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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July 9, 2017: Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

July 9, 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 spoke of our heavy burdens that we all carry and that regardless of the source of them, Jesus invites us to lay them at his feet and take up his yoke which is much easier to carry and let His love, mercy and grace carry us to be with him for all of eternity.

First Reading: Zechariah 9:9-12

Second Reading: Romans 7:14-25

Holy Gospel: Matthew 11:25-30

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July 2, 2017: Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

July 2, 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 we his sermon Pastor Harmon urges us to not get catch up in the prevalent negativity of today but rather focus on the Wow and the Love of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

First Reading: Judges 6:11-18

Second Reading: Romans 8:18-25, 31-39

Holy Gospel: Mark 10:13-16

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June 25, 2017: Third Sunday after Pentecost

June 25, 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 Pastor Harmon’s sermon was a study of God’s Holy Word from our gospel reading, Matthew 10:1, 21-33.

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June 18, 2017: Second Sunday after Pentecost

June 18, 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 we had a special call for more volunteers to assist us in our partnering ministry with 3eRestoration and their efforts to end homelessness and improve the quality of life for our friends who face great barriers to any future success on their own.  Pastor Bill Harmon message today reminded us that in God’s eyes we are all equal and so as Christian believers fully aware of our sinful nature yet covered by the grace and loving mercy of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, should we not be eager to extend that same love, mercy, and hope to others who are hurting and who have yet to learn of the Savior, Jesus Christ, that had loved us so unconditionally.  We can exist alone, but we can only experience life through our relationship with Jesus Christ and with our relationships with our brothers and sisters through Jesus Christ.

First Reading: Genesis 19:2-8

Second Reading: Romans 5:6-15

Holy Gospel: Luke 15:11-32

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June 11, 2017: Trinity Sunday

June 11, 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 is Trinity Sunday and Pastor Adam Hengst reminded us of the nature of The Holy Trinity that we worship, their unique individual roles and yet their unity as One God.

First Reading: Genesis 1:26-2:4

Second Reading: Acts 2:1-14, 22-36

Holy Gospel: Matthew 28:16-20

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June 4, 2017: Pentecost

June 4, 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 is Pentecost and Pastor Bill Harmon reminded us of the faithfulness, obedience and courage of the first disciples as they waited for the gift of the Holy Spirit and then after receiving it, they went out boldly to witness and convert new believers.  Today we receive that same gift from our Heavenly Father and are commissioned to do just as they did, boldly go out and share the good news of Jesus with the unsaved of today.

First Reading: Numbers 11:24-30

Second Reading: Acts 2:1-21

Holy Gospel: John 7:37-39

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