 2018

Luke 6:36–42

The Joy that Comes from Looking Beyond Yourself

Third Sunday after Trinity

June 17, 2018

Luke 15:1–10

What Is It You Really Believe?

Second Sunday after Trinity

June 10, 2018

Luke 14:15–24

The Lord Has Dealt Bountifully With Me

First Sunday after Trinity

June 3, 2018

Luke 16:19–31

The Penetrating Gaze of God

The Holy Trinity

May 27, 2018

John 3:1–15

The Holy Spirit, the Teacher

The Day of Pentecost

May 20, 2018

John 14:23–31

The Eternal Now

Seventh Sunday of Easter


May 13, 2018

John 15:26—16:4

How to Pray in the Name of Jesus

Sixth Sunday of Easter


May 6, 2018

John 16:23–30

It Is Better to Receive than to Give

Fifth Sunday of Easter


April 29, 2018

John 16:5–15

Live in Your Baptism

Fourth Sunday of Easter


April 22, 2018

John 16:16–22

The Shepherd and Overseer of Your Souls

Third Sunday of Easter

April 15, 2018

John 10:11–16

Confessing in Our Life and Conversation

Second Sunday of Easter

April 8, 2018

John 20:19–31

Easter Fool’s Day

The Resurrection of Our Lord 

Easter Day 

April 1, 2018

Mark 16:1-8

The Triumph of Good Friday

Good Friday

March 30, 2018

John 18:1—19:42

How Is it that We Are in Christ?

Maundy Thursday

March 29, 2018

John 13:1–15

God's Speaking Is Always an Announcement of Jesus

Palm Sunday


Sunday of the Passion

The Annunciation of Our Lord

March 25, 2018

Matthew 21:1–9

The Questions of Jesus: My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?

Midweek in the Fifth Sunday in Lent

March 21, 2018

Matthew 27:46

Gladly Hear and Learn

Fifth Sunday in Lent


March 18, 2018

John 8:46–59

The Word Enfleshed Gives You His Flesh

Third Sunday in Lent


March 11, 2018

John 6:1–15

What It Means that You Are Baptized

Second Sunday in Lent


March 4, 2018

Luke 11:14–28

The Questions of Jesus: Shall I not drink the cup that the Father has given me?

Midweek in the Second Sunday in Lent

February 28, 2018

John 18:11

Are You Getting Only Crumbs?

Second Sunday in Lent


February 25, 2018

Matthew 15:21–28

The Questions of Jesus: Whom do you seek?

Midweek in the First Sunday in Lent

February 21, 2018

John 18:4

The Journey of Lent, and Life

First Sunday in Lent


Commemoration of Martin Luther, Doctor and Confessor

February 18, 2018

Matthew 4:1–11

The Questions of Jesus: Could you not watch with me one hour?

Ash Wednesday

Commemoration of Valentine, Martyr

February 14, 2018

Matthew 26:40

Faith Is Seeing What Cannot Be Seen


February 11, 2018

Luke 18:31–43

God’s Eternal Optimism


February 4, 2018

Luke 8:4–15

We Don’t Really Get Our Lord’s Generosity


January 28, 2018

Matthew 20:1–16

Looking Backward, Going Forward

Second Sunday after the Epiphany

January 14, 2018

John 2:1–11

Offer Your Body As a Living Sacrifice

First Sunday after the Epiphany

January 7, 2018

Luke 2:41–52