Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream Sunday, October 24, 2021 at 10:30am

~ “A Way of Seeing” ~ Perception – it depends on your point of view! The story of Blind Bartimaeus (Mark 10:46-52) is more than a healing story. It is a spiritual metaphor for how we see The Way of Jesus and our propensity for blindness. God’s work of salvation … Read More

Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 10:30am

~ “The Tyranny of Power” ~ Being left-handed in a right-handed world is not always easy. Historically, the right hand is the symbol of power; the left hand the symbol of weakness or worse. But Jesus rejects the right-handed power approach to the world. Instead, Jesus embraces what Martin Luther … Read More

Congregational Meeting following Worship Sunday, October 17, 2021

Following worship on Sunday, October 17, 2021, Noe Valley Ministry will hold a Congregational Meeting with the purpose of electing a nominating committee.

“A Hard Saying”

~ Mark 10:17-31/Amos 5:6-15 ~ Joe has prepared months for this moment. Vigorous workouts, extreme fasting – he is as svelte and trim as you can imagine. Now he’s all oiled up and ready to go. He takes a running start and leaps…. But, alas, it’s just not to be. … Read More

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

~ “A Hard Saying” ~ The artist captures the moment: He came to Jesus for healing but walked away grieving, because “he had many possessions.” Jesus words were, indeed, hard – “sell what you own and give the money to the poor.” What are we to do with such a … Read More

“Made for Each Other”

~ Genesis 2:18-24/Mark 10:13-16 ~ Our reading from Genesis today has been the source of much consternation over the years. Theological conflicts over faith and science, literal verses metaphoric interpretations abound. For many, the way patriarchy and gender is presented and assumed has been hurtful. Limiting and exclusivist views about … Read More