News & Announcements

News & Announcements

Join Us for Sunday Worship & Livestream ~ Followed by Fall Gathering & Community Potluck

Sunday, September 25, 2022 at 10:30am SCRIPTURE LESSONS: Luke 14:15-23, Matthew 9:35-38     Most of us live full and busy lives with all sorts of activities.  It is not surprising that many things compete for our attention, energy, and time. It may feel like there is just not enough time to … Read More

Join Us for Worship & Livestream Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 10:30am

Join us this Sunday with Rev. Carmen Mason Browne preaching – “Jesus the Restorer” Livestream Link – Click Here Order of Worship – Click Here … Read More

Join Us Sunday for Worship & Livestream ~ September 11 at 10:30am

There is rhythm to the season and the times that repeat and change with each new season. Ecclesiastes reminds us in this “catalog of time” “God determines the times that are inscrutable to human beings. God has given humanity a sense that transcends the present, yet withholds the ability for us … Read More

Join Us for Sunday Worship & Livestream, September 4, 2022 at 10:30am

In times of transition in our lives, we may lose touch with who we are at our core. Scripture reminds us that the awesome, unknowable God whom we worship created us and knows us intimately. What does it mean for us to be known and held by God? How does being … Read More

Labyrinth Walk – Thursday, October 13 at 6:30pm

Come walk the Labyrinth in quiet contemplation.     … Read More

Join Us for Sunday Worship or Livestream August 21, 2022, 10:30am

Photo Caption: “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven” ~ Ecclesiastes 3.1 What are your challenges right now?  And what tools are you using to deal with them? This Sunday we will examine three causes of challenge for all of us Habits or Conditioning … Read More

Join Us for Sunday Worship & Livestream, August 14, 2022 at 10:30am

What’s the Problem with Wild Grapes? Isaiah’s metaphoric story of the vineyard: He plants a vineyard but it produces wild grapes and so has it destroyed. What gives? Likewise we encounter a Jesus we don’t like who talks of bringing fire to the earth and divisions and, importantly, not bringing … Read More

Retirement Celebration for Pastor David Brown – August 28, 2022

Sunday, August 28 ~ 10:30am  ~ Noe Valley Ministry Church ~ Rite of New Beginnings Livestream Link – Click Here Order of Worship – Click Here … Read More

Links to Recorded Online Worship Services

In case you missed joining us for Worship, here are links to recent recorded services. Click on date to view recording. September 18, 2022 – “Jesus the Restorer” – Rev. Carmen Mason Browne September 11, 2022 – “A New Chapter: Sakofa”  – Rev. Carmen Mason Browne September 4, 2022 – “Being … Read More

Join Us for Worship & Livestream Sunday, August 7, 2022 at 10:30am

Evidently there are certain kinds of worship God does not like, despises, in fact. The opening salvo from the prophet Isaiah (Isaiah 1) proclaims God’s disdain for the worship of God’s own people! Worship charades, you might say! What was God so upset about? Join us this Sunday as we … Read More

Gallery Sanchez presents “Summertime”

15 Noe Valley artists are showing their work at Gallery Sanchez located in Noe Valley Ministry. Gallery Sanchez is open on Saturdays from 1-4pm, July 23, August 6, 13 & 20. Info: gallerysancheznoevalley@gmail.com Image: Buddha Grid Mandala by Henry Sultan, acrylic … Read More

Join Us for Worship & Livestream Sunday, July 31, 2021

“…as a mother holds a baby to her cheek” (Hosea 11:4). A beautiful depiction of God’s love and care for God’s child, Israel. Yet it comes in the midst of a hard message to this child, a message of harsh discipline for Israel’s obstinate rejection of God’s parental care. Oh, … Read More

Join Us for Worship & Livestream Sunday, July 24, 2022 at 10:30am

Jesus teaches his disciples how to pray (Luke 11). How do you pray? Some people pray only in church. Some people pray every day, in private. Some people pray at meals; some before bed with their children. Some pray about everything in their life no matter how mundane or trivial. … Read More

Join Us for Sunday Worship & Livestream July 17, 2022, at 10:30am

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 Lindsay Rader, our Music Director. Her eclectic … Read More

Join Us for Sunday Worship & Livestream July 10, 2022 at 10:30am

~ The Good Samaritan (Vincent van Gogh) ~ How do you measure up? For two thousand years this guy has been the benchmark for how one is to love one’s neighbor. The message is: loving your neighbor means giving to those in need with no regard for the personal cost … Read More

Join Us for Worship & Livestream Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 10:30am

~ “The American Christianity Shakedown” ~ Christianity in America is currently in an unprecedented reckoning. A crisis of faith! Much of this shakedown is intertwined with how Christians view their relationship with America. On this Independence Day Sunday we consider the question: Just how should people faith relate to the … Read More

Join Us for Worship & Livestream on Pride Sunday, June 26, 2022 at 10:30am

~ Keeping Vigilant ~ Pride Sunday at Noe Valley Ministry! We celebrate the diversity of who we are. Yet we are also mindful that many of the hard-fought gains for the LGBTQ+ community seem quite fragile these days. Indeed, continued vigilance is called for, as did so many others in … Read More

Join Us for Sunday Worship or Livestream ~ June 19, 2022

Join us this Sunday as we gather together for a time of meditation, prayer and sharing. Livestream Link: Click Here Order of Worship: Click Here … Read More

Join Us for Sunday Worship & Livestream June 12, 2022, 10:30am

~ Art: The Trinity, Andrei Rublev, 14th cent ~ TRINITY SUNDAY The Trinity – what can be said that hasn’t been said? How can the Trinity be depicted that hasn’t already been tried? Maybe we could imagine a conversation between the Creator, Son and Holy Spirit at the dawn of creation? … Read More

Join Us for Worship or Livestream Sunday, June 5, 2022, at 10:30am

~ What Does the Holy Spirit Actually Do? ~ Images abound to describe the Holy Spirit. At Jesus’ baptism the Holy Spirit descends on him in the form of a dove. In John’s gospel the Holy Spirit is the Advocate. And on the day of Pentecost, the Holy Spirit appears … Read More