Praying Together – Message for Sunday September 16th, 2018

Pastor Megan Filer

Matthew 6

Isaiah 41:10

 

Opened Hearts – Message for Small Seeds Sunday September 9th, 2018

Readings:
Psalm 146:7-10
James 2:4,8,14-17
*Mark 7:31-35

Children’s Message – Pastor Megan Filer

Sermon – Pastor Megan Filer

A Vulnerable Jesus – Message for August 26th, 2018

Readings:
Joshua 24:1-2a,14-18
Psalm 34:15-22
Ephesians 6:10-20
*John 6:56-69

Difficult, Awkward, Even Gross – Message for August 19th, 2018

Readings:
Provberbs 9:1-6
Psalm 34:9-14
Ephesians 5:15-20
*John 6:51-58

Given for You – Message for Small Seeds Sunday August 12th, 2018

Readings:
Psalm 34:1-4,Ephesians 4:32-5:2, *John 6:35, 41-44 Read by Emily (0:00)

Children’s Message – Pat Reistroffer (3:05)

Message – Pastor Megan Filer (9:12)

What Are You Looking For? – Message for Sunday August 5th, 2018

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings:
Exodus 16:2-4,9-15
Psalm 78:23-29
Ephesians 4:1-16
*John 6:24-35

God is With Us – Message for VBS Sunday July 29th, 2018

Exodus 2:1-6,10 Read by Riley (0:00)
2 Kings 5:1,9-14 Read by Konner (2:10)
Acts 27:18-24 Read by Emily (04:05)
Acts 27: 25-26, 41-44 Read by Konner (05:36)
*Matthew 3:13-17 Read by Ellie & Riley (06:41)

Children’s Message – Pat Reistroffer (08:55)
Message – Pastor Megan Filer (17:00)

Christ’s Compassion – Message for July 22nd, 2018

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings:
Jeremiah 23:1-6
Psalm 23
Ephesians 2:11-22
Mark 6:30-34, 53-56

I Don’t Remember That From Sunday School – Message for Small Seeds Sunday July 15th, 2018

Genesis 6:18-22, 7:8-10, 9:12-16 Read by Emily (0:00)
Matthew 6:25-26 Read by Pastor Megan (2:25)
Children’s Message – Pat Reistroffer (3:35)
Message – Pastor Megan (13:25)

What’s the Point? – Message for July 1st, 2018

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings
Lamentations 3:22-33
Psalm 30
2 Corinthians 8:7-15
*Mark 5:21-43

 

Hearts Wide Open – Message for Sunday, June 24th, 2018

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings:
Job 38:1-11
Psalm 107:1-3,23-32
2 Corinthians 6:1-13
*Mark 4:35-41

Reign Taking Root – Message for June 17th, 2018

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings:
Ezekiel 17:22-24
Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15
2 Corinthians 5:6-17
*Mark 4:26-34

Too Much to Bare – Message for Small Seeds Sunday June 10th, 2018

Readings:
Genesis 3:1-13, Psalm 130:1-6 (Read by Brady 0:00)
*Mark 3:28 (Read by Emily 3:13)

Children’s Message – Pat Reistroffer (3:34)
Sermon – Pastor Megan Filer (11:35)

How Are You? – Message for June 3rd, 2018

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings:
Deuteronomy 5:12-15
Psalm 81:1-10
2 Corinthians 4:5-12
*Mark 2:23–3:6

 

A New Rhythm – Message for Pentecost Sunday May 20th, 2018

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings:
Acts 2:1-21
Psalm 104:24-34, 35b
Romans 8:22-27
*John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15

Divine Reflections – Message for Small Seeds Sunday May 13th, 2018

Readings:
Genesis 1:26-27
Psalm 139:1-3,13-14
John 4:23-26

Children’s Message: Pastor Megan Filer

Message: Pastor Megan Filer

 

Abiding Friendship – Message for May 6th, 2018

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings
Acts 10:44-48
Psalm 98
1 John 5:1-6
*John 15:9-17

Shoulds & Oughts – A Message for April 22nd, 2018

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings:
Acts 4:5-12
Psalm 23
1 John 3:16-24
*John 10:11-18

A Living Body – Message for Small Seeds Member Sunday April 15th, 2018

Readings
Psalm 4:1 & 1 John 3:16-24 Read by Xander (0:00)
Luke 24:36b-43 Read by Emily (1:02)

Children’s Message by Pat Riestroffer (2:15)
Message by Pastor Megan Filer (8:42)

Called by Name – Message for Easter Sunday April 1, 2018

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings:
Psalm 118 (Sung)
Acts 10:34-43
*John 20:1-18

