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Listen to sermons from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

Dec 25, 2017

We all spend a lot of time trying to make Christmas, merry and bright. In the midst of life’s struggles, pain, failures and darkness, we hope that having an extraordinary tree, extraordinary gifts, extraordinary decorations will fix what ails us. We’re kind of like Clark Griswold in National Lampoon’s “Christmas...

Dec 18, 2017

Advent is a season of preparation and anticipation. We are reminded of that in today’s gospel reading as we hear about Mary and the visit from the angel Gabriel. I find there are a whole lot of things that occupy my life as I prepare for Christmas. When asked if I’m ready for Christmas, I don’t think that people...

Dec 11, 2017

The beautiful words “Comfort, Comfort my people” begin the second part of the book of Isaiah. These words are addressed to people who feel like strangers in a strange land; like the world has been snatched away and replaced; like they don’t even know who they are anymore. Worse, they are pretty sure God no longer...

Dec 4, 2017

Pastor Cindy Breed, Chaplain at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, speaks about bringing the light of Christ to those she serves. She brings her thanks for Holy Trinity’s support of Lutheran Chaplaincy Outreach and shares stories of light and hope.