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Mount Pleasant Lutheran Church

Jan 30, 2023

HOLY GOSPEL: Matthew 5:1-12 

1When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. 2Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying: 
3“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 
4“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be...


Jan 23, 2023

HOLY GOSPEL: Matthew 4:12-23 

Jesus begins his public ministry shortly after John the Baptist is imprisoned by Herod. He proclaims the nearness of God’s reign and calls four fishermen to be his first disciples. 

The Holy Gospel according to Matthew. Glory to you, O Lord. 

12Now when Jesus heard that John had been...


Jan 16, 2023

John 1:29-42

Usually we think of Andrew as one of the “other disciples”. But there’s more to him than just being “Simon Peter’s brother”; he’s got something to show us about trying to follow Jesus.


Jan 9, 2023

Matthew 3:13-17

13Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan, to be baptized by him. 14John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?” 15But Jesus answered him, “Let it be so now; for it is proper for us in this way to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he...


Dec 28, 2022

Luke 2:1-14

Our favorite Christmas Pageants give a pretty idealized image of the birth of Jesus. But Jesus’ nativity was just as risky as any other human birth, and that’s important!