Category Archives: Discovery

Thoughts on 9/11/2019

9/11 is different for me this time around. Not better. Not worse. Just different. I have a new perspective since I joined my local volunteer fire department in 2018 as the chaplain and began training as a probationary firefighter this … Continue reading

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“Mission Trip Recap: New Haven, 2019” Luke 14:1, 7-14

9/01/2019 Luke 14:1, 7-14 “Mission Trip Recap: New Haven 2019” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT St. Paul Youth

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“Bent, but looking to Jesus” a sermon on Luke 13:10-17

8/25/2019 Sermon on Luke 13:10-17 “Bent, but looking to Jesus” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT Pastor Geoff Sinibaldo

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“When it all feels like a puff of smoke” a sermon on Luke 12:31-21 and a primer on Ecclesiastes

8/04/2019 A sermon on Luke 12:13-21 and a primer on Ecclesiastes “When it all feels like a puff of smoke” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT Pastor Geoff Sinibaldo

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Sunday is coming! ELCA Churchwide Assembly 2019: Highlights so far…

Normally I write a little blurb on the coming gospel reading to get ready for Sunday morning. This week I want to do something a little different. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is meeting for Churchwide Assembly in … Continue reading

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Sunday is Coming! “The all too familiar wrong mission of the church (a parable)” Luke 10:1-11

“Go on your way. See I am sending you out like lambs into the midst of wolves.” (Luke 10:3) [DISCLAIMER – This is a parable – a story about something relatable to tell a wider truth. I’m not looking for … 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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