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Bethany Hull Somers Sermons

Bethany Hull Somers Sermons

By Bethany Hull Somers
Pastor Bethany is the pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in San Antonio, TX. She is a proclaimer of God’s incredible love and radical welcome.
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Mustard Madness
Pentecost 3
09:42
June 14, 2021
Under the Bus
Genesis 3:8-15 & mark 3:20-35
13:15
June 7, 2021
Off the Bench
Ascension Sunday
10:51
May 16, 2021
Love story
​John 15:9-17 ​& 1 John 5:1-6
11:10
May 10, 2021
Wilderness Road
​Acts 8:26-40 & ​1 John 4:7-21
12:33
May 2, 2021
Dream come true
Easter 5 - Acts 4:5-12, psalm 23, 1 John 3:16-24, ​John 10:11-18
12:14
April 26, 2021
Scar stories
Easter 3 @ Grace SA
10:51
April 18, 2021
Choose your own adventure
Easter - Mark 16:1-8
10:17
April 4, 2021
Stay
Good Friday
08:40
April 3, 2021
We’ve got time
Lent IV
09:51
March 14, 2021
That bee can fly
Lent 2 - Genesis 17:1-16, Romans 4:13-25, Mark 8:31-38
12:54
March 1, 2021
Ash Wednesday
You are Christ’s own forever
06:44
February 17, 2021
Transfiguration moments
2 Kings 2:1-12; Psalm 50:1-6; 2 Corinthians 4:3-6; Mark 9:2-9
13:52
February 14, 2021
Stray dogs and moving on
Isaiah 40:21-31, 1 Cor. 9:16-23, Mark 1:29-39 (also: pastor Bethany and family got to keep the dog!)
13:36
February 7, 2021
Your real name
Mark 1:21-28
09:02
January 31, 2021
Fishers of people
Jonah 3:1-5, 10 & Mark 1:14-20
08:01
January 24, 2021
Wake us up God
1 Samuel 3:1-20, 1 Cor. 6:12-20, John 1:43-51
13:28
January 17, 2021
Holy Spirit Incoming
Genesis 1:1-5, Acts 19:1-7, Mark 1:4-11
09:38
January 10, 2021
You’re on mute
John 1:1-18
11:15
January 3, 2021
Here Now This
Advent 4: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, Romans 16:25-27, Luke 1:26-38
09:17
December 20, 2020
Shine
Advent 3
09:03
December 13, 2020
New Path
Isaiah 40:1-11
10:16
December 6, 2020
You Are Invited
Advent 1, year B
07:57
November 29, 2020
Where’s Jesus?
Ezekiel 34:11-16, Ephesians 1:15-23, Matthew 25:31-46
09:37
November 22, 2020
Kin-dom Go Bag
Amos 5:18-24, 1 Thess. 4:13-18, Matthew 25:1-13
08:59
November 8, 2020
The Zen of the Cockroach
Revelation 7:9-17, 1 John 2:1-3, Matthew 5:1-12
12:00
November 1, 2020
Goodbye
Pastor Bethany’s last sermon at blc.
08:09
October 11, 2020
Baptismal journey
Philippians 5:1-7
09:54
October 4, 2020
Occupation of the Temple
Matthew 21:23-32
11:25
September 27, 2020
Two or three gathered
Matthew 18:15-20
10:26
September 6, 2020
Level up by letting go
Peter challenges Jesus’ path and gets his marching orders.
11:06
August 30, 2020
Rock slide of love
Matthew 16:13-20
09:36
August 26, 2020
Strolling on Water
Elijah and Peter’s lack of faith is met with God’s Grace.
08:35
August 9, 2020
Unstoppable Kingdom
1 Kings 3:5-12, romans 8:26-39, Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
08:14
July 25, 2020
Captive to God
Zechariah 9:9-12, romans 7:15-25a, Matthew 11:16-30
09:19
July 4, 2020
The Holy Now
4th Sunday afternoon Pentecost
13:03
June 27, 2020
Not Peace but the Sword
Jeremiah 20:7-13, romans 6:1b-11, Matthew 10:24-39
11:47
June 18, 2020
The Spirit is Moving
Pentecost 2020
09:34
May 28, 2020
Living and moving in Christ
Easter VI
08:57
May 16, 2020
Flock on the Move
Easter IV
08:25
May 3, 2020
Take a Hike
Road to Emmaus
14:08
April 24, 2020
God Save Us
Palm Sunday
10:59
April 5, 2020
Dead Weight
Lent V: Ezekiel 37:1-14, Romans 8:6-11, John 11:1-45
12:15
March 28, 2020
The God who sees to the heart of things
1 Samuel 16:1-13, Ephesians 5:8-14, John 9:1-41
11:22
March 22, 2020
Living water
Exodus 17:1-7, romans 5:1-11, John 4:5-42
10:17
March 14, 2020
Ash Wednesday
Isaiah 58, 2 corinthians 5:20b-6:10, Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21
07:26
February 27, 2020
Embrace by Chris Hoke
Underground ministries OPOP day
33:37
February 17, 2020
Amnesia
Isaiah 58:1-12, 1 Cor. 2:1-16, Matthew 5:13-20
11:15
February 9, 2020
Step by step
Micah 6:1-8, 1 Corinthians 1:18-31, Matthew 5:1-12
11:45
February 2, 2020
Growing Up in God
Isaiah 9:1-4, 1 Corinthians 1:10-18, Matthew 4:12-23
23:48
January 26, 2020
Come & See
Isaiah 49:1-7, 1 Cor. 1:1-9, John 1:29-42
12:46
January 19, 2020
Splash in the ancient waters
Baptism of our Lord 2020 - Isaiah 42:1-9, acts 10:34-43, Matthew 3:13-17
11:26
January 12, 2020
God of New Beginnings
Jeremiah 31:7-14, Ephesians 1:3-14, John 1:1-18
13:59
January 5, 2020
Emmanuel
Christmas Eve
10:56
December 25, 2019
Existential crisis
Isaiah 35:1-10, james 5:7-10, Matthew 11:2-11
12:14
December 15, 2019
Perfect Pairings
Isaiah 11:1-10, romans 15:4-13, Matthew 3:1-12
14:07
December 8, 2019
Holy disruption
Advent 1: Isaiah 2:1-5, romans 13:11-14, Matthew 24:36-44
13:15
December 1, 2019
The Grand Finale
Christ the King Sunday - Jeremiah 23:1-6, Colossians 1:11-20, Luke 23:33-43
12:25
November 24, 2019
The end of the world as we know it
Malachi 4:1-2a, 2 Thessalonians 3::6-13, Luke 21:5-19
10:00
November 17, 2019
Dictionaries, Concords, and Context oh my! Vicar Kristi
Hear Vicar Kristi unpack Jesus’s answers to the Pharisees about the resurrection.
09:57
November 11, 2019
Haunted House
Daniel 7:1-3,15-18, Ephesians 1:11-23, Luke 6:20-31
13:16
November 3, 2019
Wrestlemania
Genesis 32:22-31, 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5, Luke 19:1-8
15:13
October 20, 2019
On the Move
2 kings 5:1-3, 7-15c, 2 Timothy 2:8-15, Luke 17:11-19
13:24
October 13, 2019
Terms & Conditions
Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4, 2 Timothy 1:1-14, Luke 17:5-10
14:23
October 6, 2019
People matter
Amos 6:1a, 4-7, 1 Timothy 6:6-9, Luke 16:19-31
12:40
September 29, 2019
God’s puzzle
Amos 8:4-7, 1 Timothy 2:1-7, Luke 16:1-13
09:44
September 22, 2019
No acceptable losses
Exodus 32:7-14, 1 Timothy 1:12-17, Luke 9: 15-19
14:44
September 15, 2019
Cling to God
Duet. 30:15-20, Philemon 1-21, Luke 14:25-33
28:10
September 8, 2019
A slice of pie
Proverbs 25:6-7, Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16, Luke 14:1, 7-14
12:55
September 1, 2019
Free God Hugs
Isaiah 58:9b-14, Hebrews 12:18-29, Luke 13:10-17
13:25
August 25, 2019
Going the distance
Vicar Kristi preaches about perseverance.
13:30
August 19, 2019
Heaven is a place on earth
Genesis 15:1-6, Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16, Luke 12:32-40
10:51
August 11, 2019
Vapor
Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14; 2:18-23, Psalm 49: 1-12, Luke 12:13-21
15:18
August 4, 2019
Behold, God is with us
Genesis 18:1-15, Colossians 1:15-27, Luke 10:38-42
14:48
July 21, 2019
Eat what you grow
Isaiah 66:10-14, Galatians 6:1-16, Luke 10:1-11, 16-20
13:08
July 7, 2019
Call Them Legion
Psalm 22, Galatians 3:23-29, Luke 8:26-39
13:06
June 23, 2019
God IS relationship
Trinity Sunday
12:56
June 16, 2019
Holy Fire
Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:14-17, John 14:8-27
12:56
June 9, 2019
The Holy City
Acts 16:9-15, Revelation 21:10,22-22:5, John 14:23-29
14:60
May 26, 2019
Embrace
Listen as Chris Hoke, BLC parishioner and Director of Underground Ministries, preaches on God's embrace. Acts 11:1-18, Revelation 21:1-6, John 13:31-35
31:45
May 21, 2019
Momma Shepherd
Acts 9:36-43, revelation 7:9-17, John 10:22-30
12:06
May 12, 2019
Road to Damascus
Acts 9:1-20, revelation 5:11-14, John 21:1-19
14:07
May 5, 2019
Now is the time for resurrection!
Isaiah 65:17-25, Acts 10:34-45, John 20:1-18
08:49
April 21, 2019
Shouting Rocks
Isaiah 50:4-9a, Phil. 2:5-11, Luke 19:38-40
12:21
April 14, 2019
The 1st Christian Priest
Isaiah 43:16-21, Phil. 3:4b-14, John 12:1-8
13:40
April 7, 2019
Prodigal Grace
Joshua 5:9-12, 2 Cor. 5:16-21, Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32
12:08
March 31, 2019
Grow in Grace
Lent 3 - Isaiah 55:1-9, 1 Cor. 1:1-13, Luke 13:1-9
14:07
March 24, 2019
Holy Hens
Genesis 15:1-12, Phil. 3:17-4:1, Luke 13:31-35
17:11
March 17, 2019
Hold On
Duet. 26:1-11, Romans 10:8b-13, Luke 4:1-13
14:06
March 10, 2019
On the mountain and in the street
Transfiguration Sunday
13:26
March 3, 2019
Turn the other cheek
Genesis 43:3-11, 15, 1 Cor. 15:35-38, Luke 6:27-38
11:48
February 24, 2019
The most excellent way
Jeremiah 1:4-10, 1 Corinthians 13:1-13, Luke 4:21-30
15:12
February 3, 2019
The Body of Christ
Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10, 1 Cor 12:12-31a & Luke 4:14-21
13:09
January 27, 2019
God fills us with good things
Jesus turned water into wine and our emptiness into abundance.
17:07
January 20, 2019
Baptized we live!
Baptism of our Lord!
10:48
January 13, 2019
Epiphany Sunday - God is with us!
Isaiah 60:1-6, Ephesians 3:1-12, Matthew 2:1-12
12:01
January 6, 2019
Merry Christmas!
Christmas Eve candlelight service
11:04
December 25, 2018
Joy to the World!
Zeph. 3:14-20, Phil. 4:4-7, Luke 3:7-18
14:52
December 16, 2018
Malachi 3:1-4, Phil. 1:3-11, Luke 3:1-6
Advent 2 sermon by Pastor Bethany
11:02
December 9, 2018
Advent 1 sermon
Jeremiah 33:14-16, 1 Thess. 3:9-13, Luke 21:25-36
13:54
December 2, 2018
11.25.18 sermon
Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14, Revelation 1:4b-8, John 18:33-37
12:32
November 25, 2018
11.18.18 sermon
Daniel 12:1-3, Hebrews 10:11-18 & Mark 13:1-8
12:40
November 18, 2018
All Saints Sermon
Isaiah 25:6-9, revelation 21:1-6, John 11:32-44
12:44
November 4, 2018
Sermon 10.28.18
Reformation Sunday!
55:38
October 28, 2018
10-14-18 sermon
Amos 5:6-7,10-15, Hebrews 4:12-16, Mark 10:17-31
12:09
October 15, 2018
10-7-18 sermon
Genesis 2:18-24, Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12, Mark 10:2-16
11:58
October 15, 2018
9-30-18 sermon
Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29, James 5:13-20 & Mark 9:38-50
15:27
September 30, 2018
9-23-18 Sermon
Who is the greatest?
11:34
September 23, 2018
9-16-18 sermon
Isaiah 50:4-9a, James 3:1-12, Mark 8:27-38
10:00
September 16, 2018
9-9-18 sermon
Mark 7:24-37
12:03
September 9, 2018
Sermon 8-26-18
Listen to pastor Bethany Hull Somers preach on comfortable kicks!
13:38
August 26, 2018