Sermons

Online Worship: Second Sunday of Christmas—How Graceful Are We?

The Rev. Dick Yost serves as our guest preacher and presider today. This worship service includes Communion as an extension of the table at St. Peter’s on Sunday, January 2, 2022. You may want to have bread/cracker and wine/juice ready before you watch. The Bible readings for this worship service are: Jeremiah 31:7-14; Psalm 147:12-20; […]

Online Worship: Third Sunday of Advent—Daring to Rejoice

“Tidings of comfort and joy.” That’s the joy of Christmas, right? Being warm and comfortable and happy with family. Well, in today’s gospel reading, Mary has something different to say about joy. It’s not always comfortable—but it is always good news. This worship service includes Communion as an extension of the table at St. Peter’s […]

Online Worship: Second Sunday of Advent—Preparing for Peace

The word of the Lord came to John the Baptist in the wilderness, far away from the centers of power. It comes to us too, calling us to prepare the way of the Lord by striving to embody God’s kingdom in our own lives. This worship service includes Communion as an extension of the table […]

Online Worship: Reformation Sunday—Be Still

Today we remember the good news that set Martin Luther free and ignited the Reformation across western Europe five hundred years ago. This is the reassurance that we are given eternal life not by our own good works, but only by the grace of God which we receive through faith. This worship service includes the […]