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Nov. 12, 2017 • 10 am • Midnight Oil

Five foolish bridesmaids, five wise bridesmaids, ten lamps, a limited amount of oil, a bridegroom and a wedding feast—this was the subject of the mornings’ scripture (Matthew 25:1-13), an allegory about the kingdom of God.

Oct 15, 2017 • 10 am • Gulp

Adult Minister Kit Novotny explores Isaiah’s “little Apocalypse” (Isaiah 25:1-10). To consider this passage apocalypse and home in a time when world events have us teetering on the brink and wildfires devastate a large swath of Northern California, seems fitting.

Sept 17, 2017 • 10am • Under Water

In the lectionary text for the morning, God parts the waters of the Red Sea so that Moses and his crew can escape Egypt and the army that is chasing them.  This story comes up at a time when parts of the United States and islands in the Caribbean have been battered by hurricanes and flooding has been dramatic. The water around us is amazing—sometimes safe, sometimes scary.

Aug 27, 2017 • 10 am • Love & Guilt

In the final sermon in the “Summer of Love” series, Senior Minister Molly Baskette explores love and guilt. Guilt can be a powerful force. It is a sign that we have done wrong or failed to do right. It may provide the impulse to make things right.

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.