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Hide yourself in God, so when a man wants to find you he will have to go there first.
Hide yourself in God, so when a man wants to find you he will have to go there first.
This week in our Gospel, Jesus is asked by one individual “What must be done to inherit eternal life” and Jesus responds with a hard answer: To go and sell all of his possessions, give the money to the poor and to follow him and the disciples. Today’s text is challenging for us to hear individually, but in it, there is abundant life to be found in the community of God.
This week in our Gospel, Jesus is tested by the Pharisees about the lawfulness about divorce. Jesus sidesteps the question (as it’s meant to get him in trouble) and turns our attention toward what it means to be in relationship with one another.
This week in our Gospel, the disciples hear about a person who is healing in Jesus’ name and try to stop him. But Jesus tells them not to and that anyone who is not against us is for us, pushing us into a conversation about ownership of ministry and how we see our discipleship in the world.
This week in our Gospel, Jesus teaches the disciples about what greatness looks like in our faith. So, we will hear about how we are called to serve one another and see God in one another.
In today's Gospel we hear Jesus talking with disciples about what it means to be the Messiah. And we also remember the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
This week in our Gospel we hear of Jesus' encounter with the Syrophoenician woman who changes the course of Jesus' ministry and in turn, opens our hearts and minds to the ministry that we are called to as well.
Today we hear what really matters when we practice the traditions and rituals of our faith.
Today we hear how Peter and the disciples respond to Jesus' teaching and the promise that it offers us.
We, as a whole, are the Body of Christ, the bread of life, for the world around us.
Jesus offers us true life through his presence in our lives.
With the gifts of five barley loaves and two fish, all were fed and all were satisfied.
Relax Reflect Recharge
Pastor Micah teaches about the importance of John the Baptist to the story of Jesus.
Pastor Micah teaches us about perseverance and discerning our calling amid adversity.
God promises to always be present with love and grace.
Storms may form in our lives but God promises to always be present in the midst of our storms guiding us through them with love and grace.
Pastor Micah preaches on the parables of 1) the mustard seed and 2) the harvest of grain. Learn new twists on familiar stories!
As we begin the "Comma" season (fun term promoted by Pastor Micah and his seminary roommate, Alex) we are invited to open our hearts and minds to the opportunities introduced by the Holy Spirit to be all that God would have us be.
On Trinity Sunday we celebrate the three forms of our most generous God - Creator, Savior and "Accompanier." Faith's Facebook page and YouTube channel carry the Livestream and then store the video for viewing at a later time. Tune in a few minutes early for extra music!
On Pentecost Sunday, we invite you to wear RED and tune in to Faith's Facebook page or YouTube channel to honor and praise our generous God. Tune in a few minutes before 10 AM for extra music!
On the 7th Sunday in Easter, we invite you to tune in to Faith's Facebook page or YouTube channel to honor and praise our generous God. Tune in a few minutes before 10 AM for extra music!
We invite you to tune in to Faith's Facebook page or YouTube channel anytime.
Faith Lutheran & Salem Lutheran Worship - May 2nd 2021. Our last Faith/Salem joint worship service. Join Pastors Dave, Micah, and Sarah as they celebrate the partnership that has joined our congregations in a year of shared worship, song, learning, and prayer. With profound appreciation to the many who shared their time, energy, passion, and talents to create a uniquely unforgettable experience.
Faith Salem Worship April 25th 2021. Good Shepherd Sunday. Celebrate Earth Day with Pastors Dave, Sarah, and Micah. We acknowledge our responsibility to care for God's creation with special prayers, music, and message. Our Gospel text brings us Jesus: the Good Shepherd.
Faith Lutheran & Salem Lutheran Worship - April 18th 2021. "Peace be with you." Jesus appears before his disciples and shares a meal shortly after his resurrection. We continue to celebrate the Easter season with Pastor Sarah's sermon, Virtual Choir music, a Children's Message, our Plant-A-Tree campaign, Readings, Prayers and more.
Today's theme is F-A-I-T-H! Join us for faith-filled, Livestreamed worship from Faith's sanctuary!
Join us on the Easter Vigil (April 3rd) at 7:00pm on Facebook and Youtube. The youth of Salem, Catonsville lead us through the story of God's salvation for us through our favorite bible stories. The Creation, Noah's Ark, Ezekiel and the Dry Bones, Jonah and the Whale. And we finish in the hope of the Resurrection.
Easter Worship - Christ is Risen! Christ is Risen Indeed! Alleluia!!
Faith Lutheran and Salem Lutheran Good Friday Service 2021. On Good Friday we hear Christ's Passion story from the Gospel of John.
Faith Lutheran & Salem Lutheran - 2021 Palm Sunday worship. As we enter into Holy Week, Pastor Micah recalls memories from childhood and reflects on current events, to explore the range of emotions this season brings. A Virtual Procession, Children's Message, Bible Readings, Prayers, and music from our Virtual Choir complete this week's service.
Join us for the fifth Sunday of Lent. Faith Lutheran & Salem Lutheran, Sunday, March 21st 2021. Why is pastor Dave holding a potato? Find out Sunday as we continue our journey toward Holy Week. A Children's Message, Bible Readings, Prayers, Special Handbell Music and the Virtual Choir complete this week's service.
