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The Greatest or Least

Year B Isaiah 53:4-12 Psalm 91:9-16 Hebrews 5:1-10 Mark 10:35-45 May the words of my mouth O God…  speak your truth… Michael Hegeman…  who is the Preaching Professor at Princeton Theological Seminary…  wrote…  that scripture itself…  is God’s divine condescension to human language…  and human capacity…  to know more about the mysteries of God…  when we speak of...

Mending Relationships

Year B Genesis 2:18-24 Psalm 8 Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 Mark 10:2-16 May the words of my mouth O God…  speak your truth… By the time my father died four years ago…  my parents had been married for sixty-seven years…  and even though there was some dysfunction…  mostly around being taught how to name…  honor… ...

Milestones

On June 19, 2021, I celebrated –– albeit quietly –– my eleventh ordination anniversary. On September 18, I celebrated –– also quietly –– my tenth anniversary of serving Ascension Lutheran Church and The Church of the Holy Cross. On November 18, 2021, Joel and I will have been “together” for twenty-one years and married...

The Greatness Project

Year B Numbers 11:4-6,10-16,24-29 Psalm 19:7-14 James 5:13-20 Mark 9:38-50 May the words of my mouth O God…  speak your truth… When I was in the Air Force…  I served as a medical laboratory technician…  the training program for that job code was among the Air Force’s longest…  three months  studying chemistry…  serology…  bacteriology… ...

Sermons Sept. 5 – Sept 19

While Rev. Mike is on vacation, there will be no weekly posting of the sermons here. However, you can still “tune in” to our weekly worship service as the videos remain accessible on our Facebook page at: The sermon postings will resume Sept. 26.