Monthly Archives: June 2014

“Take the welcome outside” a baseball cap Sunday sermon on Matt 10:40-42

6/29/2014 Baseball Cap Sunday Sermon on Matt 10:40-42 “Take the welcome outside” St. Michael’s Lutheran Church and The United Methodist Church of New Canaan, CT

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Reclaiming the “Shock” of the Good Samaritan

Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What is written in the law? What do you read there?”             He … Continue reading

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“Despite the very real fear,” a sermon on Matt 10:32-39 by Pastor Eric Fjeldal

June 22, 2014 Sermon on Matt 10:32-39 “Despite the very real fear” St. Michael’s Lutheran Church and United Methodist Church of New Canaan, CT Pastor Eric Fjeldal

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Experiencing a congregation in three different ways…  

I offer this reflection without judgment; only observation… People have different involvement levels in congregations. As a result they experience the same community in different ways. Without getting over simplistic I think we can sort folks by their involvement level: … Continue reading

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“Closer than you think” a sermon on creation for Trinity Sunday

6/14/2014 Trinity Sunday Sermon on Matt 28:19-20, Genesis 1:1-2:4 and Psalm 8 “Closer than you think” St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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The Church Lab

I’m going to reflect on this year’s New England Synod Assembly in a future episode. Today, I want to show you Bishop Jim Hazelwood’s Report from our last day together, June 7, 2014. The video is from the entire last … Continue reading

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“It still happens” a Pentecost sermon on Acts 2:1-21 by Pastor Eric Fjeldal

June 8, 2014 Pentecost Sermon on Acts 2:1-21 “It still happens” By Pastor Eric Fjeldal St. Michael’s Lutheran Church United Methodist Church of New Canaan New Canaan, CT

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