Join us for the fourth Sunday of Lent. Pastor Sarah recalls her days as a roller blading champion and takes a new look at the third chapter of John's Gospel. A Children's Message, Bible Readings, Prayers, and Special Virtual Choir Music complete this week's service.
Join us for the third Sunday of Lent. Pastor Micah examines the Ten Commandments and ponders the difference between 'rules' and 'guidelines'.
Join us for the second Sunday of Lent. Pastor Dave preaches about God's ability to come to us in our grief and loss, and our responsibility to do the same for others. Life is Love: the more you give away, the more you have. The Virtual Choir sings along with special music!
Join us for the first Sunday of Lent. Our Virtual Choir leads us in new music and Pastor Sarah preaches a message on our journey through lent and Jesus' message as one of hope.
On Ash Wednesday we begin our forty-day journey toward Easter with a day of repentance. Marking our foreheads with dust, we acknowledge that we die and return to the earth. At the same time, the dust traces the life-giving cross indelibly marked on our foreheads at baptism.
Join us for worship this Transfiguration Sunday. Our Virtual Choir leads us in amazing music. Pastor Micah reveals his favorite "mountaintop moment" and discusses the work that remains for us here in the "valley."
Join us for worship this Sunday. Our Virtual Choir leads us in amazing music and Pastor Dave expounds on the truth that regardless of how separated you may feel, there's no place too far for Jesus to meet your needs. And Jesus invites us to do likewise for those around us.
Join us for worship this Sunday. Our Virtual Choir leads us in amazing music. Pastor Dave preaches a powerful message on recognizing and dealing with the demons of this world.
Join us for worship this Sunday as we hear Jesus' calling us to humble and vulnerable discipleship. Our Virtual Choir leads us in amazing music. Pastor Sarah preaches a powerful message on repentance.
This weeks we hear about how Christ sees and knows us fully and we remember the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We are led in music by our Virtual Choir and Pastor Micah preaches.
Join us for the Baptism of our Lord! Our Virtual Choir leads us in music, Pastor Dave preaches on Jesus' Baptism, and we pray for our nation after the events of this past week.
The Wise Men followed the Star! Join us this Epiphany Sunday as we hear of the Wise Me visit the newborn King. Our Virtual Choir leads us in music and Pastor Sarah preaches.
Join Pastor Micah this evening for fun, nostalgia, and joy! Join Faith's Virtual Choir for the glorious music and singing of all our favorites! Hear greeting from so many of our Faith family! Merry Christmas!
Join us for the 4th Sunday of Advent as we hear of the Annunciation to Mary! Our Virtual Choir leads us in music and Pastor Sarah preaches on Mary's courageous response.
Prepare the Way of the Lord! Join us this 3rd Sunday of Advent as we light our 3rd candle. Our Virtual Choir leads us in music and Pastor Micah preaches on John the Baptist's message of hope to us!
In this service we wait expectantly for the Christ child and we light the second candle of our Advent wreath. Our Virtual Choir leads us in music and Pastor Dave preaches.
This marks the beginning of the church year: Advent is when we wait expectantly for the Christ and at this service we light the first candle of our Advent wreath! Our Virtual Choir leads us in music and Pastor Sarah preaches a beautiful message full of hope!
A joint Thanksgiving service for Faith & Salem congregations! Enjoy music from our virtual choir, a Land Acknowledgment, and sermon by Pastor Sarah.
Join us at your convenience for Christ the King Sunday! We have special music from our Virtual Choir and Brass quintet. Pastor Micah preaches on Jesus as King.
Watch and listen again! Enjoy the musical offerings from our joint Virtual Choir and hear Pastor Dave Asendorf from Salem, Catonsville encourage us through the promise of endless "second chances."
Watch and listen again! Enjoy the musical offerings from our joint Virtual Choir and hear Pastor Sarah from Salem, Catonsville offer a message about the "long game."
Watch and listen again! On All Saints Day we remember and lift up the names of all our loved ones who have passed in the last year. Hear musical offerings from our Virtual Choir and Pastor Micah preaching.
Watch and listen again! Listen to Pastor Dave's wonderful message about grace. Listen and watch fabulous musical offerings from Salem's 2017 Celebration of "Reformation 500" and sing along with the Virtual Choir!
Watch and listen again! Listen to Pastor Sarah's humorous and poignant message about living a life of Faith as members in today's society. Our Virtual Choir and instrumentalists also offer their incredible musical gifts.
Watch again! This service contains a powerful message from Pastor Micah on Jesus' invitation to God's welcome table, as well as beautiful music from our Virtual Choir.
Watch again! This service contains music and prayers from "Of the Land & Seasons" liturgy with our Virtual Choir, and Pastor Dave preaching!
Watch again! Spirit-led preaching and beautiful music. Our Virtual Choir led us in music and Pastor Sarah preached on what it means to walk the talk.
From Faith's Sanctuary, as we celebrated our third Sunday in the Season of Creation, Pastor Micah preached on God's grace and love for you and for all people.
From Salem's sanctuary, we celebrated "God's Work, Our Hands," the 2nd week of the Season of Creation, and Jesus' message on Forgiveness.
Watch the August 30th online service.