Greg Pietsch

Greg Pietsch

Role: Pastor

Victorian District Bishop, LCA (emeritus)

Latest sermons:
11:30pm, Monday, December 24, 2018
Passage: John 1:1-14
Series: General
Duration: 20 mins 6 secs
The first Gospel, Mark, starts with the baptism of Jesus. The Gospel of Matthew, for a Jewish audience, first traces his ancestry back to Abraham. The Gospel of Luke, written for Gentiles, traces his ancestry back to Adam, the common ancestor of all. But John, written last and focused on Jesus' full identity, goes back all the way: "In the beginning". [Special music - Midnight Mass]
8:30am, Sunday, November 18, 2018
Passage: Mark 13:1-8
Series: General
Duration: 18 mins 22 secs
Visiting pastor Greg Pietsch uses the disciples' awe about the Temple to explore our habit of putting our confidence in the wrong places - that is, anywhere but in God and Christ. [Organ/Choir - Pentecost 26]
10:30am, Sunday, June 24, 2018
Passage: Mark 4:35-41
Series: General
Duration: 20 mins 10 secs
Visiting pastor Greg Pietsch explores times when winds blow hard for us (in the storms of life), and what we can learn from Jesus' stilling the storm on the Sea of Galilee. [Organ/Choir - Pentecost 5]
8:30am, Sunday, April 15, 2018
Passage: Luke 24:36-48
Series: General
Duration: 20 mins 44 secs
On the first Easter evening, the risen Jesus opened the minds of his disciples so that they understood their Bible stories. And with a little detective work, we can share in Jesus' Bible study. Visiting Pastor (and Bishop Emeritus) Greg Pietsch shows us how. [Organ - Easter 3]
10:30am, Sunday, February 25, 2018
Passage: Mark 8:31-38
Series: General
Duration: 19 mins 40 secs
Guest preacher today is Bishop Emeritus Pastor Greg Pietsch. Jesus told us to take up our crosses daily; but what are our crosses? [Organ/Choir - Lent 2]
11:30pm, Sunday, December 24, 2017
Passage: Luke 2:22-40
Series: General
Duration: 20 mins 46 secs
Amid ever-increasing change, some important things continue to resonate. Have you noticed that in this story, we hear next to nothing about the travel and birth itself, and enormous detail about the announcement of the news? [Specialist Choir - Christmas Eve Midnight Mass]
6:00pm, Sunday, June 1, 2014
Duration: 23 mins 27 secs
Our society confuses (and restricts) sexuality to speak only about sexual intercourse itself. But "social sexuality" is a whole complex of gender-based realities, as well as (or apart from) that one thing. God's plan is for our whole being, not for a fragment that we set up as an idol. From this, Bishop Greg draws suggestions for folks at many different stages of life. [ Thomas Placee - Ascension Day ]
11:30pm, Tuesday, December 24, 2013
[ [ Chamber Choir - Christmas - Midnight Mass ] ]