"Community" Tagged Sermons

Following Christ Means Compassion

Following Christ Means Compassion Culture and ideology are powerful forces. Humans tend to harmonize their reading of scripture and their understanding of religion with their culture and religion, even if that means severe intellectual contortion. The only way to follow Christ’s call to love is to base all of our actions on compassion with those who will be affected by the things we do and believe. In the face of the other we will recognize Christ. Jesus calls us to…

Serve All People Following The Example Of Jesus

We promise to serve all people, following the example of Jesus We are liberated by God’s grace from the fear that God might reject us. Lutherans respond to this experience of love by doing good works. We serve those in need, not to gain favour with God, but because those in need need our help. That necessarily shines a light on those aspects of our communities that are less perfect than others. This light of truth makes our community engagement a…

Hear The Word Of God And Share In The Lord’s Supper

We promise to hear the word of God and share in the Lord’s Supper We are gathered by the Holy Spirit to encounter God’s grace in Jesus Christ. We experience this grace through word and sacrament. We ask you to worship and participate in Holy Communion every Sunday. Rev. Olaf Baumann, sermon series Discipleship Goals, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Port Angeles WA, 10/23/2016. The Sermon Series: Discipleship Goals We often get asked: What exactly does it mean to be a Lutheran Christian…

Strive For Justice And Peace

We promise to strive for justice and peace We serve the global community and advocate for those without voice. Only when justice is achieved for all, when people are treated as the precious children of God they are, only then can true peace prevail. Rev. Kristin Luana Baumann, sermon series Discipleship Goals, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Port Angeles WA, 10/16/2016. The Sermon Series: Discipleship Goals We often get asked: What exactly does it mean to be a Lutheran Christian in this…

Live among God’s faithful people

We promise to live among God’s faithful people It is impossible to live your faith alone, by yourself. Faith comes to life in engagement with other people and with the teachings of your tradition. Truth is revealed in community. Build relationships with your pastor and your fellow church members by actively joining ministries of the church. Be part of ministries, small groups, educational events, and fellowship time. The Sermon Series: Discipleship Goals We often get asked: What exactly does it mean…