St. Michael and All Angels
We seek to be a light of Christ in the community, where all are welcome to experience God's love and blessings.

Sermons

God's love is for all... share it out loud! To be honest with you, my sermons are beginning to feel like a bit of a broken record. So let’s get this out of the way at the outset: the pandemic continues, it affects us greatly, and it has changed our celebration of Advent and Christmas. Now let’s dive into that: the pandemic is greatly affecting the mental health of every age group. As

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Are you looking for God? And what does that mean for you?  You might have heard the messages: “Only 19 more days until Christmas!” “Christmas comes in 19 more days!” “Are you ready? Did you buy for everyone on your list?” We hear these messages and many of us feel our hearts race. We might be filled with the annual anxiety of gifting. This year -- when things don’t look quite

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How much longer? About five more minutes... Today marks the beginning of the Church year, and in fact, today is kind of like the church’s New Year celebration. We begin the year with the season of Advent, an expectation for the coming of the Christ child, yes - at his birth over 2,000 years ago - but more about in the age to come. There are a few signs around the church that tell you

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Examine your life and your lifestyle...  Are you the lean sheep or the fat sheep? Today, the church ends the current year, and next week we begin anew as we experience Advent, undoubtedly in a different way from which we have experienced it before. Christ the King Sunday - or the celebration of the Reign of Christ - is the final Sunday in the Church’s year. In German churches this Sunday

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Which servant are you? And what does that mean about how you go about your daily life in response? In an ironic twist of fate - or perhaps due to God’s intervention - we get this classic parable on a Sunday just after we have been shut down due to the global pandemic, which has caused more than a million deaths worldwide, over 200,000 deaths in the United States, over 600 deaths in Erie

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