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Listen to sermons from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

Jul 2, 2018

Today we hear the story of Jairus--a wealthy religious leader, an insider in society--whose twelve year old daughter is dying.  Interwoven in this story is that of an unnamed woman who has been hemorrhaging for twelve years. She is unnamed, poor, unclean and an outsider in society. Both people are devastated and have...

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...

May 15, 2017

Today Jesus says good-bye to his friends. He wants them to know that it will be ok; they need not worry. We often have difficulty thinking that things will be ok. How often life seems unmerciful and unforgiving. Hear the promise of Jesus and where to look for mercy.

May 9, 2016

A slave girl turns out to be free while her slave owners are really bound. Prisoners end up free while the jailer is the one needing freedom. The stories in Acts 16 redefine freedom and salvation. We live in the land of the free, but few of us are really free if we are honest. Liberty and the “pursuit of happiness”...

Apr 28, 2015

We have a Good Shepherd to leads us out of the sheepfold to follow him into the rocky hills and wilderness areas of life.  Hear why he does this, and how he takes you and me and uses our brokenness to bring healing to the world.