Reading & Meditation for Palm-Passion Sunday, March 25th, 2018

Mark 14:1–15:47 Read by Pastor Megan & members of Bethany Lutheran Church

Hearing the Voices – Meditation by Pastor Megan Filer

Being Seen – Message for Sunday March 18th, 2018

Pastor Megan

Readings
Jeremiah 31:24-34
Psalm 51:1-12
Hebrews 5:5-10*John 12:20-33

“Saved!” – Message for Small Seeds Sunday March 11, 2018

Readings
Psalm 107:1-3, 19-22 Brady (0:00)
Ephesians 2:4-10 Brady & (2:02)Riley
John 3:16-21 Riley

Children’s Message: Pat R. (4:45)
Message: Pastor Megan Filer (9:26)

Foolishness of Love – Message for Sunday, March 4th, 2018

Message by Pastor Megan Filer

Exodus 20:1-17
Psalm 19
1 Corinthians 1:18-25
John 2:13-22

Finding Courage – Message for Sunday, February 25th, 2018

Message by Pastor Megan Filer

Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16
Psalm 22:23-31
Romans 4:13-25
*Mark 8:31-38

Wilderness Promises – Message for Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Message by Pastor Megan Filer

Genesis 9:8-17
Psalm 25:1-10
1 Peter 3:18-22
*Mark 1:9-15

Transfiguration Language – Message for Small Seeds Sunday February 11th, 2018

2 Kings 2:1-12 Read by Triston & Xander
Psalm 50:1-6 Read by Emily
Mark 9:2-9 Read by Brady

Children’s Message by Pat Reistroffer
Message by Pastor Megan Filer

 

Women of the Bible – Message for January 28th, 2018

Kathy N.

Readings:
Acts 16:13-15, Exodus 1:18-19, Numbers 27:1-11, Joshua 15:15-19, Matthew 15:21-28

 

Entrusted with Love – Message for February 4th, 2018

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings:
Isaiah 40:21-31
Psalm 147:1-11, 20c
1 Corinthians 9:16-23
*Mark 1:29-39

Change is Hard – Message for January 21st, 2018

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings:
Jonah 3:1-5, 10
Psalm 62:5-12
1 Corinthians 7:29-31
*Mark 1:14-20

 

Called to Love – Message for Small Seeds Sunday January 14th, 2018

Readings
1 Samuel 3:1-10 Read by Emily (0:00)
Psalm 139:1-6 & John 1:43-51 Read by Riley (2:26)

Children’s Message – Pat Reistroffer (05:20)
Message – Pastor Megan Filer (Second Track)

Spirit Struggling – Message for January 7th, 2018

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings:
Genesis 1:1-5
Psalm 29
Acts 19:1-7
*Mark 1:4-11

Peace & Grace – Message for Christmas Day 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings:
Isaiah 52:7-10
Psalm 98
Hebrews 1:1-4
*John 1:1-14

Newborn King – Message for Christmas Eve Pageant 2017

Children’s message (0:00)
Pat Reistroffer

Message (6:00)
Pastor Megan Filer

Readings
Luke 2:1-8, 9-20
Matthew 2:1-12

Favored – Message for Sunday, December 24th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings:
2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26
Romans 16:25-27
*Luke 1:26-38

Wildernesses – Message for Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings:
Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-12
Psalm 126
1 Thessalonians 5:16-24
*John 1:6-8, 19-28

 

 

Prepare the Way – Message for Small Seeds Sunday December 10th, 2017

Readings:
Isaiah 40:1-11 Read by Riley (0:00)
Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13 Read by Emily (3:10)
Mark 1:1-8 Read by Brady (4:29)

Children’s Message Pat Reistroffer (6:06)
Message Pastor Megan Filer (11:52)

Our King Today – Message for November 26th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24
Psalm 95:1-7a
Ephesians 1:15-23
Matthew 25:31-46

Sharing Courage – Message for November 19th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Psalm 90:1-8, 12
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
*Matthew 25:14-30

Getting Ready – Message for Small Seeds Sunday November 12th, 2017

Children’s Message – Pat Reistroffer (03:15)

Message – Pastor Megan Filer (11:00)

Psalm 70: 3-5 Read by Pastor Megan (0:00)
1 Thessalonians 4:13-14 Read by Xander (0:44)
*Matthew 25:1-13 Read by Riley (1:25) and Brady (02:09)

Revelation Comfort – Message for All Saints Sunday November 5th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Revelation 7:9-17, Psalm 34:1-10, 22, 1 John 3:1-3, and *Matthew 5:1-12.

And They Were Amazed – Message for October 22nd, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Isaiah 45:1-7, Psalm 96:1-9, 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10, and *Matthew 22:15-22.

