Our Savior's Lutheran Church Podcasts | Menomonie, Wisconsin

Our Savior's Lutheran Church Podcasts | Menomonie, Wisconsin

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Our Savior’s Lutheran Church is vibrant and inclusive community of disciples seeking to love and serve God as we follow in the ways of Christ. We are a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. We welcome you to join us on our journey of faith and discovery through these sermons and classes. We welcome you to join us in person for worship, study, and fellowship, too!


Tenth Sunday after Pentecost - August 9, 2020 - Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
Aug 9 • 60 min
Welcome to worship on the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost. Today we welcome Pastor Don Wisner as our preacher and Dale Freberg as our guest musician. Worship leader: Pastor Heather Wigdahl Musicians: Michaela Gifford (pianist) and Dale Freberg (guest…
Ninth Sunday after Pentecost - August 2, 2020 - Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
Aug 2 • 63 min
Welcome to worship on the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost. Today Pastor Heather shares both a special Kid’s Time story and a sermon on the our call to step out of line, like Jesus, when our culture leans toward injustice. We are welcomed into God’s household…
Eighth Sunday after Pentecost - July 26, 2020 - Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Menomonie, WI
Jul 26 • 64 min
Welcome to worship on the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost. Today we welcome Ted Bensen as our assisting minister. Pastor Sarah shares a children’s message and sermon based on Solomon’s prayer for wisdom found in the Old Testament reading from 1 King 3:5-12.…
Seventh Sunday after Pentecost - July 19, 2020 - Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
Jul 19 • 65 min
Welcome to worship on the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost. Today we welcome Dale Freberg as our guest preacher and Barb Lindberg, who shares special music with us. Worship leaders: Pastor Sarah Miller and Dale Freberg; Musicians: Michaela Gifford and Barb…
Sixth Sunday after Pentecost - July 12, 2020 - Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
Jul 12 • 61 min
Welcome to worship on the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost. Today we have the privilege of welcoming Pastor Don Wisner as our preacher. Worship leaders: Pastor Heather Wigdahl and Pastor Sarah Miller Musician: Michaela Gifford Videography: Nathan Miller In…
Fifth Sunday after Pentecost - July 5, 2020 - Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
Jul 5 • 60 min
Welcome to worship on the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost. Today’s worship focuses our attention on the gift of baptism. Pastor Sarah shares both a special children’s message and a sermon based on the gospel reading from Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 and on Psalm…
Fourth Sunday after Pentecost - June 28, 2020 - Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
Jun 28 • 60 min
Welcome to worship on the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost. Today Pastor Heather shares both a special Kid’s Time story and a sermon on the our call to welcome others and practice radical hospitality which values the other as a mutual partner and teacher.…
Third Sunday after Pentecost - June 21, 2020 - Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
Jun 21 • 58 min
Welcome to worship on the Third Sunday after Pentecost. Today Pastor Sarah shares a sermon based on Jeremiah 20:7-13 and Matthew 10: 24-39. She invites us to reflect on how God’s Word challenges us to see and hear the truth about our world and about…
Second Sunday after Pentecost - June 14, 2020 - Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
Jun 14 • 65 min
Welcome to worship on the Second Sunday after Pentecost. Today Pastor Heather shares both a special Kid’s Time story and a sermon on the our call of discipleship to leave a positive mark in our world. The sermon is inspired by the gospel reading from…
Holy Trinity Sunday - June 7, 2020
Jun 7 • 61 min
Welcome to worship at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Menomonie, WI. This Sunday is Holy Trinity Sunday. Today we hear a sermon from the Presiding Bishop of the ELCA, Rev. Elizabeth Eaton. In her sermon, Bishop Eaton responds to the pandemic and to the…
