SERMONS

Zumbro's pastors have made their sermons available to read online. Below is a list of the 2011 worship sermons. Click the sermon title to view the sermon in .pdf format, suitable for printing. If you would rather listen to a sermon, please click the  next to the sermon title.

2011 Worship Sermons

Sermon Title Date Bible Verse Given By Occasion
A Concert for One December 25, 2011 John 1:1-14 Pastor Shelley Cunningham Christmas Day
A Visit from Emmanuel December 24, 2011 Luke 2:1-20 Pastor Vern Christopherson Christmas Eve
Will Not Day Come Soon? December 18, 2011 Pastor Shelley Cunningham Lessons and Carols
Holy Messengers December 18, 2011 Luke 1:26-38 Pastor Shelley Cunningham
Holy Preparation  December 11, 2011 John 1:6-8, 19-28 Pastor Vern Christopherson
Holy Possibility December 4, 2011 Isaiah 40:1-11 Pastor Vern Christopherson
Holy Chaos November 27, 2011 Isaiah 64:1-9 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner
Behind the Gift to the Giver November 23, 2011 Exodus 16:2-15 Pastor Vern Christopherson Thanksgiving Eve
The Bystander Effect November 20, 2011 Matthew 25:31-46 Pastor Shelley Cunningham
Spend Your Money for Whatever You Wish November 13, 2011 Deuteronomy 14:22-29 Pastor Vern Christopherson
Are We Built to Withstand? November 6, 2011 Ephesians Ch. 6 Pastor Vern Christopherson
Are We Building Up? October 30, 2011 Ephesians Ch. 5 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner
Are We Building as One? October 23, 2011 Ephesians Ch. 4 Pastor Shelley Cunningham
Are We Building Beyond Measure? October 16, 2011 Ephesians Ch. 3 Pastor Vern Christopherson
Are We Building Without Walls? October 9, 2011 Ephesians Ch. 2 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner
Are We Building in Love? October 2, 2011 Ephesians Ch. 1 Pastor Vern Christopherson
When Our Words and Deeds Don't Match September 25, 2011 Matthew 21:23-32 Pastor Vern Christopherson
Zumbro School of Accounting September 18, 2011 Matthew 20:1-16 Pastor Vern Christopherson
Forgiveness Revisited September 11, 2011 Matthew 18:21-35 Pastor Shelley Cunningham
What Kind of Community Will We Be? September 4, 2011 Matthew 18:15-20 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner
Overcoming Evil with Good August 28, 2011 Romans 12:9-21 Pastor Vern Christopherson
Seeking Answers to Big Questions August 21, 2011 Matthew 16:13-20 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner
Making Room for One More August 14, 2011 Matthew 15:21-28 Pastor Vern Christopherson
When God Has Other Plans August 7, 2011 1 Kings 19:9-18 Pastor Shelley Cunningham
Not Sure I'm Good Enough July 31, 2011 Matthew 14:13-21 Pastor Vern Christopherson
The Kingdom of Heaven is Like ... July 24, 2011 Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 Pastor Shelley Cunningham
We All Have Some Weeds in
Our Yard
July 17, 2011 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner
The Parable of the Sower   July 10, 2011 Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Pastor Shelley Cunningham
I Couldn't Help Myself July 3, 2011 Romans 7:15-25a Pastor Vern Christopherson
The Gift of Hospitality June 26, 2011 Matthew 10:40-42 Pastor Vern Christopherson
Working on Commission June 19, 2011 Matthew 28:16-20 Pastor Shelley Cunningham
The Miracle of Hearing June 12, 2011 Acts 2:1-21 Pastor Vern Christopherson Pentecost
Graduation Day June 5, 2011 John 17:1-11 Pastor Vern Christopherson
We're All Still Here May 29, 2011 John 14:15-21 Pastor Shelley Cunningham
Finding God Along the Way May 22, 2011 John 14:1-14 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner
What Makes the Good Shepherd Good? May 15, 2011 John 10:1-11 Pastor Vern Christopherson
A Red Coat in a Gray World May 8, 2011 Luke 24:13-35 Pastor Vern Christopherson
Safety in Numbers May 1, 2011 John 20:19-31 Pastor Shelley Cunningham Confirmation
How Big is Your God? April 24, 2011 Matthew 28:1-10 Pastor Vern Christopherson Easter
Who Would Choose the Cross? April 22, 2011 John 18:28-19:30 Pastor Shelley Cunningham Good Friday
Food for a Hungry World April 21, 2011 John 13:1-17, 31b-35 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner Maundy Thursday
Judas April 17, 2011 Matthew 26:14-16, 47-56; 27;3-10 Pastor Vern Christopherson Palm Sunday
Walking with Jesus ... through the Valley of the Shadow of Death April 10, 2011 John 11:1-45 Pastor Shelley Cunningham
Walking with Jesus ... With Eyes Wide Open April 3, 2011 John 9:1-41 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner
Walking with Jesus ... when Your Heart is Dehydrated March 27, 2011 John 4:5-42 Pastor Vern Christopherson
Walking with Jesus ... when You're Short on Imagination March 20, 2011 John 3:1-17 Pastor Vern Christopherson
Walking with Jesus ... when the Devil's Telling You to Stay on the Couch March 13, 2011 Matthew 4:1-11 Pastor Shelley Cunningham
A Good Place to Be March 6, 2011 Matthew 17:1-9 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner
A God Who Doesn't Forge
February 27, 2011 Isaiah 49:8-16a Pastor Shelley Cunningham
The Urge to Get Even February 20, 2011 Matthew 5:38-48 Pastor Vern Christopherson
State of the Church February 13, 2011 1 Corinthians 3:1-9 Pastor Vern Christopherson
Just Walk Across the Room

February 6, 2011 Colossians 4:2-6 Pastor Steve Ronningen
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?


January 30, 2011 Matthew 5:1-12 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner
Practicing Hospitality January 23, 2011 Matthew 4:12-23 Pastor Vern Christopherson
Are We Really as Friendly as We Think We Are?
January 16, 2011 John 1:29-42 Pastor Shelley Cunningham
God's Welcome January 9, 2011 Matthew 3:13-17 Pastor Vern Christopherson
When You Follow A Star and Find a Stable January 2, 2011 Matthew 23:13-17 Pastor Vern Christopherson Epiphany


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