Invited to the Feast – Message for October 15th, 2017
Small Seeds Sunday

Readings:
Isaiah 25:1-9 – Read by Olivia (0:00), Psalm 23:1-7 – Read by Xander (3:19),  and *Matthew 22:1-14 – Read by Riley (04:29) and Brady (05:57).

Children’s Message
Pastor Megan Filer (07:15)

Message
Pastor Megan Filer (12:22)

Baptism of Olivia

God’s Justice of Love – Message for October 8th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings:
Isaiah 5:1-7, Psalm 80:7-11, 14-15, Philippians 3:10-14, and *Matthew 21:33-46.

 

Act, Serve, Believe – Message for October 1st, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Readings:
Ezekiel 18:1-4,25-32, Psalm 25:1-9, Philippians 2:1-13, and *Matthew 21:23-32.

Covenant of Forgiveness – Message for September 17th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Genesis 50:15-21, Psalm 103:8-13, Romans 14:1-12, and *Matthew 18:21-35.

God’s Hands and Feet – Message for September 10th, 2017

Scripture texts for the day:

Readings, Sermon, and Children’s Message for our Small Seeds Sunday

Readings:
Romans 13:8-10 Read by Brady (0:00), Psalm 119:33-36 Read by Riley (0:47), and *Matthew 17:14-20 Read by Xander & Pastor Megan (1:25).

God’s Hands and Feet – Message by Pastor Megan Filer (2:55)

Children’s message with Pat Reistroffer (11:30)

 

Standing in Caesarville – Message for August 27th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer
Isaiah 51:1-6, Psalm 138, Romans 12:1-8, and *Matthew 16:13-20.

A Terrible Text for a Baptism – Message for August 20th, 2017
Pastor Kim Latterell
Isaiah 56:1, 6-8, Psalm 67, Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32, and Matthew 15:21-28.

Baptism of Hadley Margaret – August 20th, 2017

 

Flight or Fight – Message for August 13th, 2017

Readings, Children’s Message, and Sermon for our Small Seeds Sunday

Readings:
1 Kings 19:9-8 Read by Riley (0:00), Psalm 85:8-13 Read by Emily (1:52), and *Matthew 14:22-33 Read by Brady (2:33).

Children’s Message: Pat Reistroffer (6:09)
Message: Pastor Megan Filer (11:06)

A Gut Feeling – A Message for Sunday August 6th, 2017
Pastor Megan Filer
Isaiah 55:1-5, Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21, Romans 9:1-5, and *Matthew 14:13-21.

 

Relentless Grace – A Message for VBS Sunday July 30th, 2017

Readings by Brady G, Xander G, Lucy G, and Riley G (0:00 to 3:36)
Children’s message: Pat Reistroffer (3:36-8:28)
Sermon: Pastor Megan Filer (8:29-21:12)
Scripture texts for the day:
Genesis 1:1-3, Colossians 1:15-17, John 1:1,14, John 3:16, John 8:12, and 2 Corinthians 5:19.

 

Daniel, Furnaces, and Jesus – Message for July 23rd, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer
Daniel 3:1-30, Psalm 86:11-17, Romans Romans 8:12-25, and Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43.

 

Made into Good Soil – Message for July 16th, 2017
Pastor Megan Filer

Scripture text for the day:
Isaiah 55:10-13, Psalm 65:9-13, Romans 8:1-11, and Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23.

A Yoke of Love – Message for July 9th, 2017

Scripture texts for the day:

Readings, Children’s Message, and Sermon for our Small Seeds Sunday

Readings:
Genesis 24:42-44 Read by Xanxer (0:00), Genesis 24:45-49 Read by Emily (1:03), Psalm 145:8-14 Read by Riley (3:07), and *Matthew 11:25-30 Read by Brady (4:22)

Children’s message with Pastor Megan (5:51)

A Yoke of Love – Message by Pastor Megan Filer (12:49).

 

Message for June 25th, 2017

Scripture texts for the day:

Jeremiah 20:7-13, Psalm 69:7-10, 16-18, Romans 6:1b-11, and *Matthew 10:24-39.

Message for June 18th, 2017

Scripture texts for the day:
Exodus 19:2-8a, Psalm 100, Romans 5:1-8, and *Matthew 9:35-10:23.

Message for June 11th, 2017

Readings by Xander Gireth, Brady Goss, Emily Engebo, Riley Goss, and Pastor Megan Filer (0:00 to 12:42)
Children’s message: Pat Reistroffer (12:43-19:51)
Sermon: Pastor Megan Filer (19:52-30:25)
Scripture texts for the day:
Genesis 1:1-2:4a, Psalm 8, and *Matthew 28:16-20.

Message for June 4th, 2017

Scripture texts for the day:
Numbers 11:24-30, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b, Acts 2:1-121, and *John 7:37-39.

