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February 8, 2015 – What Keeps the Unity in Community?

How do you manage conflict? Do you tackle conflict directly, by speaking the truth in love (Ephesians 4:15)? Are you a believer in venting and then apologizing later (or not)? Or are you, like so many of us, a conflict avoider who sometimes finds yourself feeling resentful and stepped on? [...]

February 1, 2015 – The Gift of Presence with Pastoral Intern Lora East

This Sunday, February 1, 2015, at 9:30 a.m., our own Lora East will share with us some of the gifts of her month of intensive study with San Francisco Theological Seminary’s Program in Christian Spirituality. We’ll explore the healing power in storytelling, with examples from the Gospel of John (1:35-39), [...]

January 18, 2015 – Remembering Dr. King: In the Wake of Ferguson

This Sunday, January 18, 2015, at 9:30 a.m., we remember the life, leadership, and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the wake of last year’s events in Ferguson, Missouri. Fifty years ago, Dr. King courageously led the march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama to advocate for [...]

January 4, 2015 – Celebration of Epiphany

Happy New Year! The start of a new year is a wonderful time to wake up to God’s presence in our lives and in the world. This Sunday, January 4, 2015, at 9:30 a.m., we begin our celebration of Epiphany by remembering the three Magi who followed a bright star [...]

April 13, 2014 – Holy Week Begins with Palm/Passion Sunday

The Holiest week of the Christian year begins this Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 9:30 a.m., when we commemorate Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem with a procession of palms and songs of Hosanna. The cheers of the adoring crowds soon gave way to the jeers of those who would have [...]