Pastor Janot

Sermons

Sermons at Abiding Presence are based on the the readings from scripture that day. These readings come from the Revised Common Lectionary.

As Lutherans we believe that God is present to us in the words of scripture and in the living Word who is Jesus. Sermons are intended to help us behold the living Word of God in our lives as we encounter God speaking to us through scripture. Sermons also help us to more clearly understand scriptural passages and respond to the good news through our own particular life experiences and congregational life. Ideally a sermon is a ‘trialog’— God, congregation members and the preacher in conversation together.

Children's Sermons

The Pastor or lay members provide a discussion with children based on the scripture readings for the day at each worship service just after the readings and before the pastor’s sermon. The children then collect change from the congregation for the Noisy Offering to donate to a charity that they have chosen.

Pastor's Sermons

This Week's Events...

February 21, 2019
  • Thursday Morning Book Study

    February 21, 2019  10:00 am - 11:30 am

    The Thursday Morning study group is reading Anne Lamott's book titled Almost Everything: Notes on Hope, which is a collection of essays on life and faith. In humorous and poignant stories, she discusses the challenges and joys of being human in the time in which we live.  Please join us Thursday Morning in the conference room of the church office.  Newcomers are always welcome.

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  • Lunch Bunch

    February 21, 2019  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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February 24, 2019
  • Worship

    February 24, 2019  9:30 am - 10:30 am
    1550 Walton Blvd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309, USA

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  • Faith Formation

    February 24, 2019  11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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