SERMONS

Zumbro's pastors have made their sermons available to read online. Below is a list of the 2016 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.

2016 Worship Sermons

Sermon Title Date Bible Verse Given By Occasion
A God We Hardly Knew December 24, 2016 Luke 2:1-16 Pastor Vern Christopherson Christmas Eve
God Births New Hope for Mary, and For Us
December 18, 2016 Luke 1:39-56 Pastor Shelley Cunningham  
Believing in a God of Possibilities
December 11, 2016 Luke 1:26-38 Pastor Vern Christopherson  
The Birth of John the Baptism
December 4, 2016 Luke 1:5-25, 57-66 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner  
God's Ways Are So Much Bigger Than Ours
November 27, 2016 Isaiah 55:1-13 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner  
Because God Forgives, We Have a Chance to Start Over
November 20, 2016 Jeremiah 36:1-8, 21-23, 27-28; 31:31-34 Pastor Vern Christopherson  
When We Have Nothing Left to Give, God Provides Hope

November 13, 2016 1 Kings 17:1-16 Pastor Lisa Kipp Stewardship Sunday
God Does Not Keep Score, Even If We Do
November 6, 2016 Jonah 1:1-17 Pastor Vern Christopherson All Saints Sunday
God Provides Hope When Others Don't
October 30, 2016 Isaiah 6:1-8 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner  
God's Promises are Greter Than We can Imagine
October 23, 2016 2 Samuel 7:1-17 Pastor Vern Christopherson  
God is Listens to Our Persistent Prayers
October 16, 2016 1 Samuel 1:3-11, 19-20; 2:1-10 Pastor Lisa Kipp  
God is Patient with Us Even When We're Not
October 9, 2016 Exodus 32:1-14 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner Social Media Sunday
God Remembers Us and We Remember God
October 2, 2016 Exodus 12:1-13; 13:1-8 Pastor Lisa Kipp  
God Wants to Turn Even Our Bad Deeds into Something Good
September 25, 2016 Genesis 37:3-8, 17b-34; 50:15-21 Pastor Vern Christopherson  
God's Promises Are Greater Than Our Challenges
September 18, 2016 Genesis 15:1-6 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner  
God Creates Us Good, But Not All Our Choices Are Good
September 11, 2016 Genesis 2:4b-7, 15-17, 3:1-8 Pastor Shelley Cunningham  
Trusting God in a Noisy World
September 4, 2016 Psalm 46 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner  
God Saves the Hardest Part 'til Last
August 28, 2016 Psalm 71 Pastor Vern Christopherson  
Sharing God's Steadfast Love with Others
August 21, 2016 Psalm 100 Pastor Lisa Kipp Youth Summer Mission Trip Celebration Sunday
A Great Big, Wonderful World
August 14, 2016 Psalm 104 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner  
You Don't Have To Go it Alone August 7, 2016 Psalm 23 Pastor Jim Limburg  
Plotting Politicians July 31, 2016 Psalm 2 Pastor Shelley Cunningham  
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made July 24, 2016 Psalm 139 Pastor Vern Christopherson  
A Word for Worriers and Workaholics July 17, 2016 Psalm 127 Pastor Lisa Kipp  
When the Bottom Drops Out July 10, 2016 Psalm 13 Pastor Emily Carson  
The Way to Go
July 3, 2016 Psalm 1 Pastor Vern Christopherson  
God said it. I believe it. That settles it. June 26, 2016 2 Timothy 3:16-17; Matthew 22:34-40 Pastor Vern Christopherson  
Does God really help those who help themselves? June 19, 2016 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 Pastor Shelley Cunningham
Does God really not give us more than we can handle? June 12, 2016 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 Pastor Vern Christopherson  
Does everything really happen for a reason? June 5, 2016 Deuteronomy 30:15-20 Pastor Lisa Kipp  
Generosity Reimagined May 29, 2016 2 Corinthians 8:1-15 Pastor Shelley Cunningham  
Life Reimagined May 22, 2016 2 Corinthians 1:1-11 Pastor Lisa Kipp Graduation Celebration Sunday
Church Reimagined  May 1, 2016 Acts 2:1-4 and 1 Corinthians 12:1-13 Pastor Phil Quanbeck Pentecost
Love Reimagined May 8, 2016 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Pastor Lisa Kipp  
Journey Reimagined May 1, 2016 Psalm 121 Pastor James Limburg  
Belonging Reimagined April 24, 2016 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 Pastor Shelley Cunningham Confirmation
Gifts Reimagined April 17, 2016 Acts 3:1-10 Pastor Lisa Kipp  
Mission Reimagined April 10, 2016 Acts 1:1-14 Pastor Vern Christopherson  
Future Reimagined April 3, 2016 Luke 24:13-35 Pastor Lisa Kipp  
It Had Better Be True March 27, 2016 Mark 16:1-8 Pastor Vern Christopherson Easter
Following Jesus is About Being Faithful When Times are Tough March 13, 2016 Mark 13:1-8, 24-37 Pastor Shelley Cunningham  
Following Jesus is About Loving God and Our Neighbor March 6, 2016 Mark 12:28-44 Pastor Vern Christopherson  
Following Jesus is Not About Control February 28, 2016 Mark 10:32-52 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner  
Following Jesus is Not About Money February 21, 2016 Mark 10:17-31 Pastor Vern Christopherson  
Following Jesus is Not About Making Excuses February 14, 2016 Mark 6:30-44 Pastor Lisa Kipp  
Jesus Comes as God's Messiah February 7, 2016 Mark 8:27-9:9 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner  
Jesus Comes to Heal January 31, 2016 Mark 5:21-43 Pastor Vern Christopherson  
Jesus Comes to Set Us Free January 24, 2016 Mark 5:1-20 Pastor Lisa Kipp  
Jesus Comes to Help Us Grow January 17, 2016 Mark 4:1-20, 33-34 Pastor Vern Christopherson
Jesus Comes to Forgive January 10, 2016 Mark 2:1-22 Pastor Jason Bryan-Wegner  
Jesus Comes to Bring Good News

 

January 3, 2016 Mark 1:1-20 Pastor Vern Christopherson  


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