Category Archives: Insights by Others

Good Morning Church! 11/22/2020 Give Thanks!

Good Morning Church! 11/22/2020 Give Thanks! Good Morning Church! Welcome and Opening Prayer “O Sing to Our God” (ELW #822) Dedication of the St. Paul Outdoor Chapel Discovery Time 1 Thess 5:12-28 Psalm 95 Matt 25:31-46 Message “He is Lord” … Continue reading

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Good Morning Church! 8/02/2020 Abundance! (& fun with pretzels)

Good Morning Church! 8/02/2020 Abundance! (& fun with pretzels) Welcome “Let Us Talents and Tongues Employ” (ELW #674) Prayer Discovery Time: Pretzels Matt 13:33 Matt 14:13-21 Message: Pastor Ron Glusenkamp (Senior Director of Congregational Mission Funding, Evangelical Lutheran Church in … Continue reading

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Connecting during this Pandemic…

Most churches are trying to do a lot of new things these days. I applaud it. There is nothing like a crisis to bring out the best of our faithfulness and ingenuity; even if it stretches what we are used … Continue reading

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“How much God has done for you” a sermon on Luke 8:26-39 Pastor Ron Glusenkamp

6/23/2019 Sermon on Luke 8:26-39 “How much God has done for you” Visit from Pastor Ron Glusenkamp Director, Campaign of the ELCA St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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“This Changes Everything!” 2018 ELCA YOUTH GATHERING PRESENTATION

7/22/2018 Mark 6:30-34 Ephesians 2:1-22 “THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING!” St. Paul, Trinity, and Bethesda Youth St. Paul Lutheran Church, Old Saybrook, CT Trinity Lutheran Church, Centerbrook, CT Bethesda Lutheran Church, New Haven, CT

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2 Bald Pastors / Episode 64: David Grafton – Christian/Muslim Relations

  http://2baldpastors.com/episode64/

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WHY MY CHURCH ROCKS

On Sunday, February 4, 2018. Worshipers at St. Paul Lutheran Church were asked to write a brief “elevator speech” on their experience of our church community, with three caveats: Try not to use church jargon or inside language. Try not … Continue reading

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YOUR FAITH IN THE CROSSROADS (min msg)

https://youtu.be/toF_oHFKzvY George Hunter III, The Celtic Way of Evangelism: How Christianity Can Reach the West…Again. Tenth Anniversary Edition. (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2010.)

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“Mission Trip Reflections,” Youth trip to Brooklyn, NY 2017

8/27/2017 Youth reflect on their mission experience. St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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A Pastoral Letter on Charlottesville

To the people of St. Paul (and beyond), With you I was appalled by the evil revealed on full display in Charlottesville, VA this past weekend by white supremacy groups and individuals. I was mortified to see the hatred in … Continue reading

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