Author Archives: Christopher

Not Quarantined

Alleuia, Christ is risen! He is risen indeed, alleluia! We are so used to grand celebrations of this resurrection. Grand music, not just from our fantastic organist but usually many other musicians to trumpet this glorious day. After the sunrise … Continue reading

Posted in Baptism, Church, Day of Resurrection, Holy Week, Life, Lord's Supper, sermon

Midweek Lent Windows, Palm Sunday

Posted in Church, Holy Week, Lent, sermon

The Annunciation, Midweek Lent

With apologies, the COVID-19 restrictions caught us all by storm. The Lenten service and homily is available online here. As we continue through our beautiful windows.

Posted in Advent, Angels, Christmas, Lent

Laetare, Rejoice, Even in Quarantine

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Rejoice! There hasn’t been much to rejoice about in many ways. COVID-19 has effectively shut most of us in our homes, making “social distancing” a … Continue reading

Posted in Lent, sermon

Cleansed, Midweek Lent, Stained Glass

Audio here, live streamed on Facebook due to COVID-19 restrictions. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. For those at St. Peter’s here in Arlington, WI we have been going through our … Continue reading

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Overcomer, Lent 3, COVID-19

Audio here          Luke 11:14-28 Lent is when the Church emphasizes spiritual warfare. The first Sunday recounts Our Lord’s fasting and temptation by Satan in the desert. This Sunday has Him casting out a demon and being … Continue reading

Posted in Lent, sermon

Childhood – Stained Glass

Audio here  Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. We’ve mentioned before that stained glass has one purpose of teaching, of useful telling of a story, use of symbols in pictures, especially … Continue reading

Posted in children, Christmas, Church, Lent, sermon

Judgment: Midweek Lent 1

Audio here Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. During the Lenten season we learn to abstain, to fast, to repent, to prepare. In doing so we are not attempting to earn … Continue reading

Posted in Baptism, Church, End Times, Lent, sermon

Temptation: Lent 1

Audio may be found here Read: Genesis 3:1-21, Matthew 4:1-11

Posted in Lent, sermon

Absolved: Ash Wednesday

Below are two pictures. The first is from Portals of Prayer, a quarterly devotionals from CPH, which I was honored to write and provide devotions and prayers for February 2020. The 2nd is a medallion mentioned in our church floor … Continue reading

Posted in Ash Wednesday, Baptism, Lent