Pentecost Sunday - May 31, 2020 - Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
May 31 • 64 min
Welcome to worship as we celebrate Pentecost Sunday! Today Pastor Heather shares both a special Kid’s Time story and a sermon on the Holy Spirit, breathing in us and through us, just as the Spirit breathed on that first Pentecost. The Holy Spirit moves…
Ascension of our Lord - May 24, 2020
May 24 • 60 min
Welcome to worship at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Menomonie, WI. This Sunday we celebrate the Ascension of our Lord. Pastor Sarah preaches on the story recorded in Luke 24:44-53 and its continuation in Acts 1:1-11. Although Jesus returns now to the…
Sixth Sunday of Easter - May 17, 2020
May 17 • 62 min
Welcome to worship on the Sixth Sunday of Easter. Today we hear a children’s sermon from Pastor Heather and a sermon by Pastor Heather on John 14:15-27, a continuation of last week’s gospel and message. We also welcome Loren Gifford and Dale Freberg, who…
Fifth Sunday of Easter - May 10, 2020
May 10 • 62 min
Welcome to worship on the Fifth Sunday of Easter. Today we hear a children’s sermon by Pastor Heather, special music created virtually by the OSL Youth Choir, and a sermon by Pastor Heather on John 14:1-14. Today we are reminded that Jesus is our way and…
Fourth Sunday of Easter - May 3, 2020
May 3 • 60 min
Welcome to worship on the Fourth Sunday of Easter. Today we welcome Merlyn Aude who shares special music with us at the prelude on, during communion, and at the postlude. The first reading comes from the 2nd chapter of Acts and the gospel from the 10th…
Third Sunday of Easter - Lutheran Campus Ministry Sunday - April 26, 2020
Apr 26 • 62 min
Welcome to worship on the Third Sunday of Easter. We welcome Katie Wagner, Director of Lutheran Campus Ministry at Stout as our preacher, and Andrew Mercil as our guest musician. Our gospel is from the 24th chapter of Luke. The sermon today reflects on…
Second Sunday of Easter Worship - April 19
Apr 19 • 59 min
CHRIST IS RISEN! Welcome to worship on this Second Sunday of Easter. Our gospel is from the 20th chapter of John. In today’s sermon, Pastor Sarah reflects on Jesus’ visit to the disciples on Easter evening. Worship leaders: Pastor Heather Wigdahl and…
Easter Sunday Worship, 2020
Apr 12 • 58 min
CHRIST IS RISEN! HE IS RISEN INDEED! ALLELUIA! Welcome to Easter Worship! Today we celebrate Christ’s resurrection. In today’s sermon, Pastor Heather shares a reflection on the promises of God, who is always bringing new life out of death. God is always…
Good Friday Worship, 2020
Apr 10 • 49 min
Welcome to Good Friday worship. Today we gather around the cross to pray and to remember Christ’s death. In today’s sermon, Pastor Sarah Miller reflects on Jesus’ last words, “It is finished.” Worship Leaders: Pastor Heather Wigdahl and Pastor Sarah…
Maundy Thursday Worship 2020
Apr 9 • 41 min
Welcome to Maundy Thursday worship. In today’s sermon, Pastor Heather Wigdahl discusses the meaning of Maundy Thursday as we all gather at the large table prepared for us by Christ. Worship Leaders: Pastor Heather Wigdahl, Pastor Sarah Miller Vocalist:…
April 5, 2020 - Palm Sunday
Apr 5 • 54 min
We gather for worship today in our homes, connected together as the body of Christ and by the Holy Spirit. In preparation for worship, you are invited to light a candle and gather bread and wine or juice to celebrate the sacrament of Holy Communion…
Sermon on the 5th Sunday in Lent - John 11:1-46
Mar 29 • 17 min
A sermon by Pastor Heather Wigdahl based on the gospel text for the day: John 11:1-46. The gospel reading tells the story of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead. Lazarus’ death and resurrection foreshadow Jesus’ soon to come death and resurrection. Where…
March 29, 2020 Worship - The Fifth Sunday in Lent
Mar 29 • 56 min
We gather for worship today in our homes, connected together as the body of Christ and by the Holy Spirit. As you enter worship, you are invited to light a candle and gather bread and wine or juice to celebrate the sacrament of Holy Communion wherever you…
March 22, 2020 Worship - The Fourth Sunday in Lent
Mar 22 • 48 min
