Missouri Synod Church in Downtown Memphis

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  • Workers In The Vineyard - The Part We Missed 9/24/17
    Workers In The Vineyard – The Part We Missed 9/24/17
    Jesus told several parables involving vineyards. This is the one where he hires workers early in the day and more just before evening. But at the close of the day he pays them all the same. You've heard this story...
  • Discerning What Has Greater Value 10/8/2017
    Discerning What Has Greater Value 10/8/2017
    Oscar Wilde said that a cynic was 'a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.' St. Paul certainly know the value of the things he had, but what about us? Pastor Elkins explores the words of St. Paul...
  • A Tale of Two Sons 10/1/2017
    A Tale of Two Sons 10/1/2017
    Pastor Elkins expounds on the parable of the two sons–the one who says he will not work in the vineyard but later goes and works and the one who says he will work, but then never shows. Jesus shows the...
  • Battle Stations! 8/27/2017
    Battle Stations! 8/27/2017
    Are we Christians on a cruise ship or a battleship? Guest pastor Rev. Ron Elkins challenges us with several modern day parables. ...
  • A Place We Can Call Home 8/20/17
    A Place We Can Call Home 8/20/17
    As Christians, where do we find our sense of place? Are we insiders or outsiders? Where is it that we belong? Hear guest pastor Darrel Kobs deliver today’s sermon and discuss this important topic....
  • Let's Talk About Doubt 8/13/2017
    Let’s Talk About Doubt 8/13/2017
    We all have doubts. There is no getting away from them. Hear Pastor Elkins talk about the doubts the Apostle Peter felt and what we can take from this to apply to our own lives....
  • Learning From Jesus' Own Sorrow and Adversity 8/6/2017
    Learning From Jesus’ Own Sorrow and Adversity 8/6/2017
    Jesus was deeply moved by the execution of His cousin, such so that He wanted to get away to himself for a while. But the needs of the people came first and Jesus put duty, both to His father, and...
  • Let's Talk About Prayer 7/30/2017
    Let’s Talk About Prayer 7/30/2017
    Pastor Elkins offers us a brief refresher on the how and why of the most powerful tool in the Christian's arsenal - prayer....
  • 2017-06-18 The Tale of Jesús García
    2017-06-18 The Tale of Jesús García
    On November 7, 1907, a 23-year-old brakeman noticed smoke in the air. He realized that sparks from his train’s chimney stack had blown back onto the first cars, igniting the hay on top. The train was transporting 70 boxes of...
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    2017-06-11 A Blast From The Past!
    In my house growing up, whenever my mother could control the remote, the move we would watch is a movie from 1999 called "Blast From The Past." ...
  • 2017-05-21 - American Idols
    2017-05-21 – American Idols
    American Idols - let's start off with a brief history of American Pop Music icons and see where that leads us in the scripture reading. ...
  • Where's Joy: Reflections on a Hospital Stay.
    Where’s Joy: Reflections on a Hospital Stay.
    Pastor Phil Schmidt does not get to take it easy. After serving as Trinity’s Associate Pastor and as Chaplain to the Shelby County Juvenile Court, he assumed the roll Trinity’s Pastor Emeritus, only to find himself several times the go...
  • May 7, 2017 - Day By Day...
    May 7, 2017 – Day By Day…
    And the Lord was adding to their number day by day... This the goal of every Christian, to bring others into God's saving grace. But how?...
  • April 30, 2017 -
    April 30, 2017 –
    Thanks to God's loving mercy, we don't have to face Him alone! This is a VERY good thing....
  • April 23, 2017 - BOGO
    April 23, 2017 – BOGO
    Buy One, Get One . . . what a great example of cause and effect. You buy this, you get that. What could be better? Well, how about God’s mercy leading to the gift of grace? Now...
  • 2017 Easter Morning Sermon
    2017 Easter Morning Sermon
    HE HAS RISEN! HE HAS RISEN INDEED! Listen as LCMS District President Roger Paavola comes as Trinity's guest pastor to deliver our Easter Morning Sermon for today....
  • Maundy Thursday - 2017
    Maundy Thursday – 2017
    The Thursday evening before Jesus was crucified he gathered his disciples together in the upper room and washed their feet. After they had eaten the Passover Meal, Jesus instituted the Lord’s Supper. Tonight Dr. Roger Paavola, leads us in worship...