We Need to Talk About Race – Online Learning Session & Discussion

How can we learn to be “anti-racists?” Join us this Thursday, June 25, 6pm via Zoom for a learning session and discussion about the history of structural racism and an exploration of skills and opportunities to be active anti-racists. This is an ongoing conversation of Noe Valley Ministry’s commitment to … Read More

Noe Valley Ministry – Session Statement on Gathering for Worship

The Session of Noe Valley Ministry wants you to know that we take the issue of when to gather physically in our building again very seriously. We are committed to the health and safety of all of our church community. And we realize how the recent months have really been … Read More

Daily Reflection ~ Tuesday, June 23, 2020

        I know a cure for sadness: Let your hands touch something that makes your eyes smile. I bet there are a hundred objects close by that can do that. Look at beauty’s gift to us – her power is so great she enlivens the earth, the … Read More

Daily Reflection ~ Monday, June 22, 2020

Maya Angelou wrote: “Love is that condition in the human spirit so profound that it allows me to survive, and better than that, to thrive with passion, compassion, and style…It’s a wonderful thing to know that there is something greater than I am, and that is God itself. There is … Read More

“Was Sarah a Racist?”

~ Selections from Genesis 16 & 21 ~ Photo Credit – Sarah and Hagar by Marc Chagall Stories in the book of Genesis can be really messy. And the story we just heard is particularly messy and troubling and difficult to understand. Frankly, it shows an embarrassing and shameful side of … Read More

Today: Join Us for Online Worship, Sunday, June 21, 2020, 10:30am

~ “Was Sarah a Racist?” ~ Photo Credit – Sarah and Hagar by Marc Chagall What’s in a word? “Racist” – it’s all over the news and social media. Hackles are raised, defensiveness ensues, accusations abound. Is it just semantics? Can we get a handle on this explosive word in … Read More