July 2019 Program Summaries
July 7, 2019 – Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 66:1-7; Galatians 6:1-10, 14-18; Luke 10:1-20
“What Motivates You?” - Sermon Text: Galatians 6:1-10 – Rev. Paul Shoemaker
Have you ever looked at someone and said to yourself, “I wonder what motivated him to do that?” What motivates you to do the things you do? We, as Christians, are motivated by the love Christ has for each of us.
July 14, 2019 – Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 41; Leviticus 19:9-18; Luke 10:25-37
“Be a Good Samaritan” - Sermon Text: Luke 10:25-37 - Rev. Bill Mueller
The Parable of the Good Samaritan is a well known and well loved parable of Jesus, and for good reason! In this parable we discover how awful we are at trying to “justify ourselves.” Even more, we discover how gracious and wonderful our Lord is to save and rescue us!
July 21, 2019 – Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 27:7-14; Colossians 1:21-29; Luke 10:38-42
“First Things First” - Sermon Text: Luke 10:38-42 - Rev. Dr. Thomas Ahlersmeyer
Many important things daily demand our attention. They press on us with an urgency that can crowd out the presence and drown out the voice of our Savior. A key challenge to Christian living is keeping the main thing the main thing, that is, First Things First.
July 28, 2019 – Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 138:1a, 2-8; Genesis 18:20-33; Luke 11:1-13
“God Regards the Lowly” - Sermon Text: Psalm 138:1a, 2-8 - Rev. Dr. Walter Maier III
Be lowly! Throw yourself totally to the grace and mercy of God, and see what God has done and will do for you.