September 17, 2017: Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

September 17, 2017

King of Glory Lutheran Church is committed to Connecting to God and His People, Growing in Faith and Love and Living through Service and Sharing, that ALL may know the love of Jesus.

Today in his sermon Pastor Adam Hengst used a physical need to illustrate how we should desire to be feed by God from His feast of offerings that will nourish and satisfy our hungering soul.

First Reading: Genesis 50:15-21

Second Reading: Ephesians 3:7-21

Holy Gospel: Matthew 18:21-35

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September 10, 2017: Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

September 10, 2017

King of Glory Lutheran Church is committed to Connecting to God and His People, Growing in Faith and Love and Living through Service and Sharing, that ALL may know the love of Jesus.

Today in his sermon Pastor Bill Harmon used the example of rules and regulation regarding the acceptance of prizes from company promotions to demonstrate how we put restrictions on how we will accept Jesus as our Lord and Savior.

First Reading: Ezekiel 33:7-9

Second Reading: Romans 13:1-10

Holy Gospel: Matthew 18:1-20

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September 3, 2017: Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

September 3, 2017

King of Glory Lutheran Church is committed to Connecting to God and His People, Growing in Faith and Love and Living through Service and Sharing, that ALL may know the love of Jesus.

Today in his sermon Pastor Adam Hengst combined the reading from Matthew and Romans speaking about taking up our cross and witnessing and dealing with everyone we encounter with Christian love.

First Reading: Jeremiah 15:15-21

Second Reading: Romans 12:9-21

Holy Gospel: Matthew 16:24-28

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August 27, 2017: Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

August 27, 2017

King of Glory Lutheran Church is committed to Connecting to God and His People, Growing in Faith and Love and Living through Service and Sharing, that ALL may know the love of Jesus.

Today in his sermon Pastor Bill Harmon reminded us that as Christians, we have to be “all-in” and not selective when we consider that all the Scripture and the laws are intended for our instruction and growth.

First Reading: Isaiah 51:1-6

Second Reading: Romans 11:33-12:8

Holy Gospel: Matthew 16:13-23

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August 20, 2017: Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

August 20, 2017

King of Glory Lutheran Church is committed to Connecting to God and His People, Growing in Faith and Love and Living through Service and Sharing, that ALL may know the love of Jesus.

Today in his sermon Pastor Bill Harmon, using the Matthew reading to reveal to us the faith, determination and humility of the Canaanite woman with a sick daughter to show us how we should approach God with our needs.

First Reading: Isaiah 56:1, 6-8

Second Reading: Romans 11:1-2, 13-15, 28-32

Holy Gospel: Matthew 15:21-28

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August 13, 2017: Tenth Sunday after Easter

August 13, 2017

King of Glory Lutheran Church is committed to Connecting to God and His People, Growing in Faith and Love and Living through Service and Sharing, that ALL may know the love of Jesus.

This Sunday we continue our yearly tradition to also celebrate and hear the Easter message in August just as we should every day.  Today in his sermon Pastor Adam Hengst, using the Matthew reading challenged us to listen to how God is calling each of us to step out in faith and attempt something that we cannot do by our self but through His power we can grow in our trust of His almighty power and succeed in taking on His challenge.

First Reading: Job 38:4-18

Second Reading: Romans 10:5-17

Holy Gospel: Matthew 14:22-33

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August 6, 2017: Easter in August

August 6, 2017

King of Glory Lutheran Church is committed to Connecting to God and His People, Growing in Faith and Love and Living through Service and Sharing, that ALL may know the love of Jesus.

This Sunday we continue our yearly tradition to also celebrate and hear the Easter message in August just as we should every day.  Today in his sermon Pastor Adam Hengst reminded us that while we have great joy as we celebrate Easter, at that first Easter, there was no celebration but rather fear, sorrow, confusion and uncertainty.

First Reading: 1 Corinthians 15:1-11

Holy Gospel: John 20:1-18

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July 30, 2017: Christmas in July

July 30, 2017

King of Glory Lutheran Church is committed to Connecting to God and His People, Growing in Faith and Love and Living through Service and Sharing, that ALL may know the love of Jesus.

This Sunday we continue our yearly tradition to also celebrate and hear the Christmas message in July just as we should every day.  It doesn’t end this Sunday as we will follow-up next Sunday with Easter in August.  Today in his sermon Pastor Bill Harmon encourages us to share the wonderful good news of Jesus with other who are still searching for what we have.

First Reading: Isaiah 52:7-10

Second Reading: Hebrews 1:1-6

Holy Gospel: John 1:1-14

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July 23, 2017: Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

July 23, 2017

King of Glory Lutheran Church is committed to Connecting to God and His People, Growing in Faith and Love and Living through Service and Sharing, that ALL may know the love of Jesus.

Today in his sermon Pastor Bill Harmon’s focus was on our reading from Matthew and the Parable of Weed.  Jesus message at that time and still today is the same.  We will always be surrounded by the weeds, the distractions and temptations of this world, but we are to keep our focus on Jesus, his love, what he has already done for us and that we are to do likewise for others and the weeds will be dealt with by Him at the proper time.

First Reading: Isaiah 44:6-8

Second Reading: Romans 8:18-27

Holy Gospel: Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

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July 16, 2017: Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

July 16, 2017

King of Glory Lutheran Church is committed to Connecting to God and His People, Growing in Faith and Love and Living through Service and Sharing, that ALL may know the love of Jesus.

Today in his sermon Pastor Bill Harmon’s focus was on our reading from Matthew encouraging us to examine our roots to make sure we have a clear understand of Jesus Christ and his Good News and that we can confidently and lovingly share that messages with others and join in his saving work among our friends and neighbors.

First Reading: Isaiah 55:10-13

Second Reading: Romans 8:12-17

Holy Gospel: Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23

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