We gather for worship today in our homes, connected together as the body of Christ and by the Holy Spirit. As you enter into worship, you are invited to light a candle, and gather bread and wine or juice to celebrate the sacrament of Holy Communion…
Sermon on the 6th Sunday after the Epiphany - Matthew 5:21-37
Feb 16 • 14 min
A sermon by Pastor Heather Wigdahl based on the gospel text for the day: Matthew 5:21-37. The gospel reading continues for the third segment of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, which began 2 weeks ago. In this middle section of Jesus’ sermon, he is addressing…
Sermon of the Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany - Matthew 5:1-12
Feb 2 • 11 min
A sermon by Pastor Heather Wigdahl, based on the gospel text from Matthew 5:1-12. This gospel reading includes the beginning of Jesus’ sermon of the Mount. Jesus begins his long sermon (which will cover many different aspects of life and faith) with…
Sermon on the Baptism of our Lord - Matthew 3:13-17
Jan 27 • 9 min
In our gospel for this day, we hear Matthew’s account of the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist. John protests in baptizing Jesus, saying that Jesus should be baptizing HIM, and not the other way around! But Jesus answers John’s resistance with a…
Sermon on the Fourth Sunday of Advent - Matthew 1:18-25
Dec 22, 2019 • 10 min
A sermon by Pastor Heather Wigdahl, reflecting on the gospel text from Matthew 1:18-25. The Season of Advent (Advent, which means arrival) calls us to watch and wait for the coming of the Lord in all the ways that God shows up in our lives and in our…
Sermon on the Third Sunday of Advent - Matthew 11:2-11
Dec 15, 2019 • 7 min
A sermon by Pastor Heather Wigdahl, reflecting on the gospel text from Matthew 11:2-11. The Season of Advent (Advent, which means arrival) calls us to watch and wait for the coming of the Lord in all the ways that God shows up in our lives and in our…
Session 6 - The Changing Church: Reform and Restoration
Dec 11, 2019 • 64 min
An 8 session series that traces the Christian Church in critical moments of development from its beginnings in the Acts of the Apostles to today. Moving from illegal status to state church to constitutional protection, the church has been in constant…
Sermon on the First Sunday of Advent - Matthew 24:36-44
Dec 1, 2019 • 12 min
A sermon by Pastor Heather Wigdahl, reflecting on the gospel text from Matthew 24:36-44 and a reading from Isaiah 2:1-5. The Season of Advent (Advent, which means arrival) calls us to watch and wait for the coming of the Lord in all the ways that God…
Session 5 - The Changing Church: Reform and Restoration
Nov 23, 2019 • 62 min
An 8 session series that traces the Christian Church in critical moments of development from its beginnings in the Acts of the Apostles to today. Moving from illegal status to state church to constitutional protection, the church has been in constant…
Session 4 PARTIAL RECORDING - The Changing Church: Reform and Restoration
Nov 15, 2019 • 6 min
Only a small portion if this session was recorded due to equipment malfunction. The content of session 4 primarily included review from the previous weeks. Stay tuned for session 5!
Session 3: - The Changing Church: Reform and Restoration
Nov 8, 2019 • 71 min
An 8 session series that traces the Christian Church in critical moments of development from its beginnings in the Acts of the Apostles to today. Moving from illegal status to state church to constitutional protection, the church has been in constant…
Session 2 - The Changing Church: Reform and Restoration
Oct 30, 2019 • 70 min
An 8 session series that traces the Christian Church in critical moments of development from its beginnings in the Acts of the Apostles to today. Moving from illegal status to state church to constitutional protection, the church has been in constant…
“Seeing God in Us and in Our Neighbor” Reformation Sermon, Pastor Heather Wigdahl
Oct 27, 2019 • 12 min
Sermon by Pastor Heather Wigdahl on Reformation Sunday, 2019. Using the appointed text for Ordinary Time, Luke 18:9-14.
Session 1 - Introduction to the Changing Church: Reform and Restoration
Oct 27, 2019 • 73 min
An 8 session series that traces the Christian Church in critical moments of development from its beginnings in the Acts of the Apostles to today. Moving from illegal status to state church to constitutional protection, the church has been in constant…