Recent Sermons

June 29, 2014 “Not Unlikely and Not Heroes”

Rev. Tracy Barnowe preached this sermon as the recommended candidate to be our next settled Pastor. In it, she examines supposedly unlikely heroes and finds that they are often in fact the person best-prepared to address the larger, unacknowledged problem of the day. Scripture: the “unlikely” choice of David as [...]

June 8 2014 “Stand Together or Fall Apart”

For Pentecost Sunday, Ken explores  ”Pentecost moments” in our daily lives and the idea we are fully ourselves only when we are in relationships with others.  Scripture: Acts 2:1 – 12.

May 4, 2014 “Faith Treks”

Ken examines the journey of self-understanding that is a key part of the second half of a life well lived and finds a parallel in our search process. He suggests that, in the long view, we may find that this exploration is the most valuable part of the whole experience. [...]

April 13, 2014 “I Love a Parade”

    ….For Palm Sunday, Ken draws on his experience participating in the great Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights march in the 60s to make the point that the easy thrill of walking behind a charismatic leader on a sunny Sunday is very different from the challenge of actually following that leader’s [...]

March 23, 2014 “Christianity as Compassion Not Condemnation”

Rev. Thom Longino is Associate Night Minister at the San Francisco Night Ministry. In this sermon he draws on his experience working with street people to explore the true meaning of compassion.  Scripture:  Luke 6:27-38.

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