Pastor Harman’s sermon: Aug. 9, 2009

In this week’s sermon, Pastor Harman discusses how we are all special and precious in God’s eyes and called to be the Body of Christ in this world, as well as the benefits of worship and the Eucharist.

Pastor Harman is always interested in your feedback. Email him at pastorharman@gracelutheranonline.com.

Pastor Harman’s sermon: Aug. 2, 2009

This week, Pastor Harman discusses David Ogden Stiers, M.A.S.H. and the importance of evaluating what we ask of God and why we ask it.

Pastor Harman is always interested in your feedback. Email him at pastorharman@graceluthereranonline.com.

Pastor Harman’s sermon: July 12, 2009

Grace Lutheran Church West Springfield Pastor Derek Harman reads the Gospel, Mark Ch. 6 1-13, and offers a sermon on personal responsibility.

Feedback on this sermon? Email Pastor Harman at pastorharman@gracelutheranonline.com.

Pastor Harman’s sermon: July 5, 2009

Grace Lutheran Church West Springfield Pastor Derek Harman reads the Gospel, Mark Ch. 6 1-13, and offers a sermon on the future of Christianity and what it means to be open to possibilities provided by God.

Feedback on this sermon? Email Pastor Harman at mailto:pastorharman@gracelutheranonline.com.

Pastor Harman’s sermon: June 28, 2009

Grace Lutheran Church West Springfield Pastor Derek Harman reads the Gospel, Mark Ch. 5 21-43, and offers a sermon on finding ways to “touch” others in our lives.

Feedback on this sermon? Email Pastor Harman at pastorharman@gracelutheranonline.com.

Pictures from Kirchentag 2009 in Bremen

Check out our photo gallery of pictures from Grace Lutheran Church West Springfield’s trip around the world to Kirchentag 2009 in Bremen, Germany. Learn more about the trip by reading our previous posts on Kirchentag 2009.
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The group from Grace Lutheran Church West Springfield at Kirchentag 2009 in Bremen, Germany.

The group from Grace Lutheran Church West Springfield at Kirchentag 2009 in Bremen, Germany.

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Grace Lutheran Church West Springfield remembers architect Al Casella

The entire community of Grace Lutheran Church West Springfield mourns the recent passing of Alfred P. Casella, the architect who played a vital role in the design and construction of Grace’s current Westfield St. home. (See full entry for construction images.) Continue reading

Listen to exclusive clip from new Back Row Band Christmas album

Share the gift of spiritual music this Christmas season and help feed those in need in our community.

Grace Lutheran Church West Springfield’s own Back Row Band, widely acclaimed as the best Lutheran church band in the Pioneer Valley, has released its brand-new Christmas Album, “Christmas Grace.”

All proceeds from the album will benefit the Parish Cupboard of West Springfield, an organization dedicated to feeding the hungry in the greater West Springfield, Mass. area. The album is available for sale at:

  • The Parish Cupboard, 1023 Main St. in West Springfield
  • The West Springfield Senior Center, 126 Park St. in West Springfield
  • Or by calling 413-732-4118

Check out an exclusive clip, “Joy to the World,” below, featuring a guitar solo by the Back Row Band’s Chip Arnold.

Pastor Harman’s Channel 40 interview

Below, see a video of Pastor Harman’s interview on WGGB-TV 40 after his first Sunday worship service.