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Dec 30, 2018 • 10 am • Faith, Love, Service

Guest preacher Lupita Muñiz, is executive director of the Casa San José in Colima, Mexico, an independently operated NGO that houses, educates, and cares for children who have been abandoned, abused, or orphaned. She shares stories of how her faith developed and strengthened as she at first reluctantly took on the work that she has been doing now for 40 years.

July 29, 2018 • 10 am • Rachel Bauman

Minister of Community Life Rachel Bauman explores the story of Job, a righteous man who is tested as his blessings are stripped away from him by God. He ponders and laments his own state and is challenged by his friends. But Job speaks honestly of his suffering to God.

Apr 15, 2018 • 10 am • I Will Lie Down in Safety?

Reflecting on the themes of sleep, faith and safety in Psalm 4, Emerging Leader Kim Druziako shares her own stories of survival as she first moved to the Bay Area. With little resources, she finds herself in a warehouse community of other poor queer folks who help each other make ends meet.

Aug 20, 2017 • 10 am • Long Slow Lovin’

“God’s love endures forever.” That is the repeated refrain in Psalm 136 and as part of the sermon series “Summer of Love” Minister of Art & Communication Phil Porter explores the benefits and challenges of long-term relationships.

Apr 2, 2017 • 10 am • Resist + Arise

In the Gospel story, Jesus waits a few days upon hearing that his beloved friend Lazarus was sick before eventually going to where his body has been buried and calling him out of the tomb. Young Adult Minister Kit Novotny suggests that Jesus’ initial resistance may have been due to his very human grief.