Welcome to St George’s Episcopal Memorial Church. Our parish has been an important presence in the Bismarck community since 1880, and we continue to meet the Living God in this place today – through worship, education, outreach, and most of all, through the relationships we have created with each other.

OUR DIVINE PURPOSE STATEMENT
† WE BELIEVE that through Jesus Christ we are meant to faithfully and joyfully serve God and our neighbors.
† WE WORSHIP as a community of believers who make people feel welcome from every walk of life. We value and welcome the diversity of all people.
† WE SERVE seekers inside and outside the church to live in accordance with the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Sermons on Luke (Page 2)

The Rich Man

September 29th 15th Pentecost; Proper 20 Luke 16:19-31 Jesus said, “There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, who longed to satisfy his hunger with what fell from the rich man’s table; even the dogs would come and…

The Purpose of Money

September 22nd 15th Pentecost; Proper 20 Luke 16:1-13 Jesus said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was squandering his property. So he summoned him and said to him, `What is this that I hear about you? Give me an accounting of your management, because you cannot be…

Mercy Over Rules

Gospel: Luke 13:10-17 10 Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. 11And just then there appeared a woman with a spirit that had crippled her for eighteen years. She was bent over and was quite unable to stand up straight. 12When Jesus saw her, he called her over and said, ‘Woman, you are set free from your ailment.’ 13When he laid his…

Lighting a Fire

Gospel: Luke 12:49-56 49 ‘I came to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! 50I have a baptism with which to be baptized, and what stress I am under until it is completed! 51Do you think that I have come to bring peace to the earth? No, I tell you, but rather division! 52From now on, five in one household will…

July 28; Papaw teaches prayer

Gospel: Luke 11:1-13 1 He was praying in a certain place, and after he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, ‘Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.’ 2He said to them, ‘When you pray, say:Father, hallowed be your name.   Your kingdom come.3   Give us each day our daily bread.4   And forgive us our sins,     for we ourselves forgive everyone indebted to us.   And do…