NALC/CMD Disaster Response: Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence is projected to make landfall along our coastline tomorrow. Mary Bates, the NALC’s Disaster Response Coordinator, will be bringing more than 1000 flood buckets and 1000 health kits from the Ohio area to supplement our current collection at the St. John’s warehouse. At this point, St. John’s will serve as the primary staging area, with distribution sites to be determined. Mary and Pr. Ernie Sheldon, the CMD Disaster Response Coordinator, are requesting that congregations limit their material donations to bottled water, Bibles, and the flood buckets/cleaning supplies, health kits, and school kits described in the document below. No clothes donations are required at this time.

NALC Disaster Response Kits

Please coordinate your collection efforts with St. John’s Disaster Response Team and Pr. Ernie Sheldon at (828) 612-6439. While St. John’s prefers that each congregation handle the transport of its donations if possible, they are willing to help with the collection if necessary. Please bring all material donations to:

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
740 N. Center Street
Statesville, NC
Pr. Ernie Sheldon: (828) 612-6439

Gift cards (Lowes and Home Depot) should be designated “NALC Disaster Response” and mailed to St. John’s at:

St. John’s Lutheran Church
740 N. Center Street
Statesville, NC 28677

Monetary donations (100% of which will go to Hurricane Florence relief) may be made directly online to NALC Disaster Response.

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Sermon Audio/Video for Pentecost 15B

Sermon audio and video from around the Carolinas Mission District

Learning and Living God’s Word – Deuteronomy 4:19, Mark 7:14-23
Pastor David Nuottila
St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, Chapin, SC

Summer Sermon Series: Elijah the Prophet of Courage and Confrontation
Who Is Lord of Your Life? – 1 Kings 18:16-40
Pastor Dieter Punt
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Troutman, NC

Gear Up ! – Ephesians 6:10-20
Pastor Mike Greenauer
Trinity Lutheran Church – Flat Rock, NC

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Sermon Audio/Video for Pentecost 14B

Sermon audio and video from around the Carolinas Mission District

Hearts Near to Christ – Isaiah 29:11-19, Mark 7:1013
Sermon for Homecoming Sunday
Guest Preacher – Pastor David Wendel, Asst. to the NALC Bishop
St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, Chapin, SC

Summer Sermon Series: Elijah the Prophet of Courage and Confrontation
A Prophet’s Work Is Never Done – 1 Kings 18:40-46
Pastor Dieter Punt
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Troutman, NC

Changing the Narrative – Mark 7:1-13
Pastor Mike Greenauer
Trinity Lutheran Church – Flat Rock, NC

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Sermon Audio/Video for Pentecost 13B

Sermon audio and video from around the Carolinas Mission District

Lord, To Whom Shall We Go? – John 6:51-69
Part 1      Part 2
Pastor David Nuottila
St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, Chapin, SC

Summer Sermon Series: Elijah the Prophet of Courage and Confrontation
How the Mighty Can Fall – 1 Kings 19:1-4
Pastor Dieter Punt
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Troutman, NC

The Baseball Gospel” – Luke 12:49-56
Pastor Mike Greenauer
Trinity Lutheran Church – Flat Rock, NC

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Sermon Audio/Video for Pentecost 11B

Sermon audio and video from around the Carolinas Mission District

The Game of Life – John 6:22-35
Pastor David Nuottila
St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, Chapin, SC

Summer Sermon Series: Elijah the Prophet of Courage and Confrontation
Stepping Up to God’s Call – 1 Kings 17:17-24
Pastor Dieter Punt
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Troutman, NC

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Sermon Audio/Video for Pentecost 10B

Sermon audio and video from around the Carolinas Mission District

Summer Sermon Series: The Ten Commandments
You Shall Not Covet: God Protects Us from Ourselves
Exodus 20:1-17
Pastor David Nuottila
St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, Chapin, SC

Summer Sermon Series: Elijah the Prophet of Courage and Confrontation
The Empty Barrel – 1 Kings 17:8-18
Pastor Dieter Punt
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Troutman, NC

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Sermon Audio/Video for Pentecost 9B

Sermon audio and video from around the Carolinas Mission District

Summer Sermon Series: The Ten Commandments
The Eighth Commandment: Do Not Bear False Witness
Exodus 20:16, Jeremiah 23:1-6, Ephesians 2:11-22
Pastor David Nuottila
St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, Chapin, SC

Summer Sermon Series: Elijah the Prophet of Courage and Confrontation
When God Calls You He Will Provide – 1 Kings 17:2-7
Pastor Dieter Punt
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Troutman, NC

Weeding the Lawn – Psalm 23
Pastor Mike Greenauer
Trinity Lutheran Church – Flat Rock, NC

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Sermon Audio/Video for Pentecost 7B

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Summer Sermon Series: The Ten Commandments
The Sixth Commandment: God’s Protection of Marriage
Genesis 2:15-25, John 8:1-11
Pastor David Nuottila
St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, Chapin, SC

Success and Failure – Mark 6:1-13
Guest Pastor – Pastor Mike Warfel
Trinity Lutheran Church – Flat Rock, NC

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Sermon Audio / Video for Pentecost 6B

Sermon audio and video from around the Carolinas Mission District

Summer Sermon Series: The Ten Commandments
The Fifth Commandment: Loving and Protecting Our Neighbor
Matthew 5:21-26, Exodus 20:12-17
Pastor David Nuottila
St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, Chapin, SC

The Power of Music – Mark 5:21-43
Guest Pastor – Pastor Mike Warfel
Trinity Lutheran Church – Flat Rock, NC

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Sermon Audio/Video for Pentecost 5B

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Summer sermon Series: The Ten Commandments
The Fourth Commandment: To Honor Our Father and Mother
Mark 4:35-41, Exodus 20:12
Pastor David Nuottila
St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, Chapin, SC

Faith in Deep Water – Mark 4:35-41
Pastor Dieter Punt
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Troutman, NC

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