Join Us for Worship Sunday, June 6, 2021

~ Online Worship ~ Meeting opens at 10:15am – Worship begins at 10:30a Topic: Join Us for Online Worship Sunday, June 6, 2021 Time: Jun 6, 2021 10:15 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 940 1843 2855 Passcode: NoeValley One tap mobile +16699006833,,94018432855# US … Read More

“Worthy to be Praised”

~ Psalm 29/Isaiah 6:1-8 ~ Worship! It’s what we do. We gather every Sunday for worship. We worship God. “Praise God” we often proclaim on Sunday mornings. Our readings from the psalms often are replete with “praise God” verbiage. We praise God because we accept the notion that God is worthy … Read More

Join Us for Online Worship Sunday, May 30, 2021

~ Join Us for Online Worship ~ “Ascribe to God glory…worship God in holy splendor,” says Psalm 29. “Holy, holy, holy is the God of hosts; the whole earth if full of God’s glory,” says the prophet Isaiah (6:1-8). Worthy to be praised is our God! On this Trinity Sunday … Read More

“Veni, Creator Spiritus”

~ Acts 2:1-21 ~   September 12, 1910. Munich, Germany. The triumphant premiere of Gustav Mahler’s massive Eighth Symphony. It would be the last time Mahler conducted a premier of one of his works. He died eight months later at the age of 50. The Eighth Symphony is called the … Read More

Join Us for Online Worship – Pentecost – Sunday, May 23, 2021

 Come, Creator Spirit let your spirit enter us; Fill with grace from above those whom you have created. The 9th Century Latin hymn speaks to our yearning – our yearning for a new reality of life in the midst of the old reality of death. On Pentecost we celebrate the … Read More

“Culture: So Much With Us”

~ John 17:6-19/Psalm 1 ~   You might be asking, “why a picture of a petri dish? Well, cells growing in a petri dish is a culture, a cell culture. A friend from way back, who is a micro-biologist, used to say that his job was ‘muting fungus’. Growing a … Read More