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Blogging Towards Sunday, December 10, 2017

  Ezekiel 37:1-14   We turn this week to the prophet Ezekiel, who was a priest and prophet in ancient Judah, a contemporary of Jeremiah during the time of the … Continue reading

December 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

CROSSROADS WORKSHOP: “RACISM, POWER, & DOMINANCE IN THE US AND THE CHURCH”

THE PRESBYTERY OF SAN FRANCISCO INVITES YOU TO THE CROSSROADS WORKSHOP “RACISM, POWER, & DOMINANCE IN THE US AND THE CHURCH” Date: Saturday, December 9th Time: 9 am – 5 … Continue reading

November 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, December 3, 2017 : The First Sunday of Advent

  Daniel 3:1-30   Resistance.  It’s a word that populates our current culture in politics, art and conversation.  Not often associated with Advent, it’s actually quite appropriate.  Advent means coming, … Continue reading

November 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, November 26, 2017

  Jeremiah 29:1-14; John 14:25-27   This week we hear from the prophet Jeremiah, who came after both Amos and Isaiah.  By his day Israel and Judah are wiped out.  … Continue reading

November 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, November 19, 2017

  Isaiah 9:1-7; John 8:1-12   This week we move from an introduction to the prophet Amos, and his call for justice and righteousness in Israel (the Northern Kingdom) in … Continue reading

November 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, November 12, 2017

  Amos 1:1-2; 5:14-15, 21-24; John 7:37-38   This week we move from narrative stores of call to written prophetic texts. While Amos wasn’t the first prophet, think of Elijah … Continue reading

November 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Congregational Meeting of November 12, 2017

We’re having a congregational meeting on Sunday, November 12th after worship to elect 4 members to our Nominating Committee for 2017.   In the Presbyterian Church, our polity (or constitution) … Continue reading

November 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, November 5, 2017

  1 Kings 19:1-16; 1 Corinthians 12:12-27   This week we hear another story of Call – that of Elijah to faith in doubt, to discern the presence of the … Continue reading

October 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 22, 2017

    1 Samuel 16:1-13 &  Psalm 51:10-14   This week we hear another story of Call – that of David as the king of Israel.  He is subversively crown … Continue reading

October 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meeting of the Central Region of the Presbytery of San Francisco

  The Central Regional meeting of the Presbytery of San Francisco will be next Tuesday, October 17th from 5:30-8:30pm.  You and others from your congregation can join in fellowship and … Continue reading

October 12, 2017 · Leave a comment