“The Spirit Comes…Then What?”

~ Acts 2:1-21 ~ The Spirit comes…and stuff happens! Tornados, fire, and a sudden unexplained ability to speak other languages! And from there, as the story goes, the once-hunkered down, scared disciples go out and change the world. Whew! That spirit-stuff is really powerful…or so goes the story. A critical … Read More

Today! Join Us for Online Worship, May 31, 2020, 10:30am

Pentecost! The story of Spirit-induced speaking! The first day of the church! The birthday celebration of Noe Valley Ministry Presbyterian Church! Red! We almost don’t know what to do with it all. Even though we can’t gather physically to party together, we gather still to be renewed and refreshed. And … Read More

Eastertide Reflection ~ Sunday, May 31, 2020

Pentecost   You make the winds your messengers, fire and flame your ministers.  Psalm 104.4   With a lullaby on gentle winds, a nudge from a sudden gust, a gale knocking us off our presumptions, you speak; singeing worry’s stubble from our lives, cauterizing the wounds of our souls, fulgurating … Read More

Eastertide Reflection ~ Saturday, May 30, 2020

And now a word from your sponsor: These daily reflections began the day after our last church service.  They were Lenten messages intended to keep us connected as we began sheltering in place.  When David returned and Easter arrived with its welcome joy and promise, it was obvious the need … Read More

Join Us for Online Worship Sunday, May 31, 2020, 10:30am

Pentecost! The story of Spirit-induced speaking! The first day of the church! The birthday celebration of Noe Valley Ministry Presbyterian Church! Red! We almost don’t know what to do with it all. Even though we can’t gather physically to party together, we gather still to be renewed and refreshed. And … Read More

Eastertide Reflection ~ Friday, May 29, 2020

Who Doesn’t Limp? Rev. Thomas Long quotes the late Rev. Billy Graham (love him, hate him, or somewhere in between) when he was asked by an interviewer about then-Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura’s remark that religion is just a crutch. Graham responded lucidly, “Maybe, but who doesn’t limp?” During ‘good times’ it’s … Read More