Message for Sunday, May 28th, 2017

Message for Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Message for Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Life Abundant – Message for Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Scripture texts for the day:
Acts 2:42-47, Psalm 23, 1 Peter 2:19-25, and *John 10:1-10.

This week’s sermon:

This New Life – Message for Sunday April 2nd, 2017

Minister Julie Bracken

Scripture texts for the day:
Ezekiel 37:1-14, Psalm 130, Romans 6:6-11, and *John 11:1-45.

 

This week’s sermon:

This New Life – Message for Sunday April 9th, 2017

Minister Julie Bracken

Scripture texts for the day:
Isaiah 50:4-9a, Psalm 31:14-16, and *Matthew 21:1-11.

 

This week’s sermon:

This New Life – Message for Easter Sunday April 16th, 2017

Minister Julie Bracken

Scripture texts for the day:
Acts 10: 34-43, Colossians 3:1-4, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24, and *John 20:1-18.

This week’s sermon:

This New Life – Message for Easter Sunday April 23rd, 2017

(Ret.) Minister Roger Lee

Scripture texts for the day:
Acts 2: 14a, 22-32, Psalm  16, 1 Peter 1: 3-9, and *John 20:19-31.

 

This week’s sermon:

This New Life – Message for Easter Sunday April 30th, 2017

(Ret.) Minister Roger Lee

Scripture texts for the day:
Acts 2: 14a, 36-41, Psalm  116: 1-4, 12-19, 1 Peter 1: 17-23, and *Luke 24: 13-35.

 

“Public Faith – Ash Wednesday” – Message for Wednesday March 1st, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Scripture texts for the day:
Isaiah 58:1-12, Psalm 51:1-17, 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10, and *Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21.

A Cheap Imitation – Message for Sunday March 5th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Scripture texts for the day:
Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7, Psalm 32, Romans 5:12-19, and *Matthew 4:1-11.

God’s Pinky-Swear Promises – Message for Sunday March 12th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Scripture texts for the day:
Psalm 121, Romans 4:1-5, 13-17, and *John 3:1-17.

This New Life – Message for Sunday March 19th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Scripture texts for the day:
Exodus 17:1-7, Psalm 95, Romans 5-11, and *John 4:5-42.

This week’s sermon:

This New Life – Message for Sunday March 26th, 2017

Minister Julie Bracken

Scripture texts for the day:
1 Samuel 16:1-13, Psalm 23, Ephesians 5:8-14, and *John 9:1-41.

The Gift of Righteousness – Message for February 5th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Scripture texts for the day:
Isaiah 58:1-9a, Psalm 112:1-9, 1 Corinthians 2:1-12, and *Matthew 5:13-20.

 

These Words from Jesus – Message for February 12th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Scripture texts for the day:
Deuteronomy 30:15-20, Psalm 119:1-8, 1 Corinthians 3:1-9, and *Matthew 5:21-37.

Resisting with Love – Message for February 19th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Scripture texts for the day:
Leviticus 19:1-2,9-18, Psalm 119:33-40, 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23, *Matthew 5:38-48.

“God Experience” – Message for February 26th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Scripture texts for the day:
Exodus 24:12-18, Psalm 99, 2 Peter 1:16-21, and *Matthew 17:1-9.

Affirming our Identities: The Baptism of Our Lord – Message for January 8th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Scripture texts for the day:
Isaiah 42:1-9, Psalm 29, Acts 10:34-43, and *Matthew 3:13-17.

Due to weather closures, this sermon was given through our Facebook Page as part of an impromptu online Worship. For the full video you can watch it on Facebook here:

Where do you Abide? – Message for January 15th, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Scripture texts for the day:
Isaiah 49:1-7, Psalm 40:1-11, 1 Corinthians 1:1-9, and *John 1:29-42.

Follow & Imagine – Message for January 22nd, 2017

Pastor Megan Filer

Scripture texts for the day:
Isaiah 9:1-4, Psalm 27:1, 4-9, 1 Corinthians 1:10-18, and *Matthew 4:12-23.

What is in a name? – Message for December 18th, 2016

Pastor Megan Filer

Scripture texts for the day:
Isaiah 7:10-16, Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19, Romans 1:1-7, and *Matthew 1:[1-17]18-25.

Christmas (Part 1!) – Message for December 24th, 2016

Pastor Megan Filer

Scripture texts for the day:
Isaiah 9:2-3, Psalm 96, and *Luke 2:1-14.

Christmas (Part 2!) – Message for December 25th, 2016

Pastor Megan Filer

Scripture texts for the day:
Isaiah 62:6-12, Psalm 97, Titus 3:4-7, and *Luke 2:15-20.