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Listen to sermons from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

Dec 2, 2019

What kind of presence are you after this season? As we start this season of Advent, we are drawn to how precarious the present world is. We often think that this world will last forever, but the text raises fearful images. Listen to what Jesus is saying about this world, us and his presence among us.


Nov 25, 2019

What is it about this world that can harden our hearts and turn us in our own lives so much that we believe everything is all about us? More important: Once that happens, what is powerful enough to bend us back in the direction of love? We live like a worm in a jar of horseradish, not even realizing how distorted life...


Nov 18, 2019

We all desire to have balance in our lives, but find it to be challenging. We also try to balance our spiritual disciplines, but at times it can be hard, especially when it comes to our relationship with money.  Jesus spoke a lot about money.  He taught the disciples about their relationship with money so it wouldn't...


Nov 11, 2019

Your generosity, your counter cultural decision to give back to the God from whom all blessings flow, is our foundation. From that foundation we are free to share God’s love far beyond the walls of our community. The ministries of this congregation show that we are already living into the gospel freedom. We are...


Nov 4, 2019

On the Festival of All Saints who do we celebrate? The famous faithful who officially bear the title? Those immortalized in art and icon? The “extra good” folks who made a big difference in the world? Saints are people in time and across time who are united in the person and purpose of Jesus. That is Paul’s...