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Blogging Towards Sunday, August 20, 2017

Psalm 38   The Book of Psalms is a book of poetry, which was used as the “prayer” of “service” book in the ancient Israelite Temple. Composed of 150 poems, … Continue reading

August 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, August 13, 2017

  Psalm 40   The Book of Psalms is a book of poetry, which was used as the “prayer” of “service” book in the ancient Israelite Temple.  Composed of 150 … Continue reading

August 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, August 6, 2017

 Psalm 139   The Psalms are poem-songs that seek to articulate that which is beyond words, the existential truth which surpasses the power of language.  Today’s psalm is a prayer … Continue reading

August 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, July 30, 2017

Psalm 22   The Psalms are poem-songs that seek to articulate that which is beyond words, underneath them, that which surpasses the power of language. Today’s psalm is one of … Continue reading

July 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, July 23, 2017

  Psalm 8 The Psalms are poem-songs that seek to articulate that which is beyond words, underneath them, that which surpasses the power of language.  Today’s Psalm orients or re-orients … Continue reading

July 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, July 16, 2017

  Thoughts on Today’s Scriptures  Psalm 113 & Luke 1:46-55   We often imagine July as a month of sun soaked barbecues, community celebrations and a different pace focused around … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Church Retreat E-Waste Recyling Fundraiser :: June 24th

Donate your used e-waste to our Church E-Waste Recycling Event  on June 24th!  All proceeds go to helping fund our joint church retreat September 8-10th with First Presbyterian of Alameda. … Continue reading

June 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Talking Theology in a Tavern

It’s True! Theology and sharing can happen in a tavern, over a beer! Five of us met with Monte at the Golden Squirrel to share a beer and talk theologically; … Continue reading

June 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 11, 2017

  Psalm 100 & John 1:1-5, 14-17   The Book of Psalms is a book of poetry, which was used as the “prayer” of “service” book in the ancient Israelite … Continue reading

June 7, 2017 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Pentecost Sunday, June 4, 2017

  Acts 2:1-4; Galatians 4:1-7 & Galatians 5:16-26   Today is Pentecost: the 50th day after Easter, a Christian feast day which springs originally from a Jewish Holy Day “Shavuot” … Continue reading

May 30, 2017 · Leave a comment