Sermons by Debbie Gordon

Reformation Sunday B – October 28, 2018

Last October was such an exciting time here at St. John’s. Remember, we had the beautiful organ concert with 500 years of Lutheran Music? Do you recall The Reformation 500 Book Sale? The Colonial Theater in town showing the Martin Luther Movie? Iron Hill Brewery was serving up lots of Heavenly Indulgences beer for us (and everyone else who wanted to enjoy…

Pentecost 18B – September 23, 2018

Think back, if you will, to a time when you just couldn’t understand. Maybe it was recently or it was long ago. Maybe you were told you couldn’t have something or you couldn’t go somewhere and you couldn’t understand why. Or things didn’t make sense. Or, maybe you were in a class with difficult subject material. I think about chemistry class. I…

Easter 4B – April 22, 2018

You have probably heard a lot of sermons in your life. Maybe there are some that you have never forgotten. About 25 years ago, I was living out in South Dakota, and the pastor of the church there was preaching about sheep. I don’t recall the whole sermon, but I do very much remember a part of it. He said something like,…

Epiphany 3B – January 21, 2018

The Gospel reading took place long ago in a land far away in a completely different culture from our own. It may be hard for us to either picture the scene or really understand that life. But let’s try. The Sea of Galilee is about 4 miles long, North to South, and it is at the very northern-most tip where the gospel…

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