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Recent Sermons & Services

In the event you would like to revisit or on the unfortunate chance you may have missed one, we offer audio below featuring recent worship service audio as well as audio highlighting past Sermons and Performances held here at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Princeton, IL.

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Recent Worship Services

View Additional Copyright InformationFull Worship Service: Sunday, November 5th, 2017, All Saints Sunday
By Pastor Scott Schmidt & Worship Team

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Recent Sermons

View Additional Copyright InformationSermon: Keep Your Lamps Lit
By Pastor Scott Schmidt, Sunday, November 12th, 2017, Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost

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Theme & Focus:
The Holy Spirit fills our earthly lamps with God’s oil of grace. God offers each of us that grace, offering up Jesus to die for you on the cross. Then, we each in turn are called to daily keep our lamps full of that grace letting our light shine in this life for others.

View Additional Copyright InformationSermon: Saint Sonja
By Pastor Scott Schmidt, Sunday, November 5th, 2017, All Saints Sunday

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Theme & Focus:
All Saints Sunday celebrated the Baptized people of God, living and dead, as the body of Christ. To illustrate this, Pastor William White wrote the story of "Saint Sonja" in Stories For The Gathering ©1997 Augsburg Fortress. Used by permission, Sundays & Seasons License #SAS027924.

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"Saint Sonja" in Stories For The Gathering ©1997 Augsburg Fortress. Used by permission, Sundays & Seasons License #SAS027924.

View Additional Copyright InformationSermon: Continue in God’s Word
By Pastor Scott Schmidt, Sunday, October 29th, 2017, Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost

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Theme & Focus:
Martin Luther continued in God’s Word and found in the Bible that God’s forgiveness is a free gift. Jesus died on the cross to pay the debt for our sins. This word of truth set Luther free. On October 31, 1517, 500 years ago, Luther posted his “95 Theses” starting the Reformation.

View Additional Copyright InformationSermon: Giving of Grace
By Pastor Scott Schmit, Sunday, October 22nd, 2017, Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

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Theme & Focus:
The Parable of the Prodigal Son is a story of grace and the joy of sharing the gift of grace. Luke shares this story to illustrate the completeness of God's grace in Christ. This is the great gift of God in which we live our lives.

View Additional Copyright InformationSermon: Giving in Grace
By Pastor Scott Schmidt, Sunday, October 15th, 2017, Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

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Theme & Focus:
In the parable of the Good Samaritan, Jesus provides a compelling example of "giving in grace". Jesus tells us "Go and do likewise".

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