In the scripture, Jesus gives some advice about what to do when someone offends you. He suggests talking directly first, before anything else.
In the story for the morning, Moses encounters God in the burning bush. God asks his to take off his sandals because he is “standing on holy ground.” (Exodus 3:1-15) Young Adult Minister Kit Novotny explores the vulnerability of being barefoot.
The classic scripture I Corinthians 12:12-13a compares the body of Christ to the parts of the body. Each part is important and none are to be rejected.
Rev. Judy Huston is a Minister in Covenant with First Church Berkeley who serves as a pastoral counselor and spiritual director. She also works as a special assistant in a kindergarten classroom.
In the midst of dire warnings about the effect of climate change and in advance of a major international conference on global warming in Paris in December, Young Adult Minister Kit Novotny lifts up the glory of God's creation and our responsibility to care for us.