Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream, Sunday, August 1, 2021, 10:30am

The world is trying to have a coming out party…but the Virus won’t quite allow it. It is frustrating, and a little scary. But no more frustrating and scary than the parts of ourselves that are not allowing us to enjoy any “coming out” of pandemic mode. Many are having a … Read More

“A Profound Experience”

~ Psalm 66:1-4/Colossians 3:12-16 ~   A cynic would say that all music is manipulative. Including, or maybe especially, church music. Music manipulates your emotions. Through the ages composers and musicians created clever devices to manipulate our emotions. A haunting melody, a catchy tune, a simple harmony, a four-part chorus … Read More

Join Us for In-Person Worship Sunday, July 25, 2021, 10:30am – Livestream Available

Let every instrument be tuned for praise! Let all rejoice who have a voice to raise! Music is a powerful elixir. It moves us in profound ways, especially in worship. This Sunday we celebrate the impact of music as we say goodbye to our beloved music director, Kelly Savage. Her … Read More

“The Justice Shepherd”

~ Mark 6:30-34, 53-56/ Jeremiah 23:1-6 ~ Who knew that sheep could be weaponized? Oh, I’m not talking about marauding armed gangs of rogue sheep terrorizing the hinterland. I’m talking about the ‘culture wars’ for which just about anything can be used as a weapon. Mocking, disparaging, supposedly insulting terms … Read More

Join Us for In-Person Worship Sunday, July 18, 2021, 10:30am – Or Stream via Facebook Live

With cases of COVID-19 rising locally due to the highly transmissible Delta variant, Noe Valley Ministry will follow the guidelines of the SF Health Department recommending everyone wear a mask indoors. So, for worship this Sunday – everyone please wear a mask. ~ “What Kind of Shepherd?” ~ The ‘shepherd … Read More

“Talk About Being Cancelled!”

Photo – John the Baptist Rebuking Herod ~ Mark 6:14-29 ~ The Legion of Honor in San Francisco has one of largest collections of Auguste Rodin sculptures outside of Paris. One of the sculptures on display there is of John the Baptist that is a bit off-putting – his head … Read More