BLC Sermons

BLC Sermons

By Bethany Hull Somers
Burlington Lutheran Church is a community of faith committed to radical welcome. God is love. We are all God’s beloved children and are recipients of God’s radical love and grace. All are welcome in this church community. You are welcome here if you have ever felt excluded or judged because of your gender, ethnicity, race, religion, status, ability, sexual orientation, doubts or questions. We believe in Jesus’ commandments to love God and love neighbor. Join us!
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The Holy Now
4th Sunday afternoon Pentecost
13:02
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
08:56
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
10:58
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
11:21
March 22, 2020
Living water
Exodus 17:1-7, romans 5:1-11, John 4:5-42
10:16
March 14, 2020
Map through Lent by Vicar Kristi
Lent 2
09:33
March 13, 2020
Ash Wednesday
Isaiah 58, 2 corinthians 5:20b-6:10, Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21
07:25
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
11:14
February 9, 2020
Step by step
Micah 6:1-8, 1 Corinthians 1:18-31, Matthew 5:1-12
11:44
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
11:25
January 12, 2020
God of New Beginnings
Jeremiah 31:7-14, Ephesians 1:3-14, John 1:1-18
13:58
January 5, 2020
Emmanuel
Christmas Eve
10:55
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
13:14
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.
09:56
November 11, 2019
Haunted House
Daniel 7:1-3,15-18, Ephesians 1:11-23, Luke 6:20-31
13:15
November 3, 2019
A letter to the future for reformation by vicar Kristi
Vicar Kristi and pastor Emilio share this letter of inspiration to future Lutherans.
09:28
October 28, 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
12:39
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
13:24
August 25, 2019
Going the distance
Vicar Kristi preaches about perseverance.
13:29
August 19, 2019
Heaven is a place on earth
Genesis 15:1-6, Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16, Luke 12:32-40
10:50
August 11, 2019
Vapor
Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14; 2:18-23, Psalm 49: 1-12, Luke 12:13-21
15:17
August 4, 2019
Behold, God is with us
Genesis 18:1-15, Colossians 1:15-27, Luke 10:38-42
14:47
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
12:55
June 16, 2019
Holy Fire
Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:14-17, John 14:8-27
12:55
June 9, 2019
Jesus Prays by Pastor Ahriana
Everett Pastor Ahriana shares the Good News in English and Spanish. 
10:21
June 5, 2019
The Holy City
Acts 16:9-15, Revelation 21:10,22-22:5, John 14:23-29
14:59
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
31:44
May 21, 2019
Momma Shepherd
Acts 9:36-43, revelation 7:9-17, John 10:22-30
12:05
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
12:07
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
17:10
March 17, 2019
Hold On
Duet. 26:1-11, Romans 10:8b-13, Luke 4:1-13
14:05
March 10, 2019
On the mountain and in the street
Transfiguration Sunday
13:25
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
13:08
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
12:00
January 6, 2019
Merry Christmas!
Christmas Eve candlelight service
11:03
December 25, 2018
Joy to the World!
Zeph. 3:14-20, Phil. 4:4-7, Luke 3:7-18
14:51
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
13:53
December 2, 2018
11.25.18 sermon
Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14, Revelation 1:4b-8, John 18:33-37
12:31
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
12:43
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
15:26
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
12:02
September 9, 2018
Sermon 8-26-18
Listen to pastor Bethany Hull Somers preach on comfortable kicks!
13:37
August 26, 2018