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Progressive Christianity Video Database

First Church Berkeley has amassed a library of videos representing progressive Christianity excerpted from worship celebrations over the past few years. You will find sermons, scripture presentations, musical presentations and rituals.

This database is sortable and searchable by a variety of categories including keywords.

We see this as a way of making progressive Christian content more widely available to the general public as well as being a resource for other progressive Christian churches.

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You may also watch full videos of many of our past services.

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Title Date Time Presenter Scripture Scripture subject Sermon Series Day/Season Sort descending Video Excerpt Type Keywords Edit
You are the New Day Jasper Bash, Becca & Pete Emerson, Sarah Shaffer Musical Presentation
Speak, Listen, Remember, and Live Fully Together Sonny Graves St. John of the Cross Eternal Life in God The New is Before Us Sermon Indigenous, Non-Indigenous, Truth and Reconciliation, Jesus, healing, hope, Indigenous Peoples Day, Columbus Day, First Nations, Sonny Graves
Salt Rachel Bauman Matthew 5:13-16 Sermon
Coming Out and Being Brave Rachel Bauman 1 John 1-14 Live in the Light of God True Stories: Reclaiming Testimony Sermon
Notturno Phil Porter Musical Presentation French horn, instrumental music
Joy Phil Porter & Molly Baskette Church on Fire Easter, laughter, community, singing
Who Sharpens the Pencils in the Pews? Patricia de Jong 1 Corinthians 12:11-18 What's Next? Sermon
Stay Connected Ernest Larkins 1 Corinthians 12: 27-31 What's Next? Sermon
Psalm 23 Eliana Llanillo and Rachel Bauman Psalm 23 Other Presentation
Sowing Grace Kelly Ryan Matthew 13: 1-13 Sermon