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Funeral Sermon for Helmut Koester

Sermon preached at the funeral of the Reverend Professor Dr. Helmut Koester on January 16, 2016.

The preacher was the Rev. Donald S. Larsen, pastor of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sudbury, Massachusetts, who served as pastor of University Lutheran Church from 2004 to 2012. Readings for the service were:

  • Isaiah 51:7-11
  • Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17
  • 1 Corinthians 15:53-58
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
  • John 16:22-33