This is a sermon for Reformation Sunday, 2020. This was also my Farewell Sermon, as I had accepted a call to another parish and this was my last Sunday at St. John's Lutheran Church-Vilmar or rural Greene, Iowa.
The first farewell sermon I remember hearing from a Pastor was Easter Sunday, 1996. Dr. James Lamb was preaching his last sermon as Senior Pastor of my home church, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Garner< Iowa, as he had accepted a call to become Executive Director for Lutherans for Life. I will