Tag Archives: hospitality

“Without a security blanket” a sermon on Acts 10

7/30/2017 Sermon on Acts 10 “Without a security blanket” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT Advertisements

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“Invite them” a sermon on Luke 14:7-24

8/28/2016 Sermon on Luke 14:1-24 14:1 On one occasion when Jesus was going to the house of a leader of the Pharisees to eat a meal on the Sabbath, they were watching him closely. 2 Just then, in front of him, there was … Continue reading

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Coming back from Uganda, “Jesus is Abundance,” a sermon on Matt 14:13-21

8/03/2014 Back from Uganda, a sermon on Matt 14:13-21 “Jesus is Abundance” St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, New Canaan, CT

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“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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Joint worship ELCA & UMC: 10 tips for welcoming our new friends

Starting Sunday May 25 at 9:00, St. Michael’s welcomes the United Methodist Church of New Canaan to worship with us for the summer. Below are 10 suggestions to make this a worthwhile experience for everyone while we are together. They … Continue reading

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God seeking (not church marketing)

In the church we often overlook Jesus’ question, “What are you looking for?” (John 1:38) as we quickly push people to “come and see.” (John 1:39) Do we stop to ask what people are looking for – or do we … Continue reading

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Entertaining Angels Unawares

It was a recent Saturday afternoon. One of our members at St. Michael’s was working on the front doors to the church. He asked me for some help getting them down, so I came over to lend a hand. Inside … Continue reading

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