New Year’s Eve Morning Service, December 31, 2017, 10:30am

~ A Service of “Letting Go” ~ For many 2017 was really hard! Fraught with anxieties! Can 2018 be any different? Can we be more resolved to make a difference this coming year? Maybe lighting a candle will help. This Sunday we take time to reflect on this past year … Read More

“Hearing God in Mary’s Voice”

~ Luke 1:26-38; 47-55 ~ 26In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, 27to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28And he came to her and said, “Greetings, … Read More

Christmas Eve Morning Service, 10:30am

~ “The Annunciation: Mary Ponders” ~ Mary was not a passive, empty-headed young woman. No, she pondered! She was a thinking, feeling, turning-things-over-in-her-mind young woman. Gabriel invites and she accepts; she chooses, defying all perceptions of how women were supposed to behave. She acted on her own volition. On this … Read More

Christmas Eve Service, 5:00pm

A Service of Lessons and Carols Noe Valley Ministry style. Enjoy a unique take on this venerable tradition. A worshipful service filled with the message of hope and peace and wonderful Christmas music. Family friendly – welcoming!

“Jesus Christ: Superhero”

~ John 1:6-8, 19-28 / Isaiah 61:1-4, 10-11 ~ John comes preaching the coming of the Messiah. John comes preaching the light. John comes, echoing the words of Isaiah, as one crying in the wilderness, “Make straight the way of God.” And thus, the Gospel of John sets us up … Read More

Join Us for Worship Sunday, December 17, 2017, 10:30am

Jesus Christ – Superhero The scriptures of Advent and Christmas invoke grand language more akin to superheroes than a little baby – Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace! In a culture infused with superhero movies and comic books, we might be prone to think of Jesus as our superhero. … Read More