Take Time to Listen to the Message of Advent (December 9, 2018)

Sermon Text: Luke 3:1 – 6 Pastor Daniel Schmidt          One of the rules in the Schmidt Family Household is that we are allowed to start playing Christmas music any time after the first snowfall following Labor Day or on November 1st, whichever day is earlier.  So, for example, you may remember more…

Become Who You Are in Christ: Be Imitators of God! (8/12/2018)

Sermon Text: Ephesians 4:30 – 5:2 Pastor Daniel Schmidt      From God’s Word last week, you and I were encourged to put off the old man, the Old Adam, and put on the new, the new self, created in our hearts by God the Holy Spirit through the Word of God.  At the conclusion more…

Off With The Old, On With The New (August 5, 2018)

Sermon Text: Ephesians 4:17-24 Pastor Steven Pagels In the name of Christ Jesus, dear friends: August may not be the month when students go back to school (at least not at St. Matthew’s this year), but it is a time when many families go back-to-school shopping.  And as an added incentive this year, the governor more…

KEEP IT UP! (July 29, 2018)

Sermon Text: Ephesians 4:1-6 Pastor Steven Pagels  In the name of the One who has made us one, dear friends: “What is your least favorite day of the week?”  That was the question asked in an online poll I came across last week. As you might expect, the number one answer was Monday.  But somewhat surprisingly, more…

God Plus One Equals A Majority (2/18/18)

Text: Romans 8:31-39Theme: God Plus One Equals A Majority If you look at the service folder every week, you probably noticed that somewhere in the back pages there is usually a sneak preview of next weekend’s message. The pastors put that blurb in the bulletin to pique people’s interest, and also to encourage you to more…