Message & Music

April 21, 2019 Living Easter Joy

Jesus promised his followers the gift of the Holy Spirit, to guide and accompany them, and he gave them the gift of his peace. This Easter, let’s hold these teachings close to our hearts, and let’s cherish these holy gifts. May we experience the compassionate presence of Jesus, the wisdom [...]

January 20, 2019 The Importance of Celebrating Dr. King

Our very special celebration of Dr. King’s Legacy: Then and Now. We travel along that long arc of the moral universe with liberators Moses, Jesus, and Dr. King to arrive in the USA today.

December 24, 2018 What a Baby Brings

Christmas Eve. Wondrous Season of Light and Hope.

June 4, 2017 Time to Build up the World! Mexico Mission Send Off

This Sunday, June 4, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., all are welcome for a high energy Mexico Mission Send Off!  What do Alexander Hamilton, Jesus, and our Mexico Mission home builders have in common?  You’ll find out!

April 16, 2017 Celebration of Easter Fearless, Timeless, Wondrous Love

All are welcome this Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. for our joyful and beautiful celebration of Easter.  The tomb is empty!  Jesus lives! Alleluia!

January 15, 2017 A Tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on PC(USA) Race Relations Sunday: Civil War, Civil Rights, Civil Society, God’s World

This Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 9:30 a.m., we’ll remember Dr. King and our country’s experience with race relations by journeying from the soaring promises of our founders to the Civil War, the Civil Rights movement, and the reality of a nation divided.  How do we get to God’s way [...]

December 24, 2016 A Blessed Christmas to All!

All are welcome for a candlelit service of hope, peace, love, and joy this Saturday, December 24, 2016, at 7:00 p.m., the holiest night of the year. Come sing carols and let your spirit be stirred by guest soloist Charlotte Phillips, our own Stephen Iverson, and our SHPC Singers. Christmas [...]

November 20, 2016: Pastor Bev esponds to the Election: Living Our Values/Loving Our Neighbors

October 23, 2016 October Series – Forgiveness and Letting Go … Letting Go of “Improving” Others, Especially Family

The Lord’s Prayer makes it plain: God calls us to forgive others. We know that letting go of our grudges and resentments could set us free and soften our hearts, which is right where God wants us. And yet… This Sunday, October 23, 2016, at 9:30 a.m., we’ll conclude our [...]

October 16, 2016 October Series – Forgiveness and Letting Go … Accepting Life on Life’s Terms

Living in the real world forces us to face the reality that life is not always fair. Hardship and suffering fall upon good people, even dear small children. If God is just, loving, and powerful, why is life like this? How can we accept an imperfect world